August 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT 

CBS:

SPORTS:

08/07-8/10/19– (Site Visit) BM, BR and International Representative Dominic Macchia met with members and management to discuss various issues at the Northern Trust Golf Event in Jersey City, NJ.

WCBS:

08/08/19 – BM and Representatives from Union have meeting set with Management on 8/13/19.

08/09/19 – BM spoke with Shop Stewards on a conference call.

NEWS:  

07/29/19 – BR under direction of BM took HR meeting with Member over incident on 7/24. Matter ongoing.

COE: 

07/24/19 – BM, BR and member took grievance meeting with Management and Labor Relations about discrimination.

08/09/19 – BM followed up with Labor Relations on pending grievance. Labor Relations followed up on 8/11. Matter remains open.

CBS LIBRARIANS:

07/03/19 – Shop Steward notified Union that increases took effect.

08/09/19 – Union confirmed with members they will be stopping by the shop on 8/15 for a meeting.

HBO:

08/02/19 – Union spoke with committee on a conference call to update the group on the 90-day notice to close the facility.

FOX SPORTS:

 08/02/19 -BM spoke to leaders of Union and members about relief issues on golf, matter ongoing.

MSG: 

07/05/19 – BM, Counsel met with committee at the Union Office on 7/15 to review proposals.

07/17/19 – BM, Counsel met with committee and company for opening rounds of negotiations.

08/05/19 – Union filed a grievance over work performed in the studio. Matter ongoing.

WPIX:

08/02/19 – In December, Nexstar announced a deal to buy Tribune’s for $6.4 billion. The DOJ has now approved the sale of Tribune-owned locals to Nexstar.

WNET:

08/05/19 – Union filed a grievance over staffing in Engineering. Matter ongoing.

WLIW:

08/05/19 – BM, BR and Counsel spoke to review proposals.

WNJU:

08/06/19 – BM, BR and Union Counsel met with the membership for a shop meeting prior to negotiations. Union is waiting on bargaining dates from Company.

WXTV:

07/03/19 – Grievance was filed to company over non-covered employee going live. Both sides confirmed date will be 8/14/19.

08/08/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with membership and spoke with management to discuss various issues.

WADO:

08/07/19 – 60-day notice has gone out.

TELE-MEASUREMENTS:

07/26/19 – Union requested information request on medical benefits. Company responded on 7/29. Matter ongoing.

ENTERCOM:

06/26/19 – International notified Local Unions of update from Company.

07/23/19 – International and Business Managers went over company counter proposals.

08/09/19 – Union has scheduled a shop meeting for August 16th at the station.

OFFICE:

07/24/19 – BM sent out link of Beta version of Shop Steward reporting to members in the Sports field at CBS and Fox.

July 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT 

CBS:

6/23-6/26/19 – BM, BR, International and Representatives from CBS met with Company in Chicago for a Labor Management Meeting to discuss various issues (i.e. safety, work in the field).

SPORTS:

05/10/19 – Union filing a charge to NLRB on behalf of member. Member met with Board Agent on 6/6/19 and 6/13/19. Matter ongoing.

06/11/19 – Steward notified Union that voluntary training was offered to members. BM has spoken with Management. Matter is now closed.

WCBS: 

06/27/19 – BM followed up with Labor Relations about outstanding grievance dating back to November 2018. Matter ongoing.

NEWS:  

06/27/19 – BM followed with another letter to Labor Relations about sub-contractor work in the division. Matter ongoing.

CBS LIBRARIANS:

06/17/19 – BM, BR, Management and Labor Relations spoke regarding unit’s remaining Holidays and Vacations earned. Matter closed.

06/28/19 – Labor Relations notified BM that increases and retro will take effect next payroll cycle.

07/03/19 – Shop Steward notified Union that increases took effect but no retro yet. Matter ongoing.

HBO:

07/02/19 -Counsel spoke with BM about open negotiation item.  Matter ongoing.

