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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 […]

Tentative Agreement Summary & Contract Interpretation Meetings

Verizon Contract Interpretation Meetings

There will be two Verizon contract interpretation meetings for members covered by the Verizon contract. Locations will be posted once they are confirmed, tentative dates below.

Tentative Meeting Dates:

Manhattan: Tuesday, October 2nd at 5:30pm Bronx: Wednesday, October 3rd at 5:30 pm

Complete […]

The Top Takeaway From the Teachers' Strike: We Need Collaboration to Fix Public Schools

Amy Dean co-author, 'A New Deal' (left) and CWA Secretary Treasurer Annie Hill

“The way forward is to create abundantly resourced public school systems that will push economic growth in cities and regions. Innovating and improving public schools helps attract middle- and upper-income families to cities and regions to build a healthy tax […]

Tentative Agreement Summary

There is a President’s meeting Monday, September 24th. Following that meeting we will have the specific language of the proposed contract changes and will post all of that, along with how it compares to current contract language, and information on the ratification process.

Local 1101 Executive Board members will be visiting all work locations beginning […]

CWA Social Media Policy Guidelines - Members

CWA strongly supports the use of social media sites to discuss and advocate for the important issues facing members and working families today.

While these sites offer many advantages, they also can cause serious legal problems if they are not properly used and can lead to complicated legal proceedings as well as potential disciplinary action […]

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 […]

It's Not Over, Till It's Over... Bargaining Continues

September 18, 2012

There is No Tentative Agreement as of 9/18/12, Bargaining Continues. (19:47pm) Source: CWA 1107.org

1101 Tape Transcript (5:15pm)

Keith Purce President “We still do not have a signed temporary agreement with Verizon. There are still some issues that are being discussed. As soon as we have a signed agreement, we will put […]

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 […]

We're All in This Together

We Are One! CWA Local 1101 On Strike August 2012.

For more than a year, our voices and our actions have kept the pressure on Verizon executives, letting them know that we will not accept:

the end of job security, higher costs for poorer quality healthcare benefits, cuts in pensions for veteran […]