Tape Release 11/21/22

Membership and Retiree Updates

To all members, your Union has received notification that the Company intends to implement GPS monitoring devices on all Company vehicles here in Rochester the week of December 21st.  I’ve sent a cease and desist letter along with a demand to bargain over this issue.  The Company has indicated that all vehicles in fact means all vehicles, no matter what department including management.  Initial statements from Corporate says the initiative is to control idling and save on fuel, vehicle maintenance, and dispatching.  The Company’s efforts would be better served fixing the no light, training, lack of equipment, and other customer service issues.  

The retirees are holding their annual Christmas Luncheon on Friday, December 9th, 2022 at Noon at the following location:

Sweet Briar Lodge
2888 Ridgeway Ave.
Rochester, NY 14626

Please RSVP to the Union Hall.

I’m saddened to make the following announcements:

Retiree Edward Auer passed away on November 16th at the age of 88.  No calling hours will be held.  Ed retired in July of 1996 with 36 years of service. He was a telecommunications specialist working out of Field St. at the time of his retirement.

I’m also saddened to announce the passing of Debra Netchke, wife of retiree Bill Netchke.  The following arrangements have been announced.

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 28th 2022
From 2:00pm to 5:00pm and from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the
Profetta Funeral Chapel,1650 Empire Blvd., Webster, NY 14580

A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, November 29th 2022 at 1pm

At the Webster Christian Reformed Church, 1344 State Rd. Webster, NY 14580

On behalf of the Union I extend our condolences to both families.

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.

This is your President John Pusloskie, thanking you for calling your Union tape, the place where we’re Union and proud of it.

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