New Leadership for Communications Workers of America

At the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Larry Cohen retired after 10 years at the helm of the 700,000-member union of telephone, airline, broadcast, printing, journalism, and government workers, among others. Chris Shelton, the longtime leader of CWA District 1, in New York and New Jersey, succeeds Cohen as the incoming president, voted into the top spot at the union's 75th Convention in June. Shelton will be joined by Sara Steffens who was elected to the number two spot at CWA replacing Annie Hill as Secretary-Treasurer.

 

 

 

Chief Stewards Meeting - 2015

These guys are working hard for our money (and benefits). Show them some appreciation...tell them "thank you for all you do for working men and women!!" (Front row, left to right: Mike Pilypaitis, AT&T Mobility; Steve Maas; Ryan Donovan; Darren Donovan; Mike Arnold; Jon Pitt; Brett Wentz, Fairbury Police Department. Back row, left to right: Troy Kingsley; Doug Wheeler, Falls City; Bill Curfman; Jake Jacobson; Mark Butler; Rod Mertz; and Leonard Zeman)

CWA 2015 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP TIME - EXTENDED

THE APPLICATION DATE FOR  PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP HAS BEEN EXTENDED BY ONE WEEK

PURPOSE:  To assist in the achievement of higher education.  The recipient must be a full time student carrying not less than 12 credit hours per semester, with the intent of receiving their Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree, and attending a recognized accredited college, university, or vocational school on a continuing basis, specifically a four year college or university or two year vocational. 

NECA/IBEW Local 265 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

This tournament will be a 4-person scramble format with a shotgun start. There will be food and pin prizes after the tournament. The food will be served and prizes awarded afterwards at IBEW Local 265's Meeting Hall at 6200 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE.

The tournament will be on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Pioneers Golf Course, 3403 West Van Dorn St., Lincoln, NE, 402.441.8966. Tee time is set for 8 a.m. sharp.

Join us for a Rally!!!

Please join us at a rally on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at the Federal Building, 100 Centennial Mall North at 4:30 p.m. We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid keeping us healthy, and also the 80th Anniversary of the Social Security Administration serving the public. We look forward to seeing you there.

Retirees' Meeting

Past Union members that have retired meet once a month at the union hall. There are usually snacks and games...and there is always lively conversation. Come down any second Friday of the month at 1:00 p.m. to enjoy your afternoon and see some old friends.

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CWA 2015 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP TIME - EXTENDED

THE APPLICATION DATE FOR  PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP HAS BEEN EXTENDED BY ONE WEEK

PURPOSE:  To assist in the achievement of higher education.  The recipient must be a full time student carrying not less than 12 credit hours per semester, with the intent of receiving their Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree, and attending a recognized accredited college, university, or vocational school on a continuing basis, specifically a four year college or university or two year vocational. 

PLEASE MAKE A CALL

Please call your Congressman TODAY at 855.980.2384 and tell him/her that you oppose Fast Track for Trans-Pacific Partnership. Tell them to please "STOP FAST TRACK."

Thank you in advance for your support on this important issue.

Rally this Saturday, June 6, 2015 - Expand Medicaid NOW!

The Nebraska Appleseed press conference in Support of the Medicaid expansion is back on schedule!

Please attend: This Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. on the west side of the State Capitol Building in Lincoln, Nebraska. There will be speakers with the courage to step into the spotlight and tell their stories. They can't get insurance and are suffering because of it. Let's show them we care, let's show them we mean to get this legislation passed by attending, listening and giving them hope in this time of need. Save A Nebraskan. Expand Medicaid NOW.

 

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