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If you are called into a meeting by any company manager or corporate security, please tell them...
If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, or affect my personal working conditions, I respectfully request that my Union Representative, Officer, or Steward be present at the meeting.
Without representation, I choose not to answer any questions.



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25 Year Anniversary of the 1989 Strike

25 Year Anniversary of the 1989 Strike

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Why We Wear Red Video District 1 VP Chris Shelton

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Why We Wear Red!

District 1 VP Chris Shelton – Rally at VZ Headquarters

Verizon Declares Surplus (Process Change)

Verizon has declared a surplus in FAAs 1-6.  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 FAA1.

There are a total of 190 declared surplus in FAA 1.  [...]

Rally to Protect our Jobs and Our Future

Where will you be Thursday, Dec 4?
Rally to Protect our Jobs and Our Future
Verizon Headquarters, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, 6pm

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Verizon CEO McAdam made more last year than the company paid in taxes.
Verizon is refusing to extend the FiOS build, leaving many communities without access to essential high speed internet service.
There’s plenty of work, [...]

Chris Shelton: Letter to our members at Verizon regarding the Special Offer


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Local 1101 Election Results

November 7, 2014

Local 1101 members voted overwhelmingly to re-elect President Keith Purce, Secretary-Treasurer Kevin Condy, Business Agents Ken Beckett, Peter Torres, and Val Valentino. Heather Trainor was elected Business Agent for AT&T Mobility/Avaya and Bill Stefandel was elected Business Agent for Southern. Vice Presidents Mike Baxter, Pat LaScala, and Al Russo, and Business Agents Kathy [...]

Update On Proposal For Special Incentive Offer to the NY/NE CWA


Email from Verizon to CWA members 11-5-2014

This is a follow-up to my recent letter to you regarding the Company’s Oct. 2 proposal for an enhanced incentive offer. On Oct. 29 the Company gave the union a slightly revised proposal and provided a deadline of Nov. 7 to reach an agreement. More than a month after the Company made [...]

Negotiations over VZ EIPP

October 29, 2014

The Company has made an offer to further negotiate over the “Special” EIPP. They have also sent an e-mail to all of our members attempting to negotiate with the membership to try and divide us. The Union has agreed to re-open negotiations but the Company’s action make these negotiations harder not easier. We [...]

VZ Proposal-EIPP Surplus Titles-NYC is FAA1

Update on Verizon's Special Offer

Chris Shelton and Trainor

From Dennis Trainor, District 1, Assistant to Vice President Chris Shelton. (Photo, Chris Shelton, left and Dennis Trainor, right)

Two weeks ago, the Company approached CWA with a special incentive offer for certain members to leave the payroll. This offer was identical to the offer that CWA rejected last year with a few exceptions.

Last year, the [...]