News

January 17, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Customer Service Newsletter Issue # 1

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

September 19, 2016

Fairfax County Labor Committee Dinner

CWA President Chris Shelton will speak at the Fairfax County, VA Labor Dem Fundraiser.

June 17, 2016

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

Letter to Verizon Employees Regarding Benefit Reinstatement

Read Verizon's letter to employees regarding benefit reinstatement.

June 1, 2016

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

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

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

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

CWA Contract Rally

Rally in Roanoke, VA

May 19, 2016

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 18, 2016

Kid's Day of Action

May 21st Kid's Day of Action

May 18, 2016

Lehigh Valley Labor Council Picnic

Lehigh Valley Labor Council Picnic for Striking Verizon Workers

May 17, 2016

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.