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CWA 1150 News

Hispanic Heritage Month

During National Hispanic Heritage Month(September 15 to October 15) we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture.

General Membership meeting

There will be a general membership meeting on September 18, 5:00pm.
 
Location:
Holiday Inn expresses
2050 Express Dr. S, Hauppauge NY
 

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.

CWA International News

Cablevision CEO Dolan Intimidates Workers in Sham Vote; Senate Republicans Block Final Vote on Constitutional Amendment to Get Money Out of Politics; Republican Senators Ambush NLRB Nominee at Confirmation Hearing; Risky Christie Investments Triggered Pension Shortfall and more.

Sign up now for the next CWA town hall call, on Thursday, Sept. 18, starting at 7:30 pm ET.

Movement Building Update: CWAers Join Fast Food Workers.

In a joint blog post on The Huffington Post, CWA President Larry Cohen and Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune recognized the working Americans who are on the front lines, responding to and solving the climate crisis.

CWAers, Allies Give T-Mobile CEO John Legere the Business in San Francisco

Bargaining Update: T-Mobile MetroPCS, YP Holdings Bargaining in Texas, FairPoint Communications.

It's no surprise, but Gov. Chris Christie isn't great with money.

At a hearing this week on the nomination of Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board, Republicans on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee pushed Block to justify many of the board's decisions during her term as a recess appointee.

In a strongly worded letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) this week, a diverse coalition of more than 550 groups firmly rejected the fast-track model of trade promotion authority and called for more public scrutiny of trade deals.

Texas Lieutenant Governor Candidate Leticia Van de Putte came to Washington this week for meetings, including with the Texas Congressional delegation, and CWA hosted a breakfast in her honor.