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    Participate in the Plant Pride Program

    Plant Pride is a program that was created to identify and fix poor working conditions in our fiber and copper plants. It was established through a joint agreement between the CWA, Verizon and the Public Service Commission. Plant Pride allows you to submit a ticket  so that dangerous situations...

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    Happy Holidays Local 1104

    As President of CWA 1104, I am tremendously proud of what our members, officers, executive board, and staff have accomplished over this past year. This holiday season is a time to reflect back on all our accomplishments, as well as looking forward through the journey that is ahead for us. I would...

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    Support Candidates Who Support Us

    Election Day is less than a week away. Thanks to the hard work of our LPAT team, Local 1104 has been knocking on doors and making phone calls for our endorsed candidates. This election is very important. We have the chance to send some pro-union elected officials to Albany and DC. Elected officials...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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