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To help protect and give members a voice in today's Telecom industry.

CWA 1150 News

Surplus/VTP announcement

AT&T has again announced another Surplus/VTP today.
There is a total of 4 members from our Local affected, Senior Records Clerks from the Middletown office.
Elsewhere: The White Plains office is closing. 38 Comm Techs, 1 Reports Clerk, 2 CSDG Assemblers, and 1 Customer service support agent.
2 Senior Records Clerks from Bedminster and 1 in Piscataway. 1 Customer Support Associate in Honalulu, and 12 Comm Techs in Annapolis ( this location is also closing).
If you have any questions please contact the president at unity1150@aol.com

General Membership Meeting

There will be a General membership meeting on September 18 at 5:00pm at the Piscataway office.
30 Knightsbridge Road, Conf room 12
please send any questions to the president at unity1150@aol.com

Verizon Picket Lines


There is a possibility that our CWA brothers and sisters at Verizon could possibly go on strike tonight. If you see them walking while they are on strike, DO NOT CROSS THEIR PICKET LINES!! You could see them picketing at malls, or at Verizon wireless stores and other work locations. 

This is extremely important for those who work at CoLocations and Cable Stations as you see them daily.


New Wages

As provided in the2015 CWACollective Bargaining Agreement, you will receive a retroactive general increase based onthenew wage rates effective April 12.  Your new wages and retroactive general increase will be included in the followingpaycheck:



Pay Area

Pay Period

Pay Day

Pay check Includes


7/5/15 – 7/18/15


New wages  & retroactive pay to 4/12/15



CWA International News

Applications for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's annual scholarship offerings for the 2016-2017 school year are now being accepted through April 29, 2016.

CWA has joined a West Virginia coalition of 18 citizen and community organizations seeking to create a new state Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income workers.

110 Utility Locating Workers Join CWA; Hoboken Cabbies Demand Mayor Subject Uber to Same Standards.

Four leading Members of Congress said yesterday the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is too complicated and big to get Congressional approval.

Local CWA members, workers' rights activists and community allies rallied outside T-Mobile's corporate headquarters on Wednesday to deliver 15,000-signature petitions urging the company to stop silencing women who speak out against sexual harassment.

Continuing a year-long training program, 11 young IUE-CWA members visited Capitol Hill this week to lobby their members of Congress on a range of issues affecting union members and working Americans.

CWAers are taking action at rallies across the Verizon East footprint today to fight for fairness in the workplace and to stop corporate greed. It is simply time for Verizon and Verizon Wireless to negotiate fair and just contracts that ensure good jobs.

CWA has filed for a temporary restraining order against Alcatel-Lucent to block its illegal plans to use money slated for retirees' health care to cover its own pension funding obligations. The motion was filed Nov. 18 in the U.S. District Court in New Jersey.

Like many other U.S. corporations, the owners of El Vocero newspaper in Puerto Rico were using bankruptcy to try to shed its obligations, including to its union employees. But the National Labor Relations Board has slammed on the brakes.

The fight to better protect New Jersey Department of Children and Families workers took a great leap forward on Monday when a state legislature committee unanimously approved "Leah's Law," a bill that would require police officers to be stationed inside state child welfare offices.