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Payment Dates for Unused Incidental Absence Days and CPS Award

The lump sum payment for members who used less than 5 incidental absence days in 2013 will be in the March 7, 2014 check. See chart below.

Number of Paid or Unpaid Incidental Absence Days Used in the Calendar Year
Lump Sum Payment

4 Days
1 Day’s Pay

At least 3 days but less than 4 days
2 Day’s Pay

At least [...]

Verizon Declares Another Surplus Effective 3-4-2014

Verizon has declared a surplus in Force Adjustment Areas (FAAs) 1 through 6. The force adjustment area that applys to CWA 1101 is FAA 1. Offers for enhanced EIPP (Enhanced Income Protection Plan) effected employees will be made by March 4, 2014. Employees who receive an EIPP offer and wish to take it must transmit [...]

NJ Homeowners Protest Sheriff's Sale Of CWA Member's Home

New Jersey homeowners marched on a Wells Fargo branch in Irvington on Wednesday, delivering a 2,000-signature petition demanding that the bank stop the sheriff’s sale of a CWA member’s New Jersey home.

Activists protest a Wells Fargo branch in Irvington, NJ

In 2010, Paulette McQueen, a CWA Local 1037 home child care provider and shop steward, [...]

Verizon: 321,545 requests for customer info

Friday, January 24, 2014, Bob Fernandez, Inquirer Staff Writer

The nation’s largest wireless phone company, which also has millions of FiOS Internet and land-line phone customers, had 321,545 requests for customer information from federal, state and local law-enforcement agencies in 2013, Verizon Communications Inc. said this week in its first “transparency report.”

Verizon did not say [...]

How Verizon Might Utilize Intel's On Cue

Jim Probasco, Benzinga Staff Writer

Verizon (NYSE: VZ [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) hopes to pull off what Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) could not – streaming live and delayed television, along with DVR, all in one service.

Verizon bought out Intel’s internal Media team and its On Cue pay-tv service, which it said it initially planned to [...]

Position Paper May, 2011 & Voting for Proposed By-Laws Changes 2014

Source: http://d-hex.blogspot.com/

Voting for Proposed By-Laws Changes is Underway

Ballots were mailed by the American Arbitration Association on January 2, and are due back January 29.
Check Your Mail – and Vote!

Since taking office the Executive Board has worked hard to find ways to cut costs at the Local. President Keith Purce worked with the by-lawscommittee, members [...]

Let’s Crush This Rotten Deal

The battle over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and millions of jobs
will start in the New Year, for real. While we successfully delayed
introduction of fast track legislation to this point, all signs point to
bill introduction on January 7th or 8th.

The Obama administration is likely to come hard to pass this legislation.
Passing the TPP involves a [...]

Union Plus Scholarship

Deadline for applications: January 31, 2014 at 12pm

Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $3.5 million to students of union families. Over 2,300 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.

The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by [...]

AT&T Selling Connecticut Operations To Frontier

December 17, 2013|Dan Haar

AT&T has reached a deal to sell its wireline business in Connecticut to Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash, ending a 15-year venture that led to thousands of job losses as the number of regular phone lines declined, technology improved and the company moved support operations elsewhere.

Stamford-based Frontier, [...]

NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge in Washington ruled on Monday that the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records by the National Security Agency is likely to violate the US constitution, in the most significant legal setback for the agency since the publication of the first surveillance disclosures by the whistleblower Edward Snowden.

December 17, 2013 By Spencer Ackerman [...]