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    Happy Labor Day

    Samuel Gompers, the founder of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) said the following about Labor Day:    "Labor Day differs in every essential way from the other holidays of the year in any country. All other holidays are in a more or less degree connected with conflicts and battles of man's...

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    Workers Ratify New Four Year Deal with Verizon

    Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019. The extensions provide for additional...

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    Verizon Contract Meeting

    Local 13101 will be holding two meetings to explain the contract extension at Verizon. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 31 at Frederica Fire Hall. The second meeting with be held at the Union Hall on Wednesday August 1. Both meetings will be held at 6:00 PM.  This will be our unions...

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    Workers See Continued Gains In New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

    Today, Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced a tentative agreement on a four year extension of the current contract, which was set to expire in August 2019. The deal builds on significant...

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    Verizon Contract Extension Reached

    CWA, IBEW and Verizon have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period. The current agreements are set to expire on August 3, 2019. If finalized, the agreements will extend through August 5, 2023. The company and the unions are documenting...

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    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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    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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    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...

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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...

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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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