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Call Center Bill Passed in NYS!

BIG NEWS: After years of hard work, the NY Call Center Jobs Act has passed in the New York Assembly by a count of 93-19! 

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Hudson Valley USIC Workers Join CWA Local 1101!

CWA Local 1101 recently welcomed 14 additional USIC workers from the Hudson Valley into our union family.  CWA filed for an election in May to represent the Hudson Valley USIC workers after securing an overwhelming majority on cards. 

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Come to DC and the Museum of African American History & Culture, July 13

Join CWA Local 1101 on Saturday, July 13 on a trip to Washington, DC to visit the Museum of African American History and Culture. 

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Verizon Summer Camp Reimbursement Program is Open!

The 2019 Summer Camp includes summer day programs as well as overnight camp programs and is made available through the Local and NY/NE Regional Work & Family Committees, a joint Verizon/CWA program. Summer camp reimbursement and Dependent Care reimbursement are bargained for benefits.

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Investigate the Tax Scam: Can you make one 30 second call today?

Tell Congress: Investigate where billions in tax breaks to massive corporations went. call 1-855-980-2231 and tell the person who answers the phone: We were told that tax cuts for corporations would result in more jobs and higher wages, but comopanies instead ran away with billions, cut jobs, and failed to provide wage increases. 

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VZ CEO agrees that Verizon Wireless workers have a right to join unions

Breaking News! In a first, CEO Hans Vestberg agreed that workers have a right to organize without any intimidation! Now is the time to reach out to CWA. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.

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May 1 International Workers Day Rally & March

Join CWA Local 1101, unions, community and immigrant rights group and faith organizations on Wednesday, May 1, International Workers Day. 

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Tell Congress: Investigate the Tax Scam!

TELL CONGRESS: Investigate where billions in tax breaks to massive corporations went. Republicans in Congress told us the corporate tax cut bill they passed in 2017 would push companies to create jobs, raise wages and stop offshoring, but it didn’t. The bill was a scam. 

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Save Call Center Jobs - Send This Quick Email Please!

Since 2006, we’ve lost nearly 40,000 call center jobs in New York.  We have a chance this year to pass the NY State Call Center Jobs Act, passed ut we need you to take action. CLICK HERE to send a quick email to your Assemblymember to ask them to support the bill and keep our communities strong!

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USIC Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract

Local 1101 members at USIC who tone and mark the streets for National Grid, Con Edison, PSE&G and other companies voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract this week. The contract includes a significant wage increase, improvements in scheduling and the grievance procedure, and paid rest time.

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