Local 1101 News

Safe Staffing Saves Lives. Help us get it passed!

CWA Local 1101 represents health care workers at Arms Acres & Conifer Park health care facilities. They've been active in a state-wide campaign calling for safe staffing ratios.

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VZ Workers - Gym Membership Reimbursement Apps are due Dec 27

CWA members who are Verizon employees are eligible for Gym Membership reimbursement of up to $60 twice a year under the Work and Family Health & Wellness Plan. 

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Know Your Rights Before You Leave the Payroll

To all CWA 1101 Verizon Members with a NCSD of 8/2/08 or earlier: With every surplus announcement, some of our Members become starry eyed and focus only on the worth of the lump sum and Enhanced Income Protection Payment that is before them. This is very dangerous! There are many issues that our Members must consider and take into account before retiring. 

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Happy Thanksgiving CWA Local 1101

We'd like to wish every CWA Local 1101 member a very Happy Thanksgiving. As we celebrate with family and friends, we also give thanks for our union.

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Tell Congress: Put Power in the Hands of Workers, Sign the Pro Act

When workers stand together to organize, mobilize, and strike we can build power and win the wages, benefits, and working conditions we need and deserve. But that can be extremely difficult when our current laws keep the balance of power tilted in favor CEOs and the super rich.

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Winning Big for Labor - CWA Endorsements

If you haven’t yet gone to the polls to make your voice heard, now is the time. Polls are open tomorrow from 6am to 9pm (and remember, if you're in line by 9pm, you have the right to vote, no matter how long it takes). Click here to find your voting location.

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CWA Joe Beirne Scholarship Process is Open & Union Plus Scholarship Apps Due Jan 31

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation is now taking applications for Scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2020.

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Why We Wear Red on Thursdays

Chicago Teachers and support staff have been on strike since October 17, 2019. They're striking to improve not just their jobs, but the education and well-being of all the students in the Chicago Public Schools. They've been killing it on the picket lines and in the streets of Chicago. 

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Local 1101 Warriors raise more than $7200 for Breast Cancer Walk

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk a success. The Local 1101 Warriors team raised more than $7200 for the American Cancer Society and we had a great time doing it! Congratulations to our top fundraiser Foluke Robles.

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Local 1101 Members Testify at Safe Staffing Hearing

Local 1101 members from Arms Acres and Conifer Park testified at a public hearing yesterday in lower Manhattan on the need for safe staffing. Elizabeth Maghliocca of Conifer Park and Valerie Smith of Arms Acres testified at the New York State Department of Health hearing, part of a study on whether safe staffing ratios are necessary.

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