About Us

Your Local Union Representative

CWA Local 1170 – as your local union representative – is always working to identify challenges and achieve solutions that will improve work conditions for all. We hold fast to a commitment to our members to address big challenges in the workplace.

CWA (the Communications Workers of America) represents 700,000 workers in public and private sector employment in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico in 1,200 chartered CWA local unions. In 10,000 United States communities, CWA members work in information technology, telecommunications, public service, and law enforcement – among other areas.

Want to Learn More?

If you want to learn more about how our local union representatives help communications workers improve conditions through union standards that benefit all, please contact us.

Officers & Staff

John Pusloskie, President

John Pusloskie



585-748-7139 or 585-647-1170

Andrew Cimino

Vice President


585-233-2384 or 585-647-1170

Sue Phillips, Treasurer

Sue Phillips




Richard Winter, Secretary

Richard Winter




Angela Hill, Office Secretary

Angela Hill

Office Secretary


Handles grievances, meetings, time off, website, social media, contracts

Marge Wilhelm

Office Secretary


Handles dental, eye care, disability insurances

Latest News

In Memoriam 2017/2018

In Memoriam of the following CWA Local 1170 Members/Retirees who have passed away in 2017: Todd Sr., Richard Carson, Michael Maira, Michael DeSimon, Lois…

March 16, 2018  |  More

Upcoming Events

Social Security & Retirement Educational Seminar

Join us for an Educational Seminar Regardless of when you plan to retire, Social Security will likely be an important part of the road…

March 21, 2018  |  More

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