News

January 17, 2019 — News

Verizon Wireless Exposed for Union-Busting

As wireless workers build power in their industry, Verizon Wireless is showing that it's terrified at the idea of workers joining together to have a voice in the workplace.

August 10, 2018 — News

Press Release: Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019.

July 19, 2018 — Press Release

Workers See Continued Gains In New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced a tentative agreement on a four year extension of the current contract, which was set to expire in August 2019.

July 19, 2018 — News

Verizon Contract Extension: TA Summaries

Summaries of the Tentative Agreements reached between Verizon and CWA over the extension of the Mid-Atlantic and VCS contracts are available now.

July 16, 2018 — News

Verizon Contract Extension Update

CWA, IBEW and Verizon have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period.

July 12, 2018 — News

Verizon Wireless Election Victory

Workers at a Verizon Wireless store in Hazelton, PA voted 6-1 to join CWA. They overcame an intense anti union campaign and were subjected to near constant meetings with high level managers.

June 27, 2018 — Press Release

Statement on Janus Decision: CWA Members are Ready to Fight

Today’s Supreme Court decision on the Janus v. AFSCME case marks a sad day for all working people and continues a long campaign by corporate interests and right wing groups to restrict our ability to stand together.

June 5, 2018 — Press Release

Verizon Leaves Communities Behind by Closing Wireless Stores in West Virginia and Kentucky

Verizon Wireless closed four retail stores in West Virginia and one in Kentucky, turning the operation of the stores over to a third-party contractor.

May 18, 2018 — News

Announcement: Verizon Contract Extension Talks

Verizon, CWA and IBEW jointly announce that we will be entering into two weeks of bargaining beginning June 18, 2018 to discuss the terms of a contract extension.

June 2, 2017 — News

Communications Workers of America Reaches Favorable Settlement in Verizon Copper Network Case before Pennsylvania PUC

In a big victory for Pennsylvania consumers, CWA has reached a settlement with Verizon.

March 6, 2017 — News

Customer Service Newsletter Issue # 1

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the CWA Customer Service Newsletter!

June 17, 2016 — News

CWA Members Overwhelmingly Approve Verizon Contracts

Contracts cement historic victory for nearly 40,000 wireline workers, wireless retail workers, and wireless technicians following seven-week strike.

June 2, 2016 — News

Letter to Verizon Employees Regarding Benefit Reinstatement

Read Verizon's letter to employees regarding benefit reinstatement.

June 1, 2016 — News

Listen to the Verizon Mid-Atlantic and Local 1000 Contract Explanation Call

Listen to the recording of the May 31 Verizon Mid-Atlantic and Local 1000 contract explanation call.

May 30, 2016 — News

Verizon Mid-Atlantic Back to Work Agreement

Back to Work Agreement for CWA Members in Verizon Mid-Atlantic: CWA District 2-13 and CWA District 1 NJ

May 29, 2016 — News

Verizon Mid-Atlantic Tentative Agreement Summary

Read the Verizon Mid-Atlantic Tentative Agreement Summary (for CWA District 2-13 and CWA District 1 New Jersey).

May 27, 2016 — News

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announces agreement on a new contract for Verizon workers

Department of Labor statement dated Friday, May 27, 2016.

May 19, 2016 — News

Members of Congress Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations

Nearly 90 Members of Congress Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

May 17, 2016 — News

May 17, 2016 Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez

Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers dated May 17, 2016.

May 15, 2016 — News

Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez

Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers.

May 15, 2016 — News

VERIZON BARGAINING TOWN HALL CALL

Join CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney and District 2-13 Verizon Bargaining Committee members for a Verizon Bargaining Town Hall Call on Monday, May 16 at 7:00 pm ET for an update on the strike and a discussion of some of the key issues in these negotiations. (Please note that this call will NOT be archived to listen to at a later time.)

May 13, 2016 — News

CWA Uncovers Massive Verizon Offshoring Operation in Philippines

Verizon?s Attempts to Deceive Public on the Extent of its Offshoring Exposed; CWA Delegation Seeking Meeting with Verizon Management in Philippines is Confronted by Armed Verizon Security and SWAT Team Carrying Automatic Weapons

May 13, 2016 — News

Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 71

Verizon Regional Bargaining Report dated Friday, May 13, 2016.

May 11, 2016 — News

PA Governor Tom Wolf Visits Verizon Picket Line

Today, May 11, 2016, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf visited the Verizon picket line and released a statement about the strike.