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Workers rally for bill penalizing companies that off-shore call center jobs

By Rachel Silberstein, TimesUnion, 6/5/18. Dozens of union members and elected officials rallied at the state Capitol Tuesday, calling on the state Senate to pass legislation that would end tax breaks for companies that ship call center jobs overseas.

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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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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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Summer Camp Reimbursement Program for Verizon workers 2018

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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Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules

By Brian Fung, Washington Post, 5/16/18. The Senate approved a resolution Wednesday that aims to undo a sweeping act of deregulation undertaken last year by the Federal Communications Commission, issuing a rebuke to the Trump administration, which supported the FCC's move.

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Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules

By Brian Fung, Washington Post, 5/16/18. The Senate approved a resolution Wednesday that aims to undo a sweeping act of deregulation undertaken last year by the Federal Communications Commission, issuing a rebuke to the Trump administration, which supported the FCC's move.

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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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Letter Carrier National Food Drive Saturday, May 12

The Letter Carrier National Food Drive is this Saturday, May 12. CWA locals around the country will be supporting the food drive. Please join in!

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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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