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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

You're not fooling anyone, T-Mobile US, says Pride@Work, an advocacy group of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Labor and Allies.

Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., are joining UAW Local 42.

For Tamara Robinson, life as a labor activist started early.

Born and raised in a union household, she remembers standing on a CWA picket line with her father and other telephone workers in 1989.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met with more than 100 Cablevision workers in Brooklyn Monday night to support their fight for a fair contract.

Despite the ugliness much on display in the summer of 1964, the best of America's ideals was also fully on display. America's youth from all over the nation poured into Mississippi to win civil and human rights for African Americans in the Jim Crow South.

Tomorrow CWA activists will march with registered nurses, community leaders, clergy, labor unions, environmentalists and Netroots Nation participants to protest Detroit's program to cut off water to thousands of residents who aren't able to pay their bills.

There’s a lot going on at this year’s “Netroots Nation,” the annual conference that brings together progressive activists who are working on various issues to organize, strategize, build better coalitions and make progressive change happen.

Iowa CWA leaders and activists joined members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) for workshops and discussions at the CCI annual convention, then capped things off with a direct action protest at the governor’s mansion.

You won't want to miss tonight's town hall call, starting at 7:30 pm ET. Tonight, two amazing activists from US Airways and American Airlines will talk about their 20-year effort to help win union representation at their airlines.

The U.S. could learn a thing or two from Germany. In that country, there is nearly universal opposition to Investor-State Dispute Settlement, the provision the U.S. is pushing for in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership and a proposed deal with European nations.