FOX SPORTS:

06/28/19 – International and Fox Sports confirmed that they will be doing cart training the weekend of September 7th.

06/29/19 – Fox announced they would be paying out stock awards to certain members of IBEW based on purchase of Disney/ Fox sale.

MSG: 

05/31/19 – Both sides confirmed negotiations will commence on 7/17 and 7/23.

07/5/19 – BM confirmed committee will meet at the Union Office on 7/15 to review proposals.

WPIX: 

06/05/19 – Ballots went out for ratification vote. June 20th, Membership ratified new agreement. Contract runs to June of 2020.

06/26/19 – Counsel, BR and member spoke to review grievance.

07/02/19 – BR, Shop Steward and member took grievance meeting with company. Matter appears closed.

Stage 29 Productions:

06/19/19 – BR had a conference call and spoke with management over Season 3 and workflow.

WNET:

06/18/19 – BM, BR and Steward had a meeting with management over operational workflow and scheduling. Matter ongoing

WLIW:

06/19/19 – BR and Counsel had a Shop Meeting June 19.

06/28/19 – BM, BR and Counsel spoke to discuss final proposals.

TEAM PEOPLE: 

05/30/19 – Ballots were sent out to member for ratification vote. Extension overwhelmingly ratified on 6/13.

WXTV:

06/17/19 – Legal counsel inquired with Company over retro owed. Union confirmed increases took effect 6/14 and another on 6/28.

07/03/19 – Grievance was sent to Company over non-covered employee going live. Matter ongoing.

TELE-MEASUREMENTS:

06/20/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members of the shop. Contract set to expire June 30th.

06/28/19 – BR and management met on 7/1. BM spoke with Shop Steward on 7/2. Both sides tentatively agreeing on a 3-year contract. Matter ongoing.

ENTERCOM:

06/26/19 – International notified Local Unions on update with company. Matter ongoing.

OFFICE:

06/21/19 –Shop Steward training at the Union Office.

June 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT

CBS

SPORTS:​​​

5/10/19 – Union filing a NLRB charge on behalf of member.

5/15/19 – (Site Visit) BM, International Rep Dominic Macchia, BR met with members and management. BM also made site visits on 5/17 and 5/18.

WCBS:     ​​​

4/02/19 – Member emailed Union about loss of weekend work. Member notified Union on 5/29 matter was resolved.

NEWS: 

5/14/19 – BM/ BR met with members and Management about announcement with Evening News moving to Washington.

6/06/19 – BM and LU 45 Business Manager are reviewing contract violation related to camera use. Matter ongoing.

CBS LIBRARIANS  

6/09/19 – BM, BR, Management and Labor Relations are having a call on

6/17 to review departmental vacation tracks.

HBO

5/16/19 – Union and company met with committee to continue impact bargaining. Matter ongoing.

5/22/19 – Union met with shop to update them on the impact bargaining.

6/05/19 – Union confirming seniority dates with company as well as some open items. Matter ongoing.

FOX SPORTS:​​

6/01/19 – (Site Visit) BM and BR met with Members and Management at the Poconos Raceway to discuss various items.

MSG: 

5/21/19 – BM, BR, Counsel and Committee met to review contract proposals.

5/21/19 – Steward notified BM about Studio work being done by non-covered              employees. Matter ongoing.

5/31/19 – Both sides confirmed negotiations will commence on 7/17 and 7/23.

WPIX: ​​

5/23/19 – Committee and Union signed off on MOA.

6/03/19 – BM, BR, Counsel and Committee held a shop meeting to review tentative agreement.

6/05/19 – Ballots went out for ratification vote. They are due back 6/19.

6/07/19 – Grievance meeting is set for July 2nd.

Stage 29 Productions:                     

6/07/19 – Company notified Union that Season 3 was picked up for Daily Mail.

WNET:​​

6/07/19 – Company offered 6/18 to meet and discuss operational workflow and scheduling. Matter ongoing

WLIW:​​​

6/07/19 – Counsel was asked by company to commence negotiations. Shop Meeting is tentatively set for June 19.

