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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

California voters will have the opportunity to vote on a November ballot question asking Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution to overturn the Citizens United decision and restore the right of Congress and the states to regulate political spending.

Daily Beast members ratify contract, CenturyLink bargaining.

CWA established the Joe Beirne Foundation in October 1974 to honor CWA's founding president and his commitment to education. Today the foundation offers 15 partial college scholarships of $3,000 each for the upcoming academic year.

We’ve got some great vintage photos to share with you each and every Thursday.

CWA's National Women's Committee is focusing attention on the epidemic of sexual assault in the military and calling on CWAers to take action now.

Ron Carver tells the story of a critical juncture when CWA lent invaluable help in the efforts to reclaim the paintings of Ralph Fasanella for display in the public domain.

President Obama signed an historic executive order Monday morning prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Eight months after the U.S. Senate changed its rules to enable more executive and judicial nominations to go forward, a new dysfunctional trick that has marooned over a hundred other nominations is the latest bar to progress.

At the American Postal Workers Union convention in Chicago, CWA President Larry Cohen told 3,000 postal worker members and delegates that CWAers are standing strong in the fight to save the jobs of thousands of APWU members, and the Post Office as we know it.

Cohen to APWU Members: U.S. Mail Not for Sale; Cohen's Challenge: Look Beyond Reforming the Senate and Save Democracy Itself; President Signs Historic LGBT Executive Order; Art By, For and About the Common Man; National Women's Committee Report: Sexual Assault in the Military; Feeling Nostalgic? Join us for Throwback Thursdays!; Beirne Scholarship Winners; Bargaining Update; Money in Politics Update: November Ballot Initiative in California