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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program
Fifteen partial college scholarships of $3,000 each are being offered for the 2016-2017 school year. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive second-year scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment. Part-time students, less than 12 credits...