Local 1101 News

PPA Bargaining Report #3

August 10, 2018. The Union Bargaining committee met with the Production Companies multiple times this week. We are slowly making progress on some issues, but we remain far apart on a financial package . The Companies do not place enough value on your work, however we will keep fighting until they do.

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Exempt Staff at Cornell Labor Studies Program Join Local 1101!

Congratulations to exempt staff at Cornell University's ILR program, who voted 11-2 today to join CWA Local 1101. The 15 new members will join the CWA Local 1101 members at Cornell ILR who are already part of our union family. 

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PPA Contract Mobilization on Monday!

Contract Mobilization on Monday, Aug 6 at 11am in lower Manhattan. Bargaining is scheduled to resume next week. We need to send the production companies a clear message: PPA's are serious about getting their first union contract.

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The new CWA Local 1101 Generator is out!

Check out the newest edition of the CWA Local 1101 Generator here. You should be receiving the Generator in the mail at your home address.

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African American Day Parade, September 16

Join Local 1101, CWA District 1, and other NYC CWA locals for the 49th annual African American Day parade. We'll march up Adam Clayton Powell Blvd from 111 Street to 136 Street in Harlem.

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New York City Labor Day Parade - September 8

Saturday, September 8 at 9:30am at 45th st & Fifth Avenue. Join with CWA and unions across the city to show that New York City is and will always be A UNION TOWN.

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Four Year Contract Extension Reached for Verizon Wireless Technicians!

CWA is pleased to announce that we have reached a Tentative Agreement on a four year extension of the current contract for Verizon Wireless Technicians, which was set to expire in August of 2019. This contract extension, outlined below, preserves all of the protections of the 2016 contract and includes improved language regarding transfers by seniority, as well as wage increases.

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Four Year Contract Extension Reached at Verizon! Voting to Begin Soon

After CWA's victory in the 2016 strike, we saw a marked improvement in the union's relationship with Verizon management. An attitude of problem-solving replaced an attitude of conflict. The company committed to hiring workers to remove double-poles. A more cooperative relationship developed in the areas of legislation and regulation.

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Verizon Bargaining Announcement July 16

CWA, IBEW and Verizon  have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period.

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Local 1101 Scholarship Award Winners 2018

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Local 1101 Scholarship Awards, and the Ed Dempsey Scholarship Award winner. Scholarships are open to all CWA Local 1101 active members, their spouses and children, retired members, or the spouse, child, or grandchild of a retired or deceased member of the Local. Thank you to everyone who applied. Click "read more" for the list of this year's recipients.

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