News From: Union

by Mike Malek | on Mar 12, 2012

Stopping the Champlain Hudson Line

Now is the time for us to be vocal about the Champlain Hudson Power Express issue.  The Governor's outline in his budget for the proposed $2 Billion Transmission Super Highway Plan gives a...

by Leo Yanez | on Mar 08, 2012

On the Job

Carrie Tyndall is our new recording secretary in Plattsburgh unit 83.8. Carrie is a Hydro plant operator. Pictured here she is performing critical alignment checks during the reassembly of unit 2...

by Leo Yanez | on Mar 08, 2012

Make safety a tool this Spring

Brothers and Sisters, as March progresses we keep our eyes on the politics of our Nation, the stock market, the rising gas prices, the weather and all the little things that make our life a blur. We...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 04, 2012

Don't go to Georgia?

A proposed law in the great state of Georgia would ban union picket lines. Commenting on this in a letter to the laws sponsor, Fulton County Sheriff Ted Jackson says; "The role of law...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 04, 2012

On the Job

The members of Laborers Local 66 pose for a group shot at the huge Sysco Food Distribution job in Central Islip Long Island. The Sysco job is a major union employer - both with the building trades...

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 Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2012

Call Center Bill getting an upgrade

Amendments to the IBEW call center bill is gaining strong support in the Assembly. Last year the bill was passed that would help keep Utility Company Call Centers here in New York if that company...

by Leo Yanez | on Feb 17, 2012

Honoring the Leaders this February

The month of February is a fantastic month. Not because Spring is just around the corner or because it is the shortest month of the year - but because we remember and honor our past presidents and...

by George Bloom | on Feb 15, 2012

This bill was born right here at Local 1104!

Call your New York State lawmaker and urge them to co-sponsor S.213 and A.75. This law would create major barriers to moving call centers out of New York State. As the battle for a fair contract at...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2012

Historic victory: Brooklyn Cablevision workers join 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 the National...

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