Communications Workers of America, Local 1014

CWA Local 1014 President Karl Walko spoke about his feelings for retiring Vice President Leah Hicks at the annual Local 1014 Board of Trustees Dinner:

At the December 5, Local 1014 Board of Trustees Meeting/Holiday Dinner, City of Camden Non-Supervisory Unit Trustee Barbara Bellamy-Johnson was named "Local 1014 Member of the Year".

Recent News

(Voorhees-11/3/17) The CWA Local 1014 Library Support Unit overwhelmingly ratified their tentative agreement with the Camden County Library System in a vote held on November 1 and 2. The agreement must be approved by the Library Commission on November 14 before becoming official. Approval is expected. The ratification caps an almost two-year campaign by Local 1014 members to increase the minimum rate for bargaining unit workers from $8.92 to $15 per hour. As of 2019, all bargaining unit workers will make at least $15 per hour.

Family and CWA friends attended Local 1014 V.P. Leah Hicks' retirement party on October 20 at Maggiano's in Cherry Hill. Attending were Leah's children Alicia and Kent and their significant others as well as Leah's friends in the union. Thank you Leah for the many years of service to CWA Local 1014 / Council #10.

(Camden) Updated 11/8/17-An October 21 Labor walk by the Camden County CWA Coalition (Locals 1014, 1038, 1040 and 1084, plus 1036 and 1085) and a bigger Get Out the Vote effort on Election Day, in which CWA members visited all CWA households in Camden County, helped get Democrat Phil Murphy elected as our next Governor. The participants met at the Local 1084 hall in Camden and spread out throughout Camden County to ensure that the vote of union members was maximized. Congratulations to those who participated on helping with this big win.

Camden ( Updated 10/27/17) - The City of Camden City Council approved the layoff of all City Public Safety Telecommunicators (PSTs) effective December 31 at special meeting on October 14. Camden County will take over the service on January 1. PSTs explained what the layoff would mean to their families and described the past service to the City and its residents. Several of the PSTs informed Council that they had applied for a position with Camden County but had been denied a job after failing a test designed for new PSTs.

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