Notified Meeting

Since the March Union Meeting was cancelled due to the windstorm, the April Union Meeting (which has already been notified) will be to discuss and vote on a change to the short term disability benefits and to discuss and vote on the 2017 wage dispersal.

Casino Night at Seneca Park Zoo 4/1/17

Local 86 Members:

The Executive Board has purchased a limited number of tickets for the Seneca Park Zoo Cards, Construction & Conservation Casino Night on April 1st. They are first come, first serve and are available to members and one guest each.  All that is required is that you make a donation to the event ($25-$50 value). Bottles of liquor, wine, gift cards or gift baskets are accepted for the donation. Stop by the hall with your donation and then add your name to the list no later than Friday, March 31st.

We are also looking for some volunteer helpers who will get in free to the event.

Hope to see you there!

Teaching Position

The JATC is seeking part and full-time teachers.

Please send your resume by May 1st to:

Rochester JATC
470 West Metro Park
Rochester, NY 14623

OR email to

For more information contact the JATC at (585) 235-5050

Versprille Scholarship

Any member who has a son or daughter who will graduate this year from high school and wants to apply for scholarship help from this fund should contact the union office for an application or download it from the link below.  Completed applications must be returned to the union office no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  The Executive Board of Local 86 will review all the applications that night at the Executive Board meeting.

2017 Versprille Scholarship Application

Excellus BCBS – Telemedicine



OR CALL:  1-866-692-5045

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has partnered with MDLIVE to provide you with a faster way to receive non-urgent healthcare – telemedicine. Visit with a US Board-certified doctor by video conference or phone call right from your home, office or on the go for non-emergency medical conditions.
What is Telemedicine?  24/7/365 on-demand access to U.S. board certified doctors and pediatricians — anytime, anywhere.
What do you need to register? When you register, you’ll be asked for:
  • your name
  • date of birth
  • address
  • phone number(s)
  • Excellus BCBS membership ID Number
  • a unique username and password
  • the answer to a security question of your choice
  • You’ll also need the name, address, fax number and phone number of your primary care provider and/or pediatrician.


NEBF Temporary Return to Work Amendment

The Trustees of the National Electrical Benefit Fund (NEBF) and the National Employees Benefit Board have approved a temporary Return to Work Amendment to the Plan of Benefits for the NEBF.  This temporary amendment permits certain eligible retirees to return to covered and contributory employment for a period of time without a loss of pension benefits from the NEBF. The temporary amendment is for the period of January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.  Please read the attached notice carefully as this amendment does not apply to all retirees or to all electrical employment.

All NEBF eligible retirees will receive a copy of the notice which will be mailed.

Should you have any questions, please contact the NEBF at 301-556-4304.

Thank you, Trustees of the National Electrical Benefit Fund