News

September 16, 2017

Verizon Enterprise Delivery LLC Tentative Agreement

Your CWA Bargaining Committee is announcing that we have reached a Tentative Agreement today with Verizon. A Contract Explanation call will be set up in the very near future.

August 29, 2017

VZED Bargaining Report #2

Today, both Verizon and your Union committees met in full session.  We had discussions over the proposed healthcare and the cost of it along with questions over the HRA (Health Reimbursement Account MOA).

August 28, 2017

VZED Bargaining Report #1

The Union and the Company kicked off bargaining on 08/28/2017.  After opening statements by both sides, the Company passed their proposals and the Union also passed some of ours across the table.

September 30, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report

Tentative Agreement reached has been ratified.

September 9, 2016

Final Bargaining Report

Your Bargaining Committee would like to announce that late this evening we reached a Tentative Agreement on the Verizon Contract. 

September 8, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #33

On Wednesday, your Bargaining Committee met with the Company in the morning. The

Company offered a proposal on the pension to protect the lump sum option until December 31,

2020.

September 1, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #32

An update on the bargaining between CWA Local 6171 and Verizon. The Company will be returning to the Bargaining table on Wednesday September 7th.

August 26, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #31

Your Bargaining Committee attempted to meet with the Company on three occasions yesterday. I say attempted because the company was not there to negotiate with us. They were there just to go through the motions.

August 25, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #30

The Union and the Company met today after their returning from visiting their family. Last

week CWA filed Labor Board charges on the Company.

August 19, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #29

With Verizon leaving the table, your Committee continued working on information requests and putting proposals together upon the Company’s return. With that being said, this will be the last Bargaining Report until we meet again with the Company next week.

August 19, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #28

     Your Bargaining Committee met with the company on Wednesday late into the evening.  We still did not reach an agreement with Verizon. 

 

August 17, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #27

Your Bargaining Committee met with Verizon yesterday, they had a pension specialist there to discuss the issues that the Union and the Company had.

August 17, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #24, 25, 26

Your Bargaining Committee has been in very contentious bargaining throughout the weekend with Verizon. The Company remains steadfast on what they perceive as critical items.

August 13, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #23

           Your Bargaining Committee worked late into the evening going over several proposals, trying to reach an agreement with the Company. 

August 11, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #22

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company late Wednesday evening. The Union Committee is

continuing to work long hours and weekends to make sure nothing is overlooked.

August 11, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #21

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Company late in the evening on Tuesday, about

key issues that still remain on the table. We advised the Company, that this is not a all give and

no take bargaining situation.

August 9, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #19

On Monday your Bargaining Committee met again with the Company to go over the Healthcare proposal. We are still far apart on the premiums and out of pocket maximum.

August 7, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #17

Your Union Committee is still at the table trying to reach a tentative agreement . We will not reach an agreement by expiration.

August 6, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #16

Your Bargaining Committee again met late into the night trying to reach a Tentative Agreement.

August 5, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #15

Your Bargaining Committee worked late into the evening again in an attempt to reach an agreement with Verizon. We have two days till expiration of the CBA, with several key issues still on the table.

August 4, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #14

On Wednesday, your Bargaining Committee did not meet with the Company. We spent the day reviewing the information that was provided to us.

August 3, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #13

On Tuesday, your Bargaining Committee met with Verizon late into the evening. With the expiration of the CBA on Saturday at midnight, your Committee and the Company is committed to working late nights to reach an agreement before expiration.

August 2, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #12

On Monday, your Bargaining Committee met with the Company to go over in great detail the Healthcare Proposal that Verizon passed.

August 1, 2016

Verizon Bargaining Report #10 and 11

Your Bargaining Committee met with Verizon on both Saturday and Sunday. We passed several counters to the Company’s proposed Healthcare and Pension.