"A" Membership is for those in the construction branch. The monthly membership dues, which consist mainly of the IBEW pension fund, includes a death benefit. Additionally, A members pay working assessments which are based on hours worked.
"BA" Membership is for those working in public employment or working for private employers other than construction.
"A" Membership Dues
"BA" Membership Dues Monthly dues for "BA" members are a combined amount, which in 2016 includes an International Fee of $18.00, a Local Fee of $4.00, plus one hour of wages rounded to the nearest dollar in 2016. The International Fee increases to $18.00 in 2016.
According to the IBEW Constitution, dues are to be paid in advance either monthly or quarterly.