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Tape Release Friday, July 18, 2014

Thanks to all the members who are attending the picnic at Darien Lake tomorrow.  We sold 365 tickets, which is the biggest turnout that we’ve had in a while for an event.  It looks like were going to have a great day.

A major announcement for the membership:  CWA District 1 has submitted a petition to the Chairman of the PSC Audrey Zibelman asking the PSC to do the following in regards to telecommunications:

·      Review the impact of two decades of deregulation

·      Examine the status of service quality

·      Examine infrastructure investment

·      Broadband buildout

·      Availability of competitive choice

·      Examine whether Verizon is misallocating cost between its subsidiaries in order

       to exaggerate its landline losses.

75 elected officials signed the petition including those locally

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren

State Senator Ted O’Brien

State Assembly Harry Bronson

The Petition was also supported by

The Rochester Building Trades

The Rochester Labor Council

Coalition of Black Trade Unionist

The Rochester Police Locust Club as well as the New York State Retired Police Officers Association.

We thank all those who supported it and will update you soon in regard to meetings to take place.

This is a major development as service quality and infrastructure investment continues to decline.

A mailing went out to all the members and retirees asking for support for our annual Cash Raffle for the Flavin Scholarship Fund.  The retirees are way out in front of the active members in support of the fund.  For the first time, we will offer up to two scholarships to the Grandchildren of Retirees.  August 1st is the deadline to get the scholarship applications in.  Golfers also need to start getting their money in for the tournament on Saturday, August 9th.  We still have spots available and encourage you to invite family and friends to join us in a great time.

This is your President John Pusloskie thanking you for calling your Union Tape, the place where we fight for the respect you deserve.



Frontier and the Communications Workers of America have reached an agreement benefitting 2500 members of CWA Local 1298.  The Communications Workers of America District One will be supporting the Frontier acquistion of AT&T's Connecticult wireline business.

Please see the link below:

http://www.heraldonline.com/2014/06/25/6091605/frontier-communications-and-communications.html?sp=/100/773/385/&ihp=0



                      EAP July 2014 Newsletter



PLEASE SEE THE NEWLY ADDED UPCOMING EVENTS!!!   <----

WE HAVE DARIEN LAKE TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE, 

SEABREEZE TICKETS FOR SALE HERE AT THE HALL, OUR

DARIEN LAKE PICNIC ON SATURDAY, JULY 19TH WITH

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR LODGING/CAMPING, OUR

ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, LABOR DAY PARADE/

SEABREEZE PICNIC, AND OUR ANNUAL CLAMBAKE IN

SEPTEMBER!!!



CWA Local 1170's Frontier United Way Campaign Committee



*6 CWA AT&T Union Positions Available* - Good Union Wages & Benefits!!!

Please look under the Affiliates Link on the Left, Under the Member Resources Tab - AT&T Drop Down Box  <----



Union Fighting AT&T's Wireline Sale To Frontier:

  Please go to this web address to read the full article:

   http://www.courant.com/business/hc-haar-cwa-frontier-union-20140502,0,3329768.column




WNY LABOR TODAY: WESTERN NY'S REGIONAL LABOR NEWS WEBSITE

http://www.wnylabortoday.com



Go to this YouTube video for Stress Relief (highlight & right click on the address, then click go to address):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfiI9NibBmE



PLEASE SEE THE NEWLY ADDED UPCOMING EVENTS!



PLEASE FOLLOW US ON TWITTER!!! @CWA1170

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!!!  LINKS ON THE LEFT <---



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