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Healthcare Hero's Donation Challenge
Apr 16, 2020
Please partner with IBEW Local 827 and contribute to the Healthcare Hero's that are working selflessly in hospitals across this state to deliver care to you and your families during this unprecedented time
Download: COVID Healthcare Hero Donation Challenge.pdf

VZ COVID-19 Medical Leaves
Apr 15, 2020
The Company will enable medically-trained associates (e.g.
Download: VZ COVID-19 Medical Leaves 04.14.2020.pdf

VCS COVID-19 Medical Leaves
Apr 15, 2020
The Company will enable medically-trained associates (e.g.
Download: VCS COVID-19 Medical Leaves 04.14.2020.pdf

Surviving the Coronavirus Market Downturn
Apr 15, 2020
Nuno Pereira, Division Vice President & Regional Manager with Scarborough Alliance Group will be hosting a live webinar on Monday April 20, 2020 to provide you with some important information to navigate these turbulent times and take your questions. This webinar will review timely information, such as: Understanding Market Downturns Common Investor Mistakes Smart Things to Do During the Downturn Space is limited, register today.
VZ Tuition Assistance One-Time Waiver
Apr 09, 2020
The Company plans to offer employees a one-time waiver of the repayment obligation under the Tuition Assistance Plan (“TAP”) for employees enrolled in a course(s) with an end date from March 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020. This one-time waiver applies to an employee who drops, fails or withdraws from a course(s) due a COVID-19 related reason. The cost of these courses will not be applied against the annual tuition cap. Employees seeking the waiver will be required to complete a COVID-19 TAP One-Time Waiver request form.
CARES Act - VZ Healthcare Account Changes
Apr 05, 2020
Attached is the agreement concerning changes to the VZ Healthcare Account as permissible under the CARE Act
Download: CARES Act - Verizon Health Care Account Changes.pdf

VZ and VCS Bonus Programs
Apr 30, 2020
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Download: COVID-19 VZ and VCS Employee Bonus Program.pdf
Verizon Bonus COVID 4-28-20 agreement.pdf
VCS Bonus COVID 4-28-20 agreement.pdf

Goodman Networks Technician Instruction & Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Mar 25, 2020

Download: Goodman Networks Technician Instructions & Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) .pdf

Telehealth instructions for United Healthcare Medicare retiree’s telehealth
Mar 23, 2020
Attached is the United Healthcare Retiree Telehealth instructions
Download: United Healthcare Virtual Doctor Visits Flyer.pdf

VZ Vacation Extension Agreement
Mar 23, 2020
Attached is the Verizon - IBEW vacation extension agreement
Download: COVID - 19 IBEW DAT-PH-EWDs agreement_.pdf

AT&T COVID-19 Update: Extended Paid Time Off
Mar 21, 2020
Attached is the AT&T COVID-19 Updated Extended Paid Time Off Policy
Download: ATT COVID 19 Update Extended Paid Time Off.pdf

LiveHealth Online
Mar 21, 2020
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Download: LHO Registration.pdf

Retiree Meetings Cancelled
Mar 21, 2020
As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency ALL Spring 2020 Retiree Meetings have been cancelled
NJ and PA Health Information
Mar 20, 2020
The following are offical points of contact for information concerning COVID-19. NJ:       Text NJCOVID to 898-211  or go to: NJ.gov/health PA:       www.health.pa.
Home Garaging Agreement - VCS
Apr 30, 2020
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Download: covid-19 3-18-2020 home garaging VCS.pdf
VCS Home Garaging COVID 4-28-20 agreemen.pdf

Altice Coronavirus Policy
Mar 20, 2020
Attached is a copy of the Altice Coronavirus Policy
Download: ATS Coronavirus Policy_.pdf

CenturyLink COVID-19 Emergency PTO
Mar 21, 2020
Attached is a copy of the CenturyLink COVID-19 Emergency PTO Policy. UPDATED - The following is additonal information concerning the CenturyLink COVID-19 Policy. If anyone has a chronic health condition and their doctor feels they should not be at work , the company will pay them the same 3 weeks at 100% to stay home as quarantined people.
Download: CenturyLink COVID-19 Emergency PTO.pdf

VCS COVID-19 Leave of Absence Policy
Mar 20, 2020
Attached is the VCS COVID-19 Leave of Absence Policy that was signed by President Speer
Download: COVID-19 Leave of Absence VCS.pdf

Verizon COVID-19 Leave of Absence
Apr 01, 2020
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Download: COVID-19 Leave of Absence VZ.pdf

Home Garaging Agreement
Apr 30, 2020
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Download: covid-19 home garaging 3-17-2-.pdf
Verizon home garaging COVID 4-28-20 agreement.pdf

