Letter from a Member: Verizon Restricted Stock Award

By Patrick Hunt, CWA Local 1101 Steward. As we all await the arrival of our Verizon Corporate Profit Sharing award and the Verizon Restricted Stock Plan pay-out  a lot of people are probably thinking that it is coming at a great time. I’m sure some of us have done our taxes and have discovered that our refund might not be what we were expecting this year. 

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Action Alert! Extend the James Zadroga Act to Provide Healthcare to 9/11 Heroes

Many of our members were among the thousands of people impacted by the events of September 11th, 2001, and are still feeling the effects today. 

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Dates for Verizon payouts

Brothers & Sisters: The dates for negotiated payouts from Verizon are as follows: Lumps sum for Absence: March 1, 2019; Corporate Profit Sharing: March 8, 2019; Restricted Stock Plan: March 22, 2019. Keith Purce, President, CWA Local 1101.

Stop Discrimination & Harassment of Workers at VZW contracted warehouses!

CWA 1101 members and retirees joined Teamsters and community organizers at a recent action at Verizon Wireless to protest conditions in the Verizon supply chain.

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Verizon HRA cards must be used by Dec 31, 2018

Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) card balances must be used by December 31, 2018, or the remaining balance will be forfeited. These are the benefits that were negotiated in the 2012 and 2016 contracts, and came to members on a debit card in the mail following the 2012 contract ratification. 

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2019 Verizon Open Enrollment

The 2019 Annual Open Enrollment Dates at Verizon are October 8, 2018 to October 18, 2018. These dates are for Active employees and Retirees. This is your opportunity to review your benefits and make any changes to your benefits.

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Verizon 4Q18 Surplus Declaration & Special Enhanced Income Protection Plan (EIPP)

September 25, 2018. 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 17 titles within Force Adjustment Areas ("FAAs") 1 through 6, as well as several Article 8 Units.  

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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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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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