Local 1104 News Archive

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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...

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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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    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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    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

    We would like to wish all of our active members and retirees a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all the Officers, Business Agents and Staff of our Local union. This is time of year to spend much anticipated quality time with our families, enjoy each others company and participate in the...

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    Giving thanks for all we have!

    Brothers and sisters, Turkey Day is just hours away. The food, the family, football, the brisk fall air and a day when we get together with those we love and give thanks for all we have. I personally am thankful for many things; my health, my family and this great country in which we live in. I am...

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    Support our candidates!

    Have you had enough government, or lack thereof? Nassau County is loosing its professional hockey team and no one in government cares. The Republican Legislatures in Nassau refused to pass a double wood bill that would have meant a million dollars in their pocket. Let's put Long Island back on...

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    VoiceLink has to go!

    As Verizon continues to fill their pockets with gold, no one should forget that they do not want us here. We must be aware of VoiceLink and their continued attempts to install it whereever they think they can get away with it. It is a product that is far inferior to most other telephone products...

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    War on the Working Class: 1104 in Action!

    A Rally was attended by about half a dozen CWA Local 1104 members who live around the hamlet of Fort Edward, NY on October 18th. Another GREEDY Corporation wages WAR on the Working Class.  This small community approximately 50+ miles northeast of Albany was blind sided by a large corporation...

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    Assist 1049: Keep Call Center Jobs on Long Island

    When a storm hits and the power goes out, we often share first responder responsibilities with IBEW Local 1049 - these members work at LIPA & National Grid (soon to be PSE&G). National Grid has a plan to send 200 of their essential Call Center jobs to upstate NY. Having a regional...

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    Merry Christmas from CWA 1104: Give to charity list...

    Merry Christmas to you and yours from all of us here at the Communications Workers of America Local 1104. You may have heard our radio ad on 94.3 The Shark, B103, WBAB, WALK 97.5 and FLY 92.3. Giving to charity is one thing we love to do here at Local 1104. Join us in giving to those less fortunate...

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    New Yorkers Still Love Their Landlines

    Patch.com Two Hudson Valley Communities beat back an attempt by Verizon to eliminate the tried-and-true copper wiring. Verizon wanted to transition some of our neighbors to a cellular-based network from what phone fans know as the twisted pair. It did not go well. The blowback was fierce enough...

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    New Classes at Molloy College

    In an effort to help prepare and empower our members for the future, the Executive Board of CWA Local 1104 has partnered with Molloy College. We encourage all members to take advantage of this opportunity.  

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    Labor Lines: Pension Stripping

    NY State Senator Tony Avella and Manhattan Attorney Ed Stone discuss grave concerns over a new corporate scam to strip pensioneers of their rights and protections by selling off their pension obligatins to insurance companies robbing retirees of recourse to the US Pension Guarantee Corporation in...