With only one month to go for the COPE contest, 294 new contributors of $1.00 per week and members increasing their contribution by $1.00 per week have been added to the rolls. For a $1.00 per week contribution you will get a COPE tee shirt, a gift of your choice and a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas. That's right, all those new and increased contributors have a 1 in 294 chance of winning that trip to Las Vegas It is not too late, you have until October 31,2010 to sign up.
CWA bargainers, under the direction of Chair Bill Bates, have reached agreement with Avaya. Avaya representatives came to the table speaking from one side of their mouths requesting unprecedented concessionary demands, and speaking from the other side wanting to bargain a fair contract.