CWA 77th Convention 29-31 August 2019
This Convention is held every two years and includes all industries represented by CWA.
CWA represents workers in all areas of communications, customer contact, high technology, and manufacturing professions in both the private and public sectors, including health care, public service, education, customer service, airlines, and many other fields.
Monday started with registration and credentials.
Morning session was Committee Reports.
Afternoon session was District Meetings and nominations for District Vice Presidents.
Voting opened 45 minutes after recess but lasted more than 2 1/2 hours. A long day indeed.
Tuesday started with more committee reports and installation of District Vice Presidents.
District 2-13 re-elected Ed Mooney.
Next up was Rules and Constitution Amendments. Voting on numerous items.
Early evening was the most important stuff. Each Industry met to select their member representatives their bargaining committee.
American Airlines chose member representative and followed the vote with the Passenger Service Meeting.
2020 Bargaining Committee CWA Airport Representatives:
In addition they are joined by two CWA Reservations agents.
IBT will also have agent member representatives on the bargaining committee.
This is just the start of preparations for the negotiations.
We Are Stronger Together!
Left to Right: Barbara Belz, Local 2252, Secretary Treasurer. Jose Rivera, Local 13301, Piedmont, guest. Pam Tronsor, District 2-13 Staff Representative. Lisa Blanco, Local 13301, American. guest. Gwen Ivey, Local 13301, President. Cindy Thayer, Local 2252, President. Frank Spencer, Local 2252, Executive VP. (taking the picture Terrence McBride, Local 13301, Area VP.
31 August 2019