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Join us to learn about your new Aflac Union benefits, available to CWA 9423 Union Members and their families.

For our Members who were Furloughed, Laid off or terminated please click the link below to be taken to the District 9 website. 

Below is a letter from our District 9 Legislative and Political team. I ask that you all take the time to read the letter and then take action in helping to make positive change for our members our Union Sisters and Brothers and our communities. I have added links to the Bills so you can click on and read them in their entirety.

Women's History Month 2019 in United States of America began on Friday March 1 and ends on Sunday March 31, 2019.

For Women's History Month, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various women who were leaders and activists working at the intersection of civil and labor rights. https://aflcio.org/2019/3/7/afl-cio-profiling-labor-leaders-and-activists-womens-history-month

The Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved the awarding of sixteen (16) partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years. Eligible for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications will be available solely online for submission on the Foundation’s website at http://cwa-union.org/beirne-application.

The Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved the awarding of sixteen (16)
partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years. Eligible for the scholarships are CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members. Applications will be available solely online for submission on the Foundation’s website at

The 2019 Union Plus Scholarship application is now open.
 Deadline to apply: January 31, 2019

The Union Plus Scholarship Program

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.3 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.

Brothers and Sisters, this is all about SOLIDARITY. In the 1989 strike against
NYNEX, our Union Brother GERRY HORGAN was struck down and killed by a scab who
drove thru one of our picket lines. We have been asked why we wear RED on Thursday’s. First
and foremost it is to honor Gerry’s memory and pay respect to his sacrifice to each one of us that
day. Moreover, it is to show our SOLIDARITY and strength in the face of workplace challenges.
 Now picture this…it’s Thursday and you are a manager….You walk into the crew room, the

Local 6171 Union brother, Darryl Claussen, Jr., lost his son in the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School last week. We ask that you help our UNION brother and his family if you can by visiting the link below and contributing to assist him and his family through this dificult time.

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