6/09/19 – Memorial held for member who passed away in April.

TEAM PEOPLE:​​​

5/9/19 – BM signed Memorandum of Agreement. Awaiting company signature.

5/30/19 – Ballots were sent out to member for ratification vote. Ballots are due back by 6/13.

6/4/19 – BM, BR and Counsel held a shop meeting to review extension to current agreement.

WNJU:

5/30/19 – BM reviewing document for 2019 accrued Vacation. BR speaking with member to confirm terms.

WXTV: 

5/22/19 – Members asked about contractual increases owed post ratification agreement. BR spoke with HR and increases are expected to take effect

6/15/19 and another increase 6/30/19.

TELE-MEASUREMENTS:

6/6/19 – BR negotiating with Committee on new agreement. Will confirm with Management. Proposal is a 2-year term. Matter ongoing.

OFFICE:

6/6/19 – BM working with Office and International to confirm Shop Steward training which is tentatively set for 6/21 at the Union Office.

MAY 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT

CBS:

SPORTS

​​

4/9-4/11/19 – (Site Visit) BM met with members and management at Masters Tournament in Augusta, GA to discuss various items and issues.

​​4/18/19 – BM, BR spoke with Company over upcoming PGA Championship at Bethpage State Park.

5/10-5/11/19 – (Site Visit) BM, BR met with Members and Management to discuss various items at Bethpage Black, site of PGA Championship.

5/10/19 – Union filing a charge to NLRB on behalf of member. Matter ongoing.

WCBS   

 

​4/15/19 – BM, BR, and Shop Stewards spoke with management over streaming at CBSN – NY and work for WLNY. Matter ongoing.

4/16/19 – Steward notified Union of work done in Studio 46 on 4/13. Union followed up with Labor Relations and Management. Matter was resolved.

4/30/19 – BM sent International legal brief on streaming at WCBS and CBSN. Matter ongoing.

NEWS      ​​​ ​

5/9/19 – BM/ BR spoke with Management about Evening News moving to Washington. There is a meeting to discuss impact on 5/14. Matter ongoing.

NEWSPATH

5/7/19 – Steward notified Union of Company emergency protocol procedure that went into place.

COE

5/9/19 – BM/ BR/ Steward took meeting with Management over two positions removed from crew. Matter remains ongoing.

INTERACTIVE/ CBSN   ​​

5/2/19 – BM/ BR/ President and Vice President met with committee to update them on status of negotiations.

​​

CBS LIBRARIANS

4/15/19 – Ratification vote was sent out to the membership. Vote was counted on

4-22-19, contract passed overwhelmingly. Contract runs to the end of December 2019. Retro payment back to January 1, 2019.

HBO

4/19/19 – HBO studio doors have officially closed. Members will be working from Hudson Yards officially starting April 22nd.

4/29/19 – Union and company met with committee to begin impact bargaining with HCC facility closing in the Fall. Next meeting is set for 5/16/19.

FOX SPORTS

4/16/19 – International and Business Managers had a meeting to review upcoming contract renewal and FAQs.

5/6/19 – Fox Sports and ESPN announced that they will jointly air the XFL League in Spring 2020.

MSG

5/8/19 – BM, BR, Counsel and Committee met to review contract proposals. Current contract expires May 31, 2019. Next committee meeting is set for 5/17/19.

WPIX

4/05/19 – Union and Committee reviewing MOA. Counsel sent material to company on 4/15. Union looking to setup a shop meeting once MOA is officially signed by both parties. Matter ongoing.

5/11/19 – Steward processed a grievance on member’s vacation allowance based on years of service. Union reviewing matter.

WLIW

​Union is meeting with Committee to collect proposals. Contract expires June 30, 2019.

TEAM PEOPLE

4/04/19 – Counsel from both sides have a drafted Memorandum of Agreement. BM signed MOA on 5/9/19. Ratification Vote for contract is expected to go out this week.

