CWA Next Generation Takes on Student Debt

On August 12 and 13, CWA Next Generation, in partnership with Jobs with Justice, tackled student loan debt head on by organizing five student debt clinics across New York and New Jersey.

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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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Uniting in Camden for a Fair Contract

On August 12th, in a display of power and solidarity members of Local 1014 and 1084 rallied to send a clear message to management: City workers and Camden County Board of Social Services workers are united and powerful and demand contracts that improve standards for hundred of workers in Camden.

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CWA Launches Latest Radio Ads in Eight Regions Slamming Verizonís Failure to Develop FiOS Broadband

CWA announced today a series of eight radio ads slamming Verizonís failure to build out universal FiOS broadband across the East Coast as it outsources jobs and cuts workersí pay. The 30-second ads are scheduled to begin running Friday across New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington D.C.

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CWA Local 1103 Visited by Archbishop of New York

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York stopped by Local 1103. He spoke highly of the partnership between the Local and the Don Bosco Worker Center, praising the work we do fighting for those vulnerable to exploitation on the job.

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Hospitals Respond to Call for Transparency Surrounding Nurse Staffing Levels

A new report from New Yorkers for Patient and Family Empowerment found that hospitals are keeping the public in the dark about whether they have enough nurses to properly care for patients.

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Verizon Workers Vote Strike Authorization

86% of Verizon workers voted over the last two weeks to authorize a strike if necessary. The contract expires at 12 midnight on Saturday August 1 and covers 39,000 CWA and IBEW represented telephone workers from Massachusetts to Virginia.

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Victory in Camden, NJ

After months of mobilization and pressure by CWA members, the City Council of Camden, NJ has announced it will no longer consider a proposal to privatize the Cityís 911 emergency call center operators.

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CWA Local 1170 Reaches Tentative Agreement at Frontier

On July 22, CWA Local 1170 and Frontier reached a Tentative Agreement covering 370 workers.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 16

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, New York. Today we presented the Company with a proposal dealing with Neutrality. We also requested additional information regarding costs associated with our collective bargaining agreements.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 15

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees met today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, New York. The Union spent most of the day reviewing data that the Company provided late last night. We continue to wait for more information that has been previously requested.

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Locations Workers Join CWA Local 1101

As of July 16, a majority of locations department workers in film and episodic TV shoots around New York City have formed an organizing committee and joined CWA Local 1101.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #14

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees met today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, New York. The Union worked on proposals, reviewed information provided by the Company and continues to wait for more information that has been previously requested. There were no meetings with the Company today.

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CWA Local 1102 Celebrates E-ZPass Contract Win

CWA Local 1102 held an event to celebrate E-ZPass workers' contract win, recognize their committed activists, and to inspire more organizing at the workplace and in the community.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #13

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, New York.

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