Local 1101 News

We did it! Gov Cuomo Signs NY Call Center Bill into Law

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 to slash labor costs. 

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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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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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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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Safe Staffing Now!

CWA Local 1101 members at Arms Acres are telling the NYS Department of Health Commissioner that New York needs mandatory Safe Staffing Ratios now!

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A Little Rain Can't Stop Us - Rallying to Oppose the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Monday morning members of Local 1101 joined T-Mobile workers from Washington State and Wichita Kansas to protest the T-Mobile Sprint merger. 

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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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