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CWA Joe Beirne Scholarship Process is Open & Union Plus Scholarship Apps Due Jan 31

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation is now taking applications for Scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2020.

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Winning Big for Labor - CWA Endorsements

If you haven’t yet gone to the polls to make your voice heard, now is the time. Polls are open tomorrow from 6am to 9pm (and remember, if you're in line by 9pm, you have the right to vote, no matter how long it takes). Click here to find your voting location.

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Local 1101 Warriors raise more than $7200 for Breast Cancer Walk

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk a success. The Local 1101 Warriors team raised more than $7200 for the American Cancer Society and we had a great time doing it! Congratulations to our top fundraiser Foluke Robles.

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Why We Wear Red on Thursdays

Chicago Teachers and support staff have been on strike since October 17, 2019. They're striking to improve not just their jobs, but the education and well-being of all the students in the Chicago Public Schools. They've been killing it on the picket lines and in the streets of Chicago. 

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A memorial to Albert Lee, CWA Local 1101 Executive Board member and so much more

Albert B Lee started working at the phone company in 1966 as a field technician (then known as an Installer).  He was a long-time member and leader of the Communications Workers of America, Local 1101. 

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Local 1101 Members Testify at Safe Staffing Hearing

Local 1101 members from Arms Acres and Conifer Park testified at a public hearing yesterday in lower Manhattan on the need for safe staffing. Elizabeth Maghliocca of Conifer Park and Valerie Smith of Arms Acres testified at the New York State Department of Health hearing, part of a study on whether safe staffing ratios are necessary.

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Local 1101 General Membership Finance Meeting Thur, Oct 24

Join us for the CWA Local 1101 General Membership Finance Meeting on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 5:30pm. High School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th Street, between 7 & 8 Avenues in Manhattan.

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AT&T Mobility Membership Meeting - Tues, Nov 19

Join us for a Membership Meeting for AT&T Mobility members on Tues, November 19. Two meeting sessions, come to either one: 5:30pm or 6:30pm.

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RIP Al Lee, former CWA 1101 Executive Board member

It is with deep sorrow we post the news of Al Lee's passing. Al began working at the phone company in 1966 and was a Member, Steward, Chief Steward, and Secretary of the CWA Local 1101 Executive Board from 1996-2003. We'll post more about Al's contributions to the Local soon, but in the meantime we wanted to share the arrangements for his viewing and funeral here. 

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Labor & Energy Research Study on union members' views

Researchers at Drexel University are studying the views of labor members and leaders regarding what type of energy should be used to power the U.S. They are conducting recorded interviews with union members to learn their views on fossil fuel energy and renewable energy systems.

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