Effective COB today, Tuesday August 12th, the Long Term Service Difficulty will end for Northern VA FiOS and thusly for all of Potomac.
Management can still assign up to 8 hours of overtime each week. Construction loaners are still being utilized so we do not have to be in a LTSD.
Additional information will be shared as it becomes available. Read More...
1 YEAR TO CWA-VERIZON CONTRACT EXPIRATION
Heads up! The CWA-Verizon contract ends one year from now, 11:59pm August 1, 2015. Once again we need to begin to think about preparations in the event we experience a work stoppage.
Overtime is all too plentiful at the moment, but this provides a prime opportunity to squirrel away a few bucks to cover living expenses should we go on strike. Read More...
Again Verizon is making the OT situation more difficult than it needs to be. Messages about overtime have been sent out to the field and sent with a severity level of EMERGENCY. This is only a designation of the message not a "Service Emergency". Read More...
OSHA Takes Action Against Disciplining Workers Who Report Injuries
Feb 23, 2014
After nearly 2 1/2 years of CWA's efforts to have AT&T get rid of their behavior-based, safety discipline policies—during which time many locals have filed complaints with state and federal OSHAs (as well as contractual grievances)—the DOL filed suit against the company re. 13 Ohio cases. These are the best of the 34 total cases in Ohio. Read More...
Attention members who may be required to work in areas that may have asbestos containing materials. Please be aware of your surroundings at all times. Should you believe that there are asbestos containing materials contact management immediately.
If you have concerns regarding your health or your exposure to asbestos containing materials you should notify CWA Local 2222 immediately.
CWA Members, Retirees, Family Members and Volunteers, CWA Local 2252 is hosting a Rally to generate support and interest for Retiree Healthcare Benefits. The rally will be Wednesday April 16th from noon to 2:00pm.
The rally will take place in front of the
3033 Chain Bridge Road
Oakton, VA 22124
Please plan to attend and show our support.
Subject: AT&T Mobility Campaign -- Training Update
More than 1,650 Mobility workers have participated in the national Unity@Mobility training so far. For those of you that have had members participate, thank you.
The Vincent and Patricia Maisano Labor Scholarship for members of CWA District 2-13 is now open for 2014 applications.
The guidelines and application are attached.
Applications must be received in the District 2-13 Philadelphia office by Monday, March 31, 2014:
CWA District 2-13