• The Patient Is Our Purpose, The Union Is Our Voice

    The Patient Is Our Purpose, The Union Is Our Voice

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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Thank You For All You Do

Thank You For All You Do! First and foremost, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for all you do and all that you have been through over the last year. We’d also like to say welcome back to those staffing the reopening of the ED. We are working diligently to develop and […]

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Health & Safety COVID-19 WIN

Health & Safety Win Regarding COVID-19 On June 12th, 2020, together with SEIU 1199, CWA 1168 requested the following information from Kaleida Administration: Manufacturer, make, and model of all PPE in use and how much was in stock The rate at which the supplies were being used and the anticipated rate for the summer months […]

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Unit Secretary Win

Unit Secretary Win During the April 14th Job Security meeting Kaleida administration presented a change of shift length from 13-hour shifts down to an 8-hour shift for the unit secretaries of Millard Fillmore Suburban. It was also presented to delete the part-time positions. This proposal by Kaleida Administration would have affected unit secretaries from multiple […]

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Clinical Engineering Bargaining Update 4/28/2021

Where we currently are:                    This was one of the most productive days of bargaining we have had in a while. We received a total of ten counter proposals from Kaleida Health. We were able to agree to four of them as well as respond to nine other proposals that we believe will bring us much […]

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