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2017 UCW-CWA Statewide Convention
2017 UCW-CWA Statewide Convention

Attend your union's 2018 Statewide Convention in Nashville September 29!

Join fellow higher education employees from across Tennessee at our yearly gathering to:
* Build connections
* Discuss strategies & successes
* Strengthen our campaigns
* Set the priorities for our union in 2019!

Register NOW at: tinyurl.com/ucw2018

See proposed bylaws changes here!

Download a flyer here!

 

(Photo: Jim West, 2018 Labor Notes Conference)
(Photo: Jim West, 2018 Labor Notes Conference)

UCW-CWA Local 3865 wins the 2018 Labor Notes Troublemakers Award

Thank you to Labor Notes for showing United Campus Workers the appreciation and respect we have earned, and for putting on a fabulous conference. Truly uplifting. #SolidarityForever #AintGonnaLetNobodyTurnMeAround

(Photo: Jim West, 2018 Labor Notes Conference)
(Photo: Jim West, 2018 Labor Notes Conference)

Read about United Campus Workers in "In These Times"!

CALL CONGRESS to VOTE NO on the Tax Scam! Don't raise taxes on higher education

Two weeks ago, the Trump administration and the GOP unveiled a tax plan that would be disastrous for working people and give away billions to the 1%. It would be especially disastrous for us on campus, as it proposes tremendous new taxes on higher education.

We’ve got to stop it. Call your senator with this toll free action line and tell them Vote No on the tax scam: 1-888-966-9836 IB Image

Ed McDaniel, UCW-CWA delegate to CWA's recent convention
Ed McDaniel, UCW-CWA delegate to CWA's recent convention

Make your plans to attend the 2017 UCW-CWA Statewide Convention today!

Make your plans to attend United Campus Workers - CWA Local 3865's annual statewide convention in Nashville on Saturday, September 16, 2017!
RSVP here today

Location: 
IBEW Local 429 Hall (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)
2001 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210

 
Breakfast: 9:30 - 10:00am CT
Program: 10:00am - 4:00pm CT
Lunch provided
Come to Convention!
Come to Convention!

UCW 2017 Proposed Bylaw Changes and Open Seats

This is where you can find the proposed bylaw changes and open seats in our local's upcoming election, both of which are on the agenda for our Saturday, September 16, 2017 Statewide Convention in Nashville. Help Shape the Future Direction of the Union—Run for Office!

CWA: We Reject the Hatred and Bigotry of White Supremacists

Read our international union's statement on the recent events in Charlottesville. 

Call the Comptroller! Stop the Contract! #TNisNOTforSale

United Campus Workers


Governor Haslam secretly signed a master contract with JLL, breaking his oath to do what is best for Tennessee--and maybe also breaking the law.

 
Now the ball is in the Tennessee Comptroller's court. It's our job to make sure he rejects the contract.
 

Please call the Comptroller's hotline today - 1-800-232-5454.

 
Tell them: "Don't approve the outsourcing contract (RFP 32110-17103), and launch an investigation. This contract breaks the law*. It is wasteful**. It defies the will of the General Assembly*** And it's bad for Tennessee!"  [Additional information below.]

Top 10 Worst Things About This Outsourcing

What are the Top 10 Worst Things about Governor Haslam's statewide facilities outsourcing? 

2016 Labor & Change Teach-In & UCW Convention

Dear United Campus Workers member or supporter,

I would like to welcome you to attend the United Campus Workers 2016 Annual Convention. The past year we have seen a lot of exciting activity and growth in our local. We have taken up a huge fight with our Governor to protect facilities workers in our Tennessee is Not for Sale campaign, and we’ve stood alongside students and university workers to defend diversity programs at UT.

At this year’s convention, we invite you to join us for a weekend of reflection, learning, and inspiration. UCW first began with a Living Wage Teach-In 16 years ago. As we ready ourselves to dig in our heels and keep up our fight for another year, join us to reflect on building a movement for lasting change in our state at our Labor and Change Teach-InOctober 28-29, 2016. Over two days, we’ll have sessions covering topics such as solidarity, intergenerational organizing, and grassroots power. For the full program, visit: tinyurl.com/LaborandChangeRSVP here. This event is free and open to the public, and lunch is provided both days.