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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

Speedmatters.org. 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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Verizon Attendance Lump Sum & Corporate Profit Sharing Payments

The Attendance Lump Sum Payment for Verizon workers will be in the March 2, 2018 for eligible employees.  The Verizon Corporate Profit Sharing Payment for plan year 2017 is $709 and will be in the March 9, 2018 paycheck. 

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Will a Corporate Tax Cut Lift Worker Pay? A Union Wants It in Writing

By Jim Tankersley, New York Times 11/23/17. At the heart of the Republican tax plan hurtling through Congress is an implicit promise that cutting corporate taxes will lift the middle class through higher wages and more jobs.

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Verizon 4Q17 Surplus Declaration & Special Enhanced Income Protection Plan (EIPP)

Verizon is declaring a surplus condition in 24 titles in Force Adjustment Areas 1-6. In addition the company is declaring a surplus of Central Office Technicians and Representatives in the Manhattan Article 8 Units. This surplus is due to process change and the provisions of the respective FAP Articles 8(b) and 10 will not apply in this case.

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Open Enrollment Dates for 2018 Benefits - Verizon members and retirees

The open enrollment dates for 2018 for active employees and retirees are October 1, 2017 to October 19, 2017. Annual Enrollment Guides will be sent to employees and retirees by the company soon. This is your opportunity to review your benefits and make any changes to your benefits.

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NYC court filings detail Verizon's broken FiOS promises

Speedmatters.org, July 21, 2017. New York City's lawsuit against Verizon continues, as the city filed new documents detailing its case. The city argues that Verizon has an obligation based on a 2008 cable franchise agreement to "run fiber-optic cable directly in front, behind, or otherwise adjacent to every residential building in the City."

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Reminder: Summer Camp Reimbursement Program 2017 for Verizon workers, Deadline is Aug 25

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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We are Making a Difference

Verizon, PSC and CWA to Enter Settlement Discussions on Service Quality Issues, Verizon's maintenance of the copper network, and the failure to build FiOS in much of NYS. 

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