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.
December 20, 2016
All Union Members,
On December 20, 2016, in compliance with contract provisions, with respect to amending the current agreements, the attached list of proposals were submitted to Nicor Gas by Local 19.
Discussions with the Company are scheduled to begin January 9, 2017, and will continue until an equitable settlement is reached.
The Union negotiating committee includes: Chris Harris, President/Manager; Al Talkington, Sr. Assistant Business Manager; Terry Haggerty, Vice President (Utility Inspector); Mark Klinefelter, Business Rep (FOD Technician); and Andy Nacke, Business Rep (FOS Mechanic).
President / Business Manager, Local 19
“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.