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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. 
2 SENIOR RECORDS CLERK   Middletown NJ

 

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
Operator
Reports Clerk
Senior Operator Service Center Clerk
Senior Records Clerk
Service Assistant
 
 

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CWA International News

Union Plus has worked with Hertz to arrange for two new discounted offers for car rental brands Dollar and Thrifty.

The next step forward in medical leave is the FAMILY Act. Introduced last year, this legislation would establish a self-sustaining, national paid leave insurance plan funded by employer and employee contributions.

Check out this new report from Campaign for America’s Future, on reviving strong unions to reverse the growing inequality in our country.

Steve Sarnoff won his primary race for a State Assembly seat in Pinellas County, Fla., defeating two other candidates.

Workers at US Airways and American Airlines are voting now on CWA representation.

CWA President Larry Cohen took the ALS “ice bucket challenge” then called out CWA vice presidents Chris Shelton, D1, and Ed Mooney, D2-13, to take the challenge and pass it on.

Community support is growing for SuperShuttle drivers at Denver International Airport, members of CWA Local 7777.

CWAers were a big part of the Moral Week of Action in NC as activists demonstrated for seven days against the extreme agenda of the Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory.

CWA President Larry Cohen was one of 200 people arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House as part of the National Day to Fight for Families to protest the deportations that are breaking families apart.

CWA President Larry Cohen and MSNBC television commentator Ed Schultz discuss what it will take for workers to regain economic justice.