Apr 2, 2015
Retired members of the Texas State Employees Union, CWA Local 6186, lobbied for full funding of retiree pensions as they met with legislators at a Mini Lobby Day on March 25. Read More
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This is the Official Call to the 2015 Annual Meeting of the CWA Retired Members’ Council to be held in Detroit, MI on Saturday, June 6 at the Marriott at the Renaissance Center.
We hope you will be able to attend. In addition to carrying out the official business of the Council, delegates will hear presentations on politics, health care and the future of our union. Further, there will be workshops on Sunday morning. (Subjects to be announced later.)
The CWA Convention will follow the Annual Meeting. As always, retirees have priority seating at the Convention. And members of the Council’s Executive Board are Convention delegates with voice and vote.
If you are a Council lifetime member not affiliated with a chapter, click here to download the credential form. If you are a member of a chapter and would like to be a delegate, please contact your chapter president.
Be sure to mail or fax your credential information by Monday, July 25 and bring a copy with you to Detroit.
If you wish to register as a guest attending the Retired Members Council Meeting, please click here to download the guest registration form. As with the credential form, make as many copies as needed, mail or fax by Monday, May 25 and bring a copy with you to Detroit.
NOTE: If you register for the Retired Members Council Meeting, you will be registered as a guest for the CWA Convention, HOWEVER, to register for hotel accomodations you MUST click here for the link to hotel registration. The cut-off date for hotel rooms is May 7, 2015.
We hope to see you in Detroit!
As Council members, we may be retired but we remain active in the life of our union. Because of the steady erosion in the retirement security of most Americans, we believe it's essential that we actively participate in the struggle to protect our benefits. Through the Council, CWA retirees have input into key retiree programs as they are shaped through contract negotiations and or legislation.
The Retired Members' Council works to safeguard and enhance our retirement in many ways:
Join us. Click here to become a lifetime member.
Mar 1, 2015
Across our union, CWA activists and allies are fighting back against "Fast Track" and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. We're signing petitions, sending hand-written letters and calling our Members of Congress to make it crystal clear: Fast Track and the TPP are a bad deal for U.S. workers. Read More
Feb 12, 2015
As Members of Congress return home for recess, they will be confronted with rallies and town hall meetings where constituents, CWAers and partners, have one message for them: Vote No on Fast Authority for trade deals. Read More
Sep 25, 2014
CWAers, including retirees, joined dozens at a U.S. Capitol rally last week to tell Tea Party Republicans to keep their hands off Social Security and Medicare and to protect the programs from benefit cuts, privatization and being vouchered. Read More