Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 271 was chartered April 10,1914.
In 1918 Shelley Electric and Southwestern Electric became the first two Electrical Contractors to sign contracts with Local Union 271. They are still signatory today, along with 30 other Electrical Contractors.
In 1946 the local
union bought the building located at 1040 S. Broadway and is still located
In 1954 the Boeing maintenance
electricians voted to be represented by IBEW 271. When Spirit purchased the commercial side, the maintenance electricians were split into two units, the Boeing unit and the Spirit Unit. Both of these groups are represented by IBEW 271.
As we approach our 100th year we represent almost 900 construction electricians, maintenance electricians,
and teledata workers.
While the electrical industry is rapidly
changing, Local Union 271 remains committed to its roots: organizing all
workers in the electrical industry and raising the standard of living for
IBEW 271 Union Hall
1040 S. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67211
Monday - Friday 7:30 - 4:30
Open During Lunch