CWA, Local 2201 would like to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968 today for his fight for equality for all. His life was tragically ended while he was in Memphis to protest and walk with striking sanitation workers.
Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship
Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program
Bierne Scholarship applications now being taken.
Fifteen partial college scholarships of $3,000 each are being offered for the 2014-2015 school year. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive second-year scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment. Read More...
Vincent and Patricia Maisano Labor Scholarship
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
230 S. Read More...
The Local has received the results from Avaya balloting. The vote was 94% to ratify the contract. Read More...
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
POTOMAC SPECIAL EISP SIGNED AGREEMENT
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
Verizon EISP Update -
The CWA Bargaining Committee has been meeting with Verizon in Philadelphia for the last two days to try and reach an agreement on an enhanced EISP package. An agreement has NOT been reached and Bargaining will continue into next week. As new information is available we will put it out as soon as possible. If there are any specific questions please call the Local.
Read More... Download: 2013 Potomac Special EISP Agreement.pdf
EISP September 28, 2013
The following titles and locations are affected by the Verizon EISP. The off-payroll date for this is September 28 and information is being sent out immediately to those affected. There are no Article 35 declarations in our area. Please contact the Local with any questions. Read More... Download: EISP September 28 2013.pdf
Corporate America and their Republican allies in the Senate are trying to kill the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
The NLRB is the federal agency for protecting workers’ rights, and corporate America knows it. That’s why they’ve waged a five year campaign to destroy the NLRB.
Take the case of Clarence Adams, a Marine, Iraq War Veteran and father. Read More...
Attached you will find a signed agreement between the Union and Verizon to allow 4x10's and rotating weekends - Finally! As all of you know this has been a long process and has changed many, many times. Some of those times I wasn't sure we would get anything. It has been a fight with both the company and at times pushing the District to make things happen a little quicker. Read More... Download: Virginia 4-10 June 2013 Signed.pdf
The local recently learned that the HPCC provided to members shows Allergy Testing and Treatment as 100% covered and included under the Preventative Care Coverage category. Members were being assessed a $20
co-payment for these services or full responsibility if the allowable amount was less than $20. Of course, during negotiations we agreed to modify the $15 physician's office visit to $20. Read More...