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Governor Cuomo signed the NY Call Center Jobs Act into law! THANK YOU TO ALL OUR MEMBERS WHO HELPED MAKE THIS HAPPEN! For years, call center companies have shipped jobs overseas in a greedy effort...

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Commemorating Dr Martin Luther King, Jr: All Labor Has Dignity

Today, January 20, 2020 we honor and recognize the life and work of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. 'On March 18, 1968 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his speech “All Labor Has Dignity” at Bishop Charles Mason Temple of the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tennessee. The church was overflowing with sanitation workers on strike and their supporters. 

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NABET-CWA Workers Win $76 Million NLRB Settlement

NABET-CWA, a sector of the Communications Workers of America, and its Local 11 (New York) and Local 31 (Washington, D.C.), have negotiated one of the largest back pay settlements in the 84-year history of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), requiring CNN America, Inc. to pay a total of $76 million to hundreds of broadcast technicians who were fired when CNN terminated its subcontract with union-represented employees at Team Video Services (TVS).

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CWA District 1: Looking back at 2019

Happy holidays from CWA District 1! We want to take a moment to send you our warmest wishes for the holidays, and reflect back on the amazing year that we've had.  In a time when unions are under constant attack, it can sometimes feel like all it's all we can do to hold the line. But this year, we didn't just survive - we've thrived.

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Congratulations and thank you to our new retirees!

Congratulations to our brothers and sisters who are retiring from Verizon today. Thank you for your many years of service. Thank you for helping to build our union and make it stronger. 

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Local 1101 testifies at NYC Council Hearing; Suffolk County passes sleep requirement

Members of CWA Local 1101 testified at the New York City Council Transportation Committee meeting last week on two pieces of legislation we've been working hard to get passed in NYC. One would prohibit on-call scheduling and implement sleep protections, and the other would ensure adequate training for utility workers.

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