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    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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    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...

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    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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    Happy Thanksgiving 13101

    In 1863 Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving an official national holiday. This was done at the height of the Civil War. A great example of a great president.   We have just elected our new president and although many say unions will be destroyed under the new administration, I say we have to be...

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    CWAers defeat TPP Trade Bill

    After five years of grassroots activism, including protests in nearly every state, lobbying members of Congress on Capitol Hill and in home districts, and generating tens of thousands of calls, emails and letters, CWA activists and our broad coalition defeated the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade...

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    Welcome to the CWA, Delaware Social Workers

    On this day October 26th, 2016,   Senior Social Workers with the Delaware Department of Health & Social Services/ Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities have cast ballots to seek representation with CWA Local 13101 in Delaware.  The vote is in and 92 percent say...

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    Happy Labor Day

    America's unions date back to the 1700s and since then have fought for justice in the workplace. The impact unions have had on American labor still affects us today. There is a very long list of the accomplishments unions have achieved for the working class in America; the 40 hour workweek,...

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    We are on strike at Verizon

    This strike is about fighting for the middle class, our communities, and our customers. There comes a time when you need to stand up and fight back, this is that time. Verizon is a profitable, successful company, and the skilled, dedicated Union employees are a big part of that success. While...

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    One Union, Stronger Together, will Defeat Greed

    Where we are today in Verizon negotiations is because of greed. Verizon representatives have brought all of the company needs to the table, but won't listen to any of the needs of their  employees. Negotiations are about reasonable discussion of the challenges of the employer while factoring in the...

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    Bargaining to Resume

    FINALLY !! The bargaining team is back in Philly today. There have been meetings at the highest level to get things moving, and now is the time for Verizon to actually negotiate a fair contract. The tactics of delaying talks and harassing our members hasn't worked and will never work, UNITY WORKS...

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    Happy Holidays Local 13101

    As Christmas approaches we all look forward to spending time with family friends and others that are important in our lives. We all celebrate Christmas in different ways, but the one common thread that we can all share is that we have this paid Holiday because of our union brothers and sisters the...

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    Happy Thanksgiving Local 13101

    During this time of Thanksgiving I have been reflecting on the things I am most grateful for. There are the most obvious things; my family, friends and my health, but there is another part of my life that I am thankful for, my co-workers.   It is the members of Local 13101 that make the union...

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