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    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.

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    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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    • Verizon is declaring a surplus under the provisions of Article G25 of our labor agreement.  The Company will offer a "Super EIPP" to the employees in surplus job titles at the work locations involved.  The election period for this offer begins August 23rd and ends September 6th with an off property date of September 24th.  

      The surplus for Local 2322 is 5 total with a breakdown as follows:

      • AA, Fall River - 1
      • COT, Fall River - 2
      • Operator Services - 1 Operator or SAA

      If you have any questions, please call the Union office 508-947-2131


      The IBEW Local 2322 Benevolent Fund is raffling off Red Sox Tickets! All proceeds go to the fund. If you would like to purchase tickets, they are $10 per chance to enter. Stewards at garages will have tickets.  You can also reach out to Cindy at 774-644-0012 or csilvia2322@yahoo.com. See the flyer attached for full details!

      Thank You!!


      The contract extension between IBEW, CWA & Verizon has been officially ratified with an acceptance rate of 92% T-6 wide and a 93% acceptance rate for Local 2322.

      The new wage increase will take effect this Sunday July 31, 2022 and the ratification bonus will be paid out on Friday August 12, 2022.

      Thank you everyone!


      It's time for the IBEW Local 2322 Benevolent Fund's Annual Cornhole Tournament!

      Please join us for a fun 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 food, raffles, cash prizes, live band at 3 after the games. Don't miss out!! 
      If you can't make it, you can contribute and donate at paypal.me/2322BenFund


      Brothers and Sisters,

      As you know, we have reached a tentative agreement with Verizon for an extension to our current contract. There will be a ratification meeting Tuesday July 19th 5:30pm at the offices of IBEW Local 223, 475 Myles Standish Blvd, Taunton MA. An explanation of the contents, and in person voting on whether or not to ratify the extension will take place at the meeting.

      If you cannot attend the meeting and would like to vote electronically please contact Cindy at the Union office 508-947-2131, or csilvia2322@yahoo.com. Electronic voting will take place Thursday July 21st through Friday July 29th. You will need to provide a personal email address which will provide you access to the secure Electionrunner voting system. You cannot use a work email account for the purposes of voting.

      Fraternally,

      Eric Hetrick 

      Download: Summary of 2022 Tentative Agreement.pdf

      The IBEW System Council T-6, IBEW Local 2213, IBEW Local 827 and CWA in New York and Mid-Atlantic have reached a tentative agreement for a contract extension that would expire in 2026.  This tentative agreement is subject to final review of the MOU and ratification by the membership.  Wotk at Home is part of the agreement and our members that were slated to be moved to Providence will continue to work from home and be assigned a new reporting location within Local 2322's jurisdiction within 30 days of ratification.  Full details of the agreement and information about ratification meetings will be available by early next week.  

      I would like to thank the stewards, Executive Board and members of Local 2322 for their support through this process.

      I hope you and your loved ones have a happy and safe 4th of July.

      Eric Hetrick

      Business Manager


      Don't forget to shop Union and support our fellow union workers this summer!



      The Monthly Unit Meetings for all Units for the months of July and August have been cancelled. Should there be any need for an informational meeting we will schedule accordingly.
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      There will be a retirement planning webinar hosted by Scarborough Alliance Group on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 6:00 PM. 

      Click here to register.

      Thank You!



      Both the Company and the Union have agreed to continue bargaining into next week.

      If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Union Office.



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