Local 1104 News Archive

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    Tentative Agreement with Verizon Reached

    Message from President Tom Benedetto   The following is a message from Dennis G. Trainor, CWA District One Vice President: “CWA, IBEW and Verizon have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a three-year period. The current agreements are set to expire...

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    NYS Legislative Victories

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    Bargaining Begins with Verizon

    As you already know, CWA IBEW and Verizon began meeting for a three week period to attempt to negotiate the terms of a possible extension to the collective bargaining agreements that are set to expire in August 2023. We have agreed with the Company to continue meeting for the rest of this week and...

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    “When Work Hard and Play Hard No Longer Works”

    A Volunteer support group of 1104 members helping our Brothers/Sisters and ourselves. The group is for LOCAL 1104 MEMBERS ONLY   YOU ARE NOT ALONE: Open discussions without judgment or penalty about Drugs, Alcohol, and the Workplace   Led by Stephanie Wasserman-Siegel EAP/MAP an 1104 Member and...

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    General Membership Meeting June 7th

    CWA 1104 will be hosting a General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, June 7th. The meeting will be held at the American Legion Post #1066 Hall in Massapequa, 66 Veterans Blvd, Massapequa NY. It is located 1 block north of the Massapequa train station. There is plenty of parking there, so please avoid...

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    CWA Yankees Night July 16th

    Join the Communication Workers of America and the New York Yankees for a fun-filled day at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees take on the Boston Red Sox.   The first 1,000 fans who purchase through this offer will receive an exclusive New York Yankees hat co-branded with the CWA logo.   Buy your tickets...

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    2022 Workers Memorial Mass and Union Night

    I am excited to announce that after two years of limited in-person events, Local 1104 will once again be participating in the Workers Memorial Mass and Union Night at Yankees Stadium.   The Workers Memorial Mass, which will be held on Tuesday, April 26th at St. Patrick's in Bay Shore, remembers...

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    Virtual Broadband Town Hall

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    Scholarship Programs

    Joe Beirne Scholarship Program   Sixteen partial college scholarships of $4,000 each are being offered for the 2021-2022 school year. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive second-year scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment.  Part-...

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    Work from Home Renewal

    For the tenth time, the CWA and Verizon have negotiated an agreement to continue the work from home policy for certain CWA members. You can click here to read the full announcement.   We are also having a General Membership Meeting on Tuesday. I would encourage all members to attend and take part...

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    1104 Meeting Tuesday

    Local 1104 will be hosting a General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, March 8th   The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM and will take place at the American Legion Post #1066 Hall, located at 66 Veterans Blvd, Massapequa, NY 11758. ( This is one block off the Massapequa Railroad station, on the north...

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    2022 Meeting Schedule

    Local 1104 has announced the dates of our 2022 General Membership Meetings. The meetings will be held on:   Tuesday, March 8th Tuesday, June 7th (Financial Meeting at 5:30 PM) Tuesday, September 13th Tuesday, December 6th   All meetings will begin at 6:00 PM and will take place at the American...

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    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

    December is here and with it comes the holiday season. This year, enjoy some time with your family and friends. Do all of the things that weren't able to do last year and remember the moments that you make, like the look on your child or grandchild's face when they see the Christmas tree with...

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    COVID-19 and Filing for Workers Compensation

    COVID-19 and Filing for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in New York A Message from Fine, Olin and Anderman, Attorneys for Workers   Dear Friends and Clients,   Our firm is dedicated to providing you with support and guidance during this unprecedented time. We understand that there are many...

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    Editorial: Government Must Hold the Reins on Broadband Expansion

    The editorial below was written by Local 1104 Political Coordinator Nick Hoh for the Albany Times Union:   Even before the pandemic, access to high-speed internet was crucial to getting ahead in the 21st-century economy. But as much of life moved remotely due to COVID-19, this need became even...

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    General Membership Meeting Notice

    On December 7th CWA Local 1104 will be holding the final general membership meeting of 2021. The meeting will be held at American Legion Post #1066, located at 66 Veterans Blvd in Massapequa.   Per CDC guidelines, anyone who is attending and is vaccinated will not be required to wear a mask,...

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