Avaya Final Bargaining Report
The elected bargaining team was brought into Washington for face-to face negotiations with the company. As a result of those negotiations, a tentative agreement, to extend the current Collective Bargaining Agreement until June 13, 2016, was reached early Friday evening. The details are included in the hyperlink, embedded in the title of the article, in "The President's Corner". Read More...
Community Services Food Drive
Local 2222 & Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO are working on the 2013 Holiday Food Drive.
Local 2222 is collecting non-perishable and boxed food for for AFL-CIO affiliated families that are in serious need of some assistance.
The Local will have collection boxes at multiple locations. Read More...
Term CST's Notification
Local 2222 Members, CWA has been notified by Verizon Labor Relations that all "Term CST's" in our footprint will be notified that their last day on payroll will be October 25th, 2013. This does not affect any "Term OPT's". Read More...
2013 EISP - Potomac Region
Local 2222 Members,
Verizon has informed CWA that they intend to offer an EISP (Enhanced Income Security Plan) in the Potomac Region, in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Verizon wants to open negotiations to discuss terms and conditions of the offer.
CWA will be entering into these talks in the coming days. We will negotiate the best possible offer we can for our members. Read More...
$100 Medical Reduction & Verizon Health Assessment
In order for associates to be eligible for their $100 reduction in medical contributions, the Health Assessment should be completed before annual enrollment starts. If an associate completed their assessment in early 2013, they would not need to complete the assessment again for this year. Read More...
Recently, Verizon has decided to have technicians returning from light duty, medical restrictions or disability go to a 1 day refresher class for pole climbing (gaffing). If they do not pass the refresher, then they are required to complete the 5 day pole climbing class.
We are disputing that gaffing is a necessary part of your job.
Ratification voting on the Mobility "Orange" contract will close in less than 48 hours - on Friday, April 5 at 12:59 p.m. (EDT). If you haven't yet voted, now is the time to make your voice heard.
All workers covered by the Orange? contract should have received balloting information at the mailing address they have on file with their local.
Take Action | Communications Workers of America
March 7, 2013
To: All Locals
Subject: Mailing on Behalf of CWA Local 4322
The Executive Board of CWA Local 4322, located in Dayton, Ohio, is requesting donations for the families of union brothers Billy Johnson and Nathan Bailey.