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Vote Bill de Blasio & Other Working Families Party Candidates Tomorrow

When we stand together, our voices are louder. That's what unions are all about. It's the same way in elections -- and that's why our union helped found the Working Families Party.

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Notice Regarding Next Step (TTA) Program Security Breach

As previously reported, the laptop of the administrator of Hudson Valley Community College, the program which administers the Next Step program, was stolen from her home.

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Labor for de Blasio GOTV Rally

On Friday, November 1st the de Blasio campaign will be holding a Labor Get Out of The Vote Rally at 5pm at Brooklyn Borough Hall.

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Southern California Verizon Workers Strike Over Grievances

The walkout was over labor issues, with the main sticking points being pensions and health care, according to a union representative. 

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Large companies find ways to a zero tax rate

By Matt Krantz, USA Today.  Despite widespread groans about the recent disclosure that Apple is finding ways to cut its federal tax bill, an analysis shows the computer giant is one of scores of corporations largely dodging the taxman.

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This Tuesday, Oct 29: Support Transport Workers Local 100's Fight for a Fair Contract

Join CWA Local 1101 at TWU Local 100's contract rally. Tuesday, October 29, 4:30-6:30pm at 2 Broadway (Bowling Green). 1101 meet at Broadway and Stone Streets.
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CWA/VZ West Bargaining Bulletin #57 (California)

October 25, 2013. REVISED. IMPORTANT UPDATE THE COMPANY HAS AGREED TO MEDIATION. Yesterday morning the Union requested that Verizon enter into Federal Mediation in order to help the parties reach an agreement. (No word back from the company yet).

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Is Verizon Wireless 'Profit Pumping,' Dumping Expenses Into the Wireline Networks? Time to Investigate

Bruce Kushnick. Huffington Post, Oct 22, 2013.  On Sept. 13, 2013, Common Cause-NY, Communications Workers of America (District 1), Consumer Union and the Fire Island Association filed comments calling for an investigation into the influence of the wireless company over the wireline state-based networks provided Verizon New York.

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Local 1101 Members in Solidarity with our Brothers and Sisters at Verizon West

On Friday, October 11 CWA Local 1101 members came to work early, wore red, marched in together, held lunchtime meetings, stood up at work 

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Verizon Open Enrollment begins October 23, 2013

The 2014 Annual Open Enrollment dates are as follows:  Active Members: October 23, 2013 to November 6, 2013. Retired Members: November 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013.  Note: Retirees can call starting November 1, 2013. Retirees can continue to make changes up through November 30, 2013 to be effective January 1, 2014.  Members who want to continue with their current health plan don't need to do anything.

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