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Do You Have a 401(k) Loan? Make payment arrangements now if you haven't already

You must make scheduled payments on your 401(k) loan during the strike. Call Fidelity at 1-888-457-9333 to set up your payments during the strike. If Fidelity doesn't receive your regularly scheduled payment within 30 days you will receive a notification from Fidelity regarding the missing payment. 

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News Statement: US Labor Secretary May 17

U.S. Department of Labor | May 17, 2016. Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers. WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers.

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Verizon Strike Escalates With Armed Confrontation in the Philippines

by Aaron Pressman, Fortune, May 12, 2016. Tim Dubnau knew that helping lead a strike of almost 40,000 workers against Verizon Communications was going to be tough. But he had no idea that he would find himself, as he did on Wednesday, crammed in the back of an unmarked white van, terrified, being chased through the streets of Alabang, a city on the outskirts of Manila, by a group of armed men on motorcycles.

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News Statement: U.S Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor | May 15, 2016. Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers. WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers.

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Signing up for Healthcare in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania & Other States

You must signup before midnight May 15 for coverage to begin June 1. Members who want the security of health insurance during the strike, but do not have serious or chronic conditions that would qualify them for COBRA reimbursement through the CWA member relief fund, can apply for benefits through various programs offered through the federal health care exchange. 

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May 10 VZ Media Update: Small business owners rail against Verizon, customers take to Twitter

With the largest mass strike in recent history now running into its fourth week, even executives admit that the strain on Verizon is growing. At the same time, consumer anger has continued to build as small business owners and customers say Verizon simply isn’t up to the job of maintaining service.

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Strikers from VZW Stores in Brooklyn Walk the Line in Manhattan

Bianca Cunningham, illegally fired from Verizon Wireless for organizing her co-workers at VZW retail stores in Brooklyn, came to Manhattan last week with a group of fellow strikers. The strikers, members of CWA Local 1109, work in Brooklyn's VZW stores and are on strike for the first time. 

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Assistance Signing up for Healthcare for Members Who Want Coverage During the Strike

United Health Group will be sending mobile units to all of our picket lines at the Verizon Wireless stores in Manhattan and the Bronx, and to a few worksite locations in the Bronx. Tuesday, May 10 through Saturday, May 14. Click here for the schedule of locations and hours.

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Discounts on AT&T Mobility Cell Service for Union Members

AT&T Mobility is the only nationally unionized wireless company. AT&T Mobility workers at all AT&T stores in NYC, Westchester, Putnam, Long Island and Northern NJ are Local 1101 members.  Union members save 15% on monthly serive charges of qualified wireless plans.

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CWA District 1 NY/NE Regional Bargaining Report #54, May 7, 2015

Following our meeting with Verizon on Monday, the CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company in off record discussions over call sharing.

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