What we do

  • some image

    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?

    Read More
  • some image

    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?

    Read More
  • some image

    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…

    Read More

Article: Is it Possible in These Times to Win Back Previous Contract Concessions?

October 07, 2016

Interesting read,  co-written by members of our very own local.  PDF and MS Word options both available by clicking on either link below; PDF Version final-ln-article Is it Possible in These Times to Win Back Previous Contract Concessions? The Answer is, “YES!” Patrick M. Weisansal II RT(R), Director of Organizing and Mobilizing, – CWA Local […]

Read More


E.J. MAYS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2017

October 03, 2016

Information and an application for this years E.J. Mays Scholarship are now up on the CWA WNY Council Website (cut and paste this link in your browser): http://cwalocals.org/sites/d1/Western_New_York/index.cfm?action=article&articleID=DECF3CC7-A759-4DE9-A665-896A4C020C01 You can also use this application attached below: e-j-mays-scholarship-application-2017  

Read More





Helpful Websites