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Union Kid's Craft Fun Night 2019 with Santa Friday December 13 , 2019 6:00-8:00 P.M. @ CWA Local 1111 459 E. Church Street Elmira, NY 14901-2831 Please Bring your Child/Children for a Fun Filled Night.
ECSD BUS GARAGE HOLIDAY MEETING Saturday December 14, 2019         5:00- 9:30 P.M. @ Hibernian Club 701 Kinyon Street Elmira, NY 14904 5:00-6:00 PM Appetizers & Cocktails 6:00 PM Dinner 5:30-9:30 PM DJ Members and Retirees Free Spouses $10.00 ea.
HORNELL AND FRONTIER WEST HOLIDAY MEETING For Active Members and Retirees Friday December 13, 2019 5:30 PM @ Club 57 7465 Seneca Road North Hornell, NY 14843 Please RSVP By December 5, 2019 to the Hall @ (607) 733-1111
VESTAL HOLIDAY MEETING For Current Members and Retirees Thursday December 5, 2019 5:00-8:00 PM @ My Uncle's Place 120 E.
Reminder: Union Plus Scholarship Applications are due January 31, 2020. Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 3,000 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
Strike Ending at AT&T Southeast   The historic unfair labor practice strike at AT&T Southeast is ending. With the support of allies and community members,20,000 CWA members stood strong and showed AT&T that they would not back down until the company bargained in good faith. CWA Press Release Wednesday, August 28, 2019 ATLANTA, GA.
At this year’s CWA National Convention, held last month in Las Vegas, NV, a new award was named and given to several New Jersey locals in recognition of their organizing efforts: “The Morton Bahr CWA STRONG Award,” named for CWA President Emeritus Morty Bahr. Several hours later, Convention attendees received the sad news that Morty had passed away at the age of 93.
Frontier Network Outages 53WITH 41 POSTERS PARTICIPATING SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE ON TWITTER Frontier Communications customers are reporting more outages and longer repair times, and state government officials have decided to investigate.
Frontier I-9 Employment Verification Change Frontier has implemented a new electronic Form I-9 system to generate and store the I-9 for every employee.  We are doing a Company-wide initiative that will require all employees hired/rehired after November 6, 1986 but before March 31, 2018 to complete a new electronic Form I-9.
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MRF Increase At the 2019 CWA Convention in Las Vegas last week, CWA's Defense Fund Oversight Committee and the Executive Board jointly and unanimously agreed to increase the payout level to assist striking workers, effective August 1. The new pay rate is $300 per week for striking members, starting on the 15th day of a strike, an increase from $200.
Exempt Day Win  Attached is the Arbitration decision regarding Verizon charging full exempt days for a partial day of absence.   Arbitrator Sands sustained the exempt day grievance under the Local 1105 Commercial Bargaining Unit Contract.  Specifically, he held that exempt days going forward can only apply to partial day absences for which a step is involved.
Why We Wear Red Gerry Horgan It has been a custom since 1989 for the members of the CWA to show their solidarity by wearing red on Thursdays, but why and where did this day of red begin? Well for one, it represents the color of blood that was lost in the strife to gain fair and equal rights for workers throughout the years.



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CWA Local 1111
459 East Church St
Elmira, NY 14901
 

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