Eastern Division Report

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The Eastern Division is in the process of polling Line, Stations and Underground for a new Electric Safety Advocate. If interested, please give your name to your steward who will forward it to the Union Hall. I would like to thank Jim Kietzman for serving in this role. We look forward to continue working with Jim as he returns to Glens Falls Stations.

Just a reminder to all National Grid Electric employees that FR clothing start up money is now $957.00 and yearly for 2019 is $450; all money must be used before April 1 2020. Thank you - Kevin Lyons  

Barn rules meetings are taking place and will continue through January. December is pretty booked up but contact your representative to schedule a date if your group wants to get together.

St Lawrence Gas - The St Lawrence Gas / Liberty Utilities purchase sale agreement has come to a close and we're beginning negotiations with Liberty Utilities. 

Organizing Committee - I reported this past November about our attempts to revitalize our organizing efforts! I'm happy to say we've recently kicked off a campaign to organize the area Spectrum employees and hope to welcome them to the Local 97 family soon!

'IGNITE'- The Eastern division Ignite group is organizing a Holiday party at the Barnsider Restaurant at 480 Sand Creek Road, Albany, on January 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.. The cost is $30 per person, on the menu is a choice of a Sirloin, Chicken Teriyaki, Baked Haddock and Chicken Florentine. There will also be two drinks per plate. The tickets are limited so get yours early!

Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!- Chuck Milos, IBEW Local 97, Assistant Business Manager - Eastern Division

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