The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent many hours at the Rye Town Hilton this week working on ideas that we believe address the Company?s most important concerns in reaching a new contract.
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.
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."
In our efforts to improve the work rules for CPE and 911 technicians, the union formed a sub‐committee and added Business Agent Chuck Borchert and Technician Ted Behrendt to work with VP?s Dave Weidlich and Jay Palazzo.
March 3, 2016. The CWA Bargaining Committee met via phone conference this week to discuss the Company's proposal and continues to review data from the company. We will meet as a committee and with the Company bargainers next week.
The Union and the Company met today and the company made several retrogressive proposals related to healthcare and Article VII. In addition, they passed a proposal to eliminate the commitment of employment security. The Union stressed how shameful it is that AT&T would propose these changes after forcing many of these employees to continue their employment with AT&T when they could have had gainful employment and a Guaranteed Job Offer had they been allowed to transition at the time of the Frontier acquisition.
The CWA Local 1298 Bargaining Committee met with AT&T Labor Relations today and based on information previously shared by the AT&T committee, fully expected to dive into the issues that are important to bringing in an agreement in a timely manner. Working together to reach a timely agreement is an issue that the company highlighted during their opening statements. Instead, the company presented the union with contract clean up that was insignificant to the heart of why we are at the bargaining table.
As you know from prior bargaining reports the CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees made a proposal which addressed needs of both the Company and the Union. One of the critical issues for the Company is the cost of healthcare. The Union addressed this in our proposal which would save the Company over $200 million during the term of the contract.
New York City traffic enforcement agents, members of CWA Local 1182, reached a tentative seven-year agreement with the city that includes raises and a signing bonus. The 2,100 agents issue parking tickets and direct traffic throughout the city.
CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met this week at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. In our last bargaining report we informed you that after high level discussions between the Union and the Company during the last few weeks the Union bargaining committee gave the Company a proposal which addressed both parties? needs. This week the Company rejected the Unions proposal and gave another unacceptable proposal to the Union.
CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met this week at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. After high level discussions between the Union and the Company during the last few weeks the Union bargaining committee worked all week to develop a proposal that addressed both parties' needs which we presented to the Company late Friday afternoon.
Right before Thanksgiving we ended our bargaining session with Verizon by asking the Company to think hard about the Union?s proposals. We told them if they truly want to reach an agreement with us they must address the Union?s proposals regarding all of our important issues and begin withdrawing their retrogressive proposals off of the table.
CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met this week at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. The committee spent most of Monday reviewing data and proposals. Later in the day there were off record discussions on Call Sharing.