Overview & Objectives

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1007 was granted our Charter February 11, 1938.

Representing over 1,000 members working with six different companies located in/around Edmonton and Area with a group located in Strathmore and Chestermere.

We’re here for the good of our members & the good of the community

We currently have six units with their own collective agreement:


Consists of trades and non-trades involved in construction and maintenance of the Electrical Grid, Water Treatment, Waste Water Treatment, Traffic Controls, Street Lighting, Electrical Distribution, Electrical Transmission, Inspection, LRT Controls, Metering and Construction for new subdivisions

City of Edmonton Unit

Consists of Electricians maintaining the Electrical Systems on all City of Edmonton buildings including City Hall, Police Services, Fire Halls, Swimming Pools, Hockey Arenas, Parks, Commonwealth Stadium, TELUS Field, Ball Diamonds and Leisure Centre’s.

Capital Power Unit

Consists of trades and non-trades involved in the maintenance of three coal fired units with a combined output of 1300MW.

IBEW Local 424

Office Staff consists of individuals responsible for all administration and networking of Local 424’s Union Office including market recovery.


Consists of the Administration, Accounting and Technical staff of EBFA which is a non-profit organization. Our members administer the Pension, Health & Welfare, and Education Benefits on behalf of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local Union 424.

Electrical Industry Training Centre

Consists of the Senior Training Administrator and the Training Administrators. The Electrical Industry Training Centre’s of Alberta is an initiative of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 424 and the Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta (ECAA). It is an internationally recognized leader in theory and practical training.

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Objectives of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

  • To organize all workers in the entire electrical industry in the United States and Canada, including all those in public utilities and electrical manufacturing, into local unions.
  • To promote reasonable methods of work; To cultivate feelings of friendship among those of our industry; To settle all disputes between employers and employees by arbitration (if possible).
  • To secure adequate pay for our work.
  • And, by legal and proper means, to elevate the moral, intellectual, and social conditions of our members, their families, and dependents, in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship.

  • To assist each other in sickness or distress.
  • To secure employment.
  • To reduce the hours of daily labour.
  • To seek a higher and higher standard of living.
  • To seek security for the individual.