IBEW Local 163 Work Jurisdiction
Where our members workThe jurisdiction of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 163 covers parts of seven counties in northern and eastern Pennsylvania.
Jurisdiction by County
- Break times are limited to the time allowed by the contract, or agreement(s).
- Members are adhering to the lunch periods established in the agreement.
- Members shall meet their responsibility to have all tools on the established tool list.
- No use of personal cell phone(s) will be allowed on the project, except for lunch or break periods.
- No sale of merchandise without the prior approval of the Business Manager.
Local 163 territory within the county includes the portions:
- West of the Susquehanna River, south of Towanda.
- West of Route 6, north of Towanda to the junction of Rt. 6 and U.S. Route 220.
- West of U.S. 220 to the junction of S.R. 199, west of State Route 199 to the New York State Border, but excluding the Township of Armenia and Canton, and excluding the town of Towanda.
Columbia CountyLocal 163 territory within the county includes the borough of Berwick.
Local 163 territory within the county includes the portion of Lehigh Township, west of Highway 315 (Dupont-Thornhurst Road) and north of Thornhurst-Stoddartsville Road.
Local 163 territory within the county includes:
- Fairmont, Ross, Lake, Dallas, Franklin, Exeter, Kingston, Jackson, Lehman, Plymouth, Hunlock, Union, Huntington, Salem, Conyngham, Newport, Slocum, Dorrance, Hanover, Rice, Wright, Fairview, Wilkes-Barre and Plains Townships in their entirety.
- A portion of Dennison Township, north and east of the Central Railroad of New Jersey line between Wright Township and White Haven Borough
- The portion of Pittston, Jenkins and Bear Creek Townships, south and west of a line following U.S. Highway 11 from the City of Pittston to State Highway 315 to the Dupont-Thornhurst Road, and south on that road to Lackawanna County.
- All of Buck Township, except that portion south and east of a line following the Thornhurst-Stoddartsville Road from Lackawanna County to State Highway 115 and continuing on 115 to Monroe County.
- The cities of Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke and Pittston.
- The boroughs of Duryea and Avoca are excluded.
Local 163 territory within the county includes the portion of Tobyhanna and Tunkhannock Townships west of State Highway 115.
Local 163 territory within the county includes a portion east of a line drawn south of the U.S. Highway 220 from the Bradford-Sullivan County line to the Nordmont-Emmens Road and south of this road to the Columbia County line. Dushore Borough is included, but Laporte Borough is excluded.
Wyoming CountyLocal 163 territory within the county includes the portion west of the Susquehanna River.
The above geographical area is agreed upon by the parties to include the area defined by the Secretary of Labor to be the appropriate Prevailing Wage area under the Davis-Bacon Act to which the agreement applies.