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    Historic: Tentative Agreement Reached between Cablevision and CWA Local 1109 Brooklyn

    The Communications Workers of America Local 1109 is pleased to announce that it has reached a tentative contract agreement covering 262 Cablevision employees in Brooklyn. Details of the agreement are being withheld pending presentation to the members, which will take place at a ratification meeting...

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    Joe Beirne Foundation's Annual Scholarship now through April 30th

    Now through April 30, 2015 applications for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's annual scholarship offering for the 2015 - 2016 school year are being accepted. Fifteen partial college scholarships of up to $3,000 each will be awarded. The winners will also receive second-year scholarships for the same...

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    TPP is NAFTA on steroids, let's stop it!

    TPP is NAFTA on steroids. It will create more off-shoring of jobs, a ban on Buy American procurement preferences, it will allow for American laws to be reviewed by foreign tribunals empowering them to order payment of U.S. tax dollars to foreign firms that seek to avoid playing by same rules as U.S...

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    CPS Deferrel Letter

    Dear Verizon Employee,      In March 2015, Verizon plans to reward eligible employees for their contributions to the company's financial success with a Corporate Profit Sharing (CPS) award.   The CPS award is a lump sum payment and will be paid to eligible employees onMarch 13 in employees'...

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    On Strike for the Holiday's. Let's support our brothers & sisters at Fairpoint!

    Over the past 6 years, FairPoint Communications executives have led the company into a merger and bankruptcy, resulting in workforce cuts of almost 22 percent. In addition to cutting workers, FairPoint has outsourced jobs in violation of promises made to the New England communities that depend on...

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    Contract Rally at Verizon HQ to Protect Our Jobs & Our Future - December 4th, 6PM

    December 4, 2014 marks the 25 year anniversary of the end of the 1989 strike. Many of us were part of that strike, a lot of us came into the company afterward. We've all benefited from the sacrifices of our brothers and sisters during the strike. Contract Rally at Verizon HQ to Protect Our Jobs...

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    General Membership Meeting - November 18th

    Tuesday, November 18th 6PM LocationAmerican Legion Post 106666 VETERANS BLVD11758 MASSAPEQUA, NYSee map: Google Maps Agenda: Discuss Union Business ELECTION OF CHIEF STEWARDS: In accordance with Art. XIII of the Local's Bylaws, nomination and election of Chief Stewards were held as follows:...

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    FairPoint Strikers Escalate Campaign with NYC Action Against Hedge Fund Angelo, Gordon

      NEW YORK — The FairPoint strike in northern New England spilled over onto the streets of New York City today. Dozens of union activists descended on a conference attended by officials of Angelo, Gordon, the Wall Street hedge fund that owns the biggest stake in FairPoint, the troubled telecom...

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    Chris Shelton: Letter to our members at Verizon regarding the Special Offer

    Why Start Believing Them Now? Click here to read the pdf of this letter in its entirity. 

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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 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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