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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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Verizon 4Q18 Surplus Declaration & Special Enhanced Income Protection Plan (EIPP)

September 25, 2018. Verizon New York Inc., Empire City Subway Company (Ltd.), Verizon Corporate Services Corp., and Verizon Services Corp., (collectively "the Company") are declaring a surplus condition in 17 titles within Force Adjustment Areas ("FAAs") 1 through 6, as well as several Article 8 Units.  

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AT&T is Laying Off Thousands of Workers Despite Trump's Tax Cuts

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said if the Trump tax cuts passed, the company would create 7,000 good middle class jobs. Instead, AT&T has laid off an estimated 7,000 workers since Stephenson made that announcement. (Click the story to see the video)

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New Members at EDS Ratify First Contract

Workers at the newly organized company company Engineering and Data Solutions (EDS) voted to ratify their first contract by an overwhelming majority. They do engineering, construction, and pathway work for telecom companies. 

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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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Local 1101 Members Ratify Three Year Contract at Arms Acres & Conifer Park

Local 1101 members at Arms Acres and Conifer Park, rehabilitation facilities in upstate NY,  ratified their contract yesterday by an overwhelming majority of 82%. The three year contract expires in 2021 and has a compounded 9% wage increase over the life of the contract. 

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Workers Ratify New Four Year Deals with Verizon & Verizon Wireless

August 10, 2018. Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019.

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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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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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