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Verizon Surplus - May 30, 2012

CWA received official notification that the company has declared a surplus of 357 employees in 19 titles. The EIPP package should be at employees homes by June 5, 2012. The papers must be submitted by June 19, 2012 and the off payroll date is July 1,2012. Local 1101 is in FAA 1.

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Regional Bargaining Report #57

Monday, May 21, 2012

Again this week, the CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committee and the CWA District 2-13/ IBEW Mid Atlantic Regional Committee met with the Company together and discussed the issues of Job Security and Call Sharing. There were also several off table discussions with Union […]

Despite Concerns, Verizon's Bid for More Spectrum Likely to Be Approved

By Juliana Gruenwald

The bid by Verizon Wireless to buy spectrum and enter into joint marketing agreements with a group of cable firms was bound to spark concern. After all, Verizon is already the nation’s biggest wireless provider. But, so far, critics have yet to reveal a smoking gun that would prompt federal regulators to […]

Bargaining Report # 56 - Monday,May 7, 2012

Last week, the CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees and the CWA District 2-13/ IBEW Mid Atlantic Regional Committees met with the Company together to discuss issues in a new approach to bargaining. For the past 11 months the two committees have been meeting separately with the company. The Union […]

Results of VZ Shareholder Meeting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 3, 2012

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote at its annual meeting. The company reported that a substantial majority of the shareholders approved the following management proposals:

Election of each of Verizon’s 11 directors standing for election to a one-year term. Ratification of […]