Local 1104 News Archive

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    Home Garaging and Work from Home Extended

    As the Company is planning on returning to workplaces after this pandemic, they have made plans for their administrative groups which include their management staff and nonunion workforce. As you may have seen earlier this week, the Company released a video that described three different work...

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    Changes to Reimbursement

    The work and family committee is pleased to announce the following changes: Dependent Care Reimbursement increasing to $75 per week for one child effective 6/1/21 Summer Camp Reimbursement Maximum of $1,500 per family Defensive Driving Reimbursement $100 per family per year (must be dependent to...

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    June Membership Meeting Canceled

    With the safety of our membership as a priority, we regretfully are canceling our next General Membership meeting that was scheduled for June 8, 2021. As life slowly comes back to normal, we hope this is the last meeting we will have to cancel. Our next meeting is scheduled for September 14, 2021...

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    Home Garaging and Work from Home Extended

    Attached are signed letters extending the home garaging and work at home until May 31, 2021.   The previous letters of agreement in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region regarding work at home was a three-month agreement. During the terms of that agreement, there were issues related to pay...

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    Workers Memorial Day

    Wednesday was Workers Memorial Day. On this day we remember everyone who died over the past year due to a workplace accident. This year's remembrance was different in that many more people are being remembered due to COVID-19. Please say a prayer for the countless people who not only died from...

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    Home Garaging Extended & 1104 Scholarship Application

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit New York, the CWA and Verizon have negotiated an extension of the Home Garaging agreement. This new extension will continue through April 30th, 2021. You can read the new agreement by clicking here.   We have also released the application and rules for the...

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    Ask Your Legislator to End Fees for Our Graduate Student Members

    Members of the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU)/CWA Local 1104 have been fighting for years to put an end to the crushing university fees they’re forced to pay to their employer that keep many living in poverty.    GSEU members, workers in the State University of New York system, are...

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    March Meeting Canceled

    Unfortunately, but not unexpectedly we will be cancelling our General Membership Meeting that was scheduled for March 9, 2021. We certainly hope we can resume our normal schedule in the near future. Our next meeting date is scheduled for June 8, 2021.   Also attached is the letter of agreement...

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    2021 Tentative Meeting Schedule

    Here is the tentative schedule for our 2021 General Membership Meetings. We have set the dates as we normally do with the hope that we will be able to hold these meetings. Obviously, the March date is wishful thinking at this point, but these are the four dates for 2021.   Hopefully, we will be...

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    Scholarship Programs

    Joe Beirne Scholarship Program   Sixteen partial college scholarships of $4,000 each are being offered for the 2021-2022 school year. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive second-year scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment.  Part-...

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    Home Garaging and Work from Home Extended

    As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through April 30, 2021, Verizon employees will continue to work from home.   As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through February 28, 2021, Verizon employees' home garaging will continue.

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    Health Assessment Credit

    Verizon has also informed us that in order to receive the $100 Health Assessment Credit in 2021, employees will need to retake the Health Assessment, beginning on 9/1/2020. Employees will also have the additional option to complete one wellness activity between 9/1/20-12/1/20 instead of the...

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    2020 Stock Together Program

    Time is running out to sign up for the 2020 Stock Together program. You must sign up to take part in it. You can find out more about the program by clicking here.  

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    CPS Deferral Letter

    This year, the CPS Deferral letter(s) will be sent to active eligible employees' work email addresses. (Employees who are on a leave of absence or short-term disability will receive a letter mailed to their home).   As you are aware, the communication informs eligible employees about the option...

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    Happy Holidays Local 1104

    The holidays are here and with it brings the end of a unique and crazy 2020 that I hope we never have to deal with again. We have dealt with so much this year, a global pandemic, the loss of countless brothers, sisters, parents, loved ones, neighbors, and friends. Yet through it all 1104 members...

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    Home Garaging Extended

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the home garaging agreement with Verizon has been extended until January 31st. Click here to download the signed agreement.  

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