In Tuesday, May 4th, the New York State Assembly and Senate voted to pass two bills that will establish a process for setting and enforcing safe staffing minimum standards at hospitals and nursing homes.

New Yorkers scored a huge victory on April 19th as the New York State Assembly voted to pass the NY HERO Act!

Members of CWA Local 1014 in Camden, NJ, celebrated a victory after defeating a plan that put dozens of jobs at risk.

From poverty to policing practices to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities, as union members, we must fight to dismantle racism.
In the midst of city-wide advocacy to reform the NYPD and reduce it’s $6 billion per year budget by $1 billion, news reports recently emerged suggesting the City Council was considering moving TEAs and Supervisors out of the NYPD and into the Department of Transportation as part of cost-saving measures.
On June 18th, Clinical Engineering employees at Kaleida Health in Buffalo, NY, won their union representation election to join CWA Local 1168.
New Jersey State Workers voted last week on a Job Security Agreement negotiated with Governor Murphy that District 1 Vice President Dennis Trainor called "the best in the country."
In the last six months, our country and the entire world have banded together over a pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 300,000 souls from this world.
8 Minutes, 46 Seconds—Stop Work. Thursday, June 11, 12 Noon. Black Lives Matter.
CWA District 1 is in strong support of the repeal of statute 50-a, which would ensure transparency of police misconduct and disciplinary records.
The labor movement is one born out of protest. The same militarized police forces that are brutalizing people marching for racial justice today, have in the past been used against workers fighting for their rights.  We join the struggle for a more just and equitable society.  We condemn police violence.  We demand strong and accountable leadership from our elected officials.  And we are confident that together, we will overcome.