Local 1101 News

CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarships 2017-2018

Applications for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year are now open. The deadline to apply is April 29, 2017. The Foundation's Board of Directors has approved the awarding of fifteen (15) partial college scholarships of $3,000 each for two (2) years. 

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New Labor Studies Class: Contract Administration. Apply Now

The Contract Administration class will meet Tuesday evenings at 6:15pm beginning January 31.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about how contracts are negotiated, different approaches to solving workplace problems, and grievance procedures. Participants will discuss how to resolve problems that are contract-based by effectively using the grievance procedure, as well as strategies to increase member involvement and build the union.  Meet union members from other locals across the city as well as other CWA Local 1101 members.

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USIC Workers Outside and Inside the Bargaining Room Demand a Good Contract

Workers at USIC showed up at bargaining yesterday to tell management they’re not happy with how things are going. The USIC workers, who do tone and mark work for various utility companies, joined CWA Local 1101 last year.

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CWA Local 1101 Membership/Budget Meeting, Mon, Nov 14

The General Membership/Budget Meeting will be be held on Monday, November 14 at 5:30pm at the High School of Fashion Industries. 225 West 24th Street, NY NY.  Hope to see you there!

Verizon Select Service Workers Vote to Join Local 1101

On October 6 the technicians at Verizon Select Services voted to join CWA Local 1101. They voted 11-4 to join CWA.
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Local 1101 to USIC: Bargain a Good Contract Now!

Workers at USIC who mark and locate for utility companies voted last November to join CWA Local 1101. We have been in bargaining for a first contract with USIC manager. But the employer is stonewalling and refusing to bargain a good contract.

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Final Results of Local 1101 By-Laws Vote

September 30, 2016. CWA Local 1101 held a by-laws vote on four changes to the existing by-laws. Thank you to every member who voted. The results of the vote are as follows:

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Updated Oct 5: Important Information for Retirees on Medicare Advantage Implementation

Retirees, below please find the schedule of upcoming events and communications related to the Medicare Advantage implementation as we approach January 1. The links to the schedule of live meetings and teleconference calls are listed at the end.  If you have questions please contact Tom Smucker or Pat  Welsh at the Retired Members Council. Click here for the RMC website.

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Have You Mailed Your By-Laws Ballot Yet?

If you haven't received a ballot yet, call AAA 1-800-529-5218. Ballots for the By-Law Election are being mailed on or before September 12, 2016.  Any eligible member who has not received a ballot in the mail by September 19, 2016 or needs a new ballot, may request a new ballot by contacting the AAA at 1-800-529-5218.  If you request and return another ballot only the replacement will be counted.

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Local 1101 Scholarship Award Winners 2016

Local 1101 has a long-standing and proud tradition of awarding scholarships each year to members and their families. This year we were proud to announce a new scholarship established to honor the memory of former President of CWA Local 1101 Ed Dempsey.

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