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CWA 1150 News

Change of Eboard Officers

On the 17th of July President Whitley has advised the executive Board of the resignation of NY Area Director Diane Duffy. Diane will be missed by many of our NY Members. She has been the NY AD for countless years and helped many of members with healthcare issues and getting Alliance training and was very active in helping organize new members in NY. Diane we thank you for all that you have done for local1150 and wish you nothing but happiness in your retirement.


In accordance with the local by-laws Article XIII Section 4,C.

 A vacancy in the office of Chief Steward or Area Director shall be filled by an appointment of the President and approved by the executive board. Shall there be more than 1 year remaining in the original term the appointment will be temporary pending an election within 60 days. If there is less than 1 year remaining in the originl term, the appointee will serve until the next general election.


President Whitley has appointed NJ Area Director, Gerald (Jay) Laughlin to fill the position for the reminder of the 2014 year, and was unanimously approved by the executive board. 


Please direct any questions to president Whitley at unity1150@aol.com

Passing of our Brother Declan P. O'Neill

It is with a saddened heart we regret to inform you of the passing of a local brother Declan P. O'Neill.

Declan was a member of the local for over 30 years and worked for AT&T for over 30 years as well.  He held the titles of NY Area Director and shop stweard, he also remained an active member in our old farts group.

Declan, our brother you will be sadly missed by all of us but never forgotten.

Thank you for all that you have done for our local and for our country as an Air Force Veteran.

AT&T Surplus Notification

AT&T has announced another vtp/surplus today.


Below are the impacted job titles in 1150. 


There was a total of 37 affected Nationwide.

Impacted Titles:
Building Attendant
Data Processing Associate II (DPAII)
Network Order Administrator
Network Technical Specialist
Office Clerical Assistant - C
Reports Clerk
Senior Operator Service Center Clerk
Senior Records Clerk
Service Assistant

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CWA International News

Super Shuttle Drivers Move Closer to Justice; Bargaining Update; Peaceful Resistance in Ferguson; Nominate Young Women Workers for Berger-Marks Award; UCLA Professor Fined $10,000 for Death of Lab Worker; Bay News Rising Trains Next Generation of Journalists; CWA, Allies Enlist State Legislators in Fight Against TPP

CWA and allies held a training session in Minneapolis this week to spotlight how the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal threatens state initiatives and show state legislators what they can do about it.

The Pacific Media Workers Guild, TNG-CWA Local 39521, is reaching out to the next generation of journalists to help them prepare for self-employment and arm them with the information they need to advocate for themselves and their fellow workers.

In a case that has transfixed the scientific community and mobilized health and safety activists, UCLA professor Patrick Harran struck a deal with prosecutors on criminal charges stemming from the 2008 laboratory fire that killed 23-year-old Sheharbano "Sheri" Sangji, a research assistant and UPTE-CWA Local 9119 membe

CWA Local 6355 President Bradley Harmon sent us this dispatch from Missouri.

Update on the illegal firings of eight workers in TNG-CWA Local 31003 at El Diario in New York.

This week, a division of the National Labor Relations Board advised the Colorado regional office to order SuperShuttle to rescind the sham contract it imposed on the 100 drivers and restore their lost wages and benefits.

CWA members live and work in every part of Missouri, including Ferguson. Our members will be there in the long struggle for social and economic justice and democracy.

CWA Vice President Responds to Tragedy in Ferguson, MO; Cohen Brings Message of Solidarity to Bakery Workers Union; Opposition to TPP Grows Among Republicans; CWA Remembers Joe Beirne, Our Founding President, Who Died on Labor Day 40 Years Ago; Flash Protest In Support of T-Mobile US Workers; Move Over Shark Week, It's Shirk Week; New York Times Reporter James Risen Wins the Guild's Freedom Award; Students' Stories on Homelessness Win 2014 Barr Awards; Bargaining Update; Nominate Young Women Workers for Berger Marks Award

In many workplaces today, it can take a lot of courage for a young woman to stand up for what's right. Do you know someone who has shown that kind of courage?