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On Wednesday, President Biden held an event at the White House to honor labor unions as part of the Administration's Labor Day celebration.

This September 11th marks the 20 year anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

CWA members joined members of the New York State Nurses Association, 1199SEIU for a ceremony with New York Governor Cuomo on June 24th to witness the signing of our historic Safe Staffing legislation!
The discussion focused on how the FCC is addressing the pressing need for affordable, reliable broadband service.
On June 11, essential healthcare workers represented by CWA Local 1126 in upstate New York rallied to demand fair and safe staffing at Mohawk Valley Health System.
Join us on Saturday, June 19, at 1:30 pm ET, for a virtual event to celebrate Juneteenth.

The 2021 New York State Legislative Session wrapped up last week with some big wins for CWA and working families across the state. CWA members throughout New York have given a huge amount of time and energy over the past few months to advocate for legislation to protect our jobs, make workers safer, and overall strengthen our state for working families - especially as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Since January, we:

  • Held 5 lobby days

  • Had 206 meetings with legislators

  • Made over 3,500 calls to CWA members and legislators

In contested democratic primary races in New Jersey Legislative District 20, CWA-endorsed candidates notched convincing wins.
CWA Local 1111 members at Arnot Health are fighting for a fair contract with NO CONCESSIONS! Healthcare workers at the Catholic Health System in Western New York are fighting for a fair contract!
Last week, Priscilla was honored by her Queens community, coworkers, and fellow 1180 members with the dedication of a street name in her honor.