Welcome to the official website of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 197 in Bloomington, IL. 



Resign is between the 10th and 16th of every month.  You can resign by logging in using your last name and card number, sending an email to info@ibew197.org with your name and card number, requesting to resign, or you can send us a fax with the same information to 309-827-0197.  EVERYONE NEEDS TO RESIGN IF YOU WANT TO MAINTAIN YOUR PLACE ON THE BOOK.

Travelers are able to sign the out of work book from a fax by their home local.  Fax number is (309) 827-0197 

Congratulations to our newest graduates of the Apprenticeship Program.2020 Apprentice Grads

 Great News..... Approval of Labor Unions https://news.gallup.com/poll/354455/approval-labor-unions-highest-point-1965.aspx

The referral rules change effective Jan. 1, 2019.  Click the Referral Rules Tab to view the changes.  Click on the Job Call Results to view the recent calls along with Book information.  The job line number is (309) 820-0608.