WXTV

4/30/19 – Members signing bonus was paid out. Union is following with company on when wage increases will take effect. Matter ongoing.

5/2/19 – Member asked for safety procedure for Steadicam operation in the studio. Union is reviewing matter with company.

WXTV PRODUCERS

 

4/12/19 – BR and Counsel met with membership at the station. Group will be collecting proposals from shop and Union will be reaching out to company for dates to negotiate.

Entercom

4/16/19 – BM spoke with Business Managers and International over contract proposals.

4/17/19 – BM, Business Managers and International Reps bargained with Company over a new a contract. Next date isn’t set.

WFAN/ WINS / WNEW

4-26-19 – Company announced new hires to a full time and part-time position.

OFFICE

​​

​4/14-4/17/19 – Union and Creative Technology entered into agreement with Toyota and the Jacob Javits 2019 Auto Show.

5/9/19 – BM working with Office Staff and International Office to schedule Shop Steward training classes in June. Matter ongoing.

April 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT 

CBS:

SPORTS:​​

3/19/19 – BM spoke with Labor Relations over issue in graphics department. Matter ongoing.

3/22/19 – HR meeting with Member and BR. Counsel and BM did a follow up with member on 4/1/19. Matter ongoing.

3/25/19 – Member reached out over discrepancy in hours. BR working with company and payroll. Matter closed.

4/5-4/6/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members and management in Minneapolis. Host city to the Men’s Final Four Basketball Tournament.

WCBS:     ​​

2/26/19 – BM spoke with management over streaming at CBSN – NY. BM did a follow up with Management on 3/12 and 3/29. BM also spoke with the International on 4/4/19. Matter ongoing.

4/01/19 – BM sent a follow up letter to Labor Relations over grievance filed from incident on November 20th. Matter ongoing.

NEWS:      ​​

3/21/19 – Grievance meeting related to Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael. Union withdrew the grievance without prejudice. Matter closed.

3/27/19 – Union counsel sent a second request information follow up to February 4th letter regarding sub-contracting. Matter ongoing.

4/4/19 – Member reached out to Union for overseas travel compensation. Matter ongoing.

COE:      ​​

01/04/19 – HR concluded its investigation over member claim. Union filed a grievance on behalf of member on 2/15/19. Union sent a follow up letter on April 1 to Labor Relations. Matter ongoing.

INTERACTIVE/ CBSN:  ​​

4/04/19 – BM & International Rep spoke with Labor Relations over work being done at CBSN. Matter ongoing.

CBS LIBRARIANS:  ​​

3/29/19 – Negotiations continued. Union & company have come to a tentative agreement. Contract would run until end of 2019.

4/04/19 – Company/ Union signed Memorandum of Agreement. Ratification vote will be sent out to the membership.

HBO:  ​​

3/12/19 – BM, Counsel spoke with Company about AT&T plans for closure to Hauppauge facility end of 2019.

3/15/19 – Spoke with committee over closing of HCC facility.

3/21/19 – Union counsel met with Company attorney & Management over questions raised by membership regarding HCC facility closing.

3/25/19 – BR, Shop Steward and Member met with HR and Management over buyout severance offered to member. Matter ongoing.

4/3/19 – BM, BR, Committee and Union counsel met with the membership on April 3rd at the HCC facility to review questions & impact bargaining. Matter ongoing.

FOX SPORTS:

3/13 – 3/15/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members and management at MSG, host of the 2019 Men’s Big East Tournament.

MSG: 

 

3/19/19 – BM met with Committee to review upcoming negotiations.

WPIX:          

3/28/19 – Negotiations continued. Union & company have come to a tentative agreement. Contract would until June of 2020.

4/05/19 – Union and Committee reviewing tentative agreed upon items prior to shop meeting with members & ratification vote.

Stage 29 Productions:

3/25/19 – BR and Counsel met with membership for shop meeting on March 25th to update them on negotiations. Matter ongoing.

