LOCAL 1014 NEWS

On October 22, 2019, Local 1014 held an election for the position of President and Vice President.

The results are as follows

For President -

Garren Steiner - 447 Votes

Each year since 1997, the Local 1014 Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships at the Local's March General Membership Meeting. On March 28, 2019, it happened again at the Local's meeting in the Camden County Emergency Training Center in Blackwood. The fundraising efforts of the Local 1014 Scholarship and Golf Tourament Committees came to fruition in the awarding of twenty $500 scholarships to the sons and daughters of Local 1014 members. Since the establishment of the fund, over $228,000 in scholarships has been awarded.

At the CWA Local 1014 Board of Trustees Meeting on December 4, President Karl Walko announced his upcoming retirement, saying, "Effective July 1, 2019, I will resign as President of Local 1014. Vice President Pallante will take my place. I am grateful to Amber that she has accepted this new role.

CWA Local 1014 representatives in the City of Camden organized their first "Holiday Luncheon" funded by the contractual Health and Welfare contribution from the City. The contribution is directed primarily to fund City workers Vision Benefit; however, a sufficient amount remained to provide for a very successful event. Luncheons were held in City Hall, Public Works and HHS.

Great job City reps!

Each December, Local 1014 selects one of its members as its “Member of the Year”. The Member of the Year award was created to recognize individuals who made an exceptional effort to improve their work place or to support fellow members. Our intent is to spotlight their service as an example for others. The selection is made by the Local 1014 Officers.

Local 1014 President Walko addressed City Council as they introduced the City's Municipal Budget on November 2:

Local 1014 last met with the City Administration at the table in early June. We have not received a written proposal from the City to date. We have asked and asked for the written proposal, so we can pass it along to members and fully consider our response. We ask for Council’s help in getting the negotiations back on track.

Two long-time officers of Local 1014 recently retired from their position with the union as well as their position with their employer.

In the only contested positions in Local 1014's Board of Trustees election on October 23, Joe Norman and Joe Calce scored a victory over incumbent Mike Tacconelli for the two trustee positions for the Gloucester Township Public Works Unit. The other incumbent trustee, Domenic Martino, declined to run for reelection due to family issues. The new Board members will serve two-year terms and will be up for reelection in 2020.