Work From Home Update

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***Important Update*** Early Contract negotiations between Verizon and the IBEW and CWA unions are ongoing. Both sides have agreed to an information blackout while discussions are fluid. Because no final agreement has been reached, the unions…

Special Mandate Meeting

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On Tuesday, November 30th, Local 2321 will hold a Special Meeting of the Local to discuss Verizon's new vaccine mandate.  All interested members are invited to attend.  The meeting will be 6pm at the American Legion Post 227, 69 River St.,…

Verizon Vaccine Mandate

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In October, Verizon advised the union the company would require employees to be vaccinated.  All IBEW and CWA union locals across the footprint demanded to bargain any such requirement, and began negotiations on October 28th. Verizon…

Important Information Regarding Verizon's Email on Vaccine Mandates

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Verizon put out a statement today saying that management and non-union employees will now need to be vaccinated if working at a company location or retail location.  It was further stated that the company was in discussion with the…

Home Garaging Extension

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Verizon and the System Council T6 reached agreement to extend the Home Garaging Agreement through July 31st.  This is a win for our members, who are most at risk for exposure to COVID-19, by providing reduced contact with co-workers at…

Work From Home Information

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The IBEW & CWA have been working hard with Verizon to reach agreements to protect our members, while at the same time maintaining our network. We have made the following agreements: Work from Home: Members who work an inside desk…

Additional Work At Home Agreement Info...

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The System Council T6 passed a proposal yesterday to Verizon for a permanent Work-at-Home agreement.  The existing temporary agreement runs through the end of June.  This new proposal offers comprehensive language that would address the…

RIP Sister Cathy Tibbetts

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It’s with a heavy hearty and deepest sympathy that I announce the death of Sister Cathy Tibbetts. Cathy was a service rep in the enterprise group who succumbed to Covid 19 today at the age of 55. Her loss is devastating for her family and…

Updated Leave of Absence Information

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Members may be eligible for a LOA related to COVID-19 for up to 26 weeks. There are 4 scenarios for this leave: For those medically diagnosed with COVID-19For those with an underlying condition (their own or a household member) who are unable…

Update On Workplace Safety

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All customers will be required to wear a maskMembers (2321 Members) will make the decision on the safety of the location. If a member feels the location is unsafe or they are uncomfortable with a group of people in a home that is NOT social…

Surviving the Coronavirus Market Downturn Webinar Recording

In this webinar, Steve Raymond, Regional Manager with Scarborough Alliance Group provides important information to help navigate these turbulent times.This webinar reviews timely information, such as: Understanding Market DownturnsCommon…

New Bonus Agreement

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Over the weekend, the CWA and IBEW negotiated with Verizon to establish a new Hazard Pay agreement during the coronavirus pandemic.  This agreement will provide extra compensation for workers on the front line, who must interface with customers…