NABET-CWA LOCAL 51016

June 21, 2017

Dear Member,

Recently you received an email in your company email from “Dlearn”. We know many of you had concerns such as – Is this a malware file, etc. Some of you may have deleted this email thinking just that. If you did delete this email please ask your manager to have it resent. This email is a notice requiring you to take two training courses provided by the Company. After a discussion between the Union and the Company, the Union has agreed to these training requirements .Both courses are setup for you to take online. The best course of action for you is to talk to your Manager and set up a time for you to take the courses on Company time. If you do not have access to Company email or a computer ask your Manager for information on how to proceed in that case. If you do not get a proper response, talk to your Union Representative.

The TWDC Compliance Information Security and Content Protection Enterprise course should be completed by Aug/15/2017.

The TWDC Compliance Preventing Harassment Enterprise course should be completed by Aug/15/2017.

Fraternally,

Art Mazzacca

President of NABET-CWA Local 16

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2017 Local 16 Nolan/DiFranco Scholarship Winners announced


NABET/ABC 2017 MASTER AGREEMENT RATIFIED

Summary 3-16-2017

Overall Tentative Agreement (PDF)

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WELCOME

NABET-CWA Local 16 (CWA Local 51016) New York City. The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) is the Broadcasting and Cable Sector of the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

Local 16 represents workers at the ABC Television Network and WABC-TV divisions of the Walt Disney Company, WABC-AM, WPLJ-FM, ABC Radio Networks.

NABET-CWA also represents workers at four other ABC operations in Chicago, Washington, and San Francisco/ SoCal.


DATE:            MARCH 3, 2017

TO:     THE MEMBERSHIP OF NABET-CWA LOCAL 16

RE:      ELECTION OF LOCAL 16 PRESIDENT/CWA CONVENTION DELEGATE

Following are the results of the election for President/CWA Convention Delegate of NABET-CWA Local 16.

Ballots Received                                 297

Invalid Ballots                                        2

Ballots Cast                                        295

Candidates:

Mark Abrahams                                  94

Arthur Mazzacca                                201

Arthur Mazzacca, by receiving the majority of votes is hereby re-elected President of NABET-CWA Local 16.


Sadly, NABET Local 16 member Alan Zapata has passed away. He was a much admired and loved member of the Audio Group. Alan started at ABC in January 2001 as an Audio Engineer DH and became staff at ABC in 2006.

He will be sincerely missed. Alan asked that there not be any elaborate funeral, and his family has set up a crowd source funding page to help his widow and their two week old son. A memorial service is anticipated for this spring. The link for the fund is www.youcaring.com/rebeccacapuaandlionelcarloszapata-747577

Rest in Peace Alan.

With Deepest Sympathy,

The Officers and Members of NABET-CWA Local 16


2017 NABET Sector Scholarships announced (See Benefits and Scholarships)


Congratulations to two recent retirees from NTM:

Wing Chung 37 years and Mike Moran 41 years with ABC.

 


When workers have unions, they have a clear path to getting health care, sick days, basic safety precautions, and better pay.


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Christopher Shelton (r.) was elected the new president of the Communications Workers of America by acclamation of delegates to the union’s 75th convention. Local 16 President Art Mazzacca and VP Jim Nolan were on hand to congratulate him


Time to move…