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Massive Red Wave Hits New York

Photo by Joe LaRusso, see more of his work at joelarussophoto.com

More than 10,000 Verizon workers and their supporters massed Saturday outside Verizon headquarters in New York City, roaring approval for their bargaining committee and booing the corporate executives who want to take away workers’ pensions, health care, sick days, and […]

1101 Elections For Positions On The Executive Board

We will be holding elections this year for all positions on the Executive Board.

These positions will be:

President

Secretary-Treasurer

Vice-President (3) (See Map)

Vice- President Southern Vice- President Northern (includes Construction, ATT/Avaya) Vice- President Bronx (includes Healthcare/Education)

Business Agent (7) (See Map)

Business Agent AT&T/Avaya Business Agent Healthcare/Education Business Agent Southern Business Agent Eastern […]

A Sea Of Red!

Verizon Headquarters July 30, 2011, click on the photo to view the gallery.

CWA Local 1101 Members joined Thousands of red clad Members from across the Northeast along with our IBEW Sisters and Brothers to deliver a message to Verizon: WE ARE READY TO STRIKE FOR OUR CONTRACT! We Will Strike You!!!

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Rally At Verizon HQ

RALLY SATURDAY, JULY 30th, 11:00 AM at VERIZON HQ 140 WEST ST. NEW YORK CITY Thousands of CWA and IBEW members will converge on Verizon’s New York City headquarters on Saturday, July 30th, one week before contract expiration. Wear Red! […]

Regional Bargaining Report #16

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY. The Union received answers to their questions on one of the company’s proposals. Unfortunately, the charts and presentations that they brought to the table to answers those questions […]

CWA Members Overwhelmingly Vote Strike Authorization At Verizon

Washington, D.C. – Members of the Communications Workers of America at Verizon Communications voted overwhelmingly to authorize CWA leaders to call a strike if a fair contract cannot be reached. Ninety-one (91) percent of voting Verizon members approved the strike authorization.

Contract negotiations currently are underway on behalf of about 35,000 CWA-represented workers at Verizon, […]

Verizon Workers Face Down Corporate Greed

by: John Wojcik

NEW YORK – Verizon Communications, which raked in $19.5 billion in profits over the last four years and paid its top five executives $258 million during that period, is demanding drastic givebacks from its 45,000 unionized workers on the East Coast.

Verizon, despite its status as one of the most profitable […]

Regional Bargaining Report #15

CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Teams met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY. The Union presented additional proposals to the Company. The company asked questions about the Union’s initial set of proposals but made no movement on addressing any of the Union’s concerns. Verizon […]

Verizon Tape

1101 Executive VP Angel Feliciano and 1109 President Rolando Scott at the CWA Convention (Angel is on the right). To view the photo gallery click on the picture.

Transcript: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Speaking;

“The Corporate pigs that run this Corporation are intent on forcing a confrontation that they will regret.

‘Ivan […]

Let's Welcome the New Verizon CEO

Lowell McAdam takes over as Verizon’s CEO on August 1st. (Ivan Seidenberg will stay on as Chairman of the Board.) This is the company’s chance to redirect their approach to bargaining into productive negotiations instead of the overreaching demands they’ve made so far.

McAdam also needs to know that if the company continues to go […]