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The Brotherhood of Bears

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA)

Tom Munnelly, Assistant to the President of Communication Workers of America Local 1101 in N.Y., is either one heck of a lucky black bear hunter or a darn good one. I suspect he’s both. During his last five black bear hunts in Wyoming, he scored five times, and four of his […]

Local 1298 Reaches Tentative Agreement for AT&T Workers

Members of Local 1298 in Connecticut rallied, marched and stayed strong during 18 months of AT&T bargaining that finally led to a tentative contract this week.

CWA members’ solidarity during 18 long months of bargaining paid off Wednesday night in Connecticut when Local 1298 reached a tentative agreement with AT&T that includes […]

Vote Richard Brodsky for Attorney General

Show Your Support Vote in the Primary, September 14, 2010 Richard Brodsky for Attorney General Download the Brodsky Flyer here

CWAERS 'Cooling Off' And Joining Cope

Over the last three months, another 1,061 CWAers have signed up for COPE, or increased their contributions by at least $1 a week.

CWA’s political team has been working hard, providing information to members about COPE, their members of Congress and why it’s so important for CWAers to participate in the political and legislative process.


2010 Verizon Wage Increase

During our 2008 contract bargaining, the Union negotiated annual raises for the duration of the three-year collective bargaining agreement of 3% in 2008, 3.5% in 2009, and 3.75% in 2010 with an opportunity for an additional Cost of Living Allowance (COLA).

Verizon notified the System Council that because the difference in the National Consumer Price […]

Delegates Embrace 'One Nation' Movement, Oct. 2 March on Washington

CWA convention delegates pledged to join the growing “One Nation” movement and said they will do everything possible to make the October 2 march on Washington and other events a huge success.

One Nation, first proposed by the NAACP, has grown to include more than 170 labor, civil rights, environmental and progressive groups. “People […]

Long Term Acting Managers

A letter from District 1 VP Chris Shelton: To all Verizon Local Presidents. […]

Convention Honors Locals, CWA COPE Awards

The CWA-COPE awards recognize the outstanding COPE fundraising efforts of our locals and districts.

1101 Business Agent Marty Shannon, Secretary Jim Trainor, Exec. VP Angel Feliciano and Business Agent Bob Pyzeski

Two President’s Awards for CWA-Cope (above):

Two Districts stood out from the rest. Between them they raised over 1.9 million dollars or almost […]