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Verizon Announcement of 4Q Surplus (Process Change)

Verizon has declared a surplus in FAAs 1,2,3,4,5 & 6. This surplus has been determined by the Company to be due to a process change, not an external event. The provisions of FAP Articles 8(b) and 10 will not apply. CWA Local 1101 titles affected by the surplus appear in column marked FAA 1.

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Why We Said No! CWA's Response to Verizon's EIPP Message

Harry Reid Just Did Something Great

Senate Republicans have been blocking a vote on President Obama’s judicial and executive branch nominees for no other reason than partisan politics.

But today, Democrats fought back, enacting Senate rules reform that does away with the ability of a minority of senators to prevent most judicial and executive branch nominees from getting the up-or-down vote […]

Message Regarding Verizon’s “Special Enhanced Offer”

Keith Purce, President Local 1101

Verizon recently sent out a letter regarding a Special Enhanced Offer. It was full of lies and half-truths. First off, FAA 1, which encompasses the five boroughs of New York City and includes Local 1101 members, was not included in the offer. It was rejected by CWA for good reason.


Verizon and NY CWA Fail to Agree to Special Enhanced Offer

After several weeks of discussions regarding a targeted Special Enhanced Voluntary Incentive Offer, the Company and the union were not successful in reaching a deal. The purpose in making this Special Offer was to address workforce staffing requirements, and the Company’s proposal would have mitigated the potential need to layoff associates, a process that will […]

Veterans Day

Vote on the Working Families Party Line

When we stand together, our voices are louder. That’s what unions are all about.

It’s the same way in elections — and that’s why our union helped found the Working Families Party.

This year, tens of thousands of union members across New York will stand together and make our voices heard for good […]