TALC Picketline

The locked out UAW Honeywell workers will soon lose their unemployment benefits. Please come show your solidarity on the picket line in Green Island in front of the Honeywell plant at 6 PM on Monday along with the Troy Area Labor Council to show the scabs and the company that someone does care!

Monday, Oct. 24th | 6 pm - 7:30 pm | 3 Tibbets Ave.

The company is trying to starve out the workers, and we can not let this happen. If you can’t spend the entire time there, join us for a few minutes. Show your solidarity with the UAW workers. They may come after your job next!


CWA President Shelton, N.Y. Governor Cuomo Blast Verizon for Wireless Layoffs

CWA President Chris Shelton and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed Verizon Communications for the Verizon Wireless layoffs the company announced.

Cuomo's office said the closing of two call centers in New York as part of a nationwide consolidation plan is "an egregious example of corporate abuse – among the worst we have witnessed."

Shelton said Verizon was exhibiting "corporate greed at its worst" by closing call centers and laying off 3,200 retail store workers. He pledged that CWA will keep up the fight against "very greedy" Verizon and will continue to work with Verizon Wireless workers for the union voice they want and so clearly need.

In addition to the store layoffs, Verizon is closing seven call centers affecting thousands of workers in Henrietta and Orangeburg, NY; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska; Wallingford and Meriden, Conn., and Rancho Cordova, Calif.

Read their statement here


The officers and stewards of Local 1141 work together in solidarity achieving excellent contracts, respectable employer relationships, and outstanding working conditions for the entire membership.

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CWA 1141 Presentation