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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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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 Local 1101 General Membership Meeting

The General Membership Meeting will be be held on Thursday, April 12 at 5:30pm at the High School of Fashion Industries. 225 West 24th Street, NY NY.

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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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Parking Production Assistants Vote UNANIMOUSLY to Join CWA Local 1101

Congratulations and a warm welcome to the nearly 600 Parking Production Assistants, our new CWA 1101 brothers and sisters, who fought long and hard, to bring a union to their workplaces. And a big shout out to the Local 1101 organizers who worked tirelessly to help make that happen: Keith Hogarty, Zeke Cousins, Kim Marshall, and Joe O'Donnell.

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Rally this Saturday, Feb 24 to Protect Unions & Workers Rights

CWA meet-up: 10:30am at Reade & Lafayette St. Rally starts at 11am at Foley Square. When working people have the freedom to speak up together through unions, we make progress together that benefits everyone. But today - with a shrinking middle class and a growing gap between the rich and the rest of us - the last thing America needs is an assault on the freedom to form strong unions and speak up for ourselves and our communities.

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Thousands to rally in 'Working People's Day of Action' before Supreme Court clash over unions

By Ginger Adams Otis, NY Daily News, 2/10/18 On the eve of oral arguments in one of the most important legal battles in modern labor history, America's unions plan to take their case to the court of public opinion. On Feb. 24 - two days before the Supreme Court tackles Janus vs. AFSCME - a massive mobilization hopes to get thousands into the streets in a show of labor strength.

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Join CWA Local 1101 & NYC Unions at Mass Rally to Protect Unions & Working Peoples' Rights

Saturday, February 24, at 11am. Foley Square (111 Worth St, lower Manhattan).  Join thousands of workers rallying across the country to protect unions and demand an end to a system that's rigged against working people. 

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New York Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Net Neutrality

By Mallory Locklear, Endgadget, 1/24/18. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order today requiring any internet service provider with a state contract to honor the principles of net neutrality. In a statement the governor said, "With this executive order, we reaffirm our commitment to freedom and democracy and help ensure that the internet remains free and open to all."

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Contract Ratified at AT&T Mobility - Orange Contract 2017

January 12, 2018. CWA members overwhelmingly voted to ratify the tentative agreement covering 21,000 AT&T Mobility workers under the Orange Contract. Congratulations on a hard-fought contract! The new contract offers more pay, more job security, and more work for CWA members. 

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