Local 1104 News Archive

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    LIBN: CWA strike against Verizon is about more than money

    This week the Communications Workers of America went on strike against Verizon. Every three years, management at the telecom giant forces their wireline call center and copper and fiber optic workforce to the brink of a work stoppage. If you know anyone who works at Verizon, I bet they are unhappy...

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    Stand up to Verizon

    There are many ways you can show your solidarity with our Union Brothers and Sisters at CWA and IBEW by helping them in their fight against Verizon. SIGN THE PETITION FIND AN EVENT NEAR YOU

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    Verizon March and Rally NYC

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    CWA and IBEW Set to Go On Strike at Verizon Wednesday, April 13, 6 a.m.

    After ten months of intensive negotiations to reach a fair contract with Verizon, the CWA and IBEW have announced a strike deadline of 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13.  We will set up picket lines and shut this company down if a fair agreement is not reached by then. Verizon made $39 billion in...

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    "Verizon has left us no choice but to strike..."

    Today CWA President Chris Shelton announced that we will be going on strike against Verizon beginning Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. I know how difficult that decision was to make but I believe Verizon has left us no choice but to strike them and continue this fight on the street. I have...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #50

    The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met yesterday at the Rye town Hilton.   Last week during off the record discussions the Union laid out to the Company a path to a contract by addressing the Company’s critical needs. We also made it clear to them that in...

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    CWA: Friedrichs Ruling Maintains Public Workers' Bargaining Rights

    Today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case safeguards, at least for now, the right of public workers to engage in meaningful collective bargaining. The case had been financed by anti-worker and corporate education supporters who have been...

  • Regional Bargaining Report # 49

    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. No formal proposals were passed across the table, but we had an...

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    Attend the 2016 Workers Memorial Mass

    Every year around Workers Memorial Day, we come together with the other trades, crafts and union workers to pay homage to those we lost on the job, offer prayer to the unions who lead, safety to those who work and justice for the oppressed. Bring your hardhats, work gear, tools, etc for a blessing...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #48

    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...

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    TV Ad Calls out Greedy Verizon Executives

    Frustrated with the unproductive pace of negotiations towards a new contract for 39,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia, the Communications Workers of America has launched a regional TV and digital ad buy calling the nation's 16th largest company "the poster child for corporate...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #47

    The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company Thursday at the Rye Town Hilton to receive another proposal from Verizon. On Friday afternoon, the company sent an email to every union member at Verizon, saying that "the company continues to move this...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #46

    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...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #45

    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...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #44

    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...

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    In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Eighty-seven years ago today, a great American, humanitarian, and civil rights activist was born; Martin Luther King, Jr.  In his far-too-short life, the Reverend Dr. King appealed to the conscience of our nation, held our great country to its highest ideals, and challenged all of us to see, and...

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