Trick or Treat – Verizon Advantage Plan

We know it’s the season for all things scary – but trying to understand your Verizon Advantage Plan should not be on the list of scary things. It is premium free, modeled after your current MCN plan, and is NOT the same thing that is offered to Verizon management. If the phrases Original Medicare, GAP […]

Early Details on Verizon Medicare Advantage

This post pertains to our Bargained For Verizon Retirees: We eagerly anticipate the release of the details regarding the Medicare Advantage Plan negotiated in the recent contract. Once we receive the details, we can fully answer your questions; however, we want to provide some preliminary details: The Medicare Advantage plan will be modeled after the […]

Verizon EISP Deadline is Tomorrow, December 11th!

The Holidays have come early for those of you who had been waiting to receive an EISP offer from Verizon. There are lots of important factors in the current Verizon EISP offer. 1. What is the future of copper/landlines in the Mid-Atlantic? 2. What impact will interest rates have on future lump sum pension payments? […]

First Time, Long Time

It’s been awhile since we’ve reported news of a Verizon EISP Offer, but according to CWA 2201 and others, there is a surplus in the Mid-Atlantic, with an off-payroll date of June 30th. This is great news for anyone thinking about retiring, given that near record-low interest rates translate into near record-high lump sum pension […]

New EISP Coming Out Soon

Per several of the local CWA websites, there is a new EISP package coming out with a July 14, 2012 off payroll date. Details on the numbers and job titles are still coming out, but we do know that this offer will allow participants to take advantage of the historically low GATT Rate, which should […]

Potomac Region Update

Posted On: Jun 25, 2010 (14:10:06) Good Afternoon,This is to update locals on the EISP/Surplus discussions.The surplus and oversubscribed volunteers will be notified they are accepted or rejected and if accepted will also be advised of their date off the payroll by letters going out in the mail by Monday. The off payroll dates are […]

EISP/Article 35 Potomac Region – Update June 23

The following is a brief update from the meeting today with Labor Relations regarding the EISP/Article 35. There was an over subscription for the EISP offering in the surplus areas in the Potomac Region. However, the company did not reach the 12,000 minimum volunteers from the former Bell Atlantic footprint. The decision as to whether […]

Verizon EISP/Surplus PA Update – June 23

VERIZON EISP/SURPLUS PA UPDATE – JUNE 23 The Union and the Company met today to discuss issues surrounding the applications for the enhanced EISP offer. Discussions centered around both the surplus and non-surplus groups. Below is a summary of what will be communicated to those applicants in both groups. Surplus: A letter will be sent […]

Please Call Us to Discuss the New Offer

The company appears ready to offer the biggest early retirement package ever. Please call Harris Financial Group at (800) 281-3980 to discuss your retirement questions.

New Rates are Loaded in Benefits Center System — PBGC Winning?

Let me start with our standard disclaimer that we are not affiliated with either Verizon or the Hewitt Benefits Center. We have observed through some of the clients that we are working with that the new interest rates for the 2nd Quarter have been uploaded into the benefits center calculations. As we reported earlier on […]