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SAFETY ALERT!
SAFETY ALERT - SPLICERS & LINEMEN
Verizon Open Enrollment
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Why We Wear Red
If you've ever wondered why we wear red on Thursdays, here is the answer. There is also a 15 minute video that is very powerful and worth a look!
WEATHER ALERT

SAFETY FIRST! Be aware of the conditions around you. NO Job is worth risking your life. If you feel you are in an unsafe situation contact your Supervisor immediately. For all others traveling to and from work, be safe and take your time.

YOUR ACTION NEEDED!

WEAR RED ON THURSDAY

WEAR BLACK ON FRIDAY!

SHOW THE

COMPANY THAT

YOU ARE THE UNION!

September 3, 2015 Executive Board Meeting
Joe DeWein was sworn in as the new Vice President for the VZ/GTE Western group.  This group covers the former GTE area West of Hoadly Road, Prince William, Virginia.  Thanks Joe for all that you do!

Click HERE to go to the CWA Page and place your VOTE for the next President.

Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program

Fifteen partial college scholarships of $3,000 each are being offered for the 2016-2017 school year. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive second-year scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment. Part-time students, less than 12 credits, will receive half of the scholarship monies.

Eligible for the awards are CWA members and their spouses, children and grandchildren, including those of retired or deceased members.

The final deadline for applications is April 29, 2016.

To learn more about this scholarship visit cwa-union.org.

2016 Maisano Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

The Vincent and Patricia Maisano Labor Scholarship Award application is now available for 2016. The scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 will be awarded to one individual who submits an application, supplies evidence of attending college the following semester, and is a CWA District 2-13 member or the spouse, child or grandchild of a CWA District 2-13 member.

Applications are due to the CWA District 2-13 office in Philadelphia, PA by March 31, 2016. The winner is selected through a random lottery.

Full details, directions, and an application are attached below!


Download: Award Orgin 2-13.PDF , application16.pdf , directions_for_filing_application-2-13_16.pdf
VERIZON BARGAINING REPORTS/NEWS


STATEMENT TO MEMBERS - CONTRACT EXPIRATION

CWA's 75th Convention


 

CWA's 75th Convention is being held in Detroit through today. A BIG THANK YOU to our representatives for Local 2201. Executive Officers, President Richard Hatch, Executive Vice President Chris Brown, Delegates, Jim Morris (VP-East/Fred), Inesa Scruggs (Chief Steward, CDS), Roy Shumaker (Chief Steward, OPN) and Jim Wilson (Chief Steward, IPO). What a great picture of our Union Brothers & Sister!

American Red Cross Unionizes

Red Cross Votes CWA

CWA Local 2201 would like to welcome new Brothers and Sisters to our Local from The American Red Cross Blood Services. Yesterday employees voted 113-35 to form a Union and join our Local. A special thank you to Stephanie Pazur for working hard to assist these workers in gaining a voice. Please welcome these new union members into our local.

BARGAINING NEWS!

CONGRATULATIONS
PRESIDENT RICHARD HATCH

For being elected to represent the State of Virginia in bargaining for the CWA/Verizon contract. Richard is the best candidate for this position. Local 2201 is very proud!

AT&T Legacy TENTATIVE AGREEMENT Reached
AT&T Legacy - No Strike Yet. Keep Mobilizing. Stay Informed. Apr 14, 2015 2pm Legacy T Bargaining Update The Contract has expired. We are continuing to bargain without a Contract. There can be no business as usual. While we are still negotiating, we are very angry with the lack of movement at the table. However, we are committed to keeping our Members earning a pay check and keeping the Company off balance while we continue to fight at the table and you continue to fight on the job. In Unity, Your Bargaining Team April 14, 2015 11:56 am Our Members at AT&T Legacy face a possible Work Stoppage at noon today. Bargaining for this nationwide contract has been going on for weeks and the contract has been extended until Noon today. For those members at Legacy AT&T, you will be contacted as soon as we hear anything regarding a work stoppage with further instructions.
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What's New at CWA 2201
Anthem Hit by Hackers
Many of our Verizon workers and Retirees have their healthcare administered through Anthem. Communication went out from Anthem to many members and we are waiting to hear if any of our information was compromised. Verizon has reached out and said it possibly has been. As soon as we hear more info we will send it out. http://www.wsj. Read More...
BARGAINING SURVEYS FOR VERIZON MEMBERS
Attention Union Brothers and Sisters in the Verizon bargaining unit: Bargaining Surveys were mailed yesterday for 2015 Negotiations with Verizon. This is for contract effective August 2, 2015. Please complete and return in the enclosed envelope. They are to be returned no later than January 12, 2015. Happy New Year. Read More...
EVP and VP Election Results

On Monday, November 3rd, the Election Committed counted ballots for the position of Executive Vice President and Vice President of CDS and OSP.  The results are as follows:

Thank you very much!

Angela Whelan, Election Chair

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