The Cushing-Gavin Awards are presented annually by the Labor Guild, recognizing awardees for outstanding service in the eastern Massachusetts labor relations community. We are proud to share that IBEW 2222 Business Manager, Myles Calvey, is the recipient of the 2022 Labor Award.
Housing Families is working to end family homelessness by providing safe, temporary shelter and quality affordable housing, so families can remain together.
Bread of Life is a faith-based ministry with a mission to feed the body and to nurture the soul, striving to feed the hungry, the homeless, the needy, and the isolated.
IBEW Local 2222 supports these charities throughout the year, and especially during the holiday season. We will once again be collecting gift cards to donate to Housing Families and Bread of Life. Gift cards can be given to your steward, dropped off at the Union office, or you can call us at 617-929-6000 to arrange a time for us to pick them up.
If you would prefer, you can donate to the IBEW 2222 Benevolent Fund via Venmo or PayPal, or donate cash, and we will purchase and deliver the gift cards.
Suggested Gift Cards:
Uber Eats / Door Dash
Stop & Shop
The generosity of our membership is 2nd to none. Together we raised $8,000, which was split evenly between our two adopted charities.
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: The 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
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.
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!!!
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.
In addition to our ongoing Member Discounts, IBEW Local 2222 is excited to offer our members the Working Advantage Discount Program, your one-stop shop for exclusive and convenient savings on the products, services, and experiences you know and love.
It’s cost-free and easy to enroll. Just visit www.workingadvantage.com/ and use the company code IBEWPERKS to begin receiving discounts on:
Theme Parks – Including Six Flags, Disney World, Universal, Sea World, Hershey Park, Sesame Place, and more
Movie Tickets – Including AMC, Regal, Showcase, and more