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About Us

CWA Local 3170 Proudly Represents the Employees of:

The City of Gainesville   

Chartered in July 1975

Gainesville Regional Utilities


Gainesville Housing Authority

Opened Contract Bargaining in 1983

The Alachua County Library District

Entered into agreement in 1984


The Communications Workers of America represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. CWA 3170 currently represent over 900 members in Gainesville and Alachua County.

CWA 3170 is affiliated with:

- AFL-CIO   

- The Florida State AFL-CIO   

- The Central Labor Council