Workers Ratify New Four Year Deals with Verizon & Verizon Wireless

August 10, 2018. 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.

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Verizon Extends Union Contract, Avoiding Possibly Tough Labor Talks Next Year

By Aaron Pressman,, 7/20/18. Verizon and its largest unions agreed to extend a hard fought 2016 contract covering about 34,000 employees for another four years, avoiding potentially contentious negotiations next year.

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Four Year Contract Extension Reached for Verizon Wireless Technicians!

CWA is pleased to announce that we have reached a Tentative Agreement on a four year extension of the current contract for Verizon Wireless Technicians, which was set to expire in August of 2019. This contract extension, outlined below, preserves all of the protections of the 2016 contract and includes improved language regarding transfers by seniority, as well as wage increases.

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Four Year Contract Extension Reached at Verizon! Voting to Begin Soon

After CWA's victory in the 2016 strike, we saw a marked improvement in the union's relationship with Verizon management. An attitude of problem-solving replaced an attitude of conflict. The company committed to hiring workers to remove double-poles. A more cooperative relationship developed in the areas of legislation and regulation.

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Verizon Bargaining Announcement

May 18, 2018. As you know, our current collective bargaining agreement with Verizon does not expire until August, 2019, a little less than 15 months from now.

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Verizon 2Q18 Surplus Declaration & Special Enhanced Income Protection Plan (EIPP)

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 25 titles within Force Adjustment Areas ("FAAs") 1 through 6, as well as several Article 8 Units.  

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Summer Camp Reimbursement Program for Verizon workers: Applications Due Aug 24

Information and application for summer 2018 available now. The Summer Camp Reimbursement Program is run by the NY/NE Regional & Local Work and Family Committee, a joint union/company committee. 

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CWA Recommendations for Verizon Proxy Votes

Click here for CWAs recommendations on how to vote your proxy. Verizon sent employees an email with instructions on how to cast their vote, and a control number.  

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Article 8 for Field Tech Positions in the Bronx

There is an Verizon Article 8 for 10 openings for Field Techs at 390 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx New York. The posting is open until April 10, 2018. Current Verizon Field Technicians from Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Staten Island and mid-state NY are eligible to apply. For the Article 8 Posting click here. For the flash announcement with more information click here.

CWA reaches favorable settlement in Verizon copper network case before NY PSC In a big victory for New York consumers, the Communications Workers of America has reached a settlement with Verizon that will require the company to repair 54 central offices across the state, replace bad cable, defective equipment, faulty back-up batteries, and to take down 64,000 double telephone poles.

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