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Come join us as we go on a Great Adventure!

CWA Local 1101 NYC

Saturday, 10-16-10

We’re unearthing frightful fun for the entire family during the most popular festival of the year at Six Flags Great Adventure! Join us for Thrills by Day and Chills by Night! Before 6 p.m. enjoy Halloween-themed shows for kids, but after 6 p.m. when the sun begins to set, […]

Delegates Adopt Ready for the Future 'Phase 3'

Biennial conventions Merger of Districts 2 and 13 Merger of Communications and Technologies and Telecommunications Sectors Vote on the Executive Board for the Canadian Director

CWA convention delegates again voted to move CWA forward and adopted several changes that will support every level of CWA in building our union. That action continues the work […]

Jobs, Speed Matters Among Key Issues CWA Members Raise on Capitol Hill

Busloads of CWA members were on Capitol Hill for CWA’s Lobby Day, holding more than 140 meetings with members of Congress and staff on jobs, bargaining rights for public safety officers and high-speed broadband access for all Americans.

CWA members who visited Senate offices also raised the critical issue of Senate rule changes to end […]

“A Good Step Forward For Reaching FCC Broadband Goals”

Washington, D.C. – June 28, 2010 – Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen today supported President Obama’s signing of a presidential memorandum seeking to make available more wireless spectrum available for commercial use:

“Increased spectrum is a good step forward towards reaching the FCC broadband goals. Wireless internet is critical, particularly in rural areas, […]

CWA President Larry Cohen addresses the 72nd CWA Convention in Washington, D.C.

Remarks By CWA President Larry Cohen Eyes on the Prize

In 1956, as the Civil Rights movement was moving forward after decades of fighting segregation, activist Alice Wine wrote “Eyes on the Prize,” based on a gospel song written decades earlier. A few years ago, Bruce Springsteen popularized it again in a recording with Pete […]

Verizon Tape Update!

To: Our Fellow CWA 1101 Members From: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Date: July 25, 2010 TRANSCRIPT:”The CWA Executive Board has voted to reverse a decision that goes back to 1954 involving acting managers.Henceforth, anyone who is acting for more than 30 days will be barred from membership as long as they’re acting and […]

Verizon Tape

To: Our Fellow CWA 1101 Members From: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Date: Sunday, July 25, 2010 TRANSCRIPT:”The CWA Executive Board has voted to reverse a decision that goes back to 1954 involving acting managers. Henceforth, anyone who is acting for more than 30 days will be barred from membership as long as they’re […]

The Job You Save May be Your Own

Verizon’s East Coast President just sent out an e-mail to every employee in New York State warning about CWA-supported state legislation to strengthen consumer and worker protections in the event of a telecom merger or line sale. Verizon claims the legislation will “kill jobs” and stop “billions of dollars of investment.”

Surprise, surprise. They’re lying. […]

Verizon Tape

“The Company and the Union met this morning to discuss the oversubscription and non-surplus volunteers issues. There was an exchange of ideas, and both sides agreed to meet again next week. We will keep you informed as more information becomes available. […]

Merger and Line Bill Flyer

Don’t help the company kill our bill that will protect workers and consumers if Verizon sells its network or merges with another company.

Instead, call to support the bill!

Verizon just sent out an e-mail to every employee warning that CWA’s bill in Albany to strengthen consumer and worker protections in the event of a […]