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Commemorating Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

Dr King Knew That Labor Rights Are Human Rights. By John Nichols. This article was published in The Nation magazine on April 3, 2018, the 50 year anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr's murder. The civil-rights leader was proud to rally with public workers and to connect their struggle with the struggle for a fair and equitable economy.

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You can now deduct your union dues from your state income taxes

As a result of the legislation passed and signed into law in April 2017, union members in the state of New York will have the opportunity to deduct their union dues from their state income taxes.

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Help Stop Voting Rights Abuses! Contact your Congressperson today

Corporate CEOs and the wealthiest 1% have spent decades rigging the system to reduce our power. That has made it harder and harder to pass legislation that helps working people and makes a real difference in our lives. 

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Tues, Nov 6 is Election Day - Make Sure you Vote!

CWA endorsements listed here! Tuesday, Nov 6 is election day. Polling Places will be open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM—Not sure of your polling location? Go to: MyUnionMyVote.org!  

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Live in Brooklyn? Help elect a pro-worker candidate to the NYS Senate! Canvas rally Nov 4

Andrew Gounardes is running for New York State Senate in South Brooklyn, 22nd District. You may remember the incumbent, Marty Golden, crossed our Verizon picket line in 2016. Gournardes will fight for working people, including keeping call center jobs here in NYS, and fighting for safe staffing levels for healthcare workers.

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Food Drive to Help St Peters & Chiropractic Open House

The spirit of Thanksgiving makes this a special time of year for most of us. Unfortunately, many individuals and families here in New York City will go hungry this holiday season, but there is a way to help. 

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Support our Brothers & Sisters Impacted by Hurricanes

For the second year in a row, CWA members in District 3 have been negatively impacted by the destructive effects of late season hurricanes. In 2017 Hurricane Maria destroyed countless lives and properties in Puerto Rico. On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall on the North Carolina coast and stalled causing severe freshwater flooding. 

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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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Teleconference Call with Governor Cuomo

This Thursday, September 6th, we will be joined by Governor Andrew Cuomo for a special Teleconference Town Hall. It's our chance to hear from him about the issues that matter most to our members:

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FCC set to vote on dangerous, anti-union one touch, make ready proposal

Speed Matters.org. The FCC is scheduled to vote on a "One Touch, Make Ready" (OTMR) proposal that endangers workers and could send CWA members' work -- done by skilled employees who know the equipment and have extensive training -- to unskilled, untrained, low-wage contractors. 

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