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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Posted December 4, 2013, 30 listings, click here
Posting Numbers 334600, 334676, 334614, Posted 11-27-13, 367 listings, click here.
December 4, 2013
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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.