WLIW: ​​

4/2/19 Reopener request letter sent. Contract expires 6/30/2019

TEAM PEOPLE: ​​

3/20/19 – Negotiations continued. Parties tentatively agreed on a 10-month extension through end of 2019.

4/04/19 – Counsel from both sides have a drafted Memorandum of Agreement. Ratification vote will be going out to the membership.

WNJU:

4/01/19 – BM, BR spoke with Counsel about member traveling from another Local and comp time accrued. Matter appears closed.

PRUDENTIAL CENTER:

3/9/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members at the Prudential Center for Seton Hall vs. Villanova.

4/4/19 – Shop Steward alerted Union to Employee Acknowledgement agreement sent from company. Union reviewing matter.

TELE-MEASUREMENTS:

4/4/19 – BR spoke with Company about future meeting dates and notifying them that the 60-day re-opener letter will be sent.

Entercom:

3/25/19 – BM spoke with Business Managers and International over contract negotiations. Next bargaining session is April 17th.

OFFICE:        

3/21/19 – International Broadcasting Department hosting web conference over post-mortem Sports Fall season with CBS and Fox.

4/04/19 – International Broadcast Department sent Utility crewing procedures to all locals pertaining to Fox and CBS upcoming sporting events.

4/05-4/10/19 – BM, Vice President Bill Zizza, Executive Board Member Dan Ham are attending the 2019 NAB Convention in Las Vegas.

March 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT

CBS:

2/28/19 – Acting CEO Joe Ianniello sent a company memo about benefit changes across CBS this year. Employees will be receiving more detailed information as company rolls out these expanded programs that will include Summer Friday’s, Volunteer Time Off and expanded Bereavement among other benefits.

SPORTS:​​

3/7/19 – Labor relations responded to Union about work being done for the cable side. Matter ongoing.

WCBS:     ​​

2/19/19 – Member reached out to Union about use of sick days for freelancers. BR spoke with scheduling department over issue. Union is now working with company and Shop Steward, matter ongoing.

2/26/19 – Member reached out to Union about potential discrimination case. Union had call with member, office reviewing – matter ongoing.

NEWS:      ​​

1/07/19 – Grievance Meeting postponed. Rescheduled for 2/27/19 was cancelled again. New date has been set for March 21.

2/19/19 – BM, BR and Counsel spoke with member about HR investigation, matter ongoing.

COE:      ​​

01/04/19 – HR concluded its investigation over age discrimination. Union filed a grievance on behalf of member on 2/15/19. Awaiting response from company.

HBO:  ​​

2/20/19 – The extension of the current agreement will run through October 25th, 2019.

2/20/19 – Shop Steward spoke with Union over job posting. Company eventually pulled the supplemental position from its website.

FOX SPORTS:

2/17/19 – (Site Visit) BM met with members and Management at MSG, Villanova vs St. Johns.

2/23/19 – (Site Visit) BM met with members and Management at MSG, Seton Hall vs St. Johns.

3/9/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members and management at the Prudential Center for Seton Hall vs Villanova on Fox.

MSG:

3/1/19 – Meeting with Management and Committee members on March 19th to review upcoming negotiations.

WPIX:                 

2/08/19 – Negotiations continued at the station. Three more negotiation dates have been confirmed for March 5th, 18th and 28th.

3/5/19 – Negotiations continued at the Union Office. Two more negotiation dates have been confirmed, March 18th and 28th.

3/8/19 – Management sent out rotational shifts for ENG crews. Union reviewing the matter.

TEAM PEOPLE:​​

02/26/19 – Management conducted meeting with members about extension agreement with the United Nations. The extension will run 6 months with option for 4 additional months running to end of December 2019. Union and company discussing extension to collective bargaining agreement.

3/7/19 – Union and company have a meeting set for March 20th to review extension to current agreement.

WXTV:  

2/21/19 – Ratification vote passed. New contract will run through February 2021.

PRUDENTIAL CENTER:

3/9/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members at the Prudential Center for Seton Hall vs Villanova.

