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Dependent Care Reimbursement

The Regional Committee is happy to announce that the Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund has been approved for 2013.

The Regional Joint Work/Family Committee (Regional Committee) is a bargained for committee established in 1990. The Regional Committee is comprised of six Senior Level Managers and six Local Union Officers representing CWA New York / New England, […]

Happy Holidays!

Wishing Everyone a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Healthy and Happy New Year.

Many of our members are still recovering from super storm Sandy. The National Union has set up 2 funds to offer assistance. One has funds set aside and the second fund is going to be funded by generous contributions from the National, […]

Michigan Passes Right to Work...for Less

This week Michigan became the country’s 24th “right to work” state. But more than 12,000 protesters didn’t let the misleadingly-named legislation pass quietly.

CWA activists joined workers pouring into the streets and flooding the state Capitol in what the Detroit Free Press is calling “the largest public protest the seat of state government has ever […]

Memorial Service for Patricia Smith

There is going to be a Memorial Service on Saturday December 15, for our CWA 1101 Sister and good friend, Patricia Smith.

In Memoriam:

Smith – Patricia Nancy (nee Farrell), 66, formerly of Maspeth Queens, on November 4, 2012. Loving mother of Kimberly (Kenny). Adoring grandmother of Christian. Dear sister of John (Nada). Longtime best […]

Nothing Shameful About Exposing The Truth

Many of you may have read the article in the NY Post today.

In typical fashion the Post ran an anti-union article, which was factually untrue. This is nothing new! As many of you remember the Post wrote many negative articles during our, recent contract dispute with Verizon, painting our membership as villains and spoiled […]

Verizon Retirees Sue to Halt Verizon's $7.5 Billion Sell-Off of 41,000 Pensions

From: Association of BelTel Retirees Inc.

Federal Court Action Seeks to Reverse Spin-Off to Prudential Insurance Annuity Plan

Cold Spring Harbor, NY – November 29, 2012– Management retirees of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) have filed a federal lawsuit to halt their former employer’s plan to sell off 41,000 Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) […]