Local 1104 News Archive

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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...

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    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...

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    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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    Make calls to save our work

    We are in Albany working to get laws passed to protect our work and your jobs!  We need every member to call their Assemblyman and New York Senator to tell them to co-sponsor and vote for these job saving bills.  They are the following: FiOS Study Bill Number A 6003Call Center Bill Number A 7144 /...

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    Secure Your Place in Democracy

    This Fourth of July we will once again declare America's independence and stand together, united by the common yet powerful idea of inalienable rights and the belief that everyone is created equal. In the U.S. Constitution, our nation's founders forged these words: "We hold these truths to be self-...

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    Workers Memorial Mass: Because losing your life should never be a job description

    Monday April 29th at 5:30 pm at St. Patricks Church 5th Ave. & Main Street, Bay Shore, NY.  Let's again come together as one to pay homage to those we lost on the job and offer prayer for our unions who lead, safety to those who toil and justice for those oppressed. Please bring your hardhat/...

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    Win a $5 Elizabeth Arden Spa Certificate! Celebrate Working Women this Mother's Day!

    Contest for our Working Moms. The Long Island Federation of Labor AFL-CIO has an awesome new contest for all you working moms! Win a $500 Elizabeth Arden Spa Certificate! Celebrate Working Women this Mother's Day! In honor of working women this Mother's Day, they are launching  a raffle for a $500...

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    NBA All Star Game in Brooklyn - NOT at the Garden!

    NBA players know that unions are important for protecting workers on the job. The National Basketball Players' Association has a long history of keeping players safe, and the National Basketball Referees' Association ensures fair compensation for the unsung heroes of the game. All workers deserve...

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    LIBN: Unions thrive on Long Island

    by Gregory Zeller, Long Island Business NewsPublished: February 15, 2013 The percentage of American workers belonging to organized labor unions is at its lowest level since the 1930s – just don’t mention it to Long Island labor leaders. As national membership averages continue their decades-long...

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    Fix the Senate Now

    Call your Senators today and urge them to support Senate rules reform. The current rules that govern the Senate are hurting democracy. In the past, our nation was able to move forward on landmark legislation that put in place workers' rights, civil rights,retirement security for seniors and much...

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    Merry Christmas: Acts of kindness and generosity

    As many families, members and friends are still trying to recover from the storm, what do you say except I can't believe Christmas is here? You have to ask how do these families cope with the holidays and have any spirit when many have no home to even put up a tree. The strength of our members and...

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    Info you should know about the new medical plan

    1104: IMPORTANT INFORMATION YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE MEDICAL PLAN (2012) *Open enrollment extended to December 6th There are changes to all Medical plan options and prescription drug coverage and you should review all the material before making decisions. YOU must go online and certify that...

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    CWA Disaster Relief Fund - Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Relief Fund ApplicationDisaster Relief Fund Member Handbook As President Cohen stated after Tuesday’s elections, “tens of thousands of our members, activists and volunteers stepped up and did amazing work, not only returning President Obama to office but in electing representatives who...

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