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Verizon Contract Ratified

Washington, D.C. — Members of the Communications Workers of America at Verizon Communications ratified a four-year agreement covering about 35,000 CWA represented workers from Virginia to New England. Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers also voted to ratify a four-year agreement. IBEW represents about 10,000 Verizon workers.

Contract highlights include an 8.2 percent compounded [...]

Update on Contract Ratification Vote

CWA and IBEW nationally are still collecting the vote counts from the different locals. They’ve asked all the Locals to hold off posting their results until all of the numbers are in, at which point they will issue the final results. As soon as we have that information we will make [...]

Your Vote Is Your Voice

Contract explanation Meeting 10-02-12. Click on photo to view gallery.

By now you have heard the pros and cons concerning the Verizon contract ratification vote. It is now up to you to make an educated decision (documents below). Please make sure that you fill out your ballot and mail it in [...]

VZ Final Bargaining Summary - Supporting Documents

On September 19, the CWA Regional Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement with Verizon.

It is now up to us, the Members, to accept or reject the offer. Please read the documents below and attend one of the contract interpretation meetings.  You’ll then have all the information needed to make an informed decision regarding your contract [...]

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement With Verizon

Regional Bargaining Report # 63 – September 19, 2012 3:15pm

We Stood Up!

New Contract with Verizon Defeats the Most Aggressive Attack Ever on the Living Standards of Our Members, Preserves Job and Retirement Security for 34,000

On September 19th, the CWA reached a tentative agreement with Verizon Communications that protects the job security and [...]

CWA Bargaining Update

1105 Tape – September 19, 2012

Finally, I am able to advise members that as of 12pm today, CWA, IBEW NY, NE, NJ and Mid-Atlantic have reached a tentative agreement with Verizon on a new collective Bargaining Agreement. For 4 years terminating August 1, 2015.

The following is a brief outline contained in the new agreement.

WAGES: SIGNING [...]

Bargaining Report # 64

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Bargaining continues in New York with the Federal Mediators. CWA, IBEW and Verizon are still under the Guidelines imposed by the Mediators which includes that no information can be released by either party concerning the progress of these negotiations.

CWA District 1 and IBEW New England as well as CWA District 2-13 and [...]

Bargaining Report # 63 - Friday, August 31, 2012

One Nation March 10-2-2010. Click on photo to view album.

Negotiations between Verizon and CWA and IBEW under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) have been going on for over a month, beginning on July 27th, and continuing through today. The parties have broken for the [...]

Verizon, CWA, IBEW Still Negotiating With Third Party

By Josh Long, Channel Partners
Wed, 29 Aug 2012

Verizon Communications continues to negotiate with the unions on a labor contract governing 45,000 workers with the help of federal mediators in Washington, D.C.

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, an independent federal government agency, has been seeking to help the parties reach an accord for a little over [...]

Regional Bargaining Report # 62

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Bargaining continues in Washington DC at the Federal Mediation Conciliation Service (FMCS). CWA, IBEW and Verizon have agreed to Guidelines which includes that no information can be released by either party concerning the progress of these negotiations.

Last week,CWA District 1 and IBEW New England as well as CWA District 2-13 and [...]