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    Weingarten Rights

    I believe this discussion could lead to my being disciplined.  I therefore request that my union representative or officer be present to assist me at the meeting.  I further request reasonable time to consult with my union representative regarding the subject and purpose of the meeting.  Please consider this a continuing request; without representation I shall not participate in the discussion;  without representation I shall not participate in the discussion.  I shall not consent to any searches or tests affecting my person, property, or effects without first consulting with my union representatives.

    OUR GOAL IS 100% PARTICIPATION IN C.O.P.E. Now more than ever it is imperative that we have our friends in elected offices. We need all the help we can get to fight back corporate greed and maintain our job security through our negotiations for a new contract. Please CLICK HERE to print out and sign up for C.O.P.E. Please mail the completed form to I.B.E.W. 2322, 106 West Grove St. Middleboro, Ma 02346. $1.00 a week is a small price to pay.

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    • The IBEW Local 2322 Benevolent Fund is having with our annual Toys for Tots drive. All toys or donations that we collect go to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Drive. Please consider donating on our PayPal link below if you are unable to drop at a work location or can't leave your home. We will do ALL the shopping for you if you can't or just don't feel like it.

      Good Morning Brothers and Sisters,

      Like you, the IBEW and CWA received notice yesterday that due to the Federal Contractor Mandate being held up in the courts, Verizon was suspending its COVID-19 vaccine mandate. At this time we do not know if this will be a permanent suspension. Verizon is keeping everything in place EXCEPT the unpaid leave of absence meaning the Company expects everyone to upload their vaccination status or apply for an exemption by January 4, 2022. We are trying to get clarification from the Company on how people that are not vaccinated on January 5th will be treated meaning will they be expected to mask and socially distance on the job, or be moved to different positions etc. As I get more information and clarification I will pass it along to you.



      Verizon has notified the IBEW System Council T-6 that it is ending negotiations over the COVID-19 vaccine mandate by declaring impasse and imposing its last proposal. All members will have to be fully vaccinated, in the process of being fully vaccinated, approved for either a medical or religious exemption, or be in the approval process for an exemption by February 1st 2022 or face possible separation from the Company. Below is a summary of Verizon's imposed vaccine mandate.

      Verizon Vaccine Mandate Summary

      • February 1st:
        • Fully vaccinated or in the process of being fully vaccinated and submit proof
        • Have an approved or pending medical or religious accommodation
      • Failure to Comply:
        • Placed on 60 day unpaid leave
        • During this leave if you prove full vaccination you return to work
        • During this leave if you prove partial vaccination you return to work and follow safety protocols
        • You will have 6 weeks from 1st dose to get 2nd dose and be fully vaccinated
        • During leave if you do not do anything you will be separated after 60 days
      • Partial Vaccination by Feb 1st:
        • Continue working under safety protocols
        • Need to be fully vaccinated within 6 weeks of Feb 1st
        • If you do not have 2nd dose in 6 weeks then place on 60 day unpaid leave
      • Apply for Legal Accommodation:
        • If accommodation denied or expires you are placed on 60 day unpaid leave
      • Up to 4 hours paid time off for 1st or 2nd dose of vaccine
        • If there is an adverse reaction to vaccine and test is needed, paid time off will be granted by the company
      • Lose your Proof of Vaccine:
        • Company will consider extending timelines as long as there is a good faith effort to obtain proof of vaccine
      • Company will secure vaccine records and keep separate from personnel records
      • Company will continue to educate on vaccines and accommodation’s
      • Fully Vaccinated is defined as 2 weeks after a 2 dose vaccine or 2 weeks after a 1 dose vaccine
      • Company will provide periodic reports to the Union on vaccine status, approved, denied or pending accommodation requests
      • If Government vaccine requirements change the Company will discuss with the Union.
      • Company determines administrative practices and procedures for compliance

      It's that time of year again, The IBEW Local 2322 Benevolent Fund will be donating and delivering meals to families in the Southeast for Thanksgiving. Last year we helped 107 families and would like to accomplish the same and more if possible because unfortunately, the need is so great for it.

      The IBEW legal department has put together the attachment regarding managements rights concerning the vaccine.

      Contrary to what was said in Verizon's email sent out earlier today regarding mandatory vaccinations, the IBEW System Council T-6 has had zero discussions with the company about a vaccine mandate for our members.  As a result of this email we have demanded bargaining on the issue.  As information becomes available it will be shared with the membership.  If you have any questions, please call the union office at 508-947-2131. 

      Thank You

      The Work at Home Agreement has been extended through February 5, 2022. Discussions will continue with Verizon for a long term solution.


      The IBEW Local 2322 Benevolent Fund will be having it's first fundraising event in over a year.  Please join us for a Cornhole competition to raise money for a great cause or just come and hang out with our fellow Union Brothers & Sisters! See flyer below for details. There will be raffles, cash prizes, live band and tons of fun you don't want to miss out.

      Register to attend a webinar titled "Retirement Income and Investment Planning for Members" hosted by Steve Raymond, Regional Manager, Scarborough Alliance Group. https://bit.

      Surplus Declaration Letter  See attachment below for locations and titles affected.
      Download: NE IBEW 3Q21 Surplus Declaration _ Attachment A.pdf

      Edward T. Fitzpatrick - “Eddie”, “Fitzy” - died on July 5, 2021 in North Attleboro, MA, surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  He was the husband of Joanne (Bennett) Fitzpatrick for 51 years.

      Jeffrey (Jeff) Arsenault, 52, of Taunton, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2021, surrounded by his loving family, following a courageous battle with leukemia. Jeff was born in Taunton, MA to Henry Arsenault Jr. and Carol (Beaulieu) Arsenault where he remained a lifelong resident. He was the founder and owner of Silver City Hobby shop.

      Home Garaging has been extended until August 1st.  We have been notified by Verizon that this will be the last extension under COVID.  Work at Home has been extended until October 1st.  The IBEW System T-6 is committed to trying to negotiate a long term or permanent Work at Home Agreement with Verizon for our members.
      Download: Home Garaging and Work At Home Renewals.pdf

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