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Verizon EISP Letters of Intent

Verizon sent letters of intent to the Union on EISP, Possible Layoffs, and a change to the Scope of Work

The CWA District 2-13/ IBEW Mid Atlantic Regional Committee Bargaining Reports

The Bargaining Reports in a list so you can find them easily

Verizon Shareholders Meeting Statement

On May 3rd 2012 Local 827 member Ray Jablow was at the Shareholders meeting in Alabama.  Here is a copy of our statement read at the meeting.

Local 827's Statement

Our efforts have worked. New letter from International that opposed position on spectrum.

Please find attached an April 25, 2012 letter to the FCC describing a meeting between IBEW and FCC representatives regarding concerns about Verizon’s proposed sale of spectrum and “cable deals".

Spectrum Stories

 
 
 

We have posted many stories on this topic.  I will try to gather them in one spot soon so no one will have to keep going back and forth to different locations to stay up to date.  As I post them they will probably be done in time sequence.  Here is the last one reposted as a link.  More to follow with the ones already posted added to this thread.

Cumberland and Salem Counties Gives it to Verizon at BPU Meeting

Local residents put their complaints regarding Verizon’s services on the record Wednesday night at a public hearing held at Stow Creek Township Elementary School.  Local 827 was also there in force to support our neighbors and our livelihood.  We have also put a copy of our statement to the BPU here.

Special Report: AT&T and Verizon's Deteriorating Legacy Landline Networks

Special Report: AT&T and Verizon’s Deteriorating Legacy Landline Networks

While Verizon enjoyed the proceeds of the tax-free transactions, most of the impacted customers did not.  

Sample Letter

This is a sample of the letter sent to all elected officials in New Jersey, to include all Federal, State, Municipal representatives.  We are trying to represent ourselves to them as telecommunications advocates for the consumer throughout the state.  This is to help us in our fight for a fair contract and to gain the support of the communities we live and work in. 

Bruce Kushnick is an advocate for telecom consumers, as should we be, must read

We have posted articles written by Bruce with "Please, Sir, May I have another", being one of them and is part one of a series.  He writes a Blog for the Huffington Post and has posted the second of the series, "How Wireless Hype is Hurting America".  He also wrote the "Great Verizon Fios Ripoff".  Go to the story for all the links.

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