13101 News Archive

  • /Presidents Message

    CWA Local 13101 DSP CBA ratification vote

    I am happy to announce to you that the DSP ratification votes are complete and both the 911 communications and Civilians  bargaining units have overwhelmingly voted YES. The vote count was conducted by the CWA Local 13101 Executive Committee and witnessed by a member of each bargaining unit....

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    Verizon Bargaining Update

    As you already know,  CWA, IBEW and  Verizon began meeting for a two-week period to attempt to negotiate the terms of a possible extension to the collective bargaining agreements that are set to expire in August 2019.   We have agreed with the Company to extend the negotiations for a few additional...

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    DSP Civilian and 911 Tentative Agreement Reached

    The CWA Local 13101 Civilian and 911 DSP Bargaining Teams are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security affecting some 225 CWA members. Contract explanation meetings are being scheduled and will be announced shortly...

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    Verizon CEO Stepping Down

    Hans Vestberg, Executive Vice President and President of Global Networks and Chief Technology Officer, named CEO, effective August 1, 2018 Lowell McAdam to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board through end of 2018 and as Non-Executive Chairman thereafter   Verizon Communications Inc.today...

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    Happy Memorial Day

    This Monday, we remember and salute those men and women that gave their lives for our freedoms and democracy. On battlefields both at home and abroad these soldiers, many of whom were still quiet young, made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country. While we celebrate this weekend with...

  • Bargaining Update #6

    Tuesday, May 22nd update on bargaining with the state for DSP civilians and 911.   The state passed a proposal today that begins to move in the direction that we have consistently insisted on, in order to reach an agreement. The details are not finalized and there is still work to be done to reach...

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    Verizon Bargaining Update

    As you know, our current collective bargaining agreement with Verizon does not expire until August, 2019, a little less than 15 months from now. However, Verizon, CWA and IBEW are jointly announcing today that we will be entering into two weeks of bargaining beginning June 18, 2018 to determine...

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    BBQ Meeting Date Changed

    The date of our Annual June Meeting and Barbecue has been changed from Monday, June 4th to Saturday, June 23rd. The meeting will start at 3:30 PM and the barbecue will go from 4:30 PM until 8:30 PM. It will take place at the Delaware State Troopers Association. Since it will take place on a...

  • /Political Action

    DE AFL-CIO Endorsements

    Newark, DE - James Maravelias, President of the Delaware State AFL-CIO and Delaware Building Trades, stated, "We are pleased to announce this first round of endorsements for the 2018 election season. These candidates will stand and fight for middle-class and working class families." The endorsed...

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    Stop Sending Call Center Jobs Overseas

    CWA members and allies continue to put pressure on corporations to stop sending call center jobs overseas.  Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and nine other Democratic Senators sent a letter last week to President Trump calling on him to take executive action and support legislation to help rein in...

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    Updates from Around the State

    Across the state the members of CWA Local 13101 are keeping Delaware Connected, keeping our families safe, and ensuring that our wastewater is disposed of safely. At the same time, our members are concerned about negotiations on a new contract. Below I have provided a quick update from each of our...

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    Frontier Strike and Steward Training

    As you are all probably aware Frontier went on strike on Sunday at 12:01 AM. 1,400 working families in West Virginia and Virginia are affected by this strike. We will keep you updated on its progress. On February 22, I am proud to report that we had a successful shop stewards training. Below you...

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    Using Skype to Engage Distant Members

    Technology has helped to democratize many different industries. Now anyone with a cellphone can be a journalist. Twitter has helped spark revolutions all over the world and Skype is helping some unions get their members more involved.  Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 13101 represents...

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    Rally Against Janus Saturday

    On Saturday, February 24th, union members around the country will be holding rallies to protest the upcoming Janus v AFSCME Supreme Court case. Simply put, this case will make all public sector jobs Right to Work. For our union it would allow our public employee members to opt out of paying dues...

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    Update on Election Results

    Below are the results of the recent Local 13101 election Jim Ryan- 77% of votes counted. Jim Hummell- 23% of votes counted.   Jim Hummel appealed the election results to the Local 13101 election committee. The committee found the appeal to have no validity and contain nothing that would have...

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    Bargaining Updates

    Avaya Bargaining Unit; On 1/29/18 we reached a CBA extension until September 21, 2019. The extension maintains all current CBA provisions and provides a 2.8% wage increase across the board.   Verizon Bargaining Unit; Scott Perlot went back to work on Monday January 29,2018 as a splicer for Verizon...

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