Jennifer Womack, a Verizon Wireless call center worker in Irving, Texas, took a brave stand to confront Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg and ask him point blank, once and for all: why is Verizon so scared of workers joining a union?
Workers to confront board and executives on retail store and call center union-busting, failure to address abuses in warehouse sector. Unions to call for corporate governance reform, rejection of CEO pay package.
Wireless call center and retail workers from around the country convened in Hilliard, Ohio, last week to discuss strategies across workplaces and form a plan to demand better from the wireless industry.
In August, CWA joined more than 70 government reform, civil rights, labor, environmental, and advocacy organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to cut ties with the organization.
The agreement, which extends the contracts through August 5, 2023, will deliver an 11.2% wage increase over the additional four years and covers over 34,000 Verizon workers, including call center workers, and central office and field technicians.
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.
Today’s Supreme Court decision on the Janus v. AFSCME case marks a sad day for all working people and continues a long campaign by corporate interests and right wing groups to restrict our ability to stand together.