Local 1101 News

Big Election Victories for CWA and a New Day in Albany

As you know, we've been fighting hard for years to get legislation passed in the New York State Senate that will benefit working people. We need laws that will protect call center jobs, reinstate regulation on telecom companies to protect consumers and workers, implement safe staffing levels for health care workers, and more. 

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CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2019-2020

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation is now taking applications for Scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2019.

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Vote YES on NYC Ballot Measures

We want to make sure that you know about three very important NYC charter amendments that will be on your ballot on Tuesday, November 6th. 
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Midterms are around the corner! Phone/text banking Thur Oct 25 & Nov 1

CWA volunteer party to turn out the vote for the midterm elections.  We'll be reaching out to CWA members and general voters, texting, calling, and writing postcards to support candidates who fight for working people. Thursday, October 25 & Thursday, November 1, 5:30-8:00pm.

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General Membership/Finance Meeting Nov 14

Join CWA Local 1101 at the General Membership/Finance meeting on Wed, Nov 14 @ 5:30pm, High School of Fashion Industries, 225 W 24 St, NY NY.

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Support the Federation of Catholic Teachers Thur Oct 18, 5:15pm

Join CWA 1101 and others in support of the Federation of Catholic Teachers at the Al Smith Dinner Protest. Thursday, Oct 18, 5:15-6:30pm, NY Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas (between 53 & 54 St).

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CWA Local 1101 PPA Bargaining Report, Oct 11, 2018

The Union Bargaining Committee and the Producers met again for several days. We have come close on many issues but there are still differences between the parties on what we believe would be a fair and equitable financial package. 

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Victory for all Six CWA-backed State Senate Challenger Candidates in NYC

Thank you to all the Local 1101 members who campaigned, canvassed, phone banked AND VOTED to support Alessandra Biaggi and the other insurgent candidates for State Senate. We did it! We will have strong, progressive voices for NYS Senate running in November, and we can make a change in Albany!

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New Members at EDS Ratify First Contract

Workers at the newly organized company company Engineering and Data Solutions (EDS) voted to ratify their first contract by an overwhelming majority. They do engineering, construction, and pathway work for telecom companies. 

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Local 1101 Members Ratify Three Year Contract at Arms Acres & Conifer Park

Local 1101 members at Arms Acres and Conifer Park, rehabilitation facilities in upstate NY,  ratified their contract yesterday by an overwhelming majority of 82%. The three year contract expires in 2021 and has a compounded 9% wage increase over the life of the contract. 

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