February 5, 2016
As you know from prior bargaining reports the CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees made a proposal which addressed needs of both the Company and the Union. One of the critical issues for the Company is the cost of healthcare. The Union addressed this in our proposal which would save the Company over $200 million during the term of the contract.
January 25, 2016
At a rally on January 22 U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer joined CWA members in Brooklyn, NY to demand Verizon Wireless re-hire illegally fired union activist Bianca Cunningham and settle fair contracts.
January 21, 2016
CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met this week at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. In our last bargaining report we informed you that after high level discussions between the Union and the Company during the last few weeks the Union bargaining committee gave the Company a proposal which addressed both parties’ needs. This week the Company rejected the Unions proposal and gave another unacceptable proposal to the Union.