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To All Members

The next Local 1106 General Membership/ Budget Meeting will be held on Tuesday September 22, 2020 at 5:30pm.

Here's wishing you and your families a happy and safe Labor Day weekend

Attached is the letter from the Local 1106 Election Committee in regards to the upcoming elections for Local 1106 positions.

You may recall last year that there was a planned Health Care Spending Account and Dependent Day Care Spending Account administrator change which was subsequently delayed and then cancelled.  Verizon notified us today that the change in administrator is now planned to be effective July 1, 2020.  Attached are summary slides for your reference and the communication that will be sent to participants.  A few key points are below.
  • Letters will be emailed and mailed to participants beginning Friday, May 15th.

Welcome to Webinar Wednesdays Presented by Blue Ocean Wealth Solutions!

Times have changed and we’re all adjusting to our “new” normal.  There’s one thing, however, that remains the same - the need to plan for retirement.  We’re excited to offer our new weekly, 20-minute webinar series.  Topics include:   Retirement Benefits, 401(k) Insights, The Role of a Financial Professional, Medicare and many more.   Check out this week’s topic and register online at www.nettworth.net.  We can’t wait to hear from you!

Verizon and District 1 have agreed to extend LOA's entered into regarding the Covid-19 crisis.  The extension will now go until June 30 2020 for work at home agreement, home garaging, BrightHorizons backup care, and Essential worker bonuses.  Please click on the links below to see the actual LOA's

Good afternoon brothers and sisters hope all is well. This afternoon our military servicemen and women of the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds will be conducting a flyover in the NYC metropolitan area. This is in tribute to all the frontline essential service workers, which include many CWA members, for their hardwork and sacrifice during the Covid-19 crisis. Please see the map below which details the flight pattern and estimated times for the flyover. Please maintain all safety protocols while participating. Be safe

Fine, Olin & Anderman, LLP is open and readily available to help your members.  We would like to take this opportunity to reach out to our union brothers and sisters to let you know we are here for you during this time of crisis.   Please contact us with any legal questions or concerns you may have.   We have created and enclosed the below informational video to educate members on the interplay of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury law in New York State.  

We're Calling on Congress to Act NOW to Protect our Democracy!

As we navigate the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we must take measures to protect public health while maintaining the integrity of our electoral system. The Wisconsin primary election demonstrated the fragility of our democracy during this crisis and made it clear that we need safe voting solutions NOW.