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The Committees of your CWA Local 4340

Any member in good standing that needs the help of one of these committees, please call Local 4340’s union office at 216-635-4340.

If you wish to be considered for one of these committees, please call Local 4340’s union office at 216-635-4340 or send an email inquiry to the current contact person by clicking the committee name.


Communications Committee

Edits and publishes the Local’s updates, newsline and website, and is responsible for all external and public relations.


Community Services 

Arranges and runs various programs in the community to help promote the CWA.

Organizes and arranges strike benefits, assists in acquiring of hospital equipment.


Education Committee

Educates and trains officers, directors, stewards and members on basic and advanced union techniques in general and more specifically communications, grievance and collective bargaining procedures.


Election Committee

Runs and oversees Local 4340’s officer elections, strike votes, etc.


Employee Assistance Program

Helps members or their families in a crisis situation such as alcoholism, AIDS, cancer, legal aid, parenting, debt problems, family counseling, illiteracy, drugs, stress, etc.


Women/Equity Committee

Finds means of eliminating discrimination by sex, color or any other form.


Finance Committee

Checks and verifies financial transactions for the Local. This includes all vouchers, office expenditures and financial reports requested by International, Labor and any union members.


Legislative Committee

Screens candidates running for local public office, coordinates phone banks and distribution of literature. Attends legislative conferences and informs the local of all prudent issues.


Mobilization Committee - Updated Information

Mobilization is a strategy of building power through education and membership involvement. The Mobilization Committee structure helps in educating and organizing members to achieve union goals in bargaining, community and political action, and work place issues.

More information about Local 4340's Mobilization Committee "click here".


Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee is the arm of the Local which assures the future of the union by bringing the unorganized laborer the benefits of unionism in the shape of a collective bargaining agreement.


Safety Committee

Helps work groups set up safety committees, works with all bargaining units on safety problems and contract language. Call the Union office at 216-635-4340 to report any unsafe work conditions.


Work Protection

Regains work lost to non-union contractors outside the bargaining units, address management doing bargaining unit work and