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June 30, 2020

NEW JERSEY CWAers WORKING TO GET THE VOTE OUT FOR PRIMARY ELECTION

New Jersey Primary Election Day is coming up on July 7th! All New Jersey residents are eligible to vote by mail in this election - if you have not already applied, you must do you by TODAY, June 30th.

June 30, 2020

PRIMARY ELECTIONS COMING UP ACROSS DISTRICT 1; MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, it’s more important than ever before to elect true pro-worker candidates to office to ensure that our voices are heard and our needs are met. Make sure you’re aware of election deadlines coming up and any changes to voting procedures in your state:

June 30, 2020

LOCAL 1298 RUNS WORKSHOP TO TACKLE IMPLICIT BIAS

Amazing work last week by the CWA Local 1298 Equity Committee who put together and present a workshop on implicit bias - an incredibly important topic particularly at a time when many workers and companies are addressing racial bias throughout the country.

June 30, 2020

CWAers CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH WITH LIVESTREAM FEATURING UNION LEADERS

From poverty to policing practices to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities, as union members, we must fight to dismantle racism.

June 30, 2020

LOCALS 1181 & 1182 FIGHT TO KEEP NYC TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AGENTS AND SUPERVISORS IN THE NYPD

In the midst of city-wide advocacy to reform the NYPD and reduce it’s $6 billion per year budget by $1 billion, news reports recently emerged suggesting the City Council was considering moving TEAs and Supervisors out of the NYPD and into the Department of Transportation as part of cost-saving measures.

June 30, 2020

KALEIDA HEALTH WORKERS VOTE TO JOIN CWA

On June 18th, Clinical Engineering employees at Kaleida Health in Buffalo, NY, won their union representation election to join CWA Local 1168.

June 30, 2020

NEW JERSEY STATE WORKERS REACH AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE TO SAVE JOBS

New Jersey State Workers voted last week on a Job Security Agreement negotiated with Governor Murphy that District 1 Vice President Dennis Trainor called "the best in the country."

June 16, 2020

Statement from CWA Local 1180 President Gloria Middleton on the Killing of George Floyd & Baseless Hatred

In the last six months, our country and the entire world have banded together over a pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 300,000 souls from this world.

June 11, 2020

Walkout for Black Lives

8 Minutes, 46 Seconds—Stop Work.
Thursday, June 11, 12 Noon.
Black Lives Matter.

June 8, 2020

CWA District 1 Statement on the Repeal of 50-a

CWA District 1 is in strong support of the repeal of statute 50-a, which would ensure transparency of police misconduct and disciplinary records.