Today, AT&T announced a surplus of 69 employees in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21).
Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to employees who are not affected by today’s surplus announcement as defined in Article 30.43. If you would like to save the job of someone whose job is at risk, please consider turning in your VSIPP application today. If you are interested, you must file your VSIPP paperwork by 5 p.m. (CST) Thursday, September 22, 2016.
A general SIPP offer is being offered to Telecommunications Specialists in the Global Infrastructure Provisioning Department located at 311 W. Washington, Chicago. AT&T is looking for up to five employees to accept the SIPP.
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Robert C. Burger Jr., Customer Systems Technician - Peoria, Illinois. Visitation - Wednesday, August 31, 4:00 PM - 06:00 PM, funeral service - Thursday, 10:00 AM, Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory
444 East Washington Street, East Peoria,IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
There are still seats available for the Union Day - University of Illinois football game on Saturday, September 10th when Lovie Smith and the ILLINI take on the #22 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels at Memorial Stadium. Game time is 6:30 p.m.
Tickets which include food and drinks at a pregame tailgate are only $15.
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Sherman Hammons, Premises Technician, Skokie IL.
Arrangements: Viewing Friday, August 26th 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wake & Funeral Saturday, August 27th. Wake 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Funeral 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Midwest Funeral Home
5040 South Western Avenue Chicago. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Derick Hudson, Customer Systems Technician, Chicago, IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Arrangements Viewing: Friday, August 19, 2016, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.,
Burton Funeral Home, Chicago. Home Going Services:
Saturday, August 20, 2016, Wake 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Funeral 11:00 – Noon, Damascus Missionary Baptist Church , Chicago.
AT&T/DIRECTV Employees Vote to Approve Contract Agreements
August 15, 2016 - Downers Grove, IL - As we reported last month, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council T-3 (IBEW SCT-3) and AT&T reached a tentative agreement for over 3,000 employees recently organized who work at DIRECTV/AT&T.
We are very pleased to announce that today these contracts were overwhelming ratified by these workers. The call center group voted 91.7% in favor of ratification and DIRECTV premises technicians, clerical employees, and warehouse workers voted 77.66% in favor of ratification.
Join your IBEW 21 Brothers & Sisters and their families on Saturday September 10th on Union Day as the Fighting Illini take on North Carolina at Memorial Stadium.
Tickets are only $15 and include a complimentary pregame tailgate in Lot 31 with food and drinks included. Deadline to order is Monday, August 29th, 2016. Order your tickets online today!
The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive ends on August 14th. We are hoping to collect 500 filled backpacks for the charities we are helping. Please bring your donations to your work location or to the August Union meetings which start tonight in Lansing. You can also donate online through our website. Due to cuts in social services many of the charities we assist have a greater need for supplies. Please donate today!
The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21), working as dispatchers at the Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative agreement that was reached on June 27, 2016. The three year agreement that was accepted by 85% of the members rewards these employees who work to protect the county’s citizens every day. We welcome our new Sisters and Brothers into our Union.
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of recently retired member Gary Krol.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Arrangements are as follows:
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 2pm to 8pm
Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Homes & Crematory
24021 Royal Worlington Dr.,Naperville, IL.
Thursday August 4, 2016 - 11:30am
St. Catherine of Alexandria
10621 S Kedvale Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL.
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Update your email and cell phone numbers to get important IBEW 21 updates, volunteer and become more a more involved Local 21 member and if you moved let us know. You can do it all here!
Great America Ticket Discounts!
Great Job City of Chicago 911 OEMC Members! Congratulations to our members who received awards for their outstanding public service and to our new members who just graduated.
Shannon and our members at JULIE One-Call Center did a great job collecting school supplies for kids in need.
IBEW 21 Days of Giving Chris & Gary from Morris help deliver school supplies to the families in Coal City.
A Little Snow Can't Stop Them Prem Techs John Griffey & George Hovorka from Wheaton do what it takes to safely get the job done.
Deseree Lee Bass volunteers at Mercy Home During the IBEW 21 Days of Giving.
Fleet mechanic James “Jimmy” Byrne testing a line truck at the Cermak garage.
Jim Fleming and Jim Moniak working in Morocco, IN
Steve McCullum - Romeoville DEG tech working on a crossbox in Alsip.
Ed Lauer as he works on a Hicap circuit in the manhole on Foster Ave. and York Road in Bensenville.
All Nighter Paul Cavenaile works a 900 pair pulp cable hit at 75th & Lemont Road.