05. 18. 2016 Verizon Strike
601 at Region 1 conference in Rhode Island supporting IBEW and CWA
Local 601 at Region 1 conference in Rhode Island supporting IBEW and CWA on the picket line vs. Verizon. We marched in front...
05. 11. 2016 News
Electric Safety Month 2016
The month of May is National Electrical Safety Month. It serves as a foundation to educate people about the steps that can...
05. 11. 2016 Political Action
At 874, Labor Candidate Victories Continue to Mount
The New Jersey State AFL-CIO Labor Candidates program is one-of-a-kind, helping to achieve labor representation across every...
04. 29. 2016 Verizon Strike
601 Members Join Picket At Verizon Switch Station
Local 601 members joined a picket line at a Verizon Switch Station located at 245 S Wood Ave, Linden NJ. The members in the...
04. 25. 2016 Verizon Strike
601 Stands with Striking Verizon Workers
Executive Trustee Lee Herbert with NJ AFL-CIO Political Director John Shea supporting IBEW and CWA Rally against Verizon in...
04. 22. 2016 Verizon Strike
Stand with Striking Verizon Workers - Join a Picket!
As you all know, CWA and IBEW are on strike against Verizon, the company that is making Billions a year in profits, paying...
04. 22. 2016 News
NJ Transit Members: We are awaiting response on contract proposal
The Union is awaiting a response on our contract Proposal that was submitted on January 12,2016. We requested a similar...
04. 02. 2016 News
601 ratified 4 year contract
After the votes were counted an overwhelming majority of the membership voted to ratify the 4-year offer 776-155. This will...
03. 22. 2016 President's Message
Looking Back on the Past 10 Years
Message from President Noel Christmas I thought this would be a good time to take a minute and reflect on the last 10...
03. 21. 2016 News
Contract Ratification Vote
A Contract Ratification Vote will be held on March 31st. Please check with your Union Rep for more information.
03. 08. 2016 News
New Jersey's WILD Conference: Making History, Fighting for the Future!
More than 250 participants packed the East Brunswick, N.J., Hilton ballroom for the 13th annual Women in Leadership...
01. 27. 2016 News
601 Launches Women's Caucus
Recently UWUA 601 launched their first Women's Caucus led by Secretary Valerie King. The Women’s Caucus and UWUA are...
01. 15. 2016 News
In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King gave his life for civil rights and social justice. He dreamed of a society in which men and women are...
12. 30. 2015 News
601 Gives Back
Caption: Police office Cora Kerton and 1st Vice President Mike Garcia. Mike Garcia first met Ms. Kerton while mentoring her...
12. 23. 2015 President's Message
Happy Holidays Local 601
On behalf of myself and the staff and officers of UWUA Local 601, we would like to wish you and yours a Very Happy Holiday...
12. 14. 2015 Political Action
Today in Trenton: Legislation Requiring Safe Staffing Levels for Nurses, Full Pension Payments Advance
Committees in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly met Thursday to consider several bills of concern to working families. Here...