Local 1101 News

Scholarship Fund Golf Outing Sept 9

Join Local 1101 at the annual Ed Dempsey Scholarship Fund Golf Outing. Friday, September 9, 2016 at Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course. All proceeds go to the Local 1101 Scholarship Fund.  Please pay by 9/2/2016 to guarantee your foursome. Fee is $165 per golfer. Dinner with 3 hour open bar. Dinner only guests welcome also at $60//person.

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Fall Labor Studies Classes - Unions & Labor Relations, and Arbitration

CWA Local 1101, in partnership with the Cornell-CUNY Labor Relations Program, will offer a class on Unions & Labor Relations on Thursday evenings, beginning August 25, 2016 and a class on Arbitration on Tuesday evenings, beginning August 30. The classes are a great opportunity to learn about bargaining, arbitration, the grievance procedure, and building union power. 

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Local 1101 General Membership Meeting, Tuesday June 28

The next Local 1101 General Membership Meeting will be Tuesday, June 28 at 5:30pm. The meeting will be at the High School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th Street, between 7 & 8 Avenues in Manhattan. Stay active. Stay involved. Stay informed. Be there! 

Local 1101 General Membership Meeting Postponed

The CWA Local 1101 General Membership Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 19 has been postponed due to strike activity. We will send an announcement with a new date when it is rescheduled.

Local 1101 General Membership Meeting

The next Local 1101 General Membership Meeting will be Tuesday, April 19 at 5:30pm. The meeting will be at the High School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th Street, between 7 & 8 Avenues in Manhattan.

Local 1101 Supporting CUNY Workers Fight for a Good Contract and End to Tuition Hikes

Local 1101 members and retirees came out last night to support CUNY workers in their fight for good contracts and a stop to tuition hikes. Good contracts for CUNY and Verizon workers NOW!

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Join CWA in Supporting CUNY Workers Fight, Thursday, March 10 at 5pm

Governor Cuomo plans to cut state funding to CUNY by $485 million, despite a $1 billion state budget surplus. Since Cuomo took office, tuition at the City University of New York  has increased by 38-45%! That's outrageous. CUNY faculty and staff have been working without a contract or salary increase for more than six years.

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IGT Slot Machine Technicians Vote to Join Local 1101

Ever been to a casino and wondered who services the slot machines? In Yonkers, Aqueduct and Monticello Casinos those technicians are now CWA Local 1101 members. Workers at International Game Technologies employed at those three casinos just voted to join Local 1101.

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Scholarship Deadlines 2016

Union Plus Scholarship. Open to union members and their families. You do not need to be a Union Plus card holder to apply for this scholarship. Award amounts are $500 to $4000. The application deadline is January 31, 2016 at 12pm (noon) EST. Click here to apply.

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Spring 2016 Labor Studies Classes: Collective Bargaining & Contract Administration

CWA Local 1101, in partnership with the Cornell-CUNY Labor Relations Program, will offer a class on Collective Bargaining on Monday evenings, beginning February 1, 2015 and Contract Administration on Wednesday evenings, beginning February 3. New students must apply by January 8. 

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