Local 1104 News Archive

  • /Presidents Message

    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...

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    Time short for sick 9/11 responders to benefit from fund

    As we honor their sacrifices, we urge injured and ill responders and survivors and the loved ones of those who lost their lives to register for the Victim Compensatiom Fund by Oct. 3rd. "Labor representatives and elected officials all worked hard to pass the [Zadroga] law. Now we must ensure that...

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    Happy Labor Day from CWA Local 1104

    Happy Labor Day!  Unions have won rights we all take for granted like health benefits, vacations, the minimum wage and the weekend just to name a few. Unions also battle corporate greed and you too can join the fight! Make sure you make Labor Day's true meaning the topic of conversation around your...

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    2013 Scholarship Award Winners

    Congratulations to the 19 Scholarships 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...

  • /Political Action

    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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    The NLRB Board: We did it!

    We made the calls and it happened. The US Senate voted to confirm a full package of nominations to the National Labor Relations Board. GOP Senators agreed to end their obstruction of any nomination made by President Obama. Republicans voted on two new NLRB nominations - Nancy Schiffer and Kent...

  • /Political Action

    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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