IBEW Local 36 in Rochester recently ratified a contract with RG&E. The contract was reached on June 6th and ratified on June 19th. Although the negotiations were contentious at times and the members of Local 36 were out of contract for a brief period of time, Local 36 staff and membership stood firm and united for a better contract. Throughout the negotiations process, Local 36 members wore their Local 36 t-shirts and buttons to work, ensuring that management knew they were united. The new contract will ensure labor peace until May 31, 2022.