Local 1104 News Archive

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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...

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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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    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...

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    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.

  • 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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    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...

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    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

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    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...

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    "Verizon has left us no choice but to strike..."

    Today CWA President Chris Shelton announced that we will be going on strike against Verizon beginning Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. I know how difficult that decision was to make but I believe Verizon has left us no choice but to strike them and continue this fight on the street. I have...

  • Regional Bargaining Report #50

    The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met yesterday at the Rye town Hilton.   Last week during off the record discussions the Union laid out to the Company a path to a contract by addressing the Company’s critical needs. We also made it clear to them that in...

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    CWA: Friedrichs Ruling Maintains Public Workers' Bargaining Rights

    Today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case safeguards, at least for now, the right of public workers to engage in meaningful collective bargaining. The case had been financed by anti-worker and corporate education supporters who have been...

  • Regional Bargaining Report # 49

    The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent many hours at the Rye Town Hilton this week working on ideas that we believe address the Company’s most important concerns in reaching a new contract. No formal proposals were passed across the table, but we had an...

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    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...