AT&T COVID-19 Work From Home Agreement
Mar 20, 2020
Attached is the AT&T and IBEW System Council T-3 Agreement outlining the temporary AT&T U.S.
Download: COVID 19 WFH Agreement IBEW SCT3Signed 3-19-2020.pdf

Coronavirus Resources
Mar 12, 2020
The Advisory Council on Career and Life Strategies (ACCLS) recognizes that employees may be struggling with balancing work and home due to the coronavirus outbreak, in regards to school closings, childcare, sickness, and anxiety. You are not alone.
Attention! Mortgage Rates Dropping!
Mar 03, 2020
ATTENTION!! Due to current market events, mortgage rates have dropped dramatically. If you have been thinking about refinancing or purchasing a home, now is the time. We are seeing rates starting in the high 2's for 15 yr programs and low 3's for 30 yr programs. Rates change daily, so dont wait to lock in.
Celebrate International Women's Day 2020
Feb 14, 2020
Please join IBEW Local 827 and Celebrate International Women's Day 2020 and the Centennial of Women's Sufferage. Sunday, March 8th, 2020 at 1PM The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark 83 Norwood St., Haledon, NJ 07508 Those that wish to participate must register using the attached sheet.
Download: Women's March Program Outline.pdf
International Women's Day 2020.pdf

POLITICAL UPDATE!
Jan 24, 2020
It is with great pride and excitement that we tell you about a recent legislative victory.               S-1780/A-1992 “The New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act” was signed by Governor Phil Murphy.
Verizon Offers 4th Quarter EISP
Nov 06, 2019
Various Verizon organizations have a need to reduce force and intend to offer EISP. Volunteers will be accepted as necessary to meet business needs. Attached is a comprehensive listing of the surplus declarations. The EISP offers will be distributed to the affected employees beginning on November 4th, 2019.
Download: 2019 Q4 IBEW NJ revised.pdf
PA Surplus Declarations 4Q19.pdf

Retirement Webinar brought to you by ACCLS
Nov 05, 2019

FLU SHOTS FOR VERIZON MEMBERS
Oct 04, 2019
The best way to avoid the flu is by getting a flu shot each year. This could mean: fewer lost days at work, fewer children missing school and fewer family members home sick and in need of care. Flu shots will be available at  selected locations.
Express Scripts 2020 National Preferred Formulary Exclusions
Oct 03, 2019

Download: NPF_Preferred_Formulary_Exclusions2020.pdf

AVAYA Contract Extension Ratified
Sep 06, 2019
The membership has ratified the IBEW SCT 5 Council and AVAYA Inc. contract extension.  Member will be receiving a 2.
Download: Avaya IBEW SCT 5 2019 to 2021 Agreement.pdf

VCS TIPP PAYMENT
Aug 14, 2019
The amount of the award for each currently active technician who was on the payroll on or before January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019 is as follows: Location Payout New Jersey $2,500 (Full) $638 (26%) Technicians will see the payout as a line item in their August 23, 2019 regular pay check
Altice VRP
Jul 09, 2019
ATTENTION ALTICE MEMBERS: VRP OFFERED Local 827 along with the CWA have been notified by Altice-USA of their intent on offering a Voluntary Retirement Package (VRP) to our members.  In order for this offer to be extended to any bargaining unit employee, the Unions would need to be in agreement on the terms of the offer.
PETER J CASEY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Apr 16, 2019
See attached for Peter J. Casey Scholarship recipients, congratulations to the winners.
Download: 2019 PJC Winners Bulletin 19-03.PDF

ATTENTION-Important tax info for Long Term Disability recipients of Verizon
Mar 19, 2019
Incorrect W-2s for 2018 have been distributed to Long Term Disability recipients of Verizon. Long Term Disability (LTD)  is when your disability extends beyond 52 weeks. Corrected W-2s (W-2C) will be mailed to affected members along with an outreach call from Sedgewick explaining the situation. LTD benefits were incorrectly reflected as taxable income (Sick pay is non-taxable in NJ).
2019 Officer/Executive Board Election Results
Mar 11, 2019
Ballots were counted for elections of Recording Secretary and Business Agent of Raritan, Essex and Northern on March 7, 2019 by MK Elections.  The results are attached.
Download: 2019 IBEW Local 827 - Officer and Eboard Election 2019.pdf

VZ CPS Award
Feb 27, 2019
The CPS Award for plan year 2018 is $799.00.  The award will be pro-rated for part-time employees and those employees who participated for more than 3 months but less than 12 months in the plan year. Associates will receive an email on March 1 advising them of the award amount and that it will be paid in their March 8, 2019 paychecks.
Unit Officer Elections Complete
Feb 24, 2019
Results for Unit officers are complete. Congratulations to all. You should have received a ballot for the Officer/Executive Board elections by now. Ballots due back by 3/6 and will be counted 3/7.


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263 Ward St
East Windsor, NJ 08520
  609-443-4100

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