Proudly representing the interests of our bargaining unit working at NICOR Gas
IBEW Local 19 represents approximately 1400 bargaining unit employees working for NICOR Gas. Local 19 was formed in 1996 after the merging of the eight local unions that previously represented the workers of NICOR gas since 1945.
Supreme Court decision on Janus v. AFSCME likely to permanently weaken public unions
March 11, 2018
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December 15, 2017
April 5, 2017
Nicor Gas and IBEW Local 19 have reached a tentative agreement and as a result, the union leadership will be facilitating information meetings at all Nicor Headquarters starting on April 10th. The Company will notify each reporting center as to the time and date of your meeting.
President/Business Manager - Chris Harris
“Right to Work” Laws Hurt Everyone
AFL-CIO Position: Oppose any legislation seeking to make Illinois a “Right-to-Work” state or to allow for local “Right-to-Work” zones. Oppose any legislation seeking to ban Fair Share fees in the public sector.