CWA Local 1101

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Seventy-five employees at creative agency Blue State won voluntary union recognition this week after a neutral third party verified that a majority of the workers had signed union authorization cards. The group, which includes campaign strategists, analysts, designers, account managers, finance specialists, office managers, and developers, is part of CODE-CWA and will be represented by CWA Local 1101.
Check out the latest edition of the NY Generator. Meet some of our new members from Glitch, Verizon Accounting and Verizon Commercial. Read about what it's been like for 1101 members working at Arms Acres and Conifer Park during COVID, and memorials to the 1101 members we've lost to COVID-19. Meet some of our new 1101 Executive Board members from 1105. Check out the video 1101 members made for the virtual African-American Day parade. Read about our first virtual steward training for Parking Production Assistants, fighting AT&T job cuts, and what retirees are up to. And more.....Click the headline for the newsletter link.
The CWA Local 1101 Executive Board elections are completed. All members of our Executive Board have been reelected by acclamation. Thank you for your continued support. Please click the story headline for the list of results.
Do you know a young adult looking for a job? One of our retirees shared this posting with us. Calling all Lower East Side superheroes! We're hiring young adults ages 18-24 for paid internships on our Community COVID Response Team (CCRT). Interns spend 10 weeks working 10 hours per week, earning $18 an hour, helping their community on projects like tech repair and support, food pantry assistance, PPE distribution, community outreach, and more! Apply online.
For associates who have exhausted 26 weeks of any of the leaves available pursuant to the March 16, 2020 COVID-19 Leave Agreement the Company will provide up to an additional 26 weeks of such leave without pay. The associate will remain on active benefits and continue to accrue service credit during such leave.
The annual benefit enrollment dates for 2021 are October 6 - 15. Verizon employees should have already received an enrollment package in the mail from Verizon. To enroll go to BenefitsConnection through About You or at verizon.com/benefitsconnection. From the home page to Suggestions for you > Annual Enrollment > Enroll Now. From there you can update your tobacco user status, add or drop dependents and verify your beneficiaries. If you don't want to change anything your current benefits elections will automatically continue for 2021 (with the exception of the $100 credit for the health assessment. See below)
MPI will present a benefit overview to Local 1101 PPAs on Monday, October 5th at 1pm. Please note, you MUST register for the meeting. Click the story headline to get the registration link.
NYDITF is an advocacy coalition of Television and Film professionals committed to addressing the lack of diversity and inclusion in the entertainment industry in the New York/ New Jersey area. With a focus on Black, Indigenous/Hispanic, and People of Color (BIPOC) in our industry, we work to create pathways for equity and economic empowerment for all marginalized groups and encourage a more diverse, equitable and equal workplace for the film and television industry. The NYDITF is organizing a Mentorship Program to connect existing BIPOC film crew members with mentors in various production departments, to educate, promote and encourage upward mobility.