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    1104 urge's members to take all precautions necessary to prevent injury

    In the aftermath of Sandy we hope everyone and their families are safe. Long Island and other area’s will be a long time getting back to normal. The company has declared emergencies in Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island, with more to come. We urge all members to take all precautions necessary to...

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    Verizon Contract Ratified

    Washington, D.C. -- Members of the Communications Workers of America at Verizon Communications ratified a four-year agreement covering about 35,000 CWA represented workers from Virginia to New England. Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers also voted to ratify a four-year...

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    Happy Labor Day from CWA Local 1104

    On Labor Day, we honor those who fought for the basic workplace rights we all take for granted. So this weekend, around the family barbeques, reflect on Labor Day’s true meaning, and understand why the unions still fight. Corporate Greed corrupts Wall Street. The Unions fight that. Good paying jobs...

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    Dear Justice Dept. & FCC: Unanswered Questions of Wireline-Wireless-Cable Connections

    Important NOTE: Dear Reader: If you use a cell phone, a wired connection or cable service including broadband, or internet, this impacts you -- from the price of services you pay for, or the choices you have, to even the speed and controls over these services from your providers. The Department of...

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    Bargaining Report #60

    On July 19, 2012, CWA and IBEW requested the assistance of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in our contract negotiations with Verizon. The Company first refused the Union’s request for Mediation but we have been notified that the Company has agreed to Mediation and we are scheduled to...

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    Save Good Jobs: The Call Center Bill

    Four years ago, we drafted simple legislation that mandates that if a telephone and cable company performs a service in New York, then they would have to keep its Call Centers in the areas in which it serves. A common sense approach to ensuring that good jobs stay right here in our communities. But...

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    Call-1-877-255-9417 tell NY politicians pass call center bill

     Call your New York State lawmaker and urge them to co-sponsor S.213 and A.75. This law would create major barriers to moving call centers out of New York State. This bill will require a hearing by the Public Service Commission in the event that a telecommunications or cable company seeks to...

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    Feb 11th Islanders tickets giveaway

    If you love a public worker....enter for a chance to win four free tickets to the Islander’s game Feb 11, 2012!   LONG ISLAND’s PUBLIC EMPLOYEES MAKE OUR LIVES BETTER EVERY DAY, and VALENTINE’S DAY IS THE PERFECT TIME TO SAY WE LOVE YOU BACK! click here to go see some SHORT videos TO LEARN WHAT...

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    Cablevision Workers Triumph, Brooklyn Technicians Vote To Unionize

    Today, 282 Brooklyn Cablevision technicians and dispatchers in Brooklyn voted to join the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Local 1109 in a union election administered by National Labor Relations Board, overcoming a vigorous anti-union campaign led by Cablevision.  They are the first...

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    Media coverage from Occupy Wall Street March Nov. 17th

    The March for the 99% and the Nov. 17th union supported Occupy Wall Street protest were incredible. The following is some of the media coverage from the last week or so. Besides the March and the Nov 17th Rally, CWA also helped release a report from Citizens for Tax Justice on Verizon's tax dodging...

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    Bargaining Reports

    As we get the Bargaining Reports we will post them right here. Click here to DOWNLOAD THE STRIKE FUND FORM and get it back to the local union office. You may also fax the completed form to the union office at (516) 420-8390. Also please call the tape for frequent Bargaining updates at (516) 420-...

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    Ohio Unions get revenge as Issue 2 fails!

    Senate Bill 5, which limited collective bargaining in the name of cost control, was reviled by public employees. Yesterday, voters soundly defeated the proposal and sent a clear message to the governor and the bill’s GOP proponents. By  Jim Siegel  &  Joe Vardon  The Columbus Dispatch A year...

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