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Call Congress Tuesday to Say: 'Hands Off Social Security!

The National Fiscal Commission is proposing that Social Security be carved up like a Thanksgiving turkey. We can’t let that happen.

Join CWA and allies for a National Call Congress Day on Tuesday, Nov. 30 to tell your Senators and Representative that the government needs to keep its promises to retired Americans. If the Commission […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

CWA: Congress Must Extend Long-Term Jobless Benefits

Over 250 CWA Verizon Members remain laid off with unemployment benefits being the difference between losing their homes and feeding their families.

Ironically, the Republican members of Congress have decideded to play hardball with the Emergency Unemployment Benefits of over 5 million jobless Americans. They’re looking to force through a tax cut for the wealthiest […]

Senate Republicans Block Debate, Kill Paycheck Fairness Act

Senate Republicans used the filibuster to kill the Paycheck Fairness Act that would have made sure that laws requiring equal pay for women are enforced and would have helped women in their claims for pay fairness.

GOPers unanimously refused to let the bill be debated and proceed to a “yes or no” vote on the […]

Verizon Tape Update!

TRANSCRIPT: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Speaking;

“Our Membership Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 23rd at 5:30pm at the Fashion Institute of Technology which is on 27th Street between 7th & 8th Avenues. To facilitate entrance please bring your union card or other form of ID.

Thank you for calling and please stay […]

The Election

By Secretary Jim Trainor

Last week’s election results were not quite tallied before the political pundits were spinning the results to represent the special interest which employs them. The results of last week’s election had less to do with the candidates or the political parties they represent but more to do with an exercise by […]

Tape Update!

Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano:

“As the Company begins filling the recent openings, I want to remind all Members that the Local has test preparation material on all Company tests. Just call the Local or your Chief Steward.

We’ve scheduled a Membership Meeting for Tuesday, November 23rd at 5:30pm at the Fashion Institute of Technology […]

Medical Plan Options For 2011

Business Agent Tony Fiumano, Vice President Joe Manley and Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano

One of the topics covered at the Chiefs’ and Stewards’ Meeting last week was the Medical Plan Options for 2011. Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano said: “Our Members do not need to do anything unless they are […]

New York Election Results

Jackets provided by CWA 1101 on Election Day

At first glance, it would be easy to conclude that the national shift toward Republicans barely touched New York. Democrats swept the statewide offices, winning the governorship and both Senate seats by very large margins, and they took at least 21 of the state’s 29 House […]

Working Families Vote 2010

The 2010 election is a defining moment for working people.

Get Out and Vote this Tuesday, November 2nd

The polls open in less than 24 hours in an election that will either keep the nation on a path of economic recovery or turn it back to the same Republicans who drove the economy into […]