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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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Regional Bargaining Report #1

CWA Districts 1, 2-13 as well as IBEW New York (NY), New England (NE) and New Jersey (NJ) opened negotiations with Verizon today. CWA District 1 and IBEW NY and NE are negotiating for new contracts at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester County. CWA Districts 2-13 as well as IBEW NJ are negotiating for [...]

Local 1103 Tape -"We're In For A Fight"

Tape–Friday, June 5, 2015 10:30 am this is President Kevin Sheil

You will be receiving a letter from the company in the next few days laying out its agenda for bargaining. The letter is not specific in so much as it doesn’t list any demands. Nonetheless, it is clear that they want you to believe that [...]

Local 1101 - VZ Contract Meeting - June 18th

Local 1101 Contract Meeting

Thursday, June 18 at 5:30pm, Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 W 27 St, NY NY (between 7th & 8th Ave). NOTE: This is the COLLEGE on 27 St, NOT the High School on 24 St.

As everyone knows, our contract with Verizon expires on August 1, 2015. The regional [...]

Verizon Surplus

“Verizon has declared a surplus condition in 19 titles within the force adjustment areas FAA’s 1 through 6. To alleviate the surplus condition the company will invoke the force adjustment plan of the collective bargaining agreement. This surplus condition has been determined by the company to be due to a process change. ”

If the [...]

August 1st, 2015


Information from Verizon About the Anthem Data Breach

Memo from Verizon Human Resources: We are writing to provide an update on information related to the recent data breach at Anthem. Anthem has begun the process of sending official notification letters via U.S. mail to its members’ homes regarding the data breach. Some members may have already received letters and given the [...]

Somebodys Watching Me

Article 8 Special Postings - Bidding from 3-11-15 to 3-17-15


March 11, 2015

The vacancies for Field Technician in Bronx and Manhattan are Article 8 Special Postings open for bidding from 3/11/15 through 3/17/15. Only Field Technicians and TTA-Field Technicians located in Bronx and Manhattan may apply for these positions.

These openings are Article 8 Force Adjustment Transfers to rebalance the Field Technician work [...]

Fairpoint and Unions Reach Tenative Agreements


Verizon Sends Union Contracting Letters

Verizon has sent out two letters to CWA which provide notice of the company’s intention to contract out certain work in six months. (see below). The company has shown what they think of our jobs and our job security, we will mobilize and fight!  Our labor built this company and we will not allow this [...]