Solidarity is Strong in District 1
D'Youville College faculty (American Association of University Professors) - CWA Locals in Western New York, including Locals 1122, 1133, and 1168 walked the picket lines on August 22nd alongside the faculty picketing the D'Youville University Assembly. The D’Youville faculty have been working without a contract for two years and haven’t seen raises since 2020.
United Airlines flight attendants (Association of Flight Attendants-CWA) - CWA Local 1037 walked the picket line as part of a nationwide Day of Action demanding a fair contract that addresses operational issues impacting both workers and passengers.
Brazilian postal workers (Federação Interestadual dos Empregados da Empresa Brasileira de Correios e Telégrafos) - CWA members in New York City, including Locals 1101 and 1180, hit the streets on September 1st send solidarity to Brazilian postal workers fighting cuts to their retirement and demand that financial service BNY Mellon answer for the alleged loss of $2B in workers pension funds.
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital nurses (United Steel Workers Local 4-200) - Over 1,700 nurses at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ went on strike on August 4th to demand safe staffing that will allow them to provide the care that their patients need - and CWA members are committed to support and solidarity to help them win this essential fight!
On August 14th, nurses represented by CWA Local 1091 - who know exactly how important safe staffing is for healthcare workers - headed to the picket lines to walk with the striking nurses.
On September 7th, CWA Locals 1031, 1032, 1036, 1038, and 1087 lead a march through the streets of New Brunswick to rally the striking workers and tell the hospital management loud and clear: Safe staffing saves lives!