CWA members at CenturyLink (LegacyQwest) in D7 will vote on a new tentative agreement reached last week. A majority of the CWA bargaining committee is recommending ratification. For voting information and details on the tentative contract, go to http://www.cwadistrict7.org/ The results must be provided to the District 7 office by locals no later than 4:30 [...]
You’re likely to see a lot of pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And this is an ideal time to take action on cancer screenings like mammograms.
Mammograms are the best way to find breast cancer early – sometimes up to three years before a tumor can be felt. And when breast cancer is found early, [...]
The Local 1101 General Membership/Budget Meeting will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 5:30pm at the Fashion Institute of Technology College. 227 West 27th Street (@ 7th Avenue) in Manhattan.
Contract Meeting 10-02-2012
Update: Letter to Next Step participants from Hudson Valley Community College regarding Identity Theft Program.
A laptop computer that was assigned to an administrator of the TTA program, was stolen from his/her home in early September. The computer had a database with personal information (including full social security numbers) of every employee who was accepted into [...]
Open Enrollment begins October 23, 2013
The 2014 Annual Open Enrollment dates are as follows:
Active Members: October 23, 2013 to November 6, 2013
Retired Members: November 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013
Note: Retirees can call starting November 1, 2013
Retirees can continue to make changes up through November 30, 2013 to be effective January 1, 2014.
Members who want [...]
Downtown NYC, June 2013
By Daniel Geiger – Crain’s
The communications giant will relocate its headquarters to 1095 Sixth Ave. from 140 West St. The company also announced the $274 million sale of the top 21 stories of its downtown tower for residential conversion.
Downtown stalwart Verizon Communications Inc. is leaving its headquarters at 140 West St., [...]
By Candice Ruud/ Newsday
Verizon officials unveiled a plan Tuesday to bring fiber-optic cable to western Fire Island, where public outcry has swelled over a decision to not replace the landlines destroyed last fall. After superstorm Sandy knocked out miles of underground cables in western Fire Island, Verizon — the barrier island’s only landline carrier — [...]
Important Information on the October 3, 2013 VCF Registration Deadline
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (Fund) is approaching an important deadline. Anyone who knew or had reason to know of physical harm or illness resulting from the 9/11 attacks before October 3, 2011 is required to register by October 3, 2013. Please click here for [...]
Union members show their support for Bill deBlasio at 30 Rock. Click on photo to view album.
Last night CWA members showed their support for mayoral candidate Bill deBlasio.
By Jonathan Lemire – NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic candidates hoping to become the city’s next mayor have fought on a debate stage one last [...]
A message from Lowell
Welcome to the New Verizon.
Today marks a major milestone for our company. We announced today that we have reached a definitive agreement with Vodafone to acquire their 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless. This is more than a financial transaction – it’s a transformation.
Verizon is unlike any other company. Our extraordinary assets [...]