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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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