by George Bloom | on Feb 15, 2012

38 Weeks Later

As we enter the thirty eighth week of bargaining with no progress to report it means we have to change what we are doing. Verizon is not an honorable employer and they have no intention of doing the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2012

CWA goes to Washington

The Communications Workers of America 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 U....

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2012

NYC Masonry Contractor Cited After Worker Falls 80 Feet

The US DOL recently reported that Manhattan, N.Y.-based Navillus Contracting Tile Inc. has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged violations of safety standards...

by Don Dunn | on Feb 10, 2012

Pre-Valentines Day Mobilization Monday

Verizon Wireless has grown so cold. The company continues its assault on middle-class jobs despite billions in profits and hundreds of millions paid out in executive compensation. It wants to force...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2012

Union Membership

According to the US DOL, Union membership in 2011 remained largely unchanged from the prior year, a new Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows. The unionization rate of employed wage and salary...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 05, 2012

Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses is an inspirational film that follows the story of a young female service worker, who sought to organizer her workforce in Los Angeles, California. The film highlights the organizing...

by Brian Schneck | on Jan 31, 2012

WORKERS AT ENGLEWOOD AUTO GROUP WANT A UNION NOW

This is the beginning of a great story. Our brothers from Town Motors in Englewood, NJ won their first Union contract in August of 2011. They know that in order to preserve but also build on their...

by Brian Schneck | on Jan 31, 2012

Scott Tyrrel

We are pleased to announce that Vice President Scott Tyrrel is now a full time representative of our Union. We ask that all of you work with Scott in the future with his assignments. Scott was...

by Brian Schneck | on Jan 31, 2012

Membership Votes to Approve Dues Increase

The Leadership of the Local truly appreciates the fact that our membership recognized the need to expand the Local's staff by two representatives and made the tough decision to overwhelmingly...

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...

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