WCBS Radio/ Entercom:

2/20/19 – Negotiations postponed. Both sides are setting date for March 26th as next session.

WFAN/ WINS / WNEW / Entercom:

3/7/19 –Members voted to ratify an extension to current agreement. Deals will run through June of 2019 with retro payment owed to members.

February 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT

CBS:

SPORTS:​​

1/29-1/31/19 – (Site Visit) BM met with members and management to discuss items and various issues at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, GA.

WCBS:     ​​

2/6/19 – BM met with Management over prosumer violation with certain attachment to phone.

NEWS:      ​​

1/21/19 – Steward updated Union on trucks and maintenance needed to be safe and functional. January 29th, Union has drafted a letter to company.

INTERACTIVE/ CBSN​​:

1/28/19 – BM, BR, International Rep and Counsel conducted a shop meeting with department of CBSN. Matter ongoing.

CBS LIBRARIANS: ​​

1/16/19 – BM, BR had a Shop meeting with members to prepare for Negotiations.

1/24/19 – Day 1 of Negotiations. Both sides looking to schedule another meeting, Matter ongoing.

2/6/19 – BM and Counsel spoke with Labor Relations over extension to current agreement. Matter ongoing.

HBO:  ​​

01/22/19 – Management sent memo that outlined- OSHA and Hudson Yards courses as well as drug testing are not required by IBEW members for access to Hudson Yards.

1/25/19 – Counsel and BM met with member to review options for buyout offer. Member signed letter on January 28th. Matter is closed.

02/08/19 – Union counsel confirmed with Company that Technology group among several other groups at the company are not eligible to participate in the Voluntary Early Retirement Plan.

FOX SPORTS:

01/27/19 – (Site Visit) BM met with members and management at Madison Square Garden for Georgetown vs. St. Johns on Fox Sports.

02/09/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members and management at Pier 92, Westminster Agility Dog Show.

WPIX:                 

 

2/08/19 – Negotiations continued at the station. There are three dates tentatively set on March 5th, 18th and 28th.

Stage 29 Productions:

1/31/19 – (Site Visit) BR and Steward held a meeting with members over current state of negotiations.

WNET:​​

01/11/19 – Fully executed agreement is complete. Contract is a 3-year CBA, running to 2020. Retro and payment to members was made on 2/7/19.

01/29/19 – Steward and long-time member will be resigning from Channel 13 the week of February 8th.

WLIW:​​

1/29/19 – Freelance member reached out to Union about bonus to be paid to members for 2018. Union confirmed payment will be issued shortly by Company.

TEAM PEOPLE:​​

1/31/19 – BR sat in on meeting involving a member and ongoing investigation with the United Nations. Matter ongoing.

WNJU:

2/1/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with Members and Management at the station.

2/8/19 – Company notified Union of new hire. Member will be hired in Technical Operations as a staff position with a start date of March 4th.

WXTV:  

2/5/19 – BM, BR and Counsel along with Committee Members held a ratification meeting with the membership. Votes for the ratification have gone out and are due back on February 20th. The contract would run until February of 2021.

TELE-MEASUREMENTS:

2/1/19 – (Site Visit) BR met with members and management. Contract is expiring June 30, 2019.

WCBS Radio/ Entercom:

2/7/19 – IBEW Reps met with counsel and company to negotiate national radio agreement at IBEW 1212 Office. Next date is set for February 20th.

WFAN/ WINS / WNEW / Entercom:

2/6/19 – Union sent over MOU to committee and members to review before ratification vote, matter ongoing.

OFFICE:     

01/11/19 – Union filed a petition for representation at CBSN. Petition was withdrawn as the company is seeking to voluntarily recognize the unit. Awaiting card check and arbitrator/ 3rd party authorization date.

01/16-1/20/19 – E-Board Member Cheryl Thomas and Steward Edgar Alvarez joined Business Representative Ryan O’Boyle in Houston, TX for the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus.

