We are NABET-CWA Local 211 which represents workers at three network affiliated television stations in Syracuse, New York. We are part of the Broadcasting and Cable Television sector of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, CLC.
In October 22, 2013 Rod Wood, News Anchor WSYR TV-9, celebrated his 50th anniversary in news broadcasting. All of his co-workers join in the celebration during the newscast of the night…congratulation Rod. Click here to view more info on his career and videos.
October 2013 NLRB Restores Rights to NBC Content Producers In a big victory for NABET-CWA members at NBC Universal, the National Labor Relations Board has rejected management's attempt to slash the wages, benefits and bargaining rights of about 100 photographers, editors and writers by reclassifying them as "content producers." MORE
NABET-CWA won an arbitration award for the 50-person unit at WROC- TV .READ MORE
January 1014 The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against FOX-TV for unlawfully implementing terms and conditions of employment at KTTV. This implementation included unlawfully reducing wages and other benefits for Local 53 members working under the Engineering Agreement at that station. READ MORE
Minutes of our regularly scheduled meetings...click here
September 15, 2014 Justice At CNN After 11 Years WASHINGTON -- After 11 years, CNN employees finally have a measure of justice. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Monday (Sept 15,2014) found “overwhelming” evidence of anti-union animus at the cable news giant and ordered it to “make whole” more than 300 employees who lost their jobs and the benefits of union representation in the wake of the company’s phony reorganization scheme to get rid of unionized workers. READ MORE
NABET-CWA Local 211 President Anthony Vecchio accepting the Region 2 Mobilization Award of Excellence & the Leadership award at the 2015 Regional Advisory Board Meeting for Regions 2 & 6 in Cleveland, OH from NABET-CWA Region 2 Vice-President Fred Saburro and NABET-CWA Sector President Charles Braico.