What we do

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    Representation

    Every Unionized worker in America is protected by the ruling of a 1975 landmark Supreme Court case NLRB v. J. Weingarten. Your “Weingarten Rights,” as they are known, guarantee your right to have Union representation in any meeting that can lead to disciplinary action… Who represents you?

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    Organizing/ Mobilizing

    Unions built the middle class in America. Unions also fight to assure equal and fair treatment and a voice a in the workplace. Are you currently working in a non-Union healthcare facility? Would you like to learn how you and your co-workers can build a healthier work environment?

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    Political/Legislative

    Political and legislative involvement is the process through which Americans can communicate their needs and demands to those who make the laws. CWA 1168 is committed to fighting for the best interests of our members in Albany as well as the community level. Find out what we’re doing for you…

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Kaleida Bargaining Update #4 – 5/16/19

As we are reaching the end of May and approaching expiration date of May 31, 2019, we continue to make progress.  The progress has been slow and we have not yet started to discuss economics.  At this point in time, we have many hot topics on the bargaining table.  We continue to reach tentative agreements […]

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Kaleida Bargaining Update #3 – 4/3/2019

UPDATE NO. 3 As we close out March and head into April, we are falling into a rhythm in contract negotiations. Contract expiration is about 60 days away and we are making progress. At this point in time we are working on language clean up and simple language changes. We continue to reach Tentative Agreements […]

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Kaleida Bargaining Updated #2 – 3/25/19

March 25, 2019 UPDATE NO. 2 We have just completed our ninth (9th) day of bargaining so we are still in early stages of the process. We are pleased to report our bargaining committee is doing an excellent job preparing responses to management but progress continues to be slow. We have exchanged non-economic proposals and […]

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