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    • What's New at IBEW 697

      Reminder: Your new 697 medical ID cards (Magnacare) & your 697 HRA debit cards (Create) are now active!  Please destroy your old BPA and Paylocity cards and kindly make sure you update your “insurance information” for your doctor visits.

      For more information, vistit the Local 697 Benefits Office website at www.ibew697benefits.com


      Download: Local 697 ID Card.pdf

      Effective immediately – Face masks are required at all times inside the IBEW Local 697 Complex.

      To protect our members and employees, we are requiring all Local 697 members and guests to wear a mask or face covering that covers the mouth and nose at all times while visiting the Local 697 Complex.  If you do not have your own mask, IBEW Local 697 will provide a face covering for you to use and keep showing our commitment to safety.  A face mask / hand sanitizing station has been set up in the Local 697 vestibule.

      The use of any mask or face covering should not be seen as a substitute for social distancing.  Please continue to observe rules regarding appropriate distancing while on the Local 697 premises.  Additionally, please use the hand sanitizer stations that has been provided for our members and staff.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during these unprecedented times.

      In Solidarity,

      Ryan R. Reithel

      Business Manager / Financial Secretary

      IBEW Local 697

      With the increase in COVID-19 cases, the IBEW Local 697 Complex will be in full operation but the interior of the building will be CLOSED to everyone except the staffIt is critical to keep health care, pension checks, sub fund, credit union accounts, vacation fund, loans, death benefits, incoming/outgoing mail and official union business going for you and your family

      Effective immediately and until futher notice...

      1.  The 697 Business Office lobby is closed but the staff is here and available by phone at 219-945-0697 for any questions.We are requiring all members to be seen by appointment only for specific issues that cannot be discussed effectively over the phone or through email. Face masks are required for all scheduled visits. Please remember that dues payments can be made online, on the Local 697 website/app or the credit union can send your payment.A Local 697 member can register on the out of work list (book) via e-mail to info@ibew697.org or by fax 219-945-0650.  A traveling member can register via the same email or fax by submitting…

      • Current Dues Receipt that shows classification with; letter of introduction from home Local or current term-slip within 3 days of separation
      OR
      • Business Manager to Business Manager

      2.  The 697 Credit Union lobby is closed but the drive-thru will remain OPEN and loans will still be available.The staff is here and available by phone at 219-940-6180 for any questions.

      3.  The 697 Health & Benefits Office lobby is closed.The staff is here and available by phone at 219-940-6181 for any questions. We are requiring all members to be seen by appointment only for specific issues that cannot be discussed effectively over the phone or through email.  Face masks are required for all scheduled visits.

      4.  The 697 JATC lobby is closed.  Apprentice classes have been shifted to hybrid e-learning from the safety of their homes and pre-scheduled in person training/testing. Additionally, all journeyman classes have been suspended.The staff is here and available by phone 219-940-6175 for any questions.  Applications for the apprenticeship can be done online at www.697jatc.org

      In Solidarity,
      Ryan R. Reithel
      Business Manager / Financial Secretary
      I.B.E.W Local Union 697
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