Local 1104 News Archive

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    Updates from CWA 1104

    We have few important updates from CWA 1104. In March, members at Verizon should look out for the lump sum absence payments and the corporate profit sharing award. These collectively bargained payments will be included in the first and second paychecks in March. We also have a number of benefits...

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    FCC Committee's Recommendation Threatens Public Safety & Good Jobs

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) adopted a recommendation that would mandate the use of contractors to move telephone company equipment to make room for new attachers' equipment. This is work that is currently performed by trained, skilled...

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    CWA 1104 Scholarships

    Scholarship applications will be available in April.   Local 1104 has a Scholarship Fund for the benefit of its members and their families. The number of scholarships awarded each year is determined by the Executive Board based on the funds available. This year we will award twenty scholarships –...

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    AFL-CIO seeking direction

    This past year was filled with ups and downs for working people. No matter where you live or what type of work you do for a living, one thing is clear: Working people need to stick together and build power like never before in 2018.   Share your feedback with us now, so we can be most effective...

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    1104 Gives to Long Island Cares

    We presented a check to Long Island Cares in the amount of $3,550.00 on behalf of all of Local 1104.  Thank you all for your generous contributions to a wonderful cause.

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    Happy Holidays 1104

    On behalf of everyone here at Local 1104 we want to wish all of our members and their families a wonderful holiday season. We hope 2018 brings health, happiness and prosperity to each and every one of you. As always, each year brings new challenges to the Local but we have learned when we work...

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    Happy Thanksgiving 1104

    We are now entering into the season of thanks. On Thursday, families will come together to give thanks for the many gifts and bounties they have received over the past year. This year, we are giving thanks for you, the membership. I can truly say that I am lucky to represent such a wonderful group...

  • /Political Action

    Vote No on a NYS Constitutional Convention (Prop 1)

    A Multi-Million Dollar Boondoggle In 1967, the last “Politicians’ Convention” held in New York cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. Fifty years later, the price tag is estimated to be in the hundreds of millions. That’s an awful lot of money to spend on an exclusive party for New York...

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    General Election Results

    */ Below are the election results for the 2017 General Election. Thank you to all of those who voted and thank you to the Election Committee for all of your hard work. President - Thomas Benedetto Secretary/ Treasurer - Christopher Blom Telecommunications Division   Executive Vice President...

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    Suffolk County Endorsements

    Proposition 1: (On Back of Ballot) Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same? VOTE NO   Suffolk Countywide Offices: Tim Sini District Attorney   Errol Toulon Sheriff   Suffolk County Legislature:   Al Krupski 1st Legislative District   Bridget Fleming 2nd Legislative...

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    Get Out and Vote November 7

    The Local's Political Action Team has been hard at work as we approach this Election Day which is Tuesday, November 7th. We appreciate their hard work during the last few months in preparing a voter's guide for our members who live in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Be sure to get to the polls on...

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    Nassau County Endorsements

    Proposition 1: (On Back of Ballot) Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same? VOTE NO   Nassau Countywide Offices: Laura Curran Nassau County Executive   Jack Schnirman County Comptroller   Maureen O'Connell County Clerk   Nassau County Legislature:    Click here...

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    Happy Labor Day

    Monday is Labor Day, the one day of the year that we celebrate the worker. Since the first Monday in September became a Federal Holiday in 1894, we have made great strides. A 40 hour work week, the weekend, safety protections, and the right to collectively bargain have all been fought for and won...

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    Union Election

    CWA Local 1104 will be holding elections for Officers, Business Agents and Convention Delegates from September through November. Nominating petitions will be available beginning on September 15th at 8:00 AM. Ballots will be mailed out on October 16th and must be returned by November 3rd. Only...

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    2017 Awarded Scholarship - 22 Winners

    CWA Local 1104 awarded twenty-two (22) scholarships. A total of $23,000 was given to the children and grandchildren of our members and retirees. We at Local 1104 hope this money will help in their pursuit of higher education and that they will have a successful school year:   Active: – $1000 each:...

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    Defensive Driving Classes

    Our Defensive Driving Program has been very successful. This six-hour course is offered to all active members and their spouses.   Completion of the program will afford you a 10% discount on your auto insurance and a point reduction on your license. The course will be offered on:   Wednesday and...

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