Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 8, 2021

Media contact:
Rendy Desamours: (516) 406-6637
[email protected]

BREAKING: CWA Members Overwhelmingly Ratify Catholic Health Contracts

94% Vote ‘Yes’ on Overdue Wage Increases and Industry-Leading Safe Staffing Agreements That Will Help Ensure Patient Safety and Quality of Care

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

Mercy Hospital strikers address the Public Employees Federation’s annual convention 

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Deputy Senate Majority Leader ​​Gianaris visited picket line at Mercy Hospital 

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

TODAY: President of New York State AFL-CIO Mario Cilento to visit Picket Line

Media Advisory For: Sunday, October 10, 2021

Contact[email protected]

SUNDAY: CWA Catholic Health Workers Unveil “COVID HEROES WALL”

The 10th day of the strike, strikers who worked through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic will share personal testimonials about what they faced

Almost 200 workers submitted photos and stories for the wall.

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job on Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

CWA Bargaining Committees & Catholic Health Resume Negotiations

Today at 9AM, CWA and Catholic Health resumed bargaining over a new master contract. 

COVID HEROES WALL

Below is the latest from CWA-represented nurses, technical, service and clerical staff employed by Catholic Health System, who walked off the job last Friday, October 1, over a long-standing staffing crisis that they want to see alleviated in new contracts.

Candlelight Vigil at 6:00 PM