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Save the Date! General Membership Meeting Thur, April 11

The Local 1101 General Membership Meeting will be Thursday, April 11 at 5:30pm. It will be at the High School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24 Street, NY NY. More details to follow.

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Call Your State Assemblymember and Ask Them to Support Safe Staffing

Make sure the NYS Budget includes a guarantee to regulate Safe Staffing Ratios and No Medicaid Cuts. Call your State Assemblymember at 855-980-2128. Ask them to support the Safe Staffing bill - A.2954/S.1032.

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Verizon Health & Wellness Programs & Discounts

NY/NE Regional Work & Family is a joint committee administering bargained-for benefits for CWA members at Verizon. Regional Work & Family administers the dependent care and summer camp reimbursement programs, and the Health & Wellness Program, which includes discounts on weight watchers and gym memberships.

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Victory! NYS Senate Passes Call Center Job Act

Yesterday the New York State Senate passed the Call Center bill 58-3! Thank you to all the Local 1101 members who made phone calls, wrote letters, traveled to Albany, and supported the bill in countless ways. So many CWA members have worked so hard on this legislation since it was first introduced in 2012. 

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NYSNA Nurses Give Strike Notification to Hospitals

On Monday, March 18 nurses delivered giant boards notifying management of their intent to strike at three major NYC hospital systems. This follows a 97% strike authorization vote by nurses at Mt Sinai, Montefiore, and New York Presbyterian hospital systems. 

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Action Alert! Extend the James Zadroga Act to Provide Healthcare to 9/11 Heroes

Many of our members were among the thousands of people impacted by the events of September 11th, 2001, and are still feeling the effects today. 

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CWA and UAW call on Ways and Means Committee to hold AT&T, GM, and Wells Fargo executives accountable during tax oversight effort

CWA and the United Automobile Workers (UAW) sent a letter this week to members of the Ways and Means Committee, including committee chair Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA), urging the full committee to investigate how AT&T, General Motors, Wells Fargo and other major corporations are spending the enormous tax cut benefits they received from the 2018 tax bill.

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Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

CWA Local 1101 awards scholarships each year for 1101 members, their spouses and children, and retirees and their family members. The national union and other entities also have scholarships for union members and their families. You can find information on scholarships and links to applications on the CWA Local 1101 website's scholarship page.
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Letter from a Member: Verizon Restricted Stock Award

By Patrick Hunt, CWA Local 1101 Steward. As we all await the arrival of our Verizon Corporate Profit Sharing award and the Verizon Restricted Stock Plan pay-out  a lot of people are probably thinking that it is coming at a great time. I’m sure some of us have done our taxes and have discovered that our refund might not be what we were expecting this year. 

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Standing Up With Nurses

Standing together with our brothers and sisters from the New York State Nurses Association at Montefiore/Weiler Hospital in the Bronx. Thousands of nurses at 13 different hospitals across NYC walked informational picket lines on February 13, protesting unsafe staffing levels and terrible conditions for patients.

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