News From: Corporate Greed

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

Ask your Congressman how they voted

We got an email from the NJ AFL-CIO: The "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013" also known as "comp time" legislation, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of...

by Don Daley | on Feb 25, 2013

IBEW Local 1049 presents: LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered

Will the new model provide lower rates and better service to Long Island?   We will touch on important staffing and management issues and since the new LIPA operating services agreement...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 23, 2013

Getting right to the point

On Monday, February 25th at 9:00am at their union hall in Hauppauge Long Guy Land, IBEW 1049 will be hosting a Q&A on LIPA: Unasked, Unanswered - Will the new model provide lower rates and better...

by Don Dunn | on Feb 18, 2013

Technological Change & FiOS Build Out

Verizon has given the Union notification of a technological change that will have an impact on the work and jobs of the following titles- Field tech, Central Office Tech, and Rep. The change that is...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2013

Congress went home

Tens of thousands of working people called their member of Congress on St. Valentine's Day to urge the overpaid and underworked shills of 1% to protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid from...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 01, 2013

Don't fugetaboutit

 Yesterday, Cablevision illegally locked out 23 workers and permanently replaced them with Scab workers. Among the 23 workers were 10 of the 12 shop stewards for CWA Local 1109. The workers...

by Don Dunn | on Dec 20, 2012

A Holiday Message from the Executive Board of CWA 1108

As 2012 comes to an end and the holidays are upon us, we hope that you had a Happy Chanukah and want to wish you a Happy Kwanza and Merry Christmas. Very shortly, we will celebrate the New Year, 2013...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 07, 2012

Don't Ever Buy News Corp's NYPost

But just in case you did you may have read the article about CWA 1109 protesting outside an event at the Hard Rock Cafe at a fundraising event that Cablevision CEO J. Dolan was having. In typical...

by Don Daley | on Nov 21, 2012

Black Friday Wal-Mart Actions

Wal-Mart is one of the worst companies in this country when it comes to worker abuse and exploitation. It's low prices come with a price and any good union man or woman would not be caught dead...

by George Bloom | on Oct 31, 2012

Take All Precautions Necessary to Prevent Injury

Message from George Bloom, President: I hope everyone and their families are safe. Long Island and other area's will be a long time getting back to normal. The company has declared emergencies in...

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