The Ed Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarships – Through the MA AFL-CIO

The Annual AFL-CIO Scholarship and Labor Education Program awards financial resources to high school students pursuing trade union programs or college/university study. ­IBEW Local 2222 is proud to offer the Ed Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarships, two $1,500 scholarships, available to the children or grandchildren of current 2222 members.

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, students must be a senior in high school and take the Labor History Exam. The Massachusetts AFL-CIO publishes a Labor History Study Guide, which covers a broad range of the history of working people organizing for justice in the United States.

Key Dates for 2022-2023

  • December 16, 2022: Last day to register. All applications must be received by 5pm to be eligible to take the scholarship exam. 
  • February 6, 2023-February 10, 2023: Scholarship exam is administered at high schools across Massachusetts. Schools will administer the exam online within the timeframe provided. Students must check with their exam proctor for testing time and location.

 

For more information, to register for the exam, and to download a study guide PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

Local 2222’s Next Union Meetings Are Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Meeting Reminder –
  All regular monthly union meetings for IBEW Local 2222 will be held on the 1st Wednesday of each month:

 

Morning Informational Meeting – 8:30 AM via Zoom.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82915746285  This virtual meeting is open to ALL members, especially those who work nights.

Executive Board Meeting – 1:00 PM at local 2222 offices.

C.O.P.E. Meeting – 5:00 PM at Boston Teacher’s Union Hall.

Monthly General Meeting – 6:00 PM at Boston Teacher’s Union Hall

 

Please stay informed and make every effort to attend.

2022 Jack O’Shea Golf Tournament – THANK YOU!

THANK YOU – THANK YOU – THANK YOU!

The 2022 Jack O’Shea Golf Tournament was held on Friday, September 30th at the William Devine Golf Course at Franklin Park. Thank you to our sponsors, to all who donated raffle items, to the golfers, and to our volunteers – Donna Bohan, Beth Kelleher, Janelle Quinn, and Pam McCosh, for making this year’s tournament another great success. 100% of the proceeds raised go to the 2222 Benevolent Fund, which is used to support charities that our members are involved with.

We look forward to seeing you at next year’s tournament.

Congratulations to this year’s winning foursome of Paul English, Dave Keyes, Devon McGregor, and Ken Jones.

 

2022 Shirt Sponsor – Thank You!

 

2022 Luncheon Sponsor – Thank You!

 
   

2022 Luncheon Sponsor – Thank You!

 

2022 Luncheon Sponsor – Thank You!

 

2022 Breakfast Sponsor – Thank You!

 

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2222 Members Step Up Again for a Brother in Need – Thank You!

James Sullivan, son of IBEW 2222 member Dennis Sullivan, was diagnosed with Stage IV Rhabdomyosarcoma in October 2021 at age 19.
 
Symptoms began the fall of his Freshman year at Loyola Chicago. He needed to return to Boston. Since then, he has undergone extensive chemotherapy/radiation weekly at Boston Children’s Hospital-Jimmy fund clinic. Chemotherapy will continue for the following months ahead and possible clinical trials.
 

The Sullivan Family would like to thank you all for your generous donations!!!

 

Verizon Work-at-Home Members

You are eligible to receive a one-time reimbursement of up to $300 for the purchase of an office desk and/or chair. Verizon sent an email today with the reimbursement process details. Reimbursement is eligible for purchases made on or after July 29, 2022. A receipt is required.

Also, starting September 30th, you will receive a $50 monthly stipend for costs related to work-at-home on the fourth paycheck of every month for the prior month’s stipend. Associates who worked or who are considered to have worked (eg. vacation) in the prior month will receive the payment.  

If you have any questions, please contact your steward or the Union office.

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