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On July 20, union members in the Gloucester Township Public Works Unit ratified a new three-agreement with the Township covering 2017-2019.

Camden County Library System Support Staff—members of CWA Local 1014— and Librarians— members of AFSCME NJ fight for $15 in Camden County.

CWA members and health care advocates stood up for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or "Obamacare" by taking the fight to save health care to the district offices of Republican Congress members across

(7/10/17) Local 1014's Gloucester Townshp Supervisory bargaining unit approved a three-year contract (2017-2019), 10 yes and 1 no, covering fifteen white and blue collar supervisors. The contract includes wage increases of 2% plus an additional flat amount to offset the increase in health insurance premium contributions in year 4 of the four-year Chapter 78 required phase-in for most employees. Administrative supervisors received an adjustment in the first year and 2% increases in year 2 and 3.

CWA District 1 has endorsed Phil Murphy for Governor in the June 6 Democratic Primary. In the City of Camden primary election for Democratic mayoral candidate, CWA endorsed Frank Moran.

In addition to the above, City Council Candidates Tracey Hall Cooper, Namibia El and Curtis Jenkins were endorsed.

Davis VisionLocal 1014 members receiving vision benefit coverage through the union will be pleased by our switch to Davis Vision, effective April 1, 2017.

Davis Vision offers free exclusive collection frames, lower member out-of-pocket, value added benefits and fixed lens pricing.

2017 Scholarship Recipients with ParentsAt the March 28, 2017 General Membership Meeting, Local 1014 awarded eighteen $500 scholarships to children of Local 1014 members graduating from High School in 2017 (photos).

Pussy HatThe pink knit "pussy" hats worn by participants at the Women's March on Washington in January are now available in the Local 1014 office and at Local 1014 meetings for $5. Stop by the Local 1014 office or contact your union representative to purchase a hat!

More than 1,000 CWA women and men came to Washington, D.C., last Saturday to stand up for justice and dignity for all and to protect our rights. They joined a crowd that grew to half a million people, who rallied near the U.S. Capitol then marched to the White House. Many thousands more joined marches in their own cities.

As buses rolled into CWA headquarters, CWA President Chris Shelton, Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, and AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson greeted the riders, many of whom left their homes just after midnight.

Local 1014 members in the Camden County Prosecutor's Office joined together as testimony to their solidarity in the current contract negotiations with the Prosecutor. The Unit's contract expired on December 31, 2016. Negotiations are ongoing.

Murphy’s Progressive Vision For NJ’s Working Families Makes Him Best Candidate

PRESS RELEASE 12/14/16 BY CWA DISTRICT 1

(NEWARK, NEW JERSEY) – Today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) enthusiastically endorsed Phil Murphy for Governor in the Democratic Primary. According to CWA Locals and Members, Murphy is the best candidate – because he shares their progressive values and fights for New Jersey’s middle-class and working families.