Local 1104 News Archive

  • /Presidents Message

    Minimizing the Threat from Coronavirus

    To all the members of CWA Local 1104 and your families, I hope this message finds all of you well and as safe as you can be during this extraordinary period of time. As a Local and District, we are doing everything possible to minimize the threat of the Coronavirus to each and every one of you as...

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    New Agreement Reached in Regards to Bonuses

    Verizon and CWA have reached a Bonus agreement for those who are unable to work from home. Eligible members will receive $300 beginning this week. Below are all of the agreements we have reached since the start of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Click here to read the Bonus Agreement. Click...

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    New Agreement Reached in Regards to Coronavirus Care

    Verizon and CWA are in constant talks to help the members of CWA and IBEW deal with the COVID-19 crisis. Please review the Letters of Agreement in this email to make sure that you are aware of the benefits that have been agreed upon to help with deal with this time of crisis. If you have any...

  • /Political Action

    Unemployment Benefits for Striking Workers After 2 Weeks

    A message from President Tom Benedetto Governor Cuomo signed the bill S4573 into law granting unemploymentbenefits to striking workers after 2 weeks. This is a big step for all current striking workers and future and is a testament to the great things we can accomplish when we all work together...

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    CWA 1104 Scholarships

    There are currently 3 different Scholarship applications available, CWA Local 1104's, Joe Beirne Scholarship and NettWorth. More information on the NettWorth Scholarship are provided by clicking here.  

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    Thank You for Your Support of LI Cares

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our LI Cares Food Drive. Thanks to your generosity we were able to donate $3,000 on behalf of CWA Local 1104. This great organization helps to feed the hungry on Long Island and your donations will help them feed a lot of families in need. Below is a picture...

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    NY Gov Signs Call Center Bill

    I have BIG news.     Today, Governor Cuomo signed the NY Call Center Jobs Act into law!   For years, call center companies have shipped jobs overseas in a greedy effort to slash labor costs. Since 2006, 40,000 call center jobs have disappeared from New York, and the 2018 Trump tax plan actually...

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    Happy Holidays Local 1104

    I would like to congratulate all of our members who have elected to retire with their off-payroll date being this weekend. We wish all of you a healthy, happy and prosperous retirement. We thank you all for your service to the Local and CWA. In addition to that, we congratulate our Lineman who...

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    Surplus Declared

    This letter is to notify you that Verizon New York Inc., Verizon Corporate Services Corp., Verizon Services Corp., and Empire City Subway Company (Ltd.), (collectively "the Company") are declaring a surplus condition in thirty (30) titles within Force Adjustment Areas ("FAAs") 1 through 6 and...

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    Early Voting Starts Saturday plus Endorsements

    For the first time in New York's history voters will be allowed to vote early. The early voting period starts on Saturday October 26th and runs through Sunday November 3. If you don't vote early, don't worry you can still vote normally on Election Day which is Tuesday November 5th.  Below are the...

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    Happy Labor Day

    CWA 1104 would like to wish all of our members a Happy Labor Day. Labor Day is more than just a day for family and a day to mourn the end of summer, it's a reminder of why we fight. This is our holiday, the holiday to honor the working men and women. It is the holiday that honors the right to...

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    2019 Scholarship Winners

    2019 Awarded Scholarship  - 22 Winners: CWA Local 1104 awarded twenty-two (22) scholarships.  A total of $23,000 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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    CWA 1104 Works Hard at the National Convention

    CWA 1104 leaders are proud to have participated in the 2019 CWA Convention. At the convention, we heard speeches from some of our national union leaders like President Chris Shelton and Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens. Their remarks can be found by clicking here. We also considered a number of...

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    Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship Winners

    The Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship is a scholarship that is given out every year to 16 deserving students in memory of Joe Beirne, the first President of the Communications Workers of America.  We are excited to announce that this year a CWA 1104 member was one of the recipents. Stephanie...

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    Remembering CWA President Emeritus Morty Bahr

    Morton Bahr, who led CWA during the most turbulent years of the communications industry and made the union a powerful force for working people, died earlier this week at age 93. Bahr was elected CWA president in 1985, serving in that position for 20 years. He successfully led CWA through the...

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    October Defensive Driving Classes

    Our Defensive Driving Program has been very successful. This six-hour course is offered to all active members and their spouses.  Completion of the program will afford you a 10% discount on your auto insurance and a point reduction on your license. The course will be offered on:     Tuesday and...