Political Action

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    Get out the Vote for Rita Kestanbaum

    Brothers and sisters, if you live within the 19th Legislative District in Nassau County which includes parts of Bellmore, Freeport, Merrick, North Bellmore, North Merrick, Seaford and Wantagh. we are supporting Rita Kesternbaum. If you live in these communities, please spread the word and encourage...

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    Candidate Endorsement List - GOTV!

    Last and certainly not least, this Tuesday is Election Day. At the bottom of this email is our Locals endorsement list. Please get out and exercise your greatest American Right, your right to vote. Many of you have the day off, so please give Steve Birmingham a call at (516) 551-2356 to find a...

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    2014 Labor Walks

    Labor Walk locations have been finalized and we hope to see you there! Please see below for scheduling purposes.

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    Update on Verizon's special offer

    Below is a united statement from District One. Two weeks ago, the Company approached CWA with a special incentive offer for certain members to leave the payroll.  This offer was identical to the offer that CWA rejected last year with a few exceptions. Last year, the proposal was to make an offer to...

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    District wide phone calls being made

    The New Year is here, and it's time to hit the ground running. Corporate Greed does not stop just because it's 2014. The NAFTA on steroids Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is still alive and well, and if it passes it will destroy not only organized labor, but all working families for...

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    Tom Suozzi for County Executive

    A decision was made July 22nd at the unionized Hilton in Melville. Hundreds of union leaders representing scores of industries democratically converged to hold the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO triennial convention. CWA 1104 was represented and we joined other unions to review successes...

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    Call 1-888-966-9824 tell Senate to confirm NLRB Appointments

    We need every member to call the number above and urge your U.S. Senator to confirm the 5 NLRB Appointments and Senate Rules Change. The National Labor Relations Board enforces the National Labor Relations Act, the principal law safeguarding your right to organize to improve your working conditions...

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    Make calls to save our work

    We are in Albany working to get laws passed to protect our work and your jobs!  We need every member to call their Assemblyman and New York Senator to tell them to co-sponsor and vote for these job saving bills.  They are the following: FiOS Study Bill Number A 6003Call Center Bill Number A 7144 /...

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    Fix the Senate Now

    Call your Senators today and urge them to support Senate rules reform. The current rules that govern the Senate are hurting democracy. In the past, our nation was able to move forward on landmark legislation that put in place workers' rights, civil rights,retirement security for seniors and much...

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    Federal Mediated Talks Continue Between Verizon, CWA & IBEW.

    The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) issued the following statement on Wednesday evening on the status of negotiations between Verizon, CWA and IBEW. Under the agreement for mediation, all parties must continue to refrain from any public comment on the status of the talks while...

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    Get on the bus: Workers Stand for America Rally in Philly

    Our contract battle with Verizon has reached a critical time. On August 11th, tens of thousands of union members will be descending on Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation, for a major labor rally demanding a Second Bill of Rights that guarantees the rights of workers and the protection of...

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    CWA & IBEW request federal mediation in Verizon contract talks

    Washington, DC – Today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) requested the services of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) regarding on-going negotiations with Verizon Communications. The two unions represent...

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