News From: Union

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 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 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

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 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 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...

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 Kris LaGrange | on Jan 26, 2012

Union Benefits

The New York State cuts to higher education has propelled new and rising fees that effect our teaching and graduate assistant members. Your representation at CWA 1104/ GSEU understands how these...

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