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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 [...]

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 [...]