Regional Bargaining Report # 9

July 7, 2015

IBEW New England, IBEW Local 2213 and CWA District 1 Regional Bargaining Committees resumed negotiations with Verizon today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.

The Regional Bargaining Committee spent much of the day reviewing the data the Company provided based on our information request regarding Healthcare and Pensions. We passed numerous proposals to Verizon at the Regional and Local bargaining tables.

Tomorrow, the Company will be giving another presentation on healthcare beginning at 9 a.m.

Strike Authorization Votes are being held in all locals over the next few weeks with the ballots to be counted by the July 15th.

There are two upcoming rallies that members should make every effort to attend. The first is in New York City on July 25th at the Verizon Headquarters located at 140 West St. the rally will begin at 11:00 a.m. The second will take place in Boston on Thursday, July 30th at 6:00 p.m. located at 6 Bowdoin Sq.

In Solidarity,

Steve Murphy

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