The T-6 and Verizon have reached an agreement to allow all over subscriptions to take the EIPP with same off premise date as volunteers of December 3, 2023.
All over subscriptions will be back filled in the coming weeks.
Congratulations to all upcoming retirees, and best of luck on your next chapter!!
Please support local families in need this Thanksgiving and join the IBEW Local 2322 Benevolent Fund for our 5th Annual Thanksgiving Feed-A-Family Event
We will be distributing full Thanksgiving meals to over 100 families throughout Southeastern MA on Sunday November 19, 2023
Donations and volunteers are needed to feed as many families as possible this year.
See details below to volunteer and donate
If you are in a surplus title and location and have not received your EIPP package in the mail by end of the day, 10/31/23, please call the Union Office 508-947-2131.
Attached is the notification of the 4Q23 NE IBEW Special Offer Surplus Declaration.
Volunteer Period: October 31 - November 14
Last Day Worked: December 2
Off-Payroll Date: December 3
Download: NE IBEW 4Q23 Surplus Declaration.pdf
In addition to the in-person meetings and presentations, Margaret will be holding for IBEW Locals, below are her live webinar presentation dates for IBEW members with attachment and a summary below:
Scarborough Regional Manager, Margaret Pierce, will be hosting live webinars for those considering the Special Incentive EIPP or those wanting to learn more about retirement planning. The webinars will be held:
Wednesday October 25, 2023, at 6:00pm
Wednesday November 1, 2023, at 6:00pm
Monday November 6, 2023, at 6:00pm
Click this link to register: https://planmember.media/scarborough-investments-EIPP...
Also, see the attached flyer for more information.
Scarborough Alliance offers the IBEW Local Unions Savings and Security Plan, a retirement plan that is exclusively for eligible IBEW members. This is an ERISA qualified retirement plan (not an IRA), that accepts tax-free rollovers of your Verizon Lump Sum Pension and 401(k) plan.
Since 1975, IBEW members have turned to Scarborough Alliance for their retirement planning and investment needs. Here are some reasons why:
Margaret and Scarborough act as a fiduciary with a professional duty of care to always act in the best interests of members
More than 45 years of experience in helping IBEW members
Personalized advice and service from Regional Managers who are supported by a team of financial professionals
Fees that are generally lower than IRAs offered by retail advisors
Retire at age 55 or older with no restrictions or IRS penalties on withdrawals (59 ½ in IRAs)
Loans available from the plan, even during retirement
Margaret is also available to meet with you at a time that is convenient for you to discuss your personal retirement decisions. She can be reached at (508) 415-9200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Download: Scarborough EIPP Webinars.pdf
Margaret Pierce of Scarborough Alliance Group will be at Local 2322 office 10/26 and 10/27 for those considering retirement. Our office is located on 106 West Grove Street, Middleboro, MA.
Please reach out to Margaret if you are interested in having an in person meeting to schedule your time slot.
Please see flyer below for information
Download: Scarborough_Margaret Pierce.pdf
Retirement Planning Webinar with Steve Raymond
November 6, 2023 at 12:00 PM
"Raymond Wealth Management is hosting a retirement planning webinar at 12:00 noon on Monday, 6 November 2023. Steve Raymond, Founder, will address some common questions that retirees face including your pension options, the Special EIPP and other benefits. In addition to our experience working with Verizon retirees, we offer low-cost investment solutions on an award-winning investment platform. We hope to see you there!"
Please join us for a fun time raising money for a great cause. The Benevolent Fund helps our members in times of need and our local community. Please help us support each other.
You don't have to play to join us, there will be raffles, food and cash bar. Band on at 3pm also.
**All proceeds from some of our raffles will be allocated to help one of our members who has had a tragic accident this summer. Please help us support their family.
If you're playing, kindly RSVP with Cindy at 774-644-0012, email@example.com or call/leave a message at Union Office 508-947-2131
We accept payment via PayPal (see below) or cash/check in person
**If we experience inclement weather, the event will be moved inside**
Pats game will be on at the event !!
Thomas J. Dakin
July 28, 2023
Thomas “Tom” J. Dakin, age 51, of Acushnet passed away on Friday, July 28, 2023 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Amanda L. (Tucker) Dakin with whom he shared 23 years of marriage. He was born in New Bedford and was the son of the late John T. and Nancy J. (Oliver) Dakin. Tom grew up in Acushnet and graduated from Fairhaven High School with the class of 1990. After high school he proudly served in the United States Air Force as a K9 Handler/Trainer during the Gulf War. Tom worked as an SST for Verizon for 27 years. Tom was a dedicated family man, his children were everything to him; he loved coaching all of their sports; soccer, basketball, and baseball. He adored his wife and being around family brought him so much joy. In his spare time he enjoyed reading, photography, volunteering for GSP Rescue of New England, and watching all of the New England sports teams. In addition to his wife, Tom is survived by his 2 children Tenley Grace Dakin and Sean Thomas Dakin of Acushnet; his brother Robert J. Dakin and his wife Linda of Fairhaven and his father in law William J. Tucker, Jr. Calling hours for Tom will take place on Thursday, August 3, 2023, from 5:00PM-8:00PM at the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven, MA. His funeral will be Friday at 9:00 AM from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 440 Main St., Fairhaven. Interment will be private.
August 3, 2023
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719
Shawn Matthew Beane
JULY 14, 1974 – JULY 10, 2023
BEANE, Shawn Matthew, of Plymouth, MA passed away unexpectedly on July 10, 2023. He was 48 years old. Shawn was born to Stephen M. and Sharon L. Beane (Grennell) on July 14, 1974.
Shawn grew up in Bourne and graduated from Bourne High School. He worked as a technician for Verizon for the past 27 years. Shawn was the life of the party. He enjoyed spending his free time surrounded by family and friends. Some of his favorite things included fishing and boating, going to the beach, and going out to eat. He loved playing and watching hockey, listening to music, singing, and dancing. Mostly, he wanted to be remembered for making people laugh.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kimberly Ann Beane (Taylor) to whom he was married for 24 years; his son Matthew Shawn Beane and daughters, Peyton Taylor Beane and Samantha Ann Beane of Plymouth, MA; his parents Stephen and Sharon Beane of Naples, FL; his brothers Scott Beane and wife Kristy of Bourne, and Stephen and wife Nicole of Franklin, TN. He was loved by many including his in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousin, nieces, nephews and friends.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, July 21st from 4-7 pm at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne, MA. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7pm in the funeral home. A reception to share memories and have fun (what he liked to do most) will be held at the Mezza Luna on Saturday, July 22nd starting at 12pm. The burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please donate in Shawn’s name to the charity of your choice.
Fellow Union Sister, Suzanne Strigle OPT South Yarmouth has recently passed away... once we have any information we will post it here
Our deepest condolences go out to her family and friends
UNION PLUS Scholarship 2023
New reimbursement programs to help with work/life needs