September 24, 2015
It’s not too late to get your tickets for the 50/50 split the pot raffle or for Saturday’s Night of Bowling and Family Fun fundraiser which benefits our Sister Jacqueline Thomas.
You can purchase your tickets online. We will send you your completed raffle tickets and your bowling tickets will be waiting for you at the door.
Order your tickets online now!
September 16, 2015 - Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to AT&T employees who are not affected by the surplus announcement made by AT&T on September 16, 2015 and who are covered by the provisions of Article 30.
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. Tuesday, September 22, 2015. If you have any questions or concerns please contact your IBEW representative.
September 15, 2015
Today, AT&T announced surpluses in many organizations throughout Illinois, Northwest Indiana and Michigan. Most of the job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) as well as other employees from Locals 134 and 58.
Comcast Workers Need Your Help
Workers at the Comcast facility located at 4445 W Cortland Street in Chicago have been negotiating their contract since January 2014.
You can help by simply showing up at 8:30AM on Thursday September 17th to show broad support for Comcast Workers as they arrive at work to vote.
When: 8:30AM on Thursday September 17, 2015
Where: Comcast Facility 4445 W Cortland Street, Chicago
September 2, 2015
IBEW 21 Days of Giving Update
We would like to thank all of our members, retirees and friends of IBEW 21 who donated to our IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School supply drive. Your generosity was overwhelming. You donated nearly $3,000 and many boxes and bags filled with school supplies.
September 1, 2015
IBEW 21 members will be marching in Labor Day Parades in Naperville and Springfield.
Both parades start at 10a.m. on Monday, September 7th.
At the Naperville parade IBEW 21 members working at Comcast need your help educating the public about their workplace issues. For more information please contact Business Representative Jerry Rankins at 630-222-9100
Let’s show the public that IBEW 21 members are involved in the communities where we live and work by marching in the Springfield Labor Day parade. Join your sisters and brothers who will be gathering on Jefferson Street to march in the parade. For more information contact Unit 6 Executive Board Member Tim Strutz at 217-341-2016.
August 27, 2015 -
As was reported on Thursday, August 20th, the IBEW and CWA reached a tentative agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. on a new, 3-year contract, which would expire on July 31st, 2018. Ballots will be mailed to members’ home address of record in the first week of September. To view the contract overview click on the headline above.
August 24, 2015 -
Contract negotiations affecting nearly 100 recently organized Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center dispatchers will begin tomorrow August 25, 2015.It is the intent of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) to reach a fair agreement with Lake County representatives.
The IBEW was founded on the principles of safety and understands that the Lake County Emergency Center Dispatchers work to protect the county’s citizens every day.The IBEW 21 bargaining team looks forward to working with Lake County to negotiate a contract on the wages, benefits and working conditions the dispatchers truly deserve.
IBEW members are asked to support their bargaining team by wearing black and gold. Show them your support with your Solidarity!
The IBEW and the CWA have each reached a tentative Agreement with Johnson Controls as of 5pm C.S.T. (6pm E.S.T.) today. The agreements contain many improvements over existing provisions, addressing our members’ concerns. Specific details about the tentative Agreement will be released next week.
The unions have agreed to the medical, dental, and vision plans which will be provided by CBRE upon the completion of the sale of GWS, from Johnson Controls to CBRE.
All bargained-for members from the CWA and the IBEW should make themselves available to participate in the company’s planned benefits presentation calls scheduled for next week.
The times and dates of the calls will be communicated to our members via company email.