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Live in Brooklyn? Help elect a pro-worker candidate to the NYS Senate! Canvas rally Nov 4

Andrew Gounardes is running for New York State Senate in South Brooklyn, 22nd District. You may remember the incumbent, Marty Golden, crossed our Verizon picket line in 2016. Gournardes will fight for working people, including keeping call center jobs here in NYS, and fighting for safe staffing levels for healthcare workers.

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Food Drive to Help St Peters & Chiropractic Open House

The spirit of Thanksgiving makes this a special time of year for most of us. Unfortunately, many individuals and families here in New York City will go hungry this holiday season, but there is a way to help. 

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Support our Brothers & Sisters Impacted by Hurricanes

For the second year in a row, CWA members in District 3 have been negatively impacted by the destructive effects of late season hurricanes. In 2017 Hurricane Maria destroyed countless lives and properties in Puerto Rico. On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall on the North Carolina coast and stalled causing severe freshwater flooding. 

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Victory for all Six CWA-backed State Senate Challenger Candidates in NYC

Thank you to all the Local 1101 members who campaigned, canvassed, phone banked AND VOTED to support Alessandra Biaggi and the other insurgent candidates for State Senate. We did it! We will have strong, progressive voices for NYS Senate running in November, and we can make a change in Albany!

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Teleconference Call with Governor Cuomo

This Thursday, September 6th, we will be joined by Governor Andrew Cuomo for a special Teleconference Town Hall. It's our chance to hear from him about the issues that matter most to our members:

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FCC set to vote on dangerous, anti-union one touch, make ready proposal

Speed Matters.org. The FCC is scheduled to vote on a "One Touch, Make Ready" (OTMR) proposal that endangers workers and could send CWA members' work -- done by skilled employees who know the equipment and have extensive training -- to unskilled, untrained, low-wage contractors. 

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CWA Opposes the Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Monday, July 9, 2018. CWA opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and calls on members of the U.S. Senate to reject this nomination.

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CWA President Chris Shelton on Janus Decision: CWA Members are Ready to Fight

Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus vs. AFSCME. Today’s Supreme Court decision on the Janus v. AFSCME case marks a sad day for all working people. 

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Letter Carrier National Food Drive Saturday, May 12

The Letter Carrier National Food Drive is this Saturday, May 12. CWA locals around the country will be supporting the food drive. Please join in!

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Help Protect New York State Call Center Jobs

Call Your NYS Senator at 855-980-2128. Over the past ten years, New York has lost 37,310 call center jobs. Verizon has sent at least 1000 good NY call center jobs overseas. New York State shouldn't subsidize corporations that destroy jobs.

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