Local 1104 News Archive

  • /Political Action

    Take Action: Pass the Heroes Act

    Our Senators in New York State are on board and fighting to have the senate take up H.R. 6800. Please share the image above on social media and ask your friends and family across the country to urge their senators to pass the Heroes Act.

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    COVID-19 Agreements with Verizon Extended

    CWA and Verizon have agreed to extend the home garaging, work from home and back up care agreements, until September 30, 2020.  Please see attached agreements. With COVID-19 continuing to impact our daily lives, we have decided to cancel our Annual Golf Outing. Be safe and have a good weekend...

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    8 Minutes and 46 Seconds-Stop Work

    As trade unionists and as Americans, we were all outraged by the vicious murder of George Floyd. We are heartened by the uprising of hundreds of thousands of Americans, Black, Brown and white, demanding an end to racism and declaring: "Black Lives Matter." Because of COVID-19, it has been...

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    June Meeting Canceled

    We hope everyone is doing well during these diffucult times. Please be aware that due to the COVID 19 Pandemic we will be cancelling the General Membership Meeting that was scheduled for June 9, 2020. Below is the revised schedule for the 2020 meetings. Please continue to work safely and I hope...

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    Extension of Agreements with Verizon

    I hope this message finds every member and their families well as we continue this journey that none of us has ever experienced before. We pray we never experience this again. As a District and as a Local of CWA we continue to do everything we can to get each member to the other side of this ordeal...

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    Members Assistance Program

    We understand that this time can be especially difficult for those of us that are in recovery or suffer from anxiety or depression, as being isolated exacerbates these issues. I have resources and contact information that can help you through this difficult time. Part of being a member of CWA...

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    Minimizing the Threat from Coronavirus

    To all the members of CWA Local 1104 and your families, I hope this message finds all of you well and as safe as you can be during this extraordinary period of time. As a Local and District, we are doing everything possible to minimize the threat of the Coronavirus to each and every one of you as...

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    New Agreement Reached in Regards to Bonuses

    Verizon and CWA have reached a Bonus agreement for those who are unable to work from home. Eligible members will receive $300 beginning this week. Below are all of the agreements we have reached since the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Click here to read the Bonus Agreement. Click...

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    New Agreement Reached in Regards to Coronavirus Care

    Verizon and CWA are in constant talks to help the members of CWA and IBEW deal with the COVID-19 crisis. Please review the Letters of Agreement in this email to make sure that you are aware of the benefits that have been agreed upon to help with deal with this time of crisis. If you have any...

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    CWA 1104 Golf Outing

  • /Political Action

    Unemployment Benefits for Striking Workers After 2 Weeks

    A message from President Tom Benedetto Governor Cuomo signed the bill S4573 into law granting unemploymentbenefits to striking workers after 2 weeks. This is a big step for all current striking workers and future and is a testament to the great things we can accomplish when we all work together...

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    CWA 1104 Scholarships

    There are currently 3 different Scholarship applications available, CWA Local 1104's, Joe Beirne Scholarship and NettWorth. More information on the NettWorth Scholarship are provided by clicking here.  

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    Thank You for Your Support of LI Cares

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our LI Cares Food Drive. Thanks to your generosity we were able to donate $3,000 on behalf of CWA Local 1104. This great organization helps to feed the hungry on Long Island and your donations will help them feed a lot of families in need. Below is a picture...

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    NY Gov Signs Call Center Bill

    I have BIG news.     Today, Governor Cuomo signed the NY Call Center Jobs Act into law!   For years, call center companies have shipped jobs overseas in a greedy effort to slash labor costs. Since 2006, 40,000 call center jobs have disappeared from New York, and the 2018 Trump tax plan actually...

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    Happy Holidays Local 1104

    I would like to congratulate all of our members who have elected to retire with their off-payroll date being this weekend. We wish all of you a healthy, happy and prosperous retirement. We thank you all for your service to the Local and CWA. In addition to that, we congratulate our Lineman who...

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    Surplus Declared

    This letter is to notify you that Verizon New York Inc., Verizon Corporate Services Corp., Verizon Services Corp., and Empire City Subway Company (Ltd.), (collectively "the Company") are declaring a surplus condition in thirty (30) titles within Force Adjustment Areas ("FAAs") 1 through 6 and...

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