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With billions of dollars in State funding on the line, CWAers pulled out all the stops to speak with lawmakers, community members, and advocacy groups about our priority issues.

Nearly 200 CWA District 1 stewards and Health and Safety workplace committee members in New Jersey participated in the third part of an eleven hour training course last week.

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.  
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, it’s more important than ever before to elect true pro-worker candidates to office to ensure that our voices are heard and our needs are met. Make sure you’re aware of election deadlines coming up and any changes to voting procedures in your state.
New Jersey residents, check your mail! The July 7 Primary Election will take place primarily by mail voting, and all registered voters will receive an absentee ballot application by mail - this is not your ballot.
On May 12, workers, unions, community advocates, health and safety experts, and the former Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from the Obama administration held a Zoom press conference to urge New York Governor Cuomo to issue a New York Health and Essential Rights Executive Order (NY H.E.R.O) to limit the spread of COVID-19 as the state takes steps to re-open its economy.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues and more workers are facing layoffs, furloughs, reductions of work, the growing economic crisis will exacerbate long-standing issues with providing access to high-quality public services for New York's working class.