Local 1104 News Archive

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    MOU, Back to Work Agreement and Bargaining Report

    Employees whose tours begin Tuesday night, May 31, 2016, and extend into Wednesday, June 1, 2016, will report to work for those tours. All other employees will return to work for their tours that are scheduled to begin Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Returning employees will return to work on the same...

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    Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains

    Union to take down pickets; company agrees to add good union jobs on the East Coast First contract for retail wireless workers; improves workers’ overall standard of living Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after coming to an agreement in...

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    Agreement in Principal Reached

      U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the following statement today regarding the ongoing labor dispute at Verizon: "Today, I am pleased to announce that the parties have reached an agreement in principle on a four-year contract, resolving the open issues in the ongoing labor dispute...

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    Update on Labor Dispute at Verizon

    The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers. “The parties involved in the Verizon labor dispute, including the senior leadership of the unions and the company and their bargaining teams, met today in Washington with Labor...

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    Statement from US Labor Secretary on labor dispute at Verizon

    A message from US Labor Secretary Tom Perez    The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers.   "A few days ago,  U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez reached out to the parties in the ongoing labor dispute involving...

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    New Health Care Agreement Reached

    CWA Local 1104 has reached an agreement with Allen-McMonigle Medical Associates which is located at 1045 West Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown, 631-543-8844.  This would include any basic visit such as colds, coughs, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol management, rashes etc.  Any Local 1104 member...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #54

    On May 5, CWA members and allies brought the Verizon strike to the company's shareholder meeting in Albuquerque, NM. Dozens of strikers flew out from the East Coast and were met by their sisters and brothers in New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado. Over 250 people protested outside the meeting. Inside...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #53

    Your Bargaining Team met with the company in Rye this afternoon for approximately 2 1/2 hours.   We made some compromise proposals in a number of areas, designed to kick-start the bargaining process. One of these proposals included a plan that would give the company greater flexibility in routing...

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    Congressional Night is Canceled

    We have affiliates engaged in a very significant and difficult labor dispute with Verizon, therefore we are canceling Congressional Night on Monday evening May 2nd.  The relationships with our Congressional Delegation are very important to all of us, and we have not taken this step lightly.  We...

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    Urgent Care Deal Reached

    Local 1104 has worked out an arrangement with STAT-HEALTH for Urgent Care Treatment. If there is a necessity for an unexpected medical condition, every Local 1104 member can go to any of their 9 locations on Long Island to receive necessary medical treatment and no payment will be required. STAT-...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #52

    Today, Verizon presented what it described as its "last, best, and final offer" to your bargaining teams in Philadelphia and Westchester. Unfortunately, their "last and best" was little more than the "same old bullshit." Here's what they offered that was new: an additional 1% in wages, one year of...

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    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...

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    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...

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    NYS Unemployment Insurance

    We have been working with the New York State  Department of Labor on a plan to have members easily sign up for unemployment benefits (U.I.).  They have provided the following link labor.ny.gov/verizonworkers and a fact sheet (below).  Members should file a claim right away to see if they are...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #51

    The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met today at the Rye town Hilton.    We informed the Company bargaining committee members that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam had been out to a few picket lines talking to striking members.   We advised them that McAdam made the...

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    Verizon Media Update

    Below you will find coverage of our strike against Verizon in the media and social networks with some video's and information you can share. We are very proud of all of you holding the lines and keeping up pressure at the Verizon Wireless stores. Good turnout at today's rally as well! Don't forget...

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