IBEW/CBS Ratify New Contract

Dear Brothers and Sisters:


I am pleased to inform you the tentative agreement between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and CBS Broadcasting Inc has been ratified by the membership. I would like to thank the membership for their support during the negotiation process. Further, I wish to extend my gratitude to negotiating committee members, President Michael Naeder, Vice President William Zizza, Business Representative Ryan O’Boyle, Ben Castro, Maria Dewitt, Phil Doyle, Dennis Graiani, Daniel Ham, Roger Hirsch, Timothy Long, Neil McCaffrey, Joe Palumbo, John Pumo, George Rothweiler and Rob Smolanoff for their time and continuous dedication.


A copy of the official joint press release from the IBEW and CBS Broadcasting Inc is attached.


Fraternally, ​



Ralph Avigliano

Business Manager

Local 1212, IBEW

225 West 34th Street, Suite 1120

New York, NY 10122