February 4, 2016
Why do so many middle and working class people vote against their economic interests? Les Leopold, executive director of the Labor Institute in New York City, has a one-word answer: silos.
February 3, 2016
Check out the February 2 edition of the District 1 newsletter
January 28, 2016
The News Guild of New York, CWA Local 31003, rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday morning to protest the latest round of layoffs that have gutted El Diario/La Prensa, the mainland's oldest Spanish-language newspaper.
January 26, 2016
New York City traffic enforcement agents, members of CWA Local 1182, reached a tentative seven-year agreement with the city that includes raises and a signing bonus. The 2,100 agents issue parking tickets and direct traffic throughout the city.
January 25, 2016
At a rally on January 22 U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer joined CWA members in Brooklyn, NY to demand Verizon Wireless re-hire illegally fired union activist Bianca Cunningham and settle fair contracts.
January 21, 2016
CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met this week at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. In our last bargaining report we informed you that after high level discussions between the Union and the Company during the last few weeks the Union bargaining committee gave the Company a proposal which addressed both parties’ needs. This week the Company rejected the Unions proposal and gave another unacceptable proposal to the Union.