Local 1104 News Archive

  • /Political Action

    CWA 1104 Supporting Anthony Eramo with Walk Dates

    Recently, CWA member Anthony Eramo launched his campaign for State Assembly.  Pictured above are Nick Hoh and Steve Birmingham who attended the kickoff and introduced Eramo. He faces a Democratic primary on September 13.  A phone bank will be held at CWA Local 1108, 39 Baker Street in Patchogue. ...

  • /Presidents Message

    Remembering, boycotting and voting

    I hope that this email finds everyone doing well and enjoying their summer.  Below you will find some information on the Annual Horgan Tournament, the reinstatement of dependent care and summer camp reimbursements, the Annual NYC Labor Day Parade and information on the boycott of Mexican made Oreos...

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    Protect American Jobs!

    Many other Unions supported us during our strike, now the members of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers are asking for our help. Nabisco is a very profitable company, with a CEO that has made $165 million dollars in the last 8 years. Instead of investing in jobs in America...

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    Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund

    The Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund is up and running again. Members can send in monthly forms for expenses incurred starting June 2016.The reimbursement rate will be $50.00 per week for one (1) dependent only.June and July reimbursement forms must be postmarked by August 12, 2016.Applications...

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    Have a Union Made in the USA Fourth!

    Summer is here, the sun is out and the celebration of our country's independence is almost here! The Fourth of July is an explosion of festivities and gatherings, and we at Labor 411 want you to be well stocked. From flags to ice cream to beer, we've got the goods to make your party the best, all...

  • /Presidents Message

    Those who support us and those who don't

    As we have discussed, we put together a list of people, businesses and organizations that supported us during the 2016 Strike and a list of those who didn't or crossed the picket lines. I realize we may have missed some for both lists, but we're pretty sure we have covered the majority. For those...

  • /News

    Supporters and Non Supporters during the strike

    Supporters Local 810 Teamsters STAT Health New York State United Teachers RWDSU Local 338 - John Durso SEIU Local 32BJ Janitors Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2 Allure Home Improvements Dante Dano, President Sheetmetal Local 137, LI City John Murphy - Met Life Dunkin Donuts- Sunrise Hwy,...

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    UCOMM Blog: They did it, you can too!

    The union movement is coming off a big high with the recent contract agreement between the Communications Workers of America (CWA), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and Verizon. Once labor peace was reached with the assistance of US Labor Secretary Tom Perez, the red...

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    CWA Members Overwhelmingly Approve Verizon Contracts

    Contracts cement historic victory for nearly 40,000 wireline workers,wireless retail workers, and wireless technicians following seven-week strike Verizon workers along the East Coast overwhelmingly voted to ratify new contracts that were negotiated following a historic 45-day strike by nearly 40,...

  • /Presidents Message

    Returning to Work

    Tomorrow on June 1, 2016 we will be reporting back to work after 7 weeks on strike against Verizon. As I said before, I am so proud of what this local has accomplished and commitment to the cause of getting a fair contract with Verizon was outstanding.  Chief Stewards, Stewards and our members were...

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    2016 CWA Local 1104 Scholarships

    CWA LOCAL 1104 SCHOLARSHIP RULES   Local 1104 has a Scholarship Fund for the benefit of its members and their families.  The number of scholarships awarded each year is determined by the Executive Board based on the funds available.  This year we will award sixteen scholarships – twelve for active...

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    Memorial Day Message

    Memorial Day weekend is here and all of us here at CWA 1104 want to wish you and yours a safe and relaxing holiday as we unofficially start Summer 2016. If you do a google search for inspiring quotes or things to say during Memorial Day, one stood out more than the others, it reads;  “They gave...

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    MOU, Back to Work Agreement and Bargaining Report

    Employees whose tours begin Tuesday night, May 31, 2016, and extend into Wednesday, June 1, 2016, will report to work for those tours. All other employees will return to work for their tours that are scheduled to begin Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Returning employees will return to work on the same...

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    Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains

    Union to take down pickets; company agrees to add good union jobs on the East Coast First contract for retail wireless workers; improves workers’ overall standard of living Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after coming to an agreement in...

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    Agreement in Principal Reached

      U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez issued the following statement today regarding the ongoing labor dispute at Verizon: "Today, I am pleased to announce that the parties have reached an agreement in principle on a four-year contract, resolving the open issues in the ongoing labor dispute...

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    Update on Labor Dispute at Verizon

    The U.S. Department of Labor today issued the following statement on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers. “The parties involved in the Verizon labor dispute, including the senior leadership of the unions and the company and their bargaining teams, met today in Washington with Labor...

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