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    Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains

    Union to take down pickets; company agrees to add good union jobs on the East Coast First contract for retail wireless workers; improves workers’ overall standard of living Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after coming to an agreement in...

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    Agreement in Principal Reached

      U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the following statement today regarding the ongoing labor dispute at Verizon: "Today, I am pleased to announce that the parties have reached an agreement in principle on a four-year contract, resolving the open issues in the ongoing labor dispute...

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    Update on Labor Dispute at Verizon

    The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers. “The parties involved in the Verizon labor dispute, including the senior leadership of the unions and the company and their bargaining teams, met today in Washington with Labor...

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    Statement from US Labor Secretary on labor dispute at Verizon

    A message from US Labor Secretary Tom Perez    The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers.   "A few days ago,  U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez reached out to the parties in the ongoing labor dispute involving...

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    Congressional Night is Canceled

    We have affiliates engaged in a very significant and difficult labor dispute with Verizon, therefore we are canceling Congressional Night on Monday evening May 2nd.  The relationships with our Congressional Delegation are very important to all of us, and we have not taken this step lightly.  We...

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    Urgent Care Deal Reached

    Local 1104 has worked out an arrangement with STAT-HEALTH for Urgent Care Treatment. If there is a necessity for an unexpected medical condition, every Local 1104 member can go to any of their 9 locations on Long Island to receive necessary medical treatment and no payment will be required. STAT-...

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    Strike Medical for Verizon Workers

    Please get all routine visits (primary care, dental and vision) by April 30. Health Care Benefits During Strikes shall be paid from the RLMRF. In strike situations where an employer cuts off health care benefits, CWA will pay for necessary medical/hospital expenses. In some extreme cases the Fund...

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    Unemployment Insurance Information for Verizon Workers

    Click here to download the flyer. General information about Unemployment Insurance and Strikes for the NYS Department of Labor  Can I get Unemployment Insurance (UI) if I am out on strike?If you lose your job due to a labor dispute, such as a strike or other industrial controversy, you may be...

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    Verizon Workers: 'Why I'm On Strike' "...they earned their profits with our blood, sweat and tears."

    "We're on strike because we will do whatever it takes to create a better workplace for ourselves and those that follow. "We're standing together to make sure the needs of working families are met, instead of standing by as a handful of individuals get richer and richer. "We're standing together...

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    GET THE FACTS: Verizon Tax Dodging The Statistics Don't Lie!

    Verizon has attacked presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for misrepresenting its record of paying federal taxes. But Bernie's right, they're wrong.  In fact, Verizon is one of the country's most aggressive corporate tax dodgers. Click here to get the facts.

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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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