Fight For A Fair Contract at Marist College

On August 27, CWA Local 1120 members marched across campus at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY to support their Bargaining Team and demand a fair contract.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #31

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. On Tuesday, there were further off the record discussions on workplace flexibility.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 30

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester.

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Verizon Workers Take Action for a Fair Contract

Today, across the Verizon East footprint members held rallies, informational pickets and marches to fight corporate greed at Verizon. Elected officials, including members of Congress, and community supporters came out in support.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 29

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #28

The Regional Bargaining Committee spent the last few days doing work at their Locals and at the National Union. We have not had any formal meetings since Saturday evening when the Company rejected the Unionís package proposal and gave us a counterproposal which still contained many retrogressive demands which would take away our job security and drastically reduce our retirement security, benefits and other compensation.

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Town Hall Call on Verizon Bargaining

CWA District 1 VP Dennis Trainor, CWA District 2-13 VP Ed Mooney & members of the bargaining committees give an update on bargaining and take member questions. CWA President Chris Shelton tells us what it will take to get a fair contract at Verizon.

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Regional Bargaining Report # 27

After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement.

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CWA Statement on Verizon Contract Talks.

With collective bargaining agreements between Verizon and 39,000 members of CWA and IBEW expiring at midnight tonight, we have put a constructive, comprehensive new bargaining proposal across the table at negotiations in Rye, NY that would offer the company significant healthcare and retiree cost savings. The proposal was made last night and union bargainers are currently waiting for a response from Verizon.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 26

CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees resumed negotiations with Verizon today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.

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Letter to Verizon Members from Vice President Dennis Trainor

Now, with expiration just hours away, we see no urgency on the part of the Company to reach an agreement with us. That means mobilizing is critical, including preparations for a possible strike.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 25

The Regional Bargaining Committee gave the company our proposal on building out FiOS in all areas across the northeast, including upstate New York and New England cities, the Town of Brookhaven, and eastern Suffolk County.

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New York State Mayors Join CWA at Bargaining Table, Tell Verizon to Stop Stalling on FiOS

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo joined us at a bargaining session with Verizon in Rye, New York. At the same time, four other elected officials from across New York State wrote letters calling on Verizon to stop ignoring their communitiesí need for high-speed internet and television service.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 24

The Company still has not begun to bargain seriously With only 3 days left until the expiration of our contract we need every member to participate in mobilization more than ever to send the Company a message that it is time to start bargaining a fair and just contract for our members and their employees.

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CWA Releases Radio Ads Slamming Verizon For Failing to Deliver FiOS

CWA has released a series of seven radio ads slamming Verizonís failure to build out universal FiOS broadband across the East Coast. The 30-second ads began running Wednesday across NYC/New Jersey, Upstate New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.

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