Local 1101 News

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 July 16

CWA, IBEW and Verizon  have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period.

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Local 1101 Scholarship Award Winners 2018

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Local 1101 Scholarship Awards, and the Ed Dempsey Scholarship Award winner. Scholarships are open to all CWA Local 1101 active members, their spouses and children, retired members, or the spouse, child, or grandchild of a retired or deceased member of the Local. Thank you to everyone who applied. Click "read more" for the list of this year's recipients.

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CWA Local 1101 PPA Bargaining Report #2

June 21, 2018. The Union Bargaining committee met with the Production Companies for the last 3 days. While we were able to make progress on several issues, we remain far apart on economic issues such as wages and benefits.

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Ed Dempsey Scholarship Fund Golf Outing Big Success

Nearly 200 union members and supporters came out to Split Rock Golf Course on May 11 for the Ed Dempsey Scholarship Fund Golf Outing. Thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors who helped make the event a success. Check out the picture album here

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Call Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and tell him to bring the Call Center bill to the floor!

Call NY Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan at 518-455-2071 and tell him: "We need to bring the NY Call Center Jobs Act to a vote in the Senate and end tax breaks for offshoring call center jobs."

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CWA Local 1101 PPA Bargaining Report #1

May 4, 2018. The Union Bargaining committee met yesterday and today with the Production companies to begin bargaining a first contract for the Production Parking Assistants.

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Bargaining for PPAs Starts Tomorrow!

Tomorrow CWA Local 1101 will start bargaining the first PPA union contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television producers.  
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CWA Local 1101 Membership Meeting for USIC Members, May 12

Calling all USIC members. Join CWA Local 1101 on Saturday, May 12 at 6pm at John F Prince Post 6488. 242-37 Braddock Ave, Belrose, NY 11426

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