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CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit, a gathering in Washington, D.C., of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back agains

CWA Stewards from Locals across the state gathered in Atlantic City for training and inspiration in the union's drive for CWA Strong.

Each year since 1997, the Local 1014 Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships at the Local's March General Membership Meeting.

Trenton (6/6/17) - 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.

Voorhees Township (4/13/17) - Camden County Library System Support Staff—members of CWA Local 1014— and Librarians— members of AFSCME NJ fight for $15 in Camden County. These bargaining units are overwhelmingly female and they are the lowest-paid County workers, while the library is the highest-rated County service.

Davis VisionCamden (3/31/17) - Local 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 ParentsGloucester Township (3/30/17) - At 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 (

Camden (3/2/17) - 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!

Evesham Township (2/7/17) - 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 New Jersey. Each Wednesday throughout February and March, CWA along with partner organizations in the NJ for Health Care coalition coordinated vigils outside the district offices of New Jersey’s five Republican Congressmen to generate grassroots pressure on them to oppose the repeal of the ACA without replacement.

Washington, DC (2/7/17) - 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.

Camden (2/7/17) - 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.