Local 1104 News Archive

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    Happy Labor Day

    On Monday, we celebrate Labor Day. This holiday honors the workers who make our country run each and every day. As a New York union, the holiday holds more importance especially since it was the New York City Labor Council that held the first September celebration of Labor Day in 1882.   As union...

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    General Membership Meeting Notice

    Local 1104 will be holding a General Membership meeting on Tuesday, September 14th. The financial Report review will begin at 5:30 PM and the general meeting will begin at 6: 00 PM. The meeting will be held at the American Legion Post #1066 Hall, located at 66 Veterans Blvd in Massapequa.   At the...

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    CWA 1104 Scholarship Winners

      CWA LOCAL 1104 - 2021 AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP – 23 WINNERS CWA Local 1104 awarded twenty-two (23) scholarships.  A total of $24,000 was given to the children and grandchildren of our members and retirees.  We at Local 1104 hope this money will help in their pursuit of higher education and that they...

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    Verizon Surplus Declared

    The Company has declared a surplus which is outlined within the below attachments.   If you are considering this offer, please call the Local to determine pension eligibility and ask any questions surrounding Special EIPP.   Call Verizon Benefits to get accurate pension information and please...

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    CWA Fireside Chat June 29th

    The CWA will be holding a fireside chat on Tuesday, June 29th at 7:30 PM about the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit.   Click here to register.    

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    Home Garaging and Work from Home Extended

    For the past 15 months, many of our members were able to garage from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. These arrangements were necessary to keep our members safe and to survive the unprecedented circumstances. When we left our workplaces, no one realized what our country was facing and no one...

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    Home Garaging and Work from Home Extended

    As the Company is planning on returning to workplaces after this pandemic, they have made plans for their administrative groups which include their management staff and nonunion workforce. As you may have seen earlier this week, the Company released a video that described three different work...

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    Changes to Reimbursement

    The work and family committee is pleased to announce the following changes: Dependent Care Reimbursement increasing to $75 per week for one child effective 6/1/21 Summer Camp Reimbursement Maximum of $1,500 per family Defensive Driving Reimbursement $100 per family per year (must be dependent to...

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    June Membership Meeting Canceled

    With the safety of our membership as a priority, we regretfully are canceling our next General Membership meeting that was scheduled for June 8, 2021. As life slowly comes back to normal, we hope this is the last meeting we will have to cancel. Our next meeting is scheduled for September 14, 2021...

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    Home Garaging and Work from Home Extended

    Attached are signed letters extending the home garaging and work at home until May 31, 2021.   The previous letters of agreement in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region regarding work at home was a three-month agreement. During the terms of that agreement, there were issues related to pay...

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    Workers Memorial Day

    Wednesday was Workers Memorial Day. On this day we remember everyone who died over the past year due to a workplace accident. This year's remembrance was different in that many more people are being remembered due to COVID-19. Please say a prayer for the countless people who not only died from...

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    Home Garaging Extended & 1104 Scholarship Application

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit New York, the CWA and Verizon have negotiated an extension of the Home Garaging agreement. This new extension will continue through April 30th, 2021. You can read the new agreement by clicking here.   We have also released the application and rules for the...

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    Ask Your Legislator to End Fees for Our Graduate Student Members

    Members of the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU)/CWA Local 1104 have been fighting for years to put an end to the crushing university fees they’re forced to pay to their employer that keep many living in poverty.    GSEU members, workers in the State University of New York system, are...

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    March Meeting Canceled

    Unfortunately, but not unexpectedly we will be cancelling our General Membership Meeting that was scheduled for March 9, 2021. We certainly hope we can resume our normal schedule in the near future. Our next meeting date is scheduled for June 8, 2021.   Also attached is the letter of agreement...

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    2021 Tentative Meeting Schedule

    Here is the tentative schedule for our 2021 General Membership Meetings. We have set the dates as we normally do with the hope that we will be able to hold these meetings. Obviously, the March date is wishful thinking at this point, but these are the four dates for 2021.   Hopefully, we will be...

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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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