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    Union Slams Verizon For Not Delivering High Speed Internet

    A union is launching TV ads Tuesday that slam Verizon for failing to deliver high-speed Internet to neighborhoods across the city as promised. The Communication Workers of America is sponsoring the ad campaign, charging that Verizon broke its 2008 franchise agreement with the city to provide its...

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    CWA National Poll on Presidential Candidates

    Make your voice heard. Click here to vote. Which candidates do you think have the best plans for moving our country forward on the issues most important to you and your family? We've compiled answers from the AFL-CIO's in-depth candidate questionnaire and links to the candidates websites so that...

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    Fast Track Vote Announced

    Make your voice heard NOW 1-888-436-6478     The Fast Track bill is expected to come before Congress this Friday. The clock is ticking for you to make your voice heard. Recently released information on this deal shows that it is worse then ever.  Not only will it mean a loss of jobs, but it would...

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    Rally on Monday: Congresswoman Rice turned her back on us

    It is unfortunate that Congresswoman Kathleen Rice has betrayed us all and is now  a 'Yes' vote on Trade Promotion Authority ( Fast Track).    There will be a rally outside of her office on Monday, June 8th at 5:30 p.m located at 300 Garden City Plaza, Garden City. Time is short and the vote is...

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    Newsday: Pacific Rim nations is creating political theater beyond the usual party-line divisions

    by Dan Janison, Newsday.   On Long Island, labor unions -- mostly presumed to be constituents of the Democratic Party -- have been slamming the Democratic White House push for unilateral authority to craft a Trans-Pacific Partnership.   That authority is called "fast-track," which Congress granted...

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    Rally Stop #TPP

    It's very apparent that Congressman Lee Zeldin is in support of the job killing Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). We must keep the pressure on him and send the message that TPP is bad for our country. A rally is scheduled outside his office on Oak Street in Patchogue on Wednesday, April 1st at 4:...

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    Get out the Vote for Rita Kestanbaum

    Brothers and sisters, if you live within the 19th Legislative District in Nassau County which includes parts of Bellmore, Freeport, Merrick, North Bellmore, North Merrick, Seaford and Wantagh. we are supporting Rita Kesternbaum. If you live in these communities, please spread the word and encourage...

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    Candidate Endorsement List - GOTV!

    Last and certainly not least, this Tuesday is Election Day. At the bottom of this email is our Locals endorsement list. Please get out and exercise your greatest American Right, your right to vote. Many of you have the day off, so please give Steve Birmingham a call at (516) 551-2356 to find a...

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    2014 Labor Walks

    Labor Walk locations have been finalized and we hope to see you there! Please see below for scheduling purposes.

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    Update on Verizon's special offer

    Below is a united statement from District One. Two weeks ago, the Company approached CWA with a special incentive offer for certain members to leave the payroll.  This offer was identical to the offer that CWA rejected last year with a few exceptions. Last year, the proposal was to make an offer to...

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    District wide phone calls being made

    The New Year is here, and it's time to hit the ground running. Corporate Greed does not stop just because it's 2014. The NAFTA on steroids Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is still alive and well, and if it passes it will destroy not only organized labor, but all working families for...

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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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