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For the last several weeks, CWA members in New Jersey have been going all out to fight for the Responsible Collective Negotiations Act to strengthen workers' bargaining rights.
After voting to authorize a strike if necessary late last year and working without contracts, CWA members at Frontier Communications have ramped up their mobilization efforts to fight for new agreements by January 15th or Frontier will face a strike.
On January 3rd SUNY-Binghamton announced that as of Spring 2022, all full-time, fully tuition-supported PhD student workers at SUNY-Binghamton will no longer be required to pay broad-based fees.
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.
Welfare workers in Ocean County, New Jersey, won their best contract in years by taking a stand for Covid safety.
From phonebanking to canvassing to rallying, CWA members in New York City have been out in force over the past two weeks to talk to voters and help elect candidates from City Council to Comptroller to Mayor.