The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our brothers and sisters fighting for justice and a fair contract at Verizon.Read more
Corporate profits and executive compensation are at record levels while workers’ wages remain under extreme pressure. It’s not hard to see why. Verizon is earning $1.8 billion in profits every month, but rather fairly compensating workers, who make these profits possible, Verizon is demanding unreasonable cuts that undermine their livelihood.
Join our CWA and IBEW brothers and sisters as they fight for justice. Pickets will be held starting on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, and run seven days a week. CLICK HERE for a map of current locations.Read more
More than 39,000 workers from Massachusetts to Virginia, who are members of CWA and IBEW, are set to go on strike at Verizon if a fair agreement is not reached by April 13th at 6:00 a.m. Labor and management have been engaged in ten months of intense negotiations. Despite the good-faith effort of workers to come to an agreement, by offering hundreds of millions of dollars in health care concessions, the company has refused to budge and respect the legitimate concerns of workers.
Informational pickets are set to take place around the state, beginning on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. We will follow up with the details for when and where you can join a picket line. Your solidarity is critical to ensure that justice prevails in the face of blind greed.Read more
Both the IBEW and the CWA have kicked off bargaining with Verizon Communications. Our union brothers and sisters enter into these negotiations hopeful that they can reach a fair and equitable contract for members as quickly as possible.
Informational pickets and rallies are currently taking place around the state. Your support for and at these events is greatly appreciated. For more information, please contact IBEW 827 Recording Secretary Suzanne Wallin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-443-4100.Read more
More than 20 years ago, Verizon agreed to upgrade their networks to allow customers access to fiber optic broadband under a regulatory agreement called “Opportunity New Jersey.” The build-out of this network was to be paid for by fees and surcharges passed on to consumers.Read more