FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2018—DPE President Jennifer Dorning released the following statement in response to the news of the passing of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) International President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill:
“President Hill’s dedication to the labor movement improved the lives of working people. He was a forward-thinking leader who championed programs that allowed IBEW to overcome challenging times and become a stronger union. He led by example and his lifelong commitment to service, his union, and the world is something all of us should strive to achieve.
President Hill was a true visionary and I am saddened by his passing. My condolences are with President Hill’s family, friends, and IBEW brothers and sisters during this time.”
The Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO (DPE) is a coalition of 24 unions representing over four million professional and technical union members. DPE affiliate unions represent professionals in over 300 occupations in education and healthcare; science, engineering, and technology; legal, business, and management; media, entertainment, and the arts; and public administration.