Norristown, PA: The Montgomery County AFL-CIO Labor Council, The Communication Workers of America-Local 13000, Local Elected Officials, the Director of Philaposh and Leaders of Southeastern PA Labor Unions will hold a Press Conference to inform the public of the status of Contract Negotiations with Verizon. Senator Haywood will highlight the responsibilities of corporate citizenship, including fair pay and reasonable benefits for employees. Good corporate citizenship can reduce income disparity and avert a retirement crisis for the commonwealth.

Speakers will include:

Jim Gardler, President, Communication Workers of America-Local 13000

PA Senator Art Haywood – 4th District

PA Senator Andrew Dinniman – 19th District

PA Senator Vincent Hughes – 7th District

PA Senator Daylin Leach – 17th District

PA State Representative Matt Bradford – 70th District

Barbara Rahke, Director, Philaposh

CWA Unit 22 Retired Members Council, Vice President, James Watters

Rich Sibley, President, Montgomery County AFL-CIO, Labor Council


AFL-CIO Press Conference on Verizon Negotiations

Montgomery County Courthouse

2 E Airy St

Norristown, PA 19401

7 August 2015 – 12 PM