Family Updates & Retirements

Congratulations to Connie Jarrett on her retirement

Congrats to Mike Phillips on his retirement

In Sympathy

Terry Peck for the loss of his mother-in-law

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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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

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Congratulations!! Kellogg Strike Ends As Union Workers Vote To Accept New Contract

Tuesday - December 21, 2021

Workers who have been on strike at Kellogg Co. for over two months voted to accept a new contract with the cereal giant that would end the work stoppage, their union announced Tuesday.

The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) announced Tuesday that its members across four states voted to accept the latest collective bargaining agreement. Approval of the new contract ends the ongoing strike of some 1,400 Kellogg's workers, which began on Oct. 5.

Impasse over Vaccine Mandate

Tuesday - December 21, 2021

CWA has not agreed to Frontiers proposal.  However, Frontier notified CWA that they intend to implement their revised proposal and abide by all Sections, other than Sections 4 and 6, noting that Section 11 is contingent on implementation of those Sections.

The Company plans to notify its CWA-represented employees on or before December 14, 2021 that all employees are required to complete the vaccination survey and if applicable, submit requests for an accommodation required by law by January 4, 2022.

2022 Scholarships

Monday - December 20, 2021

THE CWA JOSEPH A.  BEIRNE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation was established in October 1974 by the Communications Workers of America Executive Board to honor the name and memory of the founding President of CWA, who served more than 30 years.  In his capacity as the first CWA President, Joe Beirne took great pride in the roles he played in the fields of education and learning and other areas of social concern.

Sixteen partial scholarships of $4,000 each are being offered for the 2022-2023 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.

Applications are being accepted now through April 30, 2022 for the CWA Joseph A. Beirne Foundation Scholarship Program.

To get additional information and apply online go to: http://www.cwa-union.org/pages/beirne

THE MAISANO LABOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 

This scholarship award is being presented as a tribute to Vice and Patricia Maisano, the second CWA District 13 International Vice President and the former Secretary-Treasurer of CWA Local 13000.  Vince and Pat both placed a high priority on education.

One scholarship,  for $1,000 will be awarded to an eligible applicant from the District 2-13 Potomac Region.  This includes West Virginia.

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2022. Winners will be selected by lottery drawing. 

To apply please go to  https://cwad2-13.org/vincent-and-patricia-maisano-labor-scholarship

Cabell Huntington Hospital Workers Strike

Monday - November 08, 2021

huntingon strikeUnion Workers in the service and maintenance units (SEIU) District 1199  at Cabell Huntington Hospital went on strike at 12 noon, Wednesday, November 3, 2021 after failing to reach agreement on a contract.  This is the first time in 23 years Union workers have been on strike.

After months of negotiations with CHH, who have made it clear they value profits over workers the Members walked out on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at noon.  Members from CWA Local 2001 were there to stand in Solidarity and support for the Union Members.

Members are striking due to the Company wanting to take away Retiree Insurance, they want to limit union time and bring in subcontractors, as well as freezing the pay of Union members. Through the 3rd quarter of this year St. Marys and CHH have enjoyed a $64M profit.

The last report we have is the sides are meeting today, November 8, 2021.

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Monday - November 01, 2021
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