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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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Can You Make a Call Today to Help Stop Outsourcing?

August 21 is a National Day of Action. Members of Congress are back in their home districts and they need to hear from us. Please call 1-877-775-9294 today to tell your Congressperson to support legislation to stop companies from off-shoring jobs.

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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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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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RIP CWA President Emeritus Morty Bahr

Brothers and Sisters, It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform you that President Emeritus Morty Bahr passed away last night at the age of 93. Morty was an inspiration and a mentor to me.

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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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CWA Locals Honored for Organizing Efforts at 2019 CWA Convention

Since the last CWA convention, CWA locals from around the country brought in over 4,500 new members through external organizing campaigns. At the 2019 CWA Convention, locals received organizing awards in honor of their extraordinary work, including CWA Local 1101!

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2019 CWA Convention Delegates Elect National and District Leaders

CWA delegates from across the country are gathered in Las Vegas for the 2019 CWA Convention. Delegates, representing the union's 700,000 strong membership, elected the following national and district leaders.

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Local 1101 & 1105 Memberships to Vote on Proposed Merger

CWA Local 1101 and CWA Local 1105 members will be voting soon on whether Local 1105 should merge into Local 1101. CWA Local 1105 currently represents more than 1700 members in the commercial, communication and sales departments at Verizon. 

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