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Join CWA in Rally & March to Support the Fight for $15

Wednesday, April 15 at 4pm. CWA will meet at the Northwest corner of 63rd St and Central Park West for the rally. March kicks off at  6pm.  Over the last two years, the amazing campaign of Fast Food workers across the country to win a $15 hour wage and a union at work has transformed the national debate about what is an acceptable minimum wage.

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Tentative Agreement Reached at Cablevision!

The Communications Workers of America Local 1109 is pleased to announce that it has reached a tentative contract agreement covering 262 Cablevision employees in Brooklyn. Details of the agreement are being withheld pending presentation to the members, which will take place at a ratification meeting scheduled for Saturday evening. After a 37 month battle to win a contract, CWA looks forward to opening a new chapter in its relationship with Cablevision.

Union Plus Scholarship Deadline Approaching: Jan 31

Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $3.6 million to students of union families. Over 2,400 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.

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Joe Beirne Foundation College Scholarships Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted through April 30, 2015, for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's annual scholarship offerings for the 2015-2016 school year. The Foundation's Board of Directors has approved the awarding of fifteen (15) partial college scholarships of up to $3,000 each, and the winners also will receive second-year scholarships for the same amount, contingent upon satisfactory academic achievement.

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Letter from Larry Cohen, CWA President

September 18, 2014. Dear Sisters and Brothers: After much thought, I have decided not to seek reelection next June as President of our union. I informed the Executive Board at our meeting today. I am confident that our Executive Board can support a strong candidate but this is not a campaign note and that decision is up to you.

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World Trade Center Registry Deadline is Thur, Sept 11

If you participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up of the World Trade Center through September 12, 2002, please register your service with the New York State Workers' Compensation Board. This will preserve your right to future benefits, should you ever need them.

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