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Join the May 3 Virtual Town Hall

Hear Success Stories and More on Workers’ Rights Fight

“We are One” Rally April 4th, 2011

CWA will hold another national stewards call, our fourth “virtual union meeting,” on Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. EDT. It’s a good way for CWA activists to move forward together on next steps. Sign up for the […]

Unanimous Ruling: Governor Had No Authority to Fire Board Members

The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Susana Martinez overstepped her authority when she effectively dismantled the Public Employee Labor Relations Board by firing two of its three members and its executive director.

The Court’s unanimous decision last week ordered Martinez to reinstate the two members fired in March and “refrain from any […]

CTS Awareness

Trumka: Young Activists Moving Nation to ‘Jobs, Clean Green Future’

By Mike Hall

Because of the activism by young people like the 10,000 environmental Power Shift activists who traveled to Washington, D.C., to the tell Congress it’s time to force the corporate polluters to pay up and clean up, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says:

We’re moving past the same-old tired debates and toward jobs and […]

Retiree Association President: Verizon Is Too Generous With Executive Bonuses

Joan Engebretson, Connected Planet

Verizon executives could see their compensation plans modified if the Association of BellTel Retirees has its way. The 110,000-member organization comprised largely of Verizon retirees has a proxy resolution pending before Verizon shareholders that would limit performance share payouts for senior executives if the company’s performance is sub-par.

In an interview […]

2011 Summer Camp Reimbursement Program

CWA, IBEW 2213 and Verizon are pleased to announce a Summer Camp Reimbursement Program offered through the Regional Work and Family Committee. Eligible employees who have not participated in the Dependent Care Reimbursement program since August/September 2010 can request reimbursement (up to $200.00 per session; max $400.00) for summer camp expenses for dependent children […]

Arbitration Dates For Layoff Cases

The Verizon Business and Core hearings for the layoff cases will begin this month.

Verizon Business dates: April 11th, May 3rd and June 7th.

Verizon Core dates: April 29th and 30th, June 1st, 2nd, 20th, 21st and 27th.

CWA Members Stood Up For Workers' Rights On April 4

Before The Rally at 140 West Street. Click on the photo to view the photo gallery.

CWA members all over the nation stood up for workers’ rights on April 4th and Members of CWA Local 1101 were proud to join them! Many of our members met at 140 West Street after work […]

We Are One! Rally

Temporary Administrator Not Warranted

The CWA Executive Board has reviewed the request for a Temporary Administrator and has determined that the imposition of a Temporary Administrator is not warranted. The National union has a number of concerns and has made requests and suggestions. The Local is fully cooperating with their requests and has implemented their suggestions. We are currently […]