From the Desk of Joseph P. Calabro, Business Manager
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
By now, I am sure you are aware of the newspaper article regarding the dramatic increase in the cost of the State Health Benefits Plan that was approved by the State earlier this week. The increase, that totals 23%, will impact all of our members working for public employers.
The moment the increase was approved, I began a campaign to arrive at a solution that will provide relief for our members with respect to future employee health care contribution rates.
Actions that I have already put in motion and actions that will be put in motion in the near future include the following:
We will provide additional information once substantive progress has been made with respect to providing relief from this health benefits cost crisis.
JOSEPH P. CALABRO
Local 1158 was chartered by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in 1938, over eighty years ago.