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by Guest Post | on May 22, 2020

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by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2020

Honoring Those Who Died

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2012

The Call Center Bill

Communications Workers of America (CWA) recently had their Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. Political Activists from all over the country came to D.C. to lobby their members of Congress and...

by Brian Schneck | on Jan 31, 2012

Cablevision in Brooklyn votes to unionize with the CWA!

On Jan. 26th, 282 Brooklyn Cablevision technicians and dispatchers in Brooklyn voted to join the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Local 1109 in a union election administered by National Labor...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 12, 2011

Helping Our Brothers at Cablevision this Holiday Season

Over 70% of Cablevision Techs in Brooklyn have signed cards in support of organizing their union with us, but of course this will not be easy. Cablevision will not recognize them as a union and there...

by Rollando Scott | on Sep 05, 2011

Happy Labor Day Local 1109

Special message from President Rolando Scott This is the holiday that unions invented, and our very existence ensures that this holiday remain. Because of the work and sacrifice of many before us, we...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2011

Suck-it Verizon

As strike votes continue, the hardworking members of the Communications Workers of America are getting ready. If you plan on being anywhere near 140 West Street in NYC on Sat., July 30th around 11 am...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 30, 2011

CWA Planning a Bunch of Rallies.

The Communications Workers of America are bargaining with billion dollar profiteers at Verizon Communications. In the spirit of giving, which the company is giving nothing, the CWA is going to give...

by George Bloom | on Jun 28, 2011

The Pay Bill Passed!

Special Message from President George Bloom: Sisters and Brothers - I can only say that it has been a grueling week with our union pulling out all the stops in an effort to bring this saga of the pay...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2011

Oh Yes They Did

On June 6th, the leaders of CWA Local 1104 GSEU held a press conference in Albany calling on Governor Cuomo to pass a bill which would finally give their membership the $300 dollar raises that were...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 03, 2011

Planning & Preparation

Local 1109 getting ready for a busy summer: The Regional Bargaining Team, in which our President Rolando Scott is serving on, is meeting in Washington, DC this Friday June 3rd for some preliminary...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2011

Can you hear me now?

Communications Workers were leafletting and letting folks know that Verizon brought in $24.2 Billion, paid 0 federal income taxes, and got a $1.3 Billion dollar refund. What the heck are we doing...