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Collection TitleCL 97 Communication Workers of America RecordsCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:June 2012
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by C.W.A. Local 1111 in 2011. 
Terms:Chemung (N.Y.); Elmira (N.Y.); Trade-unions
Historical:Communications Workers of America - The trade union the Communications Workers of America (CWA) was formed in 1938 under the name the National Federation of Telephone Workers.  It became the CWA in 1947.  It is currently affiliated with the AFL-CIO and other unions.  In addition to telecommunication workers, the union represents workers in fields including news media, transportation, health care and industry.  The Elmira-area Local 1111 was founded in the 1970s. 
Scope:

The Communications Workers of America Records contains correspondence, contracts and miscellaneous documents related to labor agreements between the Communications Workers of America Local 1111 and area businesses and municipalities, 1972-2005. 

Notes:

Collection shares a box with CL 96. 

Extent1 linear foot
Date Span1972-2005
Abstract

This collection contains records of the Communication Workers of America (C.W.A.) Elmira Local 1111. 



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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - Let's Get it Done in '71: Report of the CWA Bell Systems task force, 1971. Booklet010101
Booklet - CWA's Bell System Bargaining Council Resolution, 1974.Booklet010102
Booklet - The CWA-Bell System Settlement, 1977. Booklet010103
Booklet - CWA's 1977 Bell Sysyem Bargaining Council Resolution. Booklet010104
Employees' Retirement Plan of Teleprompter Corporation: Summary plan description, 1978. With coverletters. Document010201
Agreement between Teleprompter Corporation of Elmira and the Communication Workers of America, effective December 15, 1981-December 14, 1984. Document010202
Agreement between Group W. Cable, Inc. of Elmira and Communication Workers of America, effective December 15, 1984-December 14, 1987. Document010301
Agreement between American Television and Communication Corporation and the Communication Workers of America, February 2, 1987-August 2, 1988. Document010302
List of problems the Communication Workers of America have with Paragon Cable, September 1988. Document 010401
Agreement between Paragon Communications of Elmira and Local Union No. 1111, Communication Workers of America, January 15, 1990. Document010402
Correspondence between CWA Local 1111 and Paragon Communications regarding changes to the employee benefits plan, June 12-August 25, 1995. Correspondence010501
Informational packets explaining the new health, savings and retirement benefits for Paragon Cable employees, 1995. Documents010502
Agreement between Paragon Communications of Elmira and Local Union No. 1111, Communication Workers of America, January 16, 1994-January 15, 1997. Document010601
Agreement between Time Warner Cable and Local Union No. 1111, Communication Workers of America, August 26, 1996-August 25, 1999. Document010602
Correspondence between Time Warner Cable and the Communication Workers of America regarding a new labor agreement, March 12-May 8, 1997. Correspondence010603
Agreement between Time Warner Cable and Local Union No. 1126, Communication Workers of America, August 26, 1999-August 25, 2002. Document010701
Agreement between Time Warner Cable and Local Union No. 1111, Communication Workers of America, January 16, 2000-January 15, 2003. Document010702
Contel employees collective bargaining questionaires and cover letter, February 1988. Survey010801
Correspondence between Contel and the Communication Workers of American regarding contract negotiations, February 21-June 4, 1991.Correspondence010802
Medical, dental and retirement benefits packages for employees of Contel, 1991.Documents010803
Highlights of the 1991 NYNEX-CWA-IBEW settlement, effective September 1991, with coverletter. Document010804
Letter from the Communication Workers of America to Contel employees regarding Contel's new early retirement offer, May 15, 1992.Letter010901
Agreement between Contel and the Communication Workers of America regarding early retirement offers, May 21, 1992. Includes cover letter. Document010902
Booklet - Contel Pension Plan, ca. 1992. Document010903
Booklet - Contel Retiree Medical and Life Insurance Program, 1992.Document010904
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