Category Archives: IBEW 2222 News

Let’s Get our Friends Elected

Please Support our Endorsed Candidates

Boston Preliminary Election Day – Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Polls open 7 am – 8 pm  Click Here to find your polling location

 

Martin J. Walsh  Mayor
Lydia EdwardsCity Council - District 1
Ed FlynnCity Council - District 2
Frank BakerCity Council - District 3
Timothy McCarthyCity Council - District 5
Matt O'MalleyCity Council - District 6
Kim JaneyCity Council - District 7
Ayanna PressleyCity Council - At Large
Michael FlahertyCity Council - At Large
Michelle WuCity Council - At Large
Annissa Essaibi GeorgeCity Council - At Large

 

Unemployment Appeal Update

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Dear Sisters and Brothers,

 

After speaking with our attorneys, IBEW and CWA have decided to appeal the denial of MA Unemployment benefits.

We expect the appeal to be a somewhat lengthy process, however, we will continue to update you as the case progresses.

 

In Solidarity, 

Myles Calvey, IBEW, T-6 Chairman 

Don Trementozzi, CWA Local 1400 President

 

 

Unemployment Appeal Update

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CWA and IBEW have just been notified of the decision by MA Unemployment.
Leaders in both IBEW and CWA are looking into the appeal process.

In Solidarity,

Myles Calvey, IBEW, T-6 Chairman
Don Trementozzi, President, CWA Local 1400

See decision below:

Conclusion
In sum, we conclude as a matter of law that the employer has established that the labor dispute
caused a stoppage of work to the Company’s wireline business, within the meaning of G.L. c.151A, § 25(b). We further conclude that the employer has not established that the labor dispute
caused a stoppage of work to its wireless store in Everett.
 
The DUA’s determinations denying benefits to the six claimants employed by Verizon Wireless
are reversed. These six claimants are eligible for benefits for the weeks ending April 16, 2016
through June 4, 2016, if otherwise eligible.
 
The DUA’s determinations denying benefits to the remaining 4,057 claimants are affirmed. These
claimant are denied benefits for the weeks ending Aprill6, 2016 through June 4, 2016.
 
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
DATE OF DECISION- August 18, 2017
 
Paul T. Fitzgerald, Esq.
Chairman
Judith M. Neumann, Esq.
Member
Charlene A. Stawicki, Esq.
Member

 

ANY FURTHER APPEAL WOULD BE TO A MASSACHUSETTS STATE DISTRICT
COURT OR TO THE BOSTON MUNICIPAL COURT
 

IBEW Solidarity

IBEW_Logo_9_99When you are a Union Member, you are part of a family.  That solidarity defines us, to the point that an injury to one is an injury to all.

With that in mind, please take a moment to read the attached letter from IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson.  Click Here

New England Work & Family Committee

The New England Work and Family Committee is a joint committee comprised of Union and Company representatives and supported by funds obtained through contract negotiations with each Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Committee creates programs to assist members and employees with health and life issues.

Summer Camp – Applications for summer camp reimbursement are due by September 30th.  Members may be reimbursed up to $200 per child per summer for eligible programs.  Please Click Here for eligibility guidelines and application.

For a complete list of offerings, please visit The New England Work and Family website.

 

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