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Bargaining Update 5/19

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After last Saturday’s mass shooting on Jefferson Avenue, many members find themselves feeling a wide range of emotions. We are all trying to find ways to cope. 1199SEIU and CWA met Tuesday morning with hospital administration and Kaleida’s Chief Diversity Officer Shannon Bryant for a discussion about the tragedy and about race in our community […]

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Bargaining Update 5/18

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1199SEIU and CWA have been bargaining for two months now and we have made quite a bit of progress. Despite our best efforts, it is clear that we will not have a new contract negotiated by May 31, 2022 when our current contract expires. Therefore, on May 12, 2022 the Unions and Kaleida Health agreed […]

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Rank & File #18

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General Membership Meeting There will be a general membership meeting for CWA 1168 on May 19 at 6:30pm. This meeting will be held via zoom and will require pre-registration. The link for registration can be found at the QR code below, via emails delivered 5/10/2022, or via our private Facebook group: “CWA Kaleida Negotiations 2022.” […]

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Bargaining Update 5/13/22

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This week, 1199SEIU had union delegate elections on Tuesday, so CWA met with Kaleida administration to present some of our 40-plus open arbitration cases, which resulted in settlements for four grievances related to discipline. CWA and 1199SEIU have discussed a 30-day contract extension because we will not have completed bargaining before the current Collective Bargaining […]

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Bargaining Update 4/28

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UNIONS MAKE IT CLEAR THAT WORKPLACE VIOLENCE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED! We have two non-bargaining updates this week. First, the bargaining committee is leaving Buffalo General’s Swift Auditorium and moving back to 1199SEIU’s headquarters. If you’re interested in attending open bargaining, please make plans for transportation to 2421 Main Street in Buffalo (near the Tri-Main […]

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