L & P Conference - Assemblywoman Monique Limon
Joe Ayala & Ash Kalra - L & P Conference
We are proud to announce that your Negotiating Committee has reached an agreement on a new four-year contract with NBC. Members will soon be voting on that agreement. Ballots will be mailed out next Tuesday, November 28th. Some highlights of the agreement include a 12% increase over the life of the contract. Specifically, there will be a 3% increase upon ratification, 3% on April 1st of next year, 3% on April 1, 2025 and 3% on April 1, 2026.
In addition, a ratification Bonus for all Staff and eligible Daily Hire employees as follows:
- Two Thousand Dollars ($2000.00) to Staff and Daily Hire employees who worked 170 days or more in calendar year 2022.
- One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1500.00) to Daily Hire employees who worked 100-169 days in calendar year 2022.
- One Thousand Dollars ($1000.00) to Daily Hire employees who worked 75-99 days in calendar year 2022.
A summary of the tentatively agreed changes is listed below. Please see the full summary below for details.
Membership meetings via Zoom Teleconference will be held on November 30 and December 1st at 9am, 1pm and 7:30pm. Login information will be included in the ballots sent to eligible members.
We have now set a start date for the Drone class, please complete the registration on this page for the Drone class. Please encourage others in your work group to participate.
*** If you have already passed the UAV FAA certification and are members of NABET-CWA, Please email me with a copy of your license and I will send you a UNION CERTIFIED DRONE T-Shirt Please include full name and mailing address.
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Facts At A Glance
NAME.- National Association of Broadcast Employees and
Technicians, the Broadcasting and Cable Television Workers Sector of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO
501 Third Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001
HEADQUARTERS: NABET-CWA’s Headquarters is at 501 Third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001
Local 53 will reimburse members seventy-five percent (75%) or up to a maximum of $2,000.00 per year for approved training costs and there are no limitations on the number of courses you can attend in a calendar year.
You must be an active Local 53 member in good standing for one (1) full year and continue to be in good standing until the last day of your training. If for any reason you fall into bad standing, after you have been approved, your application will be revoked immediately.
You must complete the enclosed training application form and return it to the NABET-CWA Local 53 Union office for approval. If you need an application call the Union office. Please note that the Local 53 President must approve all applications prior to training.
Upon completion of your approved class you will need to submit proof of payment and a copy of your certificate of completion to the Local 53 office in order to get reimbursed.
Note: Any software purchased and reimbursed by this program will be retained by the Union after completion of the course.
If you have any questions, please call the Local 53 office.