Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #4

CWA District 1 and IBEW Regional Bargaining Committees met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY. The Regional Committee continued making proposals to the Company to improve the working conditions and quality of life for our members. We are waiting for information and data that we have requested from the Company.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Update #3

The CWA District One and IBEW New York/New England Regional Bargaining Committee met with the company today in Westchester, NY.

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Verizon East Bargaining Update #1

CWA Districts 1, 2-13 as well as IBEW New York (NY), New England (NE) and New Jersey (NJ) opened negotiations with Verizon today.

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CWA: Verizon is Refusing to Repair Broken Copper Lines

CWA is calling out Verizon Communications for refusing to repair broken copper lines and instead pushing customers instead to Voice Link, a wireless phone service that can't support Internet connections, home health monitors, or security systems.

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Letter to Our Verizon Members

Verizon has provided CWA a copy of a letter that it sent to all “Management and East Associate Team Members” over the last several days. The letter claims that it is being sent to explain Verizon’s goals for bargaining. That sounds innocent enough, but don’t be fooled.

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CWAers Push for Safe Staffing Legislation

CWA healthcare workers are taking action to guarantee hospitals and nursing homes have the staffing they need for quality care. The fact is that nurses are so overburdened that they are physically unable to give each patient the care they need.

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Overwhelming Win for Union-Endorsed Candidates in NJ PERS Board Elections

Congratulations to our very own Carey Brown, Tracy Smith, and the tens of thousands of public employees who voted to maintain a pro-worker majority on the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Board.

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New Radio Ad Pushes Quality Care Act

"My training and experience tell me that the more time I spend with a patient, the more likely they'll survive and heal," the ad's narrator says. "Studies back this up. But sometimes I have more patients than I can safely care for."

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CWA NJ Statement on Supreme Court Pension Ruling

Read CWA NJ Director Hetty Rosenstein's statement on this morning’s Supreme Court pension ruling.

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CWA President Chris Shelton’s Address to the 75th CWA Convention

In his address to the CWA Convention, newly elected Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton lays out his agenda and rallies CWAers to join together to strengthen CWA and to rebuild our labor movement.

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Chris Shelton Elected President of our Union!

Christopher Shelton was elected the new president of the Communications Workers of America by acclamation of delegates to the union’s 75th convention.

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Dennis G. Trainor Elected Vice President of CWA District One

Dennis G. Trainor was elected Vice President of CWA District One at the 2015 Convention on June 8, 2015.

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Instead of Investing in Community or Workers, Catholic Health System Enriches its Executives

A new study revealed that Catholic Health System is one of the most profitable health systems in the region, earning tens of millions of dollars a year. But instead of investing that money in its workers, or in programs that benefit the community, the region’s second-largest hospital system has enriched its executives.

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CWA Local 1126 Welcomes Over 700 New Members in Utica, NY

After years of hard work and determination, over 700 workers just won their NLRB election at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare in Utica, NY. The workers voted 309-210 to join CWA Local 1126.

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Bargaining Update

Nortwalk, CT NewsGuild members ratify new contract and Buffalo guild members outline feelings - in chalk.

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