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Nominations & Elections

Dear members,
In accordance with article XV, section 3 and 4 of the CWA constitution take notice of elections for the offices, President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, New Jersey Area Director, and New Jersey Chief Steward, Chief Steward- Middletown, New York Chief Steward, and New York area Director.
A nominating period of 20 days shall be proclaimed commencing 30 September 2014.
Nominating applications can be submitted by fax, e-fax or certified mail (at candidates own expense).
A sample ballot listing all nominees shall be given wide publicity at least 15 days prior to the election.
All nominees for each office shall be listed on the ballot in a random order selected by lot.
Nominating petition containing the signatures of 4% of the members in good standing (rounding out to the next higher number) is required for President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer.     2% (rounded up to the next higher number) will be required for all other Executive Board offices.
Voting shall be limited to those nominated and whose names are listed on the ballot.
Nominees running unopposed shall be considered elected and be so certified by the Election Committee.
Your 2014 Elections Committee

Special Membership Meeting

There will be a special membership meeting on September 30, at 4pm to discuss and vote on the proposed by law change regarding Area Directors.

the Special membership meeting will be at:
200 S Laurel Ave
Room: A2-5A05
MIddletown NJ 07748


Section 3 – Area Directors
A. Area Directors shall:
1. Be members of the Executive Board.
2. Work under the direction of and the subordinate to the President and Vice-President and perform such duties as assigned by them.
3. Be responsible for all organizing of the non-members in their jurisdiction.
4. Chair the organizing and legislative committees in their area.
B. There shall be one Area Director for each state within the Local’s jurisdiction.
proposed change is to have 1 Area Director for the local. and will read as such;
Section 3 – Area Director
A. Area Director shall:
1. Be a member of the Executive Board.
2. Work under the direction of and the subordinate to the President and Vice-President and perform such duties as assigned by them.
3. Be responsible for all organizing of the non-members in the Local.
4. Chair the organizing and legislative committee in the Local.
B. There shall be one Area Director for the Local.

VTP Offer 9/15

AT&T has announced VTP today that affects our Local.

1 Operations Mechanic, Bedminster NJ

1 Operations Mechanic, Piscataway NJ

1 General Utility Worker, MIddletown NJ


This is part of a nationwide total of 26.


If you have any questions please contact the Local at:  212-925-6650

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.
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

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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General Membership Meeting

There will be a general membership meeting:


When: May 15th

Time: 3:00, If you can not make the meeting time the local officers will be onsite to answers any questions and update with with local news.

Where: 200 S Laurel Ave. Middletown NJ, 07748    Room: A2-7X06  Building A, 2nd floor

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