Local 1104 News Archive

  • /Presidents Message

    Verizon Contract Extension Reacheed

    CWA, IBEW and Verizon have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period. The current agreements are set to expire on August 3, 2019. If finalized, the agreements will extend through August 5, 2023. The company and the unions are documenting...

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    Bargaining Has Been Extended

      As you already know,  CWA, IBEW and  Verizon began meeting for a two-week period to attempt to negotiate the terms of a possible extension to the collective bargaining agreements that are set to expire in August 2019.   We have agreed with the Company to extend the negotiations for a few...

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    Bargaining With Verizon Continues

      Bargaining between Verizon and CWA Executives will continue today. This is week 2 of the established bargaining period. Unfortunately, but understandably there is no information to share regarding this process. We will get information out as soon as we are able to.   As a reminder, HRA...

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    Verizon Bargaining Update

    As you know, our current collective bargaining agreement with Verizon does not expire until August, 2019, a little less than 15 months from now. However, Verizon, CWA and IBEW are jointly announcing today that we will be entering into two weeks of bargaining beginning June 18, 2018 to determine...

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    Surplus at Verizon

    A surplus has been declared at Verizon. Please read the message below as well as look at the titles that are involved. Please note that the deadline to accept the offer is May 30, 2018 and the off-payroll date for employees who accept the offer is June 24, 2018. If you have any questions please...

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    Aflac Supplemental Insurance Now Available to all CWA 1104 Members

    You work hard so you can enjoy your lifestyle. Aflac works hard too- so you can keep that lifestyle going.   But sometimes the unexpected happens - accidents and illness can eat into your savings. That's where Aflac comes in. Aflac helps with expenses that Health insurance may not cover. We pay...

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    2018 Summer Camp Information

    What is the Summer Camp Program?   The 2018 Summer Camp includes summer day programs as well as overnight camp programs and is made available through the Local and NY/NE Regional Work & Family Committees.   The fund will reimburse up to $600.00 per child for summer camp expenses incurred...

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    Making Safety a Priority

    On May 1st, workers across Long Island will be remembering those who lost their lives while at work during the Annual Workers Memorial Mass. As union members, this is a reality that we do not often have to deal with. Over the last few decades, our stewards and leaders have instilled the importance...

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    Get Help Buying a Home

    It is with great pleasure that your Union has given me the opportunity to partner with you.  I am writing to you personally to not only introduce you to my firm and myself, but to begin what will hopefully be a long term, trustworthy relationship.       I have been in the mortgage industry for...

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    CWA Scholarship Application

    Local 1104 has a Scholarship Fund for the benefit of its members and their families. The number of scholarships awarded each year is determined by the Executive Board based on the funds available. This year we will award twenty scholarships - sixteen for active members and their families ($1000...

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    Happy Easter and Passover

    I hope that everyone has a Happy Easter and Passover this weekend. Below I have included the application for the CWA 1104 scholarship as well as the rules for qualifying for the scholarship. I encourage everyone who is eligible to submit an application. I have also included some information about...

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    New Contract at Frontier Ends 3 Week Strike

    After three weeks on strike, 1,400 members of the Communications Workers of America will return to work by Wednesday after reaching a contract agreement with Frontier Communications that protects jobs in West Virginia and Ashburn, Va.   "I could not be more proud of our members," said Ed Mooney,...

  • /Political Action

    CWA President Tells Democrats to Focus on Core Labor Issues

    CWA President Chris Shelton spoke at the Congressional Progressive Caucus Summit in Baltimore, telling attendees that Democrats can win by focusing on raising wages, stopping the offshoring of U.S. jobs, and protecting unions and rights at work.   "The Communications Workers of America and the CPC...

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    Updates from CWA 1104

    We have few important updates from CWA 1104. In March, members at Verizon should look out for the lump sum absence payments and the corporate profit sharing award. These collectively bargained payments will be included in the first and second paychecks in March. We also have a number of benefits...

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    FCC Committee's Recommendation Threatens Public Safety & Good Jobs

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) adopted a recommendation that would mandate the use of contractors to move telephone company equipment to make room for new attachers' equipment. This is work that is currently performed by trained, skilled...

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    CWA 1104 Scholarships

    Local 1104 has a Scholarship Fund for the benefit of its members and their families. The number of scholarships awarded each year is determined by the Executive Board based on the funds available. This year we will award twenty scholarships – sixteen for active members and their families ($1000...

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