Verizon Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contracts
Today, CWA announced that the roughly 40,000 union members along the East Coast who had been on strike for 49 days have ratified new contracts. CWA members in the New York-New England region (CWA District 1) and the mid-Atlantic (CWA District 2-13) and in New Jersey overwhelmingly ratified four-year contracts.
Members of IBEW Locals 827 (mid-Atlantic) and 2213, New York, and T6 in New England also overwhelmingly ratified the contracts
Verizon Wireless workers in Brooklyn and in Everett, MA also overwhelmingly approved their first-ever contract. The contract includes higher wages, a grievance and arbitration procedure, and restrictions on subcontracting.
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Congratulations to both CWA and IBEW!