New York / New England Regional Joint Work & Family Committe

About the Regional Joint Work/Family Committee:


Who We Are:

The Regional Joint Work/Family Committee (Regional Committee) is a bargained for committee established in 1990. The Regional Committee is comprised of six Senior Level Managers and six Local Union Officers representing CWA New York / New England, Verizon and IBEW 2213.

Who is the New York Local Joint Work/Family Committee?



The NY Local Joint W/F Committee (NY Local Committee), comprised of union and management representatives, is responsible for researching, developing, deploying proposals for funding by regional, and communicating work/family initiatives.

Some of the initiatives that have come out of this Committee are:

  • Dependent Care Reimbursement
  • Domestic Abuse Awareness Training
  • Men & Women as Allies
  • Pendant Program
  • Short Notice EWD?s (Excused Work Days)
  • Gradual Return to Work (GRW), where employees can return to work gradually, after the birth or adoption of a child.