VZ Contract Extension Voting to End Soon

Ratification voting to finish Wednesday, August 15th

IBEW, CWA, and Verizon have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year extension of the current contract, which was set to expire in August 2019. The agreement will extend the contract through August 5, 2023.

By mutual agreement, negotiations on the contract extension were limited to wages,  benefits, and the length of the new agreement. All other articles in the contract will remain the same.  Please CLICK HERE for a summary of the tentative agreement.

CWA members ratified the extension last week.  IBEW ratification voting continues and is being held at the Union Office, 1137 Washington Street, Dorchester.  Voting will end this Wednesday, August 15th.  Please make every effort to vote. Results will be announced by the end of the week.

 

Labor Guild Classes Registration Has Begun

The Labor Guild School of Labor-Management Relations Fall Term begins September 10th

For over five generations, The Labor Guild School of Labor Management Relations has been providing members of the labor movement with relevant, top-notch, and practitioner-led education.  Courses range in content, providing knowledge and skills for building just, ethical workplaces in Massachusetts and beyond.  Instructors are experts in a wide range of fields, coming from the ranks of labor lawyers, union officers, arbitrators, and more.

Classes are held in Braintree on Monday evenings.  The Fall term runs from September 10th – November 5th, and the cost is $125 for one or two courses.  IBEW Local 2222 will reimburse our members upon successful completion.

Please CLICK HERE for a list of courses and to register.

Newton Garage Shows Support For Locked Out Gas Workers

IMG950831 (2)National Grid has locked out our neighbors and friends. These are women and men trying to support their families. Yet this greedy corporation has refused to allow them to work and they are not bargaining in good faith. This shameful practice has got to be publicized. Please use social media to call out National Grid to end this lockout and put these hard-working women and men back to work.

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