Local 1101 News

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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Check out the New Generator: Verizon Strike 2016 Commemorative Issue

We published a special edition of the NY Generator, Local 1101's newsletter, on the 2016 Verizon strike. It will be arriving in your mailboxes soon if it hasn't already. Check it out here as well.

African American Day Parade, September 18

Join CWA Local 1101 at the African American Day Parade on Sunday, September 18. We will meet on West 112 St between St Nicholas Ave and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd at 12pm. Parade begins at 1pm. This year the African American Day Parade celebrates 47 years in Harlem, New York. The African American Day Parade (AADP) is held every third Sunday in September and it is the most renowned African American parade in the country.

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CWA Endorsements for NY State Legislators

Letter from Dennis Trainor, District 1 VP.  I'm proud to announce CWA District 1's endorsements for New York State Senate and Assembly. This year we have an opportunity to elect a progressive group of challengers for State Senate and Assembly across the state. We need candidates who are committed to fight for good jobs, get money out of politics and take on Wall Street and Big Banks to pay their fair share.

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Notice of Local By-Law Elections

Notice: By-law election. Per By-laws: Article XIV Section 2. Article XVII Section A2  A secret ballot election for the changes to by-laws Article VII (Section 2 Executive Board), Article IX (Local delegates to International Convention) Article XI) Executive Board Election Committee Business Agents, Chief Stewards and their duties) Article XVI (charges, trails and appeals) Article XXIV (official journal).

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NYC Labor Day Parade, Sept 10, 2016

The New York City Labor Day Parade will be Saturday, September 10.  CWA will meet on East 45th Street between Madison & Vanderbilt at 10am. Workers across NYC looked to the Verizon strike for inspiration. So many of the City's unions supported us on the picket lines. They adopted Wireless stores, brought food and drink to the lines, refused to cross, raised money, invited strikers to speak at their meetings and rallies, and helped us in so many ways.

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