Leadership Bootcamp For New Stewards in October

All new stewards should sign up for the Basic Labor Leadership Skills Workshop that will be offered on October 22, 2014.  This workshop will train new stewards on how to face conflict without aggression. This bootcamp is being offered by Art Wheaton, Director of the Worker Institute at Cornell, Western NY Labor and Environmental Programs. Art Wheaton is a…

Big Win for Shift Differential Arbitration!

  All STC and RN members that utilized ESL and worked Extended Day Shifts from Dec 7, 2013 to date: CWA Local 1133 was Successful in Winning our Shift Differential Arbitration on Extended Sick Leave Against the Hospital 1. That the Employer violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement by failing to pay Shift Differential to day…

Please Review Your NOVA Reimbursement Payments

THIS IS A NOTICE TO ALL CWA MEMBERS Please review your NOVA reimbursement payments from January 2014 to the present. Co-pay for members is $5.00 for all prescriptions. It has come to the Union’s attention that the members have been charged more than $5.00 for their co-pays. Check your 90-day fills and contact us if…

Seniority Prevails for Registered Nurses Bidding On RN Positions

Attention All RN’s and STC Members Currently Enrolled in a Nursing Program The Union and CHS Management have mutually agreed that no Registered Nurse within the RN Bargaining unit will be denied a bargaining unit position based upon the “BSN degree preferred” qualification. What this means:Seniority prevails and current Registered Nurses working can continue to bid…

Job Application & Bidding Process Change

May 27 – Buffalo, NY  ( Memo from Joseph A. Scrivo, Jr., May 12, 2014)  Mercy Hospital and Catholic Health are committed to providing healthcare to our patients though a world class team of associates that are recognized as being among the best in the industry. We have found this is best is best accomplished by…