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.