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Article 8 Special Postings - Bidding from 3-11-15 to 3-17-15

*****FLASH*****

March 11, 2015

The vacancies for Field Technician in Bronx and Manhattan are Article 8 Special Postings open for bidding from 3/11/15 through 3/17/15. Only Field Technicians and TTA-Field Technicians located in Bronx and Manhattan may apply for these positions.

These openings are Article 8 Force Adjustment Transfers to rebalance the Field Technician work force. It is NOT a Specific Published Vacancy (SPV).

The vacancy for Administrative Assistant is a Specific Published Vacancy (SPV). It is open for all to apply.

SPECIAL POSTINGS PROCESS

• Posted for 5 Business Days (3/11/15 – 3/17/15 5:00 p.m.)
• Postings are Special Postings in accordance with Article 8, not SPVs.
• Time in Title is not required to apply.
• New Time in Title will not be required in the new location.
• NO REFUSAL/NO RETREAT rules apply to these special postings.
• If you apply for a Special Posting and do not withdraw prior to 5:00 p.m. March 17, 2015 you may not refuse.

W.26th Street – Manhattan
W.129th Street – Manhattan
2885 Jerome Ave. – Bronx
Brooklyn

Fairpoint and Unions Reach Tenative Agreements

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Verizon Sends Union Contracting Letters

Verizon has sent out two letters to CWA which provide notice of the company’s intention to contract out certain work in six months. (see below). The company has shown what they think of our jobs and our job security, we will mobilize and fight!  Our labor built this company and we will not allow this [...]

Stop The TPP

Last night, in his state of the union address, President Obama spoke with confid ence about his vision for our nation. I was glad to hear about initiatives to expand educational opportunities and help workers better balance work and family responsibilities.

But there was one thing in his speech that didn’t make sense– asking Congress for Trade Promotion [...]

Verizon Declares Surplus of Field Technicians in FAA 1

Verizon has declared a surplus of 169 Field Technicians in FAA 1 (New York City). This surplus has been determined by the Company to be due to a process change, not an external event. The provisions of FAP Articles 8(b) and 10 will not apply.

If the surplus condition requires the use of the Enhanced Income [...]

Verizon Corporate Profit Sharing Award

The Corporate Profit Sharing Award will be distributed March 13, 2015. Deadline to defer is February 5, 2015. Members should have received a letter from Verizon stating that the Corporate Profit Sharing Award will be paid to eligible employees on March 13 in your regularly scheduled paycheck. The actual amount of the award will be [...]

That's Powerful!!!

25 Year Anniversary of the 1989 Strike

25 Year Anniversary of the 1989 Strike

Click here to view Pictures from the Rally.

Why We Wear Red Video District 1 VP Chris Shelton

Why We Wear Red!

District 1 VP Chris Shelton – Rally at VZ Headquarters

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fi_iY2HEW0s&sns=em

Verizon Declares Surplus (Process Change)

Verizon has declared a surplus in FAAs 1-6.  This surplus  has been determined by the Company to be due to a process change, not an external event. The provisions of FAP Articles 8(b) and 10 will not apply. CWA Local 1101 titles affected by the surplus appear in column marked FAA1.

There are a total of 190 declared surplus in FAA 1.  [...]

Rally to Protect our Jobs and Our Future

Where will you be Thursday, Dec 4?
Rally to Protect our Jobs and Our Future
Verizon Headquarters, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, 6pm

Click here to download flier

Verizon CEO McAdam made more last year than the company paid in taxes.
Verizon is refusing to extend the FiOS build, leaving many communities without access to essential high speed internet service.
There’s plenty of work, [...]