Welcome to the CWA Staff Union. We represent members who are employed by the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO with the titles of CWA Representative, District Organizing Coordinator, Temporary Staff, Represented Attorneys and IUE CWA Staff Representatives from the CIO who merged with us. We also represent professional and occupational employees who are employed by the Alliance for Growth and Development, and the PA State AFL-CIO Staff.
M M Smith, President
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The Staff Union and the Alliance reach agreement on a new 4 year contract. Details will be posted later. 03-29-14: M. M. Smith, Vice President of the Satff Union, will become President effective April 1, 2014. Tom Runnion, D9 Executive Board Rep, has been appointed Vice President of the Staff Union effective April 1, 2014... 03-26-14: Growth Fund MOUs added in the Document section... 02-04-14: D4 CWA Rep Curt Hess was elected as the D4 Staff Union Executive Board representative, and CWA-IUE Rep Elizabeth Ann Hodges was appointed as one of the CWA-IUE Staff Union Executive Board Representatives... 12-13-13: We reached an understanding with CWA regarding Special Assignment Organizer... 12-02-13: Bill Bain, District 4 Staff Union Executive Board Representative has been appointed Secretary-Treasurer of the Staff Union... 09-27-13: The AFA Staff Union (USE) reached a tentative agreement with CWA earlier this morning... 09-04-13: All Staff Union members will receive an additional $125.38 in this weeks paycheck as a result of an arbitration settlement... 07-29-13: John Scally Scholarship Winners drawn July 9th... ---07-01-13: Patrick O'Neil appointed as District 1 Executive Board Representative... ---06-07-13: Constitutional changes approved by the membership... ---05-21-13: The ballots for voting on the constitutional changes submitted at membership meeting April 20th were mailed yesterday ... ---04-16-13: The contract extension was ratified today by a 86% yes vote--- ---04-02-13: Ballots for the contract extension ratification were mailed to all CWA Bargaining Unit members yesterday. If you do not receive your ballot by Monday April 8th--. --- 03-27-13: The CWA Staff Union and OPEIU Local 2 reached a tentative agreement on a contract extension. ---03-08-13: A revised Special Assignment Organizer MOU has been agreed to effective today. ---01-30-13: Our next membership meeting will be April 20th prior to the CWA convention. Read more.