Updates

At the September 15 2020 membership meeting we will be voting on proposed changes to the IUE- CWA AFL-CIO Local 201 Constitution.  Over the past year we have gone through our constitution and made small proposed updates regarding “typo’s” and some of what we feel is “outdated language”. Not everything was addressed during this update. The Constitution Committee met several times, they reviewed the proposed changes and voted to recommend them to the membership. During the time that we were doing the update the Local also received two petitions that involved changes to the Constitution.

 

8 Minutes, 46 Seconds—Stop Work.
Thursday, June 11, 12 Noon.

Black Lives Matter.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

As trade unionists and as Americans, we were all outraged by the vicious murder of George Floyd.  We are heartened by the uprising of hundreds of thousands of Americans, Black, Brown and white, demanding an end to racism and declaring: “Black Lives Matter.”

Because of Covid-19, it has been difficult for many of us to show our solidarity with this movement. 

Support Covid-19 Protections for manufacturing & factory workers

Rep. Pete Capano is sponsoring legislation to protect workers and we need to help to get it passed. 

The bill, H. 4738 An act relative to manufacturing and factory worker protection, would protect workers by requiring employers to:

May 21, 2020

Local 201 COVID-19 Update - GE Riverworks

The Union and the Company have met to discuss the new regulations from the state of MA regarding manufacturing facilities (available here: https://www.mass.gov/lists/safety-standards-for-manufacturing) and our ongoing safety concerns.  We are awaiting response on several proposals and will keep you updated.  For now:

Social Distancing:

Click this link to join the meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87486584382

or Call in via landline: 929-205-6099

Meeting ID: 874 8658 4382

One tap mobile: +13126266799,,87486584382# US 

Meeting ID: 874 8658 4382

On May 5th, IUE-CWA members at GE sites across the country will be taking action to fight for safety and jobs.  GE is announcing lay offs at other locations and another closure in Dallas, TX.  

HOW TO ATTEND APRIL 28 DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Meeting ID: 824 2049 7459                                 Time: 12:30PM & 3:30PM

Due to the global safety concerns, the membership meeting will be hosted digitally on the Zoom platform. You can register and join in many ways including: computers, most smartphones, tablets, cellphones, and landline. All platforms have simple setups.