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CWA Local 1170
4061 W. Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623

Phone: 585-647-1170
Fax: 585-647-1466

Monday through Friday 8AM – 4:30PM
(Excluding Holidays)

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You Deserve Better

Better Benefits. Higher Wages. Job Security.


See how we’ve helped the workers at Frontier Communications

The Union Difference

Union members earn better wages than workers who aren’t union members. On average, union workers’ wages are 28 percent higher than their nonunion counterparts. 

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 77 percent of union workers receive pensions after they retire from the job, compared to only 20 percent of non-union workers. 

Unions help members secure better benefits. More than 84 percent of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits, compared to only 64 percent of nonunion workers that do. 

About CWA

The Communications Workers of America represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. In 10,000 communities across the United States, CWA members work in telecommunications and information technology, the airline industry, news media, broadcast and cable television, education, health care and public service, law enforcement, manufacturing and other fields.

CWA membership means representation and a voice on the job every day.

At the job site, trained union stewards deal with members’ workplace issues, including handling grievances. Members are further supported by CWA local activists and staff experienced in contract negotiations, work­place health and safety, benefits, education, employee assistance programs (EAP) and more. CWA is a democratic union and workers have a say in their workplace. Members determine their own bargaining goals, elect their own negotiating committees, and vote to ratify the terms of their own negotiated contracts.

Latest News

Tape Release 12/5/23

Tape Release Tuesday, December 5th, 2023   Membership Updates:   15 Frontier members have received a letter in error from Excellus stating that you…

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Upcoming Events

Closed for Christmas

The office will be closed for Christmas Friday, December 22nd and Monday, December 25th.

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