Local 1104 News Archive

  • Bargaining Report #2

    In response to Verizon’s opening day bargaining position, Vice President Dennis Trainor said claims about the pay increases they put on the bargaining table yesterday are simply a smokescreen designed to hide the harsh reality of their concessionary demands; deep cuts to pension benefits,...

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    AFLAC Benefits Now Available

  • Bargaining Report #1

    Regional Bargaining Report #1 Monday June 22, 2015 CWA Districts 1, 2-13 as well as IBEW New York (NY), New England (NE) and New Jersey (NJ) opened negotiations with Verizon today. CWA District 1 and IBEW NY and NE are negotiating for new contracts at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester County. CWA...

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    Letter from District 1- Response to Verizon Bargaining Goals

    Dear Brothers and Sisters:   Verizon has provided CWA a copy of a letter that it sent to all "Management and EastAssociate Team Members" over the last several days. The letter claims that it is being sent to explain Verizon's goals for bargaining. That sounds innocent enough, but don't be fooled....

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    Summer Camp Reimbursement

    Reminder: Union negotiated Summer Camp reimbursement You can download the forms here  

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    Fast Track Vote Announced

    Make your voice heard NOW 1-888-436-6478     The Fast Track bill is expected to come before Congress this Friday. The clock is ticking for you to make your voice heard. Recently released information on this deal shows that it is worse then ever.  Not only will it mean a loss of jobs, but it would...

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    Rally on Monday: Congresswoman Rice turned her back on us

    It is unfortunate that Congresswoman Kathleen Rice has betrayed us all and is now  a 'Yes' vote on Trade Promotion Authority ( Fast Track).    There will be a rally outside of her office on Monday, June 8th at 5:30 p.m located at 300 Garden City Plaza, Garden City. Time is short and the vote is...

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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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    CWA Stock Proxy Recommendation

                                          Request a Paper Ballot  Vote & Return the Proxy to Your Local CWA urges you to vote by paper ballot, rather than by electronic ballot.  Return your paper ballot to your local so that CWA members can deliver the votes at Verizon’s annual meeting on May 7th...

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    Rally this Wednesday to tell Lee Zeldin No Fast Track on TPP Trade Deal

    Message from President Tom Benedetto   Our union, along with the Long Island Federation of Labor and civic leaders will be joining together this Wednesday in Patchogue outside of rookie Congressman Lee Zelden's office to urge him to oppose fast tracking any trade deal that would send good jobs to...

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    Newsday: Pacific Rim nations is creating political theater beyond the usual party-line divisions

    by Dan Janison, Newsday.   On Long Island, labor unions -- mostly presumed to be constituents of the Democratic Party -- have been slamming the Democratic White House push for unilateral authority to craft a Trans-Pacific Partnership.   That authority is called "fast-track," which Congress granted...

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    Rally Stop #TPP

    It's very apparent that Congressman Lee Zeldin is in support of the job killing Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). We must keep the pressure on him and send the message that TPP is bad for our country. A rally is scheduled outside his office on Oak Street in Patchogue on Wednesday, April 1st at 4:...

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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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    Get out the Vote for Rita Kestanbaum

    Brothers and sisters, if you live within the 19th Legislative District in Nassau County which includes parts of Bellmore, Freeport, Merrick, North Bellmore, North Merrick, Seaford and Wantagh. we are supporting Rita Kesternbaum. If you live in these communities, please spread the word and encourage...

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