13101 News Archive

  • /Presidents Message

    Happy Labor Day Local 13101!

    Labor Day is known more for than just a day to grill and cook hot dogs and hamburgers. This extended weekend leads many Americans to go travel and celebrate this symbolic day. It was not until 1938 that the first federally mandated wage of $0.25 was signed into law. The Union movement has...

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    CWA Statement on Charlottesville VA

    Hatred, racism and bigotry have no place in our nation. We’ve said these words too many times before. Clearly our nation has a lot of work to do to end the ugly actions and vile rhetoric of the white supremacists who filled the streets of Charlottesville, Va. , this weekend. On behalf of the...

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    AT&T Strike Deadline

    STRIKE deadline for 3:00 p.m. Eastern time, Friday, May 19 for the following contracts:  --Mobility (Orange contract--list of states here) --AT&T West (wireline in California, Nevada)  --AT&T East (Connecticut)  --DIRECTV West This will cover a total of approximately 40,000 members.   We...

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    Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

    Every year the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service, along with the United Food and Commercial Workers, AFL-CIO and more host the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  It is one of the largest single day food drives in the country.  It is so successful because it is...

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    76th CWA Convention

    The 76th CWA convention will be held August 7-8 in Pittsburgh.  Please click here for more information.

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    Call to Action: Reclassification Petition

    As the federal government nears a final decision on whether to update its classification system describing occupations in the United States, APCO has launched a White House petition entitled "9-1-1 Professionals Should Be Recognized for Protecting and Saving Lives." The goal of this petition, timed...

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    Orlando Discounts

    Local 13101 has recently set up a deal with Orlando Employee Discount to help our members save when they go to Orlando for vaction.  Save Up To 35% on Your Orlando Vacation! Orlando Employee Discounts offers Exclusive Pricing on Hotels & Vacation Homes in or nearby Disney World and Universal...

  • /Political Action

    Join the call to find out how health care repeal will affect you

    Republican Congressional leaders have put their health care repeal plan on a fast track and if it passes, the results will be devastating for working families. Join us for a town hall call on Monday, March 20 at 7:30 pm ET to learn how the plan will affect you and what you can do to fight back. ...

  • /Presidents Message

    Beating back attacks on Labor

    The year 2017 looks to be unique. We have a brand new CBA to be negotiated for our new Senior Social Workers at the state of Delaware. We are still trying to bring home a new CBA for each of our Delaware State Police bargaining units,Civilian Employees and 911 Communications Employees, possibly...

  • /Political Action

    Bill to Save US Call Center Jobs is Introduced

    Today, the "U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act" was introduced in both the House and Senate, to protect workers and consumers and to curb the off-shoring of American jobs.   The legislation requires that U.S. callers be told the location of the call center to which they are...

  • /Political Action

    Right-to-work is wrong for Delaware

    If it’s the start of a legislative session, then it means that Republicans are dusting off a tried-and-proven-untrue solution to bolster our economy. Much like the movie “Groundhog Day,” we seem destined to repeatedly push back against a popular Republican policy idea that has the most ironic...

  • /Political Action

    Battleground Delaware

    Unions in Delaware are literally fighting for their lives to protect collective bargaining in their state.  This battle is playing out in the fight for one state senate seat in New Castle County. In the 10th Senate District, Stephanie Hansen is running to replace Bethany Hall-Long who has been...

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    Stephanie Hansen for Senate District 10

    The special election in Senate district 10 is critical to maintain a Labor friendly majority in the upper house. The right to work (for less) supporters will have a bill in place 20 minutes after the election results, if we lose the Democratic majority ! We need Stephanie Hansen to win the seat...

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    Retiree Healthcare Update

    The Union and Avaya have reached a settlement in regards to Retiree Health Care grievances filed as a result of a disagreement of the recent contract extension. As you know the Union believed the only change to the current agreement was the increase to the wages, outlined in the extension. The...

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    A Letter from the Janssen Family

    As many of you know, right after the Verizon Strike ended, CWA 13101 member Heath Janssen was struck and killed by a car.  We recently received a letter from his family thanking us for solidarity in standing with the family through such a difficult time.  I would like to thank everyone who came out...

  • /Presidents Message

    Happy Holidays Local 13101

    Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and worldwide cultural and commercial event. People around the world celebrate this unique day with religious activities and nonreligious socially based activities. The shared traditional celebrations involve exchanging gifts, enjoying time with...

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