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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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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 [...]

Article 8 Special Postings for COT

Posted December 4, 2013, 30 listings, click here

Posting Numbers 334600, 334676, 334614, Posted 11-27-13, 367 listings, click here.

December 4, 2013

*****FLASH*****
The vacancies for Central Office Technician (COT) are Article 8 Special Postings open for bidding from 12/4/13 through 12/10/13. These Central Office Technician openings are NOT Specific Posted Vacancies (SPVs). Only Central Office Technicians and TTA-COTs [...]

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 [...]

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 that [...]

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.

The [...]

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 [...]

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