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March 29, 2019

WORKERS AT ALTICE/CABLEVISION VOTE UNION YES!

Following a tough-anti union campaign, on March 5th 130 Altice Technical Service/Optimum workers in Westchester, NY persevered and voted 77 to 45 with one challenged ballot to be represented by CWA Local 1103.

March 29, 2019

VICTORY! MAJOR HURDLE PASSED IN FIGHT FOR CALL CENTER JOBS IN NEW YORK

On March 12th, with dozens of CWA members looking on, the New York State Senate voted by an incredible count of 58 to 3 to pass the New York State Call Center Jobs Act.

March 15, 2019

CONNECTICUT LATEST STATE EXPLORING LEGISLATIVE ACTION AGAINST JOB CUTS BY AT&T, CORPORATIONS

AT&T CUTTING TENS OF THOUSANDS OF U.S. CALL CENTER JOBS DESPITE TAX WINDFALL OF $20 BILLION

March 15, 2019

Laid Off Call Center Workers, Elected Officials to AT&T: Stop Cutting and Outsourcing Call Center Jobs

In New York, over 40,000 call center jobs cut since 2006, with AT&T recently slashing another 150 in Syracuse despite $20 billion tax windfall

March 15, 2019

Save NY Call Center Jobs Coalition Applauds Senate For Passage of New York State Call Center Jobs Act

In New York, over 40,000 call center jobs cut since 2006, with AT&T recently slashing another 150 in Syracuse despite $20 billion tax windfall

March 6, 2019

CWAers FIGHT FOR SAFE STAFFING TO PROTECT OUR MEMBERS AND COMMUNITIES

Throughout New York, CWA members have been speaking out for the vital need for safe staffing ratios for healthcare workers in our hospitals and nursing homes.

March 5, 2019

CWA MEMBERS AT USIC VOTE TO STAY #UNIONSTRONG

Workers at US Infrastructure Corporation (USIC), who mark the streets for Con Edison and National Grid before they dig, voted overwhelmingly 113-57 in favor of remaining members CWA Local 1101.

February 8, 2019

N.Y. Public Service Commission Signs Off on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, Imposes Job Retention Requirements at CWA's Urging

The Communications Workers of America expressed disappointment at the New York Public Service Commission's decision this week to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, but noted that the union's concerns about likely merger-related job loss were taken into account by the PSC's requirement that the company's direct employment level be preserved at the same level for at least three years after the merger.

December 6, 2018

Historic First Contract for Parking Production Assistants

NYC Parking Production Assistants win first union contract.

November 7, 2018

CWA D1 Delivers on Promise to Win Big in Midterms

Major wins for workers in New York, New Jersey, New England in the 2018 Midterm Elections.

November 7, 2018

CWA District One Delivers on Promise to Flip NY State Senate

The Communications Workers of America, District 1, political program delivered on Election Day in New York.

September 21, 2018

CWA, WORKERS WIN BIG IN NEW YORK STATE PRIMARIES

Across New York City and New York State, CWA and New York’s working people won big in last Thursday’s Primary Election, and it’s thanks in large part to the incredible work by CWA members.

September 7, 2018

NYC Labor Day Parade 2018

CWA Labor Day Parade

August 10, 2018

Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Agreement Includes 11.2% Wage Increases and Stronger Retirement Benefits

August 9, 2018

Communication Workers of America, District One Sets Sights on Flipping NY State Senate

In a year of critical elections at both the State and Federal level that will have a massive impact on the legislative prospects of working people, the Communications Workers of America, District 1, has endorsed six New York State Senate candidates in critical races across the state.

August 9, 2018

CWA Endorses Slate of Fresh Faces for Senate, Assembly

Insurgent Candidates Who Will Fight for Working Families

July 19, 2018

Workers See Continued Gains In New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Today, Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced a tentative agreement on a four year extension of the current contract, which was set to expire in August 2019.

July 19, 2018

CWA, Verizon Agree to Four-Year Contract Extension

Two years after historic strike, workers see continued gains in new four-year deal with Verizon

July 16, 2018

​​​​​​​Communication Workers of America, District One Sets Sights on Flipping NY State Senate

In a year of critical elections at both the State and Federal level that will have a massive impact on the legislative prospects of working people, the Communications Workers of America, District 1, has endorsed six New York State Senate candidates in critical races across the state:

June 28, 2018

FAMILIES BELONG TOGETHER

Join us this Saturday! March with us in NYC starting from Foley Square, or find a rally near you (hundreds happening across the country).

June 27, 2018

District 1 Legislative Endorsements

CWA District 1 has made a number of endorsements in New York State legislative campaigns coming up this year, including key races for Governor, Comptroller, and Attorney General.

June 27, 2018

CWA Strong. Union Strong.

The Supreme Court's ruling in Janus v AFSCME highlights how absolutely vital this year’s elections are. We have the power to fight back by sticking together in our union, and using our voices at the polls this November. We will not let corporate greed reduce our rights and take away the will of working people.

March 21, 2018

District 1 Makes Endorsements in New York Special Elections (April 24)

Gov. Cuomo has called for 11 special elections for vacant seats in the NY State Senate and Assembly with the election set for April 24. D1 is pleased to endorse several candidates.