General Wage Increase Information

The General Wage Increase (GWI) of 2.5% is effective June 20, 2021 The GWI will be reflected in the July 2, 2021 paychecks forweekly paid eligible associatescovered by East collective bargaining agreements. Attached is a copy…

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…

June Union Meeting

The next meeting of the local will be 6pm Wednesday, June 9th, at the American Legion hall in Middleton at 69 River St.  All eBoard minutes previously not read at a unit meeting will be presented for acceptance.  Please make plans to a…

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…

A heartfelt thanks...

Dear Union Brothers and Sisters, Less than 2 weeks ago my cousin ,Mark “Birdman” Bertrand, died suddenly and was laid to rest. While still in disbelief , I just wanted to let you know how your actions help with the healing of this tragedy.…

RIP Brother Michael W. Messineo

It is with great sorrow that I must announce the death of dearly departed Brother Michael W. Messineo. He passed away at the age of 67 on August 11, 2020. VISITATION: FridayAugust 14, 20209:00 AM to 12:00 PMCataudella Funeral Home126…

RIP Brother Mark Laferriere

It is with great sorrow that I must announce the death of dearly departed Brother Mark Laferriere.  Mark’s passing last week at age 52 was very unexpected and a devastating shock to his family.  Mark was an Automotive Equipment Mechanic…

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…

2.5% Raise Information

Look for your 2.5% raise to take effect on June 21st, and reflected in your paycheck paid to you at the end of that work week.

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…