Regional Bargaining Report # 52
Thursday April 28, 2016
Today, Verizon presented what it described as its “last, best, and final offer” to your bargaining teams in Philadelphia and Westchester.
Unfortunately, their “last and best” was little more than the “same old bullshit.
Information for all Verizon Striking Members.
1) Rally Monday April 25th in Trenton NJ, the local will have up to 3 buses for members who would like to go. Please have members call the union hall to reserve a seat. Seats will be on a first come first serve basis. 2 buses will leave from the south at the Teamsters Union Hall in Elmsford and 1 bus from the North location TBD.
Regional Bargaining Report # 51
Tuesday April 19, 2016
The CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met today at the Rye town Hilton.
We informed the Company bargaining committee members that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam had been out to a few picket lines talking to striking members.
Verizon Strike Update With Verizon executives refusing to give up demands on offshoring jobs and other devastating cuts, nearly 40,000 Verizon workers are preparing to go on strike on Wednesday at 6:00 am.
The Communications Workers of America made this statement:
The 39,000 hard-working families at Verizon have made the company successful.