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Verizon Bargaining Announcement July 16

CWA, IBEW and Verizon  have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period.

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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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Local 1101 Scholarship Award Winners 2018

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Local 1101 Scholarship Awards, and the Ed Dempsey Scholarship Award winner. Scholarships are open to all CWA Local 1101 active members, their spouses and children, retired members, or the spouse, child, or grandchild of a retired or deceased member of the Local. Thank you to everyone who applied. Click "read more" for the list of this year's recipients.

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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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Verizon Bargaining Update

July 3, 2018. As you already know, CWA, IBEW and Verizon began meeting for a two-week period to attempt to negotiate the terms of a possible extension to the collective bargaining agreements that are set to expire in August 2019.
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Join the National Day of Action Sat, June 30: Families Belong Together

New York City Action: 10 a.m. Meet at Foley Sq, March Across the Bklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza. New Jersey action: 11 a.m. at Newark City Hall. Dear Sisters and Brothers, We have all read the news, seen the videos, or heard the tapes of children's cries for their mothers and fathers after being separated at the U.S. southern border. It is heartbreaking and infuriating that this is happening in our country.

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Workers rally for bill penalizing companies that off-shore call center jobs

By Rachel Silberstein, TimesUnion, 6/5/18. Dozens of union members and elected officials rallied at the state Capitol Tuesday, calling on the state Senate to pass legislation that would end tax breaks for companies that ship call center jobs overseas.

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CWA Local 1101 PPA Bargaining Report #2

June 21, 2018. The Union Bargaining committee met with the Production Companies for the last 3 days. While we were able to make progress on several issues, we remain far apart on economic issues such as wages and benefits.

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Call Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and tell him to bring the Call Center bill to the floor!

Call NY Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan at 518-455-2071 and tell him: "We need to bring the NY Call Center Jobs Act to a vote in the Senate and end tax breaks for offshoring call center jobs."

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Ed Dempsey Scholarship Fund Golf Outing Big Success

Nearly 200 union members and supporters came out to Split Rock Golf Course on May 11 for the Ed Dempsey Scholarship Fund Golf Outing. Thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors who helped make the event a success. Check out the picture album here

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