Local 1104 News Archive

  • /Presidents Message

    Our new website is launched!

    It's official, we have launched our union's new mobile friendly website at cwa1104.com.  You may recognize some of your fellow Local 1104 members in the new banner images. Many members answered the call to pose for photos for our website that place our union in a positive light and we hope to take...

  • /Political Action

    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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    Local 1104 app-like mobile shortcut instructions

    iPhone Above: Adding an app-like shortcut to your smartphone is easy, simply figure out if you have an android or iphone and follow the instructions in the image. Please note: These steps vary depending on the age of your device, because there are so many different types we included instructions...

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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.

  • /Political Action

    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...

  • /Presidents Message

    Verizon's Latest EIPP Offer

    We have received a proposal from Verizon regarding a surplus offer. One of the provisions of the Company's proposal is to offer an option to make this offer on a local by local basis. The National Union has told the Company that we are not interested in dividing our Union in this way. We are in...

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    Happy Labor Day Local 1104

    Labor Day is a day set aside not just for all workers across the United States but more directly union workers. Let's face it, if you're not union you're not getting the day off anyway. It's a union holiday brought to you by your union and the tens of thousands before us who have made so many...

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    2014 Scholarship Award Winners

    CWA Local 1104 awarded thirteen scholarships.  A total of $20,000 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 will have a successful school year: Active: –  $1000 each...

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    Happy 4th of July from CWA 1104

    Soon we'll be gathering with families and friends for the nation's birthday, July 4th. Many of us will celebrate with a barbecue. We can keep the red, white and blue in the holiday with this made-in-America, union label backyard barbecue checklist, compiled from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco...

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    Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive May 10th

    LEAVE A BAG OF NON PERISHABLE FOOD AT YOUR MAILBOX THIS SATURDAY, MAY 10THEvery second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers, who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive...

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    Workers Memorial Mass at St. Patrick's in Bayshore, April 29th

    Tuesday, April 29th at 5:30 pm at St. Patrick's Church, 5th Avenue & Main Street in Bay Shore, NY.  A free reception with live music and cash bar to follow at Molly Malones on Maple Avenue. Participating members should bring their hardhat for the ceremonial blessing of the hardhats. Please...

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    Congressional Night 2014

    Congressional Night. April 21st, 6:00 p.m. at IBEW 25, 370 Motor Parkway in Hauppauge. Each year labor unions across Long Island gather to meet with our Congressional Delegation in a town hall setting to make our collective voice heard. Join your brothers and sisters to show our strength in unity.

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    Absence Payout / CPS Award

    Absence Payout: Employees who use four days or fewer of paid or unpaid incidental absence in a calendar year will receive a lump sum payment, prorated for part-time employees. This payment will be included in your March 7th paycheck for the year 2013. If you have any questions or issues, call the...

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    Applying for college financial aid. It can be overwhelming

    Project Grad LI and United Way of Long Island have partnered to offer free FAFSA workshops for college bound students. Come to one of the sessions listed below to get your FAFSA completed. The FAFSA is necessary if you want to apply for federal & state grants, loans, college scholarships and...

  • /Political Action

    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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    2014: The End Game in Telecommunications: The Perfect, Man-Made Storm

    Orgininally published on: The Huffington Postby: Bruce Kushnick "Since deregulation, landline costs skyrocket. The monthly cost of measured AT&T phone service (in California) has soared more than 260% since 2008." Los Angeles Times, Dec 6th, 2013 "Internet Service Providers Are Now the Most...

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