NOVEMBER EXECUTIVE BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. We are also gearing up for the D6 Mobility contract expiring February 2020.Bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us.


JOE BEIRNE FOUNDATION’S 2020 – 2021 SCHOLARSHIP

This is to inform you that we will be announcing the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year.

You will find a copy of the Beirne Foundation scholarship rules at the link shown below.

The Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved the awarding of sixteen (16) partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years. Eligible for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications will be available solely online for submission on the Foundation’s website at http://cwa-union.org/beirne-application.

Please follow this link at www.cwa-union.org/beirneposter for the poster that you can distribute to members and post on local websites to encourage participation. Full program details can be found on the website at:

http://www.cwa-union.org/pages/beirne_scholarship_application .

This valuable scholarship program is made possible by the funding of CWA locals. For those locals not yet participating in funding the Beirne scholarships, I urge you to do so. Financial arrangements can be made to accommodate your local’s needs.

For more information and assistance, please call 202.434.1320.


OCTOBER EXECUTIVE BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. We are also gearing up for the D6 Mobility Bargaining Caucus on November 8, 2019 in Irving, Tx and the D6 Mobility contract expiring February 2020.Bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us.


NEW UNION PLUS LEGAL PROGRAM

Launching New Union Plus Legal Program

Union Plus is pleased to announce the launch of the new Legal Program. Union members can now choose from two levels of savings:

Union Plus Legal Program – Premium

Members must enroll at a low monthly fee and have access to a high level of premium legal savings:

All attorney fees are paid by the plan for covered matters
Unlimited access to legal assistance
No limitations such as hour or dollar caps on covered matters
Expert legal advice and representation, in person or by phone
Network of 15,000+ attorneys

Union Plus Legal Program – Basic

Members register for free and get access to:

Free initial consultation, up to 30 minutes
25% off attorney’s hourly or flat rate fees
Access to over 6,000 in-network law offices

Note, members can view the list of participating attorneys online before joining.

This plan replaces the existing free Union Plus legal program. Please note these important changes to the lawyer referral process.

The list of participating lawyers for the free discount plan is no longer available online.
For access, members need to complete a simple registration form online.
After registration, members are sent an immediate automated email with the referral toll-free number.
The legal referral call center will direct members to the appropriate participating lawyer in their area.

Please do not publicize the referral toll-free number. Members must first register online before calling for a referral.


D6 MOBILITY BARGAINING PROPOSALS & SURVEYS

We are also gearing up for the D6 Mobility contract expiring February 2020. We were at the Mobility Call center on August 24, 2019, September 12, 2019 & September 17, 2019 to have our members fill out bargaining proposals and surveys to let the District know what is most important to them along with changes that they would like made for the new contract. Personal contact sheets are also filled out so that we can keep the members informed of updates and any mobilization activities regarding bargaining. Also, we went to the RSO stores on September 12th, 17th & 19th so that all Mobility members and those that would like to join can have input involving the next contract. We will be meeting this week to look over all returned proposals & surveys to tally and prepare to send to the District 6 Mobility Bargaining Team.


SEPTEMBER EXECUTIVE BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. We are also gearing up for the D6 Mobility contract expiring February 2020.Bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us.


AUGUST EXECUTIVE BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETING

The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 due to the Labor Day Holiday.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. Bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us.

We are also gearing up for the D6 Mobility contract expiring February 2020. We were at the Mobility Call center on August 24, 2019 to begin having our members fill out bargaining proposals and surveys to let the District know what is most important to them along with changes that they would like made. Personal contact sheets are also filled out so that we can keep the members informed of updates and any mobilization activities regarding bargaining. We will be going to the RSO stores and back at the Call center on the following dates so that all Mobility members and those that would like to join can have input involving the next contract:

Mobility Call Center RSO Stores

Thursday, 09-12-19 8:00a – 5:30p 82nd Street Thursday, 09-12-19 2:30p – 5:30p
Tuesday, 09-17-19 8:00a – 6:00p Milwaukee(Canyon West) Tuesday, 09-17-19 2:30p – 5:30p
University & 6th St Thursday, 09-19-19 2:30p – 5:30p


JULY EXECUTIVE BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. Bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us


JUNE EXECUTIVE BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 due to the 4th of July holiday.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. Bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us


MAY EXECUTIVE BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

The E-Board and Membership meetings will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Executive Board meeting 5:30pm

General Membership meeting 6:30pm

Please mark your calendar & make a commitment to attend the monthly union meetings. As members we all have the privilege to attend, vote and speak at these meetings. It is not just for officers and stewards, we all( officers, stewards, all members), make up the “union”. Bring any questions, comments or concerns that you may have. We will have a few topics to cover and provide updates on things going on in our different departments and areas. Please come and join us.