Local 3204 hosted the MLK March Committee meetings this year as we have done for over the past ten years. Members of our Executive Board and stewards joined the committee and help plan and coordinate the March and Rally. Our members and there families joined with other Unions and marched thru the streets of downtown Atlanta to the King Center. Our Metro Atlanta Rapid Transportation Authority (MARTA) provided us with a bus to transport members to and from the March. We also invited members of our communities to ride with us.
January 20, 2020 MLK March in Atlanta GA.
MLK Prayer Breakfast January 17, 2020 in Atlanta GA. From left to right President Ed Barlow, RMC 30901 President Rita Scott, AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson, GA House Rep 56 District Able Mable Thomas, GA Afl-Cio Secretary Treasurer Yvonne Brooks, VP Richard Honeycutt,
We also have a trip planned to Selma Alabama, on March 1, 2020 to visit the Edmund Pettis Bridge, Civil Rights Museum, and Brown Chapel AME Church. This will be the 55th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday Commemoration.
We have a host of events coming up this year to include a Car & Bike Show, and our annual golf tournament.
Our RMC members of 30901 have partnered with us to being the first Union to host an event for our members and the community to test out Georgia’s new voting machines. The new machines will be at the February RMC 30901 and Local 3204 Union meetings. Our members can test them out prior to going to the polls on March 24. Together with RMC 30901 we will do voter registration drives on the job and at our February Union meetings.
Our Legislative Committee is also partnering with with our RMC to finalize our 2020 legislative agenda. The committee has plans to lobby and interview candidates seeking various offices in the state of Georgia. We invite members to join our Legislative committee or any committees in the local.
Local 3204 will be participating in the First Annual District 3 Golf Tournament. We look forward to beating the other locals and bringing the trophy home to Hotlanta.
Our mission statement this year is as follows: Don’t just be on the Team, be active and get in the Game!!!
CWA Local 3204
Sara Nelson President of the AFA-CWA was the keynote speaker at the 17th Annual MLK Human Rights Prayer Breakfast held in Atlanta. Also in attendance were other AFA members and flight attendants from Delta, which is based out of Atlanta. Sara is leading a campaign to organize Delta flight attendants.
As your newly re-elected CWA Retiree Representatives for CWA District 3 , Gwen Parker and I , Dusty Winters , are here to assist , inform , and represent all of our CWA retirees in District 3. Our goal is to unify our CWA retirees here in our district and provide them with the best communication and representation possible. In addition to working with our CWA retiree chapters here in our district , we will also work with the District 3 office and our active locals in the district to provide assistance and information at their request and to help them start new CWA-RMC Chapters. Remember , our strength is in our unity and we must all , retiree and active member alike , stay informed and involved for our survival. Gwen and I look forward to seeing and talking with everyone at our upcoming 'CWA District 3 meeting at Biloxi , Miss. in March. ---------------- THANK YOU for your past , current , and future support ------------- Dusty Winters , CWA - RMC District 3 President and Gwen Parker , CWA - RMC District 3 Vice - President
Women’s March 2020 in Johnson City, TN.
*Reversal of a 2015 ruling that dues checkoff is a term and condition that survives contract expiration. Going forward, dues checkoff does not survive contract expiration. CWA has already been advised in some bargaining units that are working without a contract that dues check is being discontinued immediately.