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NYC Labor Day Parade 2017 - A Great Day to Be Union

CWA Local 1101 joined CWA District 1 and NY locals to celebrate the Labor Day parade on September 9th. Unions from across the city marched up Fifth Avenue with one message: New York is still a UNION TOWN!

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Rally to Support Spectrum Strikers Monday, Sept 18 at 4pm

Monday, September 18 at 4pm, Foley Square, Centre & Worth St, Lower Manhattan. Spectrum workers have been on strike for six months. On Monday, September 18 they'll be marching from Brooklyn across the Brooklyn Bridge to a rally on the Manhattan side at Foley Square. We'll meet them at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge on the Manhattan side at 4pm and march with them to Foley Square.

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NYC Council Primary Elections are Tues, Sept 12

Vote for the candidates who best represent working families. New York City Council primary elections are Tuesday, September 12. CWA legislative committee members interviewed and evaluated many candidates to determine who we believed would best represent working families in NYC. CWA's recommendations for the candidates in Local 1101's footprint - Manhattan and the Bronx - are below. 

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CWA/AT&T Mobility 2017 Orange Contract Bargaining Report 55

September 8, 2017. The bargaining committees met this week and discussed monitoring in the Retail stores and Call Centers, and the Company's unilateral changes to the MI-60 assignment in the Call Centers. We will revisit this next week when bargaining reconvenes.

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CWA: Trump's Move on Dreamers is Cruel and Mean-Spirited

September 5, 2017. Statement by the Communications Workers of America on the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: The Trump administration’s policy to subject 800,000 young immigrants to deportation from the only country they’ve ever known is cruel and mean-spirited.

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NYC African American Day Parade: Sunday, September 17

Join CWA Local 1101 and other Communications Workers of America locals and District 1 at the New York City African American Day parade on Sunday, September 17. This year the African American Day Parade celebrates 48 years in the legendary Harlem, New York. CWA will meet at 12pm on West 112 Street, east side of the street, between St Nicholas Ave and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd at 12pm. Enter block from St Nicholas Ave.

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Help CWA Members Devasted by Hurricane Harvey

CWA President Chris Shelton is urging CWA locals and members to help CWA members and their families in Texas who are suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey: "CWA is getting more information about our members and their families who are among the tens of thousands left devastated in Texas by the storms and flooding of Hurricane Harvey."

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NYC Labor Day Parade: Saturday, September 9

Join CWA Local 1101 and the Communications Workers of America at the New York City Labor Day parade. Unions from across the city will join together to march, celebrate our solidarity, and show the country NEW YORK CITY IS A LABOR TOWN.

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We're Not Going Away: Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

It's Labor Day, and that means another round of media stories claiming that unions have no place in our global, high-tech economy world. Now, that's really fake news. CWA and our entire labor movement are more united, more prepared and more determined than ever.

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Orange Agreement on Sept/Oct Commission Agreement

We are pleased to report that an agreement has been signed as of today which gives the proposed changes to retail commissions for September and October to members covered by the Orange contract, while protecting the Union's position - which is that we have a standing request to bargain commissions and any and all changes to commissions must be bargained with the Union. 

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