Local 1104 News Archive

  • /Presidents Message

    Labor Walk Saturday

    We are now less than two weeks away from Election Day. Here on Long Island, we have a number of important races that will decide the future of power in D.C. and Albany. Over the last few decades, years, and months, unions and our values have come under attack. Our jobs have been shipped overseas to...

  • /Presidents Message

    Liuba- Our Union Values on the Ballot

    We are less then 3 weeks from a very important date, Election Day. It is no secret that over the last few years collective bargaining rights have come under attack from all angles. Whether it was Janus which made Right to Work (for less) a national law for public sector unions, the weakening of...

  • /Political Action

    Take Part in a Labor Walk for Liuba

    Over the next three weeks, our local will be joining with unions from across Long Island to take part in labor walks for our endorsed candidates. During these labor walks, we will be speaking to fellow union members about the importance of voting for union endorsed candidates. One of those...

  • /Presidents Message

    Verizon Declares Surplus

    This letter is to notify you that Verizon New York Inc.. Empire City Subway Company (Ltd). Verizon Corporate Services Corp., and Verizon Services Corp', (collectively "the Company") are declaring a surplus condition in 17 titles within Force Adjustment Areas ("FAAs") 1 through 6, as well as...

  • /Presidents Message

    Tele-TownHall With Governor Cuomo Tonight

    Tonight, September 6th, Governor Andrew Cuomo is joining CWA members for a special Teleconference Town Hall. It's your chance to hear from him about the issues that matter most to our members: Protecting NY jobs and ending tax breaks for companies which ship jobs overseas Establishing safe...

  • /Presidents Message

    Happy Labor Day

    On Monday we celebrate the Union's holiday, the Worker's holiday- Labor Day. This is the one day of the year that we celebrate the working man and woman. This is the one day that we remember the sacrifices that were made to fight for a job that will pay us well enough to take care of our families...

  • /Presidents Message

    Workers Ratify New Four Year Deal with Verizon

    Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019. The extensions provide for additional...

  • /News

    Scholarships

    Local 1104 has a Scholarship Fund for the benefit of its members and their families. The number of scholarships awarded each year is determined by the Executive Board based on the funds available. This year we will award twenty scholarships – sixteen for active members and their families ($1000...

  • /News

    2018 Awarded Scholarship - 22 Winners

    CWA Local 1104 awarded twenty-two (22) scholarships.  A total of $23,000 was given to the children and grandchildren of our members and retirees.  We at Local 1104 hope this money will help in their pursuit of higher education and that they will have a successful school year: Active: –  $1000 each...

  • /Presidents Message

    Verizon Contract Vote Tomorrow

    Please be aware that to vote in the Verizon Ratification Contract, ballots will be given out at the following date, time and location:   Thursday, August 2, 2018 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. Knights of Columbus - Levittown 3581 Jeffries Road Levitown, NY 11756   Thank you in advance for your...

  • /News

    Final Verizon Bargaining Update

      After CWA's victory in the 2016 strike, we saw a marked improvement in the union's relationship with Verizon management. An attitude of problem-solving replaced an attitude of conflict. The company committed to hiring workers to remove double-poles. A more cooperative relationship developed in...

  • /Presidents Message

    Verizon Contract Extension Reached

    CWA, IBEW and Verizon have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period. The current agreements are set to expire on August 3, 2019. If finalized, the agreements will extend through August 5, 2023. The company and the unions are documenting...

  • /Presidents Message

    Bargaining Has Been Extended

      As you already know,  CWA, IBEW and  Verizon began meeting for a two-week period to attempt to negotiate the terms of a possible extension to the collective bargaining agreements that are set to expire in August 2019.   We have agreed with the Company to extend the negotiations for a few...

  • /Presidents Message

    Bargaining With Verizon Continues

      Bargaining between Verizon and CWA Executives will continue today. This is week 2 of the established bargaining period. Unfortunately, but understandably there is no information to share regarding this process. We will get information out as soon as we are able to.   As a reminder, HRA...

  • /Presidents Message

    Verizon Bargaining Update

    As you know, our current collective bargaining agreement with Verizon does not expire until August, 2019, a little less than 15 months from now. However, Verizon, CWA and IBEW are jointly announcing today that we will be entering into two weeks of bargaining beginning June 18, 2018 to determine...

  • /Presidents Message

    Surplus at Verizon

    A surplus has been declared at Verizon. Please read the message below as well as look at the titles that are involved. Please note that the deadline to accept the offer is May 30, 2018 and the off-payroll date for employees who accept the offer is June 24, 2018. If you have any questions please...

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