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    Verizon Contract Extension Reacheed

    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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    Bargaining With Verizon Continues

      Bargaining between Verizon and CWA Executives will continue today. This is week 2 of the established bargaining period. Unfortunately, but understandably there is no information to share regarding this process. We will get information out as soon as we are able to.   As a reminder, HRA...

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    Verizon Bargaining Update

    As you know, our current collective bargaining agreement with Verizon does not expire until August, 2019, a little less than 15 months from now. However, Verizon, CWA and IBEW are jointly announcing today that we will be entering into two weeks of bargaining beginning June 18, 2018 to determine...

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    Surplus at Verizon

    A surplus has been declared at Verizon. Please read the message below as well as look at the titles that are involved. Please note that the deadline to accept the offer is May 30, 2018 and the off-payroll date for employees who accept the offer is June 24, 2018. If you have any questions please...

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    Making Safety a Priority

    On May 1st, workers across Long Island will be remembering those who lost their lives while at work during the Annual Workers Memorial Mass. As union members, this is a reality that we do not often have to deal with. Over the last few decades, our stewards and leaders have instilled the importance...

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    Happy Easter and Passover

    I hope that everyone has a Happy Easter and Passover this weekend. Below I have included the application for the CWA 1104 scholarship as well as the rules for qualifying for the scholarship. I encourage everyone who is eligible to submit an application. I have also included some information about...

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    Updates from CWA 1104

    We have few important updates from CWA 1104. In March, members at Verizon should look out for the lump sum absence payments and the corporate profit sharing award. These collectively bargained payments will be included in the first and second paychecks in March. We also have a number of benefits...

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    Happy Holidays 1104

    On behalf of everyone here at Local 1104 we want to wish all of our members and their families a wonderful holiday season. We hope 2018 brings health, happiness and prosperity to each and every one of you. As always, each year brings new challenges to the Local but we have learned when we work...

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    Happy Thanksgiving 1104

    We are now entering into the season of thanks. On Thursday, families will come together to give thanks for the many gifts and bounties they have received over the past year. This year, we are giving thanks for you, the membership. I can truly say that I am lucky to represent such a wonderful group...

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    Get Out and Vote November 7

    The Local's Political Action Team has been hard at work as we approach this Election Day which is Tuesday, November 7th. We appreciate their hard work during the last few months in preparing a voter's guide for our members who live in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Be sure to get to the polls on...

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    Happy Labor Day

    Monday is Labor Day, the one day of the year that we celebrate the worker. Since the first Monday in September became a Federal Holiday in 1894, we have made great strides. A 40 hour work week, the weekend, safety protections, and the right to collectively bargain have all been fought for and won...

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