Nominations Held for Officers & Delegates of IBEW Local 2222

Nominations for all elected positions were held at the May 5, 2021 Union Meeting. Congratulations to all the nominees. The following members were nominated as the Officers, Executive Board, and Delegates of IBEW 2222:

Business Manager / Financial Secretary Myles Calvey
PresidentEd Hastings
Vice President / Executive Board ChairmanKevin Holland
TreasurerPaul English
Recording SecretarySteve Lyons
Executive Board
COKeith Bonasoro
COEIFrank Hernon
Motor Vehicle/House Services/SupplyBob Keating
AT&T/Lucent/Any other company holding an agreement with 2222John Soderland
Construction - LineJeff Orender
SSTBob Cinelli
Accounting/Traffic/Plant Clerical/FA/CSA/RCMAC/GraphicsJanelle Quinn
SalesJulio De La Cruz
TCC2 DelegateKevin Holland
Delegate to IBEW International ConventionEd Hastings
Delegate to IBEW International ConventionBrendan Keogh
Delegate to IBEW International ConventionMatthew Lyons
Delegate to IBEW International ConventionKevin Holland
Alternate Delegate to IBEW International ConventionKeith Bonasoro
Alternate Delegate to IBEW International ConventionJeff Orender

Voluntary Programs

No member of IBEW Local 2222 is required to participate in any voluntary program. If you are being coerced, threatened, or forced by anyone to participate, please see your steward or call the office at 617-929-6000.

Union Meetings Will Be Held in Person Again

Meeting Reminder – Thanks to the updated guidelines related to COVID-19, we will be holding the Monthly Union Meetings in person once again, with the exception of the morning meeting which will be held via Zoom. All meetings will be held on the 1st Wednesday each month:


Morning Informational Meeting – 8:30 AM via Zoom.

Executive Board Meeting – 1:00 PM at Boston Teacher’s Union Hall.

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 note – We are limited to 100 people at each of the in-person meetings within the City of Boston.  Masks and Social Distancing Guidelines are mandatory.


Work at Home & Home Garaging Agreements Extended

The IBEW & CWA continue to work hard with Verizon to reach agreements to protect our members, while at the same time maintaining our network and providing service to our customers. The Home Garaging Agreement allows for eligible employees to bring their work vehicles home, while the Work at Home Agreement allows for eligible employees to work remotely.

Theses agreement has been extended through May 31, 2021.

Talks will continue between the IBEW, CWA, and Verizon to extend the agreements beyond this date.

VZ Proxy

The annual Verizon shareholders meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 10 am.

IBEW is recommending voting Against Proposals 2 and 3.

2. Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation

3. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

IBEW is recommending voting For Proposals 4 through 6.

4. Shareholder Action by Written Consent

5. Amend Clawback Policy

6. Shareholder Ratification of Annual Equity Awards

You can vote online at or by scanning the QR code on the proxy card mailed to your home.

All voting must be completed by 11:59 pm on May 12, 2021.

Please take the time to vote your proxy – Thank you.


Strike Continues for MNA Nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester – They Can Use Our Support on The Lines

The 800 nurses of St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester are on strike against Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare in the wake of the for-profit conglomerate’s refusal to heed nurses’ longstanding call for desperately needed staffing improvements to ensure safer patient care.

“This is a strike for the safety of our patients and our community,” said Marlena Pellegrino, RN, co-chair of the local bargaining unit of the Massachusetts Nurses Association. “We are sad to see that Tenet holds so little value for our patients, yet we are resolved to do whatever it takes for as long as it takes to protect our patients, as it is safer to strike now than allow Tenet to continue endangering our patients every day on every shift. As we begin our strike, we are always ready to get back to the table to negotiate whenever Tenet is ready to do the same.”

Picket lines will be up from 6:00 AM – 12:00 AM daily. Please make every effort to show up and offer support to our striking brothers and sisters.

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