Local 1101 News

RIP Al Lee, former CWA 1101 Executive Board member

It is with deep sorrow we post the news of Al Lee's passing. Al began working at the phone company in 1966 and was a Member, Steward, Chief Steward, and Secretary of the CWA Local 1101 Executive Board from 1996-2003. We'll post more about Al's contributions to the Local soon, but in the meantime we wanted to share the arrangements for his viewing and funeral here. 

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Local 1101 General Membership Finance Meeting Thur, Oct 24

Join us for the CWA Local 1101 General Membership Finance Meeting on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 5:30pm. High School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th Street, between 7 & 8 Avenues in Manhattan.

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We are signing up new production companies every month

When we signed the contract in December, 2018, we had 28 production companies signed on. With your help, we're working hard to get more and more production companies signed onto the agreement.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - Sun, Oct 20

We all know someone who has been touched by breast cancer. For many of us, it's affected our lives and our families' lives directly. CWA Local 1101 is participating in the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday, October 20 in Orchard Beach, Bronx.

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Global Student Climate Strike - Fri, Sept 20

On September 20th CWA will be joining young people from around the world in walking out of their classes, their jobs and their homes to demand real climate action from our elected officials.

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Happy Labor Day Brothers & Sisters!

We'd like to wish all our Local 1101 Brothers & Sisters a very Happy Labor Day. We've fought hard for the gains we've made. Whether you're a member who has 50 years at the phone company and in 1101, a member of 1105 who is becoming part of 1101, or a new member who joined our union family this past year, we are proud to represent you.

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African American Day Parade is Sunday, September 15

Join CWA Local 1101, CWA District 1, unions, cultural, civic and community organizations for the 50th annual African American Day Parade up Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. 

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NYC Labor Day Parade is Saturday, September 7

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - New York City Labor Day Parade. Join CWA Local 1101, CWA District 1, unions and community groups from across the city for the Labor Day Parade up Fifth Avenue.  

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Happy Thirty Year Anniversary of the 1989 NYNEX Strike!

This week marks the 30-year anniversary of 60,000 NYNEX workers across New York and New England walking off the job in a historic strike. The company tried unsuccessfully to shift health care costs to workers, but the strikers held strong for 17 weeks and beat back the concessions.

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President Shelton: We Must Focus Our Anger on the 1%, Not on Each Other

At the 2019 CWA Convention in Las Vegas, CWA members from every sector and district came together to discuss and make decisions about the union's future and how to make CWA STRONG, held national and district elections, recognized locals for their organizing accomplishments, and much more.

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