Nearly 40,000 CWA and IBEW members including 15,000 hardworking New Yorkers are on strike for good jobs and a fair contract at Verizon. These members are your neighbors, they pay taxes and buy goods in your community, they are your sisters and brothers in the labor movement, and now they need your help.
Join us on picket line near you and wear your union colors
Monday, May 23 - Auburn Verizon Wireless store
10am – 2pm
298 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY
Tuesday, May 24 - Syracuse Verizon Wireless store
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3433 Erie Blvd E, Syracuse
Wednesday, May 25 - Vestal Verizon Wireless Store
4:00 - 8:00 pm
3951 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal
Ithaca Pickets - In Ithaca the Tompkins County Workers' Center is coordinating picketing at the Verizon Wireless store, 720 S. Meadow Street, Ithaca (Tops Plaza), Tues-Wed-Thurs from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Saturday from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Sign the petition Tell Verizon to get serious at the bargaining table and stop trying to destroy the livelihoods of the workers who make their success possible.
Take the pledge "I won't cross the line" Empty stores will send a powerful message to Verizon and other large corporations that enough is enough. Sign the pledge to let our CWA & IBEW Sisters & Brothers know that you won't cross the picket line.
Contribute to the Strike Fund: Please click here to contribute online, or make a check out to “Verizon Striking Families Solidarity Fund” c/o CWA, 501 3rdStreet NW, Washington, DC 20001. Contributions will go to striking CWA and IBEW members.
Consumer Pressure: If you or your union is a Verizon customer, be sure to express your concerns to the company and urge them to agree to a fair contract. If you know Verizon consumers, encourage them to do the same. Click here to download a PDF flyer with call in information or text Verizon Wireless to 877877.
Central New York Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
615 West Genesee Street 477 State Street
Syracuse, NY 13204 Binghamton, NY 13901
(p) 315.422.3363 (p) 607.372.3153
(f) 315.422.2260 (f) 607.723.0228