Family Updates & Retirements

Congrats to Mike Phillips on his retirement

In Sympathy

Amy Fogg for the loss of her mother

Elden Tucker, loss of Mother in Law

Ricky Houck, loss of grandmother

The Family of John Whitehair

Marnetta Daniels and Calvin Daniels

Brian Casto for the loss of his father

Retiree Melanie Carpenter, loss of huband

Jeffrey Carpenter, loss of father

Jennifer Wooten loss of her grandfather

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred on or after January 20, 2020.

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When to Notify The Local Office | FYI

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The Local Office Needs The Following Information When

  • Someone Retires
  • Someone Moves And/or Changes Mailing Addresses
  • Someone Marries, Gives Birth Or Adopts A Child
  • Someone Passes Away Or Loses A Family Member

Please Let Us Know!


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Upcoming Ballots for CWA 79th Convention

Wednesday - May 24, 2023

Every member in good standing will be receiving a BALLOT to VOTE for Delegates to the CWA 79th Convention.

Convention wil be held July 10, 2023 through July 12, 2023 in St Louis, Missouri.

Balots wil be mailed Friday, May 26, 2023. You should receive your ballot the early part of the next week.


fI you do not receive a ballot, contact the Local office at 304-344-2001 or via email
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to advise no later than June 7, 2023. Aduplicate ballot will be mailed to you.

BALLOTS will be tabulated on June 23, 2023.

UFO Food Drive

Friday - May 19, 2023

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2023 CWA Beirne Foundation Scholarship Award Announcement

Wednesday - May 17, 2023

Sixteen partial college scholarships of $4,000 each are being offered for the 2023-2024 school year. Winners, selected in a lottery drawing, also will receive second-year scholarships of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment. Part-time students, less than 12 credits, will receive half of the scholarship monies.

Brayden Pates, son of CWA Local 2001 member Aaron Pates, has been selected as a winner of the 2023 CWA Beirne Scholarship.

Congratulations Brayden!!!

Benefits 2022-2030

Tuesday - November 08, 2022

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How the Union Plus Scholarship Program works

Tuesday - November 08, 2022


Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one-year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31 of the scholarship year. See more details on eligibility in the tab below. 

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CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s 2023-2024 Scholarship

Tuesday - November 01, 2022

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

Please follow this link at 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: https://cwa-

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