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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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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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #12

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees reconvened 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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Healthcare Workers Rally for Fairness at Catholic Health

On July 9, CWA, IUOE, 1199 SEIU, and UFCW members held a press conference and rallied outside the Diocese Of Buffalo to send a message: Catholic Health employees are standing together and will do whatever it takes to gain a fair contract.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #11

CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees met Verizon today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY. The Union passed several proposals regarding Health Care, Dental and Vision for active and retired members which are in deep contrast to the Company’s healthcare proposals which would raise healthcare costs for our members by up to 143%.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #10

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Teams met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY. We gave the Company numerous proposals centered around Pensions, Benefits, Tuition Assistance and more.

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CWA Mobilizes to Stop Privatization in Camden County

On July 7, CWA locals in Camden County, NJ, organized a rally with community allies to oppose a proposal to privatize the City of Camden’s 911 emergency call center operators. In addition to at least five CWA Locals, those in attendance included local leaders from the NAACP, the religious community, and immigration rights activists. If approved, the proposal would affect 25 police dispatchers who field emergency calls in the City of Camden.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report #9

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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Rep. Rice Betrayed Working Families & Got A Special Delivery

Rep. Kathleen Rice will have plenty of flip-flops to choose from if she plans to head to the beach this weekend. That’s because we’ve started delivering hundreds of them to her office after her ‪TPP flip-flop.

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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 7

CWA District 1 and IBEW Regional Bargaining Committees met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.

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