Out of Work Registration and Resign Policy
Applicants must initially register on the "out-of-work" list in person during normal work hours, 8:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.rn., Monday through Friday (holidays excluded).
Registrants must renew their application on January 10th" through January 16th"
of each year, by anyone of the following methods, to remain on the out-of-work list:
- In person - if it falls on a holiday when the office is closed, the day before or the
- Facsimile to 740-353-6671
(Include full name, local number, and original registration
date in the fax.
- Email to firstname.lastname@example.org (with full name, local number, and original registration
date in the email's "subject" box).
- Mail to: IBEW LOCAL575, P.O. Box 1544, Portsmouth, Ohio, 45662.
Registrants who renew their application by mail, facsimile, or email must include their
full name, initial registration date, and home local union number.
Registrants who fail to renew their application during the resign in January will be removed from the list
and must re-register in person.
NEW REFERRAL POLICY
Bid System - Job line
Registrants who are seeking employment will need to call the job line at (740) 353-8000 ext. 4 or 1-800- IBEW575 ext. 4 after 5:00 p.m. weekdays or anytime
Saturday and Sunday. If interested in a job call listed on the recorder, leave your full name, a phone number that you can be reached at, and the job call that you are interested in. The next morning that the office is open, an agent
will fill job calls in chronological order based on those who left their name on the recorder,
starting with the highest priority group (book 1, book 2, etc.) The message will indicate if there are no
Currently, the 3 turndown rule is not in effect. However, once unemployment falls below 10% of the active membership, the 3 turndown rule will be enforced. Example: If a long call is filled by someone behind you on the
book, you will receive a turndown. Refusing a reduced rate call (less than 100% wages) or a short call (3 weeks or less) will not be considered a turndown. You will receive 2 turndowns
without penalty, but will be removed from the list with the 3rd turndown. The registrant must reregister in person after being removed from the list.
The Business Manager is responsible to fill calls in a timely manner as needed by the employers.
Referrals may have to be made outside normal business hours using whatever means necessary to fill the request by the employer to place registrants.
Daniel L. Shirey
I.B.E.W. Local Union No. 575
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662