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**

UPCOMING FREE SCARBOROUGH WORKSHOPS

Scarborough will be hosting free retirement workshops over the next 2 weeks. Please click on full calender under events for more details or see the attached flyers.

There will be workshops in Hamilton, Milltown and Fairfield. 

Please contact Nuno Pereira for more details (877) 699-1211

One-on-one consultations available. Spouses welcome!

2018 Election Endorsements by AFLCIO

Please see the attached 

Attention Vz Retirees in the Verizon Medicare Advantage Plan

UnitedHealthcare (UHC) will be issuing reimbursements directly to retirees who have had at least one prescription drug administered by a health care provider which is classified as a Medicare Part B service, such as an injectable. Members may have improperly paid out of pocket for these services.

Things you need to know:

Claims:

  • 2017-2018:                     claims will be paid at 100%, no deductible, no coinsurance
  • 2019-going forward:     claims will be paid at 100% only if billed with an office co-pay, If claim is not billed with office visit, coinsurance will apply

Reimbursement for out of pocket costs will be made to the member as follows:

  • 2017 claims- checks will be issued in 2018
  • 2018 claims- checks will be issued in 2019

Verizon NJ and Verizon PA announce Voluntary Special EISPs

Verizon-NJ and Verizon-PA have announced Voluntary Special EISPs

Verizon NJ

September 10, 2018 packages will be distributed.

Sept 17, 2018 the volunteer period will begin.

October 16, 2018 volunteer period ends.

October 27, 2018 off payroll date for accepted applicants.

Verizon-PA

September 10, 2018 packages will be distributed.

Sept 17, 2018 the volunteer period will begin.

October 16, 2018 volunteer period ends.

October 28, 2018 off payroll date for accepted applicants.

2018 Labor Day Events

The following are Labor Day events taking place throughout the state. Local 827 will be meeting at the Botto House in Haledon and marching in the parade on Sunday September 2, 2018. (see below for more info).

We encourange any members to come out and join us at this event. 

VCS Contract Extension Ratified!

Today our Local 827 members working for Verizon Connected Solutions (VCS) overwhelmingly voted to ratify their 4-year contract extension. 

The votes were counted and certified by the Statewide Election Chairman. 

Contract Extension Ratification Results

Today the IBEW Local 827 Statewide Election Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, along with the Unit Election Officers counted and certified the results of the Verizon New Jersey, Verizon Connected Solutions and Verizon Pennsylvania contract extension ratification voting. 

The membership of Verizon New Jersey and Verizon Pennsylvania overwhelmingly approved the ratification of their respective contract extensions.

The vote total for the Verizon Connected Solutions contract extension resulted in a tie, therefore the contract extension ratification election will be rerun.  Details to follow.

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