January 2019

BUSINESS MANAGER’S REPORT

CBS:

01/07/19 – (Site Visit) BM, I/O Representative, BR and Vice President Bill Zizza spoke with members at Broadcast Center. Went to departments CWD, MDC, Air Control, and TX.

SPORTS:​​

12/16/18 – (Site Visit) BR spoke with members and management. Giants vs. Titans at MetLife Stadium.  BM was at the Broadcast Center meeting with members and management.

12/30/18 – (Site Visit) BM spoke with members and management at the Broadcast Center.

01/07/19 – BM and I/O Representative met with Management to discuss plans for the Super Bowl and Masters in 2019.

WCBS:

 

12/11/18 – BM, BR, Vice President William Zizza and ABM/ Shop Steward Ben Castro took meeting with Management to discuss various items.

1/11/19 – BR, ABM Ben Castro, Shop Steward Greg Giglione and member took a meeting due to incident. Member reinstated 1/11. Matter closed.

NEWS:

 

1/06/19 – Senior Executive Producer Susan Zirinsky will assume the role of President and Senior Executive Producer of CBS News.

1/07/19 – Grievance meeting postponed. Union looking to reschedule with Company, matter ongoing.

CBS LIBRARIANS:

12/05/18 – Union and Labor Relations secured January 24th as the bargaining date for upcoming contract talks.

HBO:  ​​

12/6 – BR, Steward attended Member 30-day checkup. Follow up meeting was Jan 11 with member and Shop Steward. Union reviewing matter.

01/10 – Company issued a response letter to drug testing which was originally sent by the Union on January 3rd. Matter ongoing.

FOX SPORTS:

12/15 – (Site Visit) BM spoke with members and management…… Saturday Night Football on Fox/NFLN; Jets vs. Texans.

12/30 – (Site Visit) BR did a visit at the Giants vs. Cowboys game – week 17.

WPIX:                      

 

12/19/18 – Committee held a meeting at the Union Office before next round of bargaining.

1/8/19 – Negotiations continued at the Union Office January 8th and 9th. Next dates are being held for Jan 22 & 23.

1/11/19 – Member reached out to Management about scheduled days off pertaining to section in agreement, matter ongoing.

Stage 29 Productions:

11/19/18 – BR and Counsel had Negotiations with Committee and Company. Company sent over counter, committee and counsel held a conference call on 12/21 to review. Matter ongoing.

1/11/19 – BR spoke with member about Flex Plan contributions being inputted into account from company remittance. BR will follow up with plan representatives.

 

WNET:

01/11/19 – Fully executed agreement is complete. Contract is a 3-year agreement through 2020.

WNJU:

12/17/18 – BM, BR took meeting with member. Company offered settlement. Matter appears closed.

WXTV:  

1/2/19 – Counsel and Union/ Negotiating Committee reviewing comprehensive MOU from Company. Matter ongoing.

WXTV Producers:  

12/20/18 – E-Board Member Frank Dulzaides sat in on meeting with member and Company.  Member was written up by Company. Union is reviewing matter.

PRUDENTIAL CENTER:

12/31/18 – (Site Visit) BR spoke with members and management about various items.

WCBS Radio/ Entercom:

1/8/19 – International has rescheduled the Negotiation for committees meeting on February 6th and meeting with company on February 7th in NYC 1212 Office.

WFAN/ WINS:   

 

11/30/18 – BR and Counsel held a Conference Call with Committee to discuss an extension. Another call was made with membership on 12/20. Matter ongoing.

OFFICE:     

12/07/18 – IBEW Local 1212 Holiday Party at McHale’s. Members, Guests and Management showed up to celebrate another year.

12/11/18 – Sean Dugan of the Flex Plan was available to all freelance members at CBS Ed Sullivan Theatre, and CBS Broadcast Center on 12/11/18 and the Union Office on 12/14/18 for all members.

01/11/19 – Union filed a petition for representation at CBSN. No date has been set for election