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    Newsday: Double Pole Law Delayed in New Hyde Park

    By LISA IRIZARRY A proposed New Hyde Park law that would establish fines for utility companies that do no not take down decommissioned poles has been put on hold indefinitely since local officials are now satisfied with the progress being made so far in their removal. The pole issue was discussed...

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    2015 Summer Camp Program

    What is the Summer Day Camp I Summer Sleep Away Camp Program?   The 2015 Summer Day Camp/Sleep Away Camp Program is made available through the Local and NY/NE Regional Work & Family Committees.   The fund will reimburse up to of $600.00 per child for summer camp expenses incurred between June...

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    Verizon Announces...

    Verizon announced today that the CPS award for full time employees is $713.00. The award will be pro-rated for part- time employees and those employees who participated for more than 3 months but less than 12 months in the plan year. The award will be paid on March 13, 2015. Absence Payout:...

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    FairPoint, IBEW, AND CWA REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENTS

    FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP); System Council T-9 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (AFL-CIO) Locals 2320, 2326, and 2327; and the Communications Workers of America (AFL-CIO) Local 1400 are pleased to announce that today they have reached tentative agreements on...

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    Newsday: New Hyde Park Weighs Forcing Removal of Old Utility Poles

      New Hyde Park weighs forcing removal of old utility poles By Lisa Irizarry A Town of North Hempstead ordinance requiring utility companies to remove decommissioned utility poles has inspired members of the New Hyde Park Village Board to consider enacting a similar measure. The North Hempstead...

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    Historic: Tentative Agreement Reached between Cablevision and CWA Local 1109 Brooklyn

    The Communications Workers of America Local 1109 is pleased to announce that it has reached a tentative contract agreement covering 262 Cablevision employees in Brooklyn. Details of the agreement are being withheld pending presentation to the members, which will take place at a ratification meeting...

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    Joe Beirne Foundation's Annual Scholarship now through April 30th

    Now through April 30, 2015 applications for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's annual scholarship offering for the 2015 - 2016 school year are being accepted. Fifteen partial college scholarships of up to $3,000 each will be awarded. The winners will also receive second-year scholarships for the same...

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    TPP is NAFTA on steroids, let's stop it!

    TPP is NAFTA on steroids. It will create more off-shoring of jobs, a ban on Buy American procurement preferences, it will allow for American laws to be reviewed by foreign tribunals empowering them to order payment of U.S. tax dollars to foreign firms that seek to avoid playing by same rules as U.S...

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    CPS Deferrel Letter

    Dear Verizon Employee,      In March 2015, Verizon plans to reward eligible employees for their contributions to the company's financial success with a Corporate Profit Sharing (CPS) award.   The CPS award is a lump sum payment and will be paid to eligible employees onMarch 13 in employees'...

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    On Strike for the Holiday's. Let's support our brothers & sisters at Fairpoint!

    Over the past 6 years, FairPoint Communications executives have led the company into a merger and bankruptcy, resulting in workforce cuts of almost 22 percent. In addition to cutting workers, FairPoint has outsourced jobs in violation of promises made to the New England communities that depend on...

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    Contract Rally at Verizon HQ to Protect Our Jobs & Our Future - December 4th, 6PM

    December 4, 2014 marks the 25 year anniversary of the end of the 1989 strike. Many of us were part of that strike, a lot of us came into the company afterward. We've all benefited from the sacrifices of our brothers and sisters during the strike. Contract Rally at Verizon HQ to Protect Our Jobs...

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