Local 827 News

Authorization for Representation Card

Please print out this card, fill out in its entirety and return to:

IBEW Local 827

263 Ward Street

East Windsor, NJ 08520

Att: Organizing Committee

**Be advised, this card is for non-union represented employees that are interested in becoming unionized**

Verizon Employees General Wage Increase Information


Eligible Verizon employees covered by East collective bargaining agreements will receive a general wage increase (GWI).
Key Dates:
*    June 18 - Effective date of the GWI.  The GWI amount of 2.50 percent will be applied to all steps on the wage schedule
*    June 30 - GWI reflected in Verizon paychecks for eligible employees.

A4158 NJ Call Center jobs Act update!

A4158  “New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act” was voted out of the Assembly Labor Committee today.

Attention all Avaya Members and Retirees!

Please be advised that Local 827’s law firm O’Brien, Belland and Bushinski has filed bankruptcy claims on behalf of all active and retired members of the bargaining unit with Avaya as well as separate proof of each claim for each individual member and retiree.  

Important Update for Medicare Eligible Members!

                                      90-Day Supply of Diabetic Supplies (lancets/test strips) at Retail for Medicare Eligible Members

As of May 2017, Medicare eligible participates can fill a 90-day supply of diabetic supplies at retail. These supplies are covered under Medicare Part B using your United Health Care (UHC) Verizon Advantage Plan ID card.  If there are any issues with filling the prescriptions, please request the pharmacy contact UHC (number located on the back of your ID card).

Update on Retiree Dental Coverage

DENTAL-

Active member coverage under the PPO Dental plan became effective 8/1/16 as a result of bargaining the 2016 contract.  

Effective 1/1/2018 Retirees will be covered under the same Passive PPO plan as Active members.

Here are some highlights (please refer to the 2016 MOU for complete contract language.

Please support Teamsters Local 701

Local 827 is committed to supporting our brothers and sisters from Teamsters Local 701 who have been locked out from their jobs by Shore Point Distribution.  

Please honor their picket lines if you come across them and give them any support you can. They supported us during our strike last year. 

LOCAL 827 PETER J. CASEY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR 2016/2017

The Scholarship Selection Committee certifies that the following scholarship recipients and alternates were selected based on standards listed in the scholarship program regulations.

PETER J. CASEY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS JUNE 2017

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