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August 13, 2019

Dear Union Members,

At the 2019 CWA Convention in Las Vegas last week, CWA's Defense Fund Oversight Committee and the Executive Board jointly and unanimously agreed to increase the payout level to assist striking workers, effective August 1.

The new pay rate is $300 per week for striking members, starting on the 15th day of a strike, an increase from $200. Starting on the 29th day of a strike, striking members will receive $400 per week, an increase from $300.

In Unity,

R.K. Ferdinandsen

President

CWA Local 7590

8/8/2019

Dear Union Members,

Last Tuesday August 6th 2019, the local mailed letters of notification ot the Appointment of Michelle Ramirez to the office of Secretary/Treasurer to the last known home address of each union member.  This notification was done in accordance with our By-Laws and reads as follows;

"Tuesday August 6, 2019

Dear Union Member,

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Today the Bargaining Team met with the Company to pass additional data requests based on discussions yesterday with the Company’s finance team.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Big corporations are sending more and more of our jobs overseas to boost their profits at the expense of working people, but we're fighting back!

5/30/2019

Brothers and sisters please be advised that the local has been notified that there was an issue in processing last week’s ISTAR time reporting file at ADP.  As a result, all of the technicians will receive a default 40-hour paycheck tomorrow (May 30 th).  The technicians will see any pay adjustments (overtime, night shift etc.) as a result of this issue in next Thursday’s paycheck (June 6 th).  

In Unity,

R.K. Ferdinandsen

President

Dear Brothers and Sisters,