May 3, 2016
Days before Verizonís annual shareholder meeting, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced today that Verizon workers, who also hold an estimated $1.3 billion in the companyís stock, will vote for a series of shareholder proposals to improve the companyís corporate governance. Verizon workers, who have been on strike since April 13, are saying the companyís short-sighted decision-making is hurting Verizonís shareholders, customers and long-term viability.
May 2, 2016
Your Bargaining Team met with the company in Rye this afternoon for approximately 2 1/2 hours. We made some compromise proposals in a number of areas, designed to kick-start the bargaining process. One of these proposals included a plan that would give the company greater flexibility in routing customer service calls, while at the same time limiting the amount of contracting out of that work overall.
April 26, 2016
There have been many questions raised related to continuing medical coverage during the strike. Here are some facts that will help answer those questions.
April 19, 2016
The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met today at the Rye town Hilton.
April 19, 2016
Today's the day New Yorkers get to help decide who will be the next President of the United States.
April 15, 2016
AT&T members at CWA Local 1298 in Hamden, CT have been working without a contract since Saturday night.
April 7, 2016
Yesterday the Company gave us a proposal that contained no movement from their previous proposal to address our critical needs. There was no movement in wages, it continues to freeze pensions at 30 years and still allows them to increase contracting and off-shoring of our work.
April 5, 2016
Check out the latest CWA District 1 Newsletter.
March 28, 2016
After decades of delay, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America's workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica.
March 26, 2016
Tax relief is available to some injured and ill 9/11 Responders and Survivors as well as the families of some that have died from their 9/11 injuries.
March 21, 2016
US Senators urge Verizon to support good jobs and negotiate a fair contract with the employees who make the company's success possible.
March 16, 2016
The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company last week at the Rye Town Hilton to exchange proposals on Call Sharing. This week there was a high level meeting where both sides agreed to continue bargaining to see if both parties can address each others critical issues.
March 15, 2016
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March 11, 2016
Frustrated with the unproductive pace of negotiations towards a new contract for 39,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia, CWA has launched a regional TV and digital ad buy calling the nation's 16th largest company "the poster child for corporate greed."
March 11, 2016
CWA members and retirees from Locals across New York city came out to support CUNY workers in their fight for good contracts and a stop to tuition hikes.