CWA Local 1101

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Join the AFL-CIO and Pride at Work for a conversation about LGBTQ+ Workers and the PRO Act! Wednesday, June 16 at 7pm on the AFL-CIOs Facebook Live. The 51st NYC Annual Pride Parade "The Fight Continues" will take place on Sunday, June 27 and be a mix of in-person and virtual activities.
Congratulations to the winners of the Ed Dempsey and Local 1101 Scholarships. We know you will go on to do great things. For a list of the winners of the 2021 Ed Dempsey and Local 1101 Scholarships please click the story headline.
We'd like to take this opportunity to wish all our members a safe and Happy Memorial Day weekend. Please take a moment to remember all those who died while serving in the military. Stay safe everyone.
The Letters of Agreement between Verizon and CWA regarding Work at Home and Home Garaging have both been extended through June 30, 2021.
Did you live or work at or near Ground Zero following 9/11? Are you registered with BOTH the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and the Victim's Compensation Fund (VCF)? If you're registered with the World Trade Center Health Program but not the VCF, it's not too late, but you may be subject to a July 29, 2021 deadline.
There are big improvements to the regional Work and Family Programs. Dependent Care Reimbursement and Summer Camp Reimbursement are both increasing, and there is a new defensive driving benefit. Click the headline for details and how to access program applications.
Yesterday the House of Representatives passed a package of legislation to improve hate crime data collection, in response to the surge of anti-Asian hate crimes. The bill already passed the Senate and President Biden has said he'll sign it. As a national union and as Local 1101 we have a very diverse membership, and strive to make sure all our members feel the support and backing of their union. Local 1101 stands in support of our Asian and Asian-American brothers and sisters, and against hate crimes of any sort.
Citing concerns about the impact on workers in the media sector, the Communications Workers of America is calling for greater scrutiny of AT&T’s plan to spin off its Warner Media division and combine it into a new company with Discovery. “For too long, regulators have had tunnel vision when it comes to anti-trust review,” said CWA President Chris Shelton. “The Biden Administration and the Department of Justice should take a serious look at the impact of this transaction on jobs and wages.”