Happy Thirty Year Anniversary of the 1989 NYNEX Strike!

CWA Local 1101 rally December 4, 2014 in front of 1095 A of A, kicking off our 2016 contract campaign and commemorating the 25-year anniversary of the 1989 strike.
CWA Local 1101 rally December 4, 2014 in front of 1095 A of A, kicking off our 2016 contract campaign and commemorating the 25-year anniversary of the 1989 strike.

“Their victory in holding the line against concessions is a victory for tens of thousands of other telephone workers. Because of their sacrifice, others won’t have to endure strikes in our next round of negotiations because we’ve sent a message throughout the industry—we’re solidly united,” President Morty Bahr declared following the Dec. 4, 1989 settlement.

To our brothers and sisters who struck and sacrificed in 1989, thank you. Your legacy lives on. Because WHEN WE FIGHT, WE WIN!

Click here for an article published this summer "How a Telephone Workers' Strike Thirty Years Ago Aided the Fight for Single Payer".