Local 1104 News Archive

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    Bill to Save US Call Center Jobs is Introduced

    Today, the "U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act" was introduced in both the House and Senate, to protect workers and consumers and to curb the off-shoring of American jobs.  The legislation requires that U.S. callers be told the location of the call center to which they are speaking...

  • /Presidents Message

    New Contract and Election

    I would like to start by congratulating the Graduate Student Union for overwhelmingly approving their contract.  At Local 1104 we represent thousands of graduate students at the four university centers, Stony Brook, Binghamton, Buffalo and Albany, as well at the state colleges.  For the next three...

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    Graduate Students Approve Contract

    We are very happy to report that our Graduate Student Union has overwhelmingly ratified, the 3 year contract that was recently bargained with the State of New York. Great job by everyone involved in reaching a very fair settlement with the State. Thank you all.

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    Notice of Election for Business Agent

    A Notice of Election went out in the mail today for the position of Business Agent that represents Construction and Real Estate in Local 1104. Please see the notice below for more information. 

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    Election Ballots to be mailed

    It has come to the attention of the election committee that ballots were never sent out to the Research Assistants for Secretary Treasurer election. Ballots will be mailed out the week ending February 18, 2017. If any member wishes to appeal they have until February 8, 2017. Thank you,CWA Local...

  • /Presidents Message

    Save the Affordable Care Act

    The Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA or ObamaCare is under attack.  The Congress and the new administration have committed to repealing it right away.  On Sunday, January 15th at 12:30 PM local leaders including Congressmen Tom Suozzi and Congresswomen Kathleen Rice will be holding a...

  • /Political Action

    Stop the Corporate Cabinet

    The CWA is asking all of its members to call your Senators and ask them to oppose the corporate cabinet that has been selected by Trump.  This week, we are asking members to call about Tom Price who has been selected to head the Health and Human Services Department.  Price has been a longtime...

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    Secretary/Treasurer Election Results

      Our Election Committee has just announced that Chris Blom has won the election for Secretary/Treasurer of Local 1104. He will take office on Monday, January 9, 2017.

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    Dependent Care Reimbursement Form

      Click here to download the entire application. 

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    Happy Holidays 1104

    On behalf of the Executive Board, Business Agents and Staff here at Local 1104 I want to wish everyone all the best for this Holiday Season. Together as a union we accomplished so much in 2016. We fought for an excellent contract with Verizon in a 7 week strike. Most recently we came to a tentative...

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    CWA 1104 Gives Back

    The members of Local 1104 generously donated money and we were proud to make this donation to Long Island Cares. Long Island Cares is a wonderful organization and were grateful for this contribution. Thank you all for your contribution.

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    Donate Educational Toys this Holiday Season

    The Holiday Season is upon us and teachers across Long Island are active in Toy Drives. LongIslandTeachers.org has put together a list of educational toys, with help from the Plainedge Federation of Teachers, Levittown United Teachers and the Bay Shore Classroom Teachers Association. You can...

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    Labor 411: Holiday Shopping Guide

    As shoppers head out over the holiday season for the best gifts for their loved ones, we have some suggestions for gift makers that will support good jobs. Perhaps a new car? Or an American Made toy. Look through Labor 411's three gift lists for the holidays. Check back for more as the season rolls...

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    Pudzer: The Low Wage Labor Secretary

    The Trump transition team today indicated that Andy Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, would likely be nominated as Secretary of Labor. Here is CWA President Chris Shelton's media statement: Andy Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, would be a fine choice to head a government agency responsible for...

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    Special Election Notice

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  • /Presidents Message

    Special Election for CWA 1104

    While there is less then a week left in the 2016 Election, CWA 1104 will be holding a Special Election in January to fill the remaining time on Secretary/ Treasurer Edward Connelly's term.  Edward has informed us that he will be retiring in January.  I would like to thank Edward for his service and...

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