Communications Workers of America

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Verizon Workers To Stay On Job Without New Contract

The phone, TV and Internet company and leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced the decision early Sunday, shortly after a contract covering 39,000 workers expired.

08/02/2015

Verizon truck

Verizon Workers Authorize Strike As Contract Negotiations Continue

Most of the workers are members of the Communications Workers of America.

07/25/2015

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Urges NBA To Hold All-Star Game At Barclays Over MSG; Rips James Dolan

De Blasio believes that holding the event at Barclays Center would be terrific for the continued growth and development of Brooklyn, but he also vehemently opposes MSG owner James Dolan being rewarded with the game.

02/25/2013

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AT&T Workers Will Stay On The Job Without Contracts

About 40,000 AT&T landline workers are staying on the job this week without a contract, their union said Sunday.

04/08/2012

A union strike sign hangs below the Verizon  corporate logo (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Verizon Gets Injunction Against Striking Union Workers In New Jersey

Company spokesman Rich Young said Verizon sought the injunction after incidents of sabotage, harassment and obstruction at its facilities.

08/12/2011

Verizon Workers Strike (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Verizon Workers Strike Over Labor Contract Talks

The strike does not involve employees of Verizon Wireless so it won’t affect service. The contract covers telephone and repair technicians, wireline customer service representatives and operators.

08/07/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (Credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Union: NJ Governor Won’t Counter Giveback Proposal

Governor Christie said he wants health care concessions achieved through legislation, not bargaining.

03/17/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Proposals Would Shrink NJ Public Worker Health Benefits

New Jersey’s Republican governor and the Democratic state Senate president agree that public workers must pay more for their health benefits.

02/16/2011

Judge Upholds Health Payment For NJ Public Workers

Public employees who challenged a requirement to start paying toward their health insurance have lost a round in court.

01/20/2011