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CWA Local 1133

CWA Local 1133 President Deborah Arnet received the Joan Malone Award at the Coalition for Economic Justice's 2017 Annual Awards Celebration, May 18, 2017.

NYS Senator Tim Kennedy honoring members of the WNY team in Albany for CWA Health Care Lobby Day with a Proclamation in honor of Nurses' Week.  (YouTube J.1669).  

Recent News

  • Published Thu, May 18, 2017, Everybody’s Column, Buffalo News, by The Rev. Art Smith, Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Depew:   A friend would say, “the only mercy to be found at South Buffalo Mercy Hospital is on its signage,” a sentiment often echoed by an outspoken Franciscan friar. From him I learned to verbalize my own sentiments about the facility, which I now regret.  I was born there and have since spent some time as the beneficiary of its healing mercy.

KMH Associates:  Please google "KMH VOA pulse -- Spring Survey 2017" or go to www.Surveymonkey.com/r/KMH Pulse Spring 2017 between May 15-26.  

MHOB RN's:  Please complete the job satisfaction survey online (like VOA) from June 5-25.  

To highlight the piece-by-piece deconstruction of workers' rights and protections by the Trump Administration, a rally was held at Congressman Collins' district office on April 28th.  This event was a prelude to the Workers Memorial Day ceremony in Chestnut Ridge Park.

The hospital has various ongoing construction projects that require specially federally-mandated procedures to safely remove asbestos-containing material, and can only be performed by licensed asbestos abatement contractors, and the areas affected clearly posted as such.  The area is hermetically sealed off, and all removal work is performed within this cordoned-off area.  All material is triple-bagged, sealed, and removed from the site for independent testing.  Air quality monitoring stations are also utilized before, during, and after the abatement process.