This week, at the 40th IBEW International Convention in Chicago, IBEW Local 2222 Business Manager, Myles Calvey, has been re-elected to serve as the IBEW 2nd District Representative on the International Executive Council. Myles was first appointed to the IEC in 2005, elected in 2006, and re-elected at the next three IBEW International Conventions. Please join us in congratulating Myles.
Also at the Convention, Mike Monahan has been re-elected to serve as the IBEW 2nd District International Vice President. Please join us in congratulating Mike.
Verizon has adjusted the Quarantine Policy for employees who are vaccinated but not up to date, who work outside of their homes, and are exposed to COVID-19. The changes are effective May 2, 2022.
COVID Leave remains available for employees diagnosed with COVID-19.
As you are aware, our current collective bargaining agreement with Verizon expires in August 2023. IBEW, CWA, and Verizon have agreed to enter into three weeks of early bargaining beginning May 16, 2022, to determine whether it is possible to agree on the terms of a contract extension. Any developments will be communicated as they become available.