Listen: Verizon Strike Update Call | April 20

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Topics & Call Overview:

  • Report on Regional Table Bargaining, Beth Cornwall, President Local 1000
  • Report on National Table Bargaining and What is at Stake this Contract, Dennis Trainor, CWA District 1 Vice President
  • April 25 Mass Rally, Seth Hahn, Legislative & Political Director, CWA District 1
    • Rally at the Statehouse at 12 Noon, 125 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
    • Tremendous support from New Jersey Elected Officials
    • Expected Guests: NJ Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, Wayne DeAngelo, Chair of Assembly Communications Committee, Vincent Prieto, Speaker of New Jersey Assembly Loretta Weinberg, Majority Leader of New Jersey Senate
  • How to Sign Up for the Rally, Antoinette Miles, Digital Media Technician, CWA District 1
    • Buses available for CWA & IBEW strikers and family members
      • Livingston
      • Hamilton
      • Monmouth
      • East Brunswick
      • Cherry Hill
      • Deptford
    • Reserve your seat for a bus: cwanj.org/vzrally or email njvolunteer@cwa-union.org or contact Chief Steward for a paper form.
  • How We Win the Strike: Mobilization, Picketing Stores and Legal Notes, Hetty Rosenstein, New Jersey Area Director
    • WE NEED YOU AT THE WIRELESS STORES! We are most powerful at the stores!
    • If Wireless Manager calls the police, get all the information about why they are moving you and report it to the Chief Steward who will get the information to our lawyers immediately.
    • We have a right to picket directly in front of the store, without blocking the door for customers .
    • A week of picket duty is being counted from Wednesday to Tuesday