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2014 Verizon Open Enrollment Notification

Open Enrollment begins October 23, 2013

The 2014 Annual Open Enrollment dates are as follows:

Active Members: October 23, 2013 to November 6, 2013 Retired Members: November 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013

Note: Retirees can call starting November 1, 2013 Retirees can continue to make changes up through November 30, 2013 to be effective […]

Verizon leaves downtown for midtown

Downtown NYC, June 2013

By Daniel Geiger – Crain’s

The communications giant will relocate its headquarters to 1095 Sixth Ave. from 140 West St. The company also announced the $274 million sale of the top 21 stories of its downtown tower for residential conversion.

Downtown stalwart Verizon Communications Inc. is leaving its headquarters at […]

Newsday: Verizon offers alternative to Voice Link on Fire Island

By Candice Ruud/ Newsday

Verizon officials unveiled a plan Tuesday to bring fiber-optic cable to western Fire Island, where public outcry has swelled over a decision to not replace the landlines destroyed last fall. After superstorm Sandy knocked out miles of underground cables in western Fire Island, Verizon — the barrier island’s only landline carrier […]

September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

Important Information on the October 3, 2013 VCF Registration Deadline

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (Fund) is approaching an important deadline. Anyone who knew or had reason to know of physical harm or illness resulting from the 9/11 attacks before October 3, 2011 is required to register by October 3, 2013. Please click here […]

NYC Democrats square off in final mayoral debate

Union members show their support for Bill deBlasio at 30 Rock. Click on photo to view album.

Last night CWA members showed their support for mayoral candidate Bill deBlasio.

By Jonathan Lemire – NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic candidates hoping to become the city’s next mayor have fought on a debate stage […]

Agreement Reached to Buy Vodafone's Stake in Verizon Wireless

A message from Lowell

Welcome to the New Verizon.

Today marks a major milestone for our company. We announced today that we have reached a definitive agreement with Vodafone to acquire their 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless. This is more than a financial transaction – it’s a transformation.

Verizon is unlike any other company. […]

Happy Labor Day, We're Still Fighting

This Labor Day, we are celebrating some victories and looking ahead to big challenges. We know that times are tough and bargaining can be brutal. But we’re encouraged, because we’re armed with a strategy that enables us to build our power by building a movement of allies – civil rights activists, labor, greens, community organizers, […]

Letter from Chris Shelton, CWA District 1 Vice President

For a long time in New York City, we’ve had anti-labor Mayors. This election, we can change that by electing a champion for working families: Bill de Blasio.

I’ve known Bill for longer than a decade. No elected official in New York has worked harder or done more for CWA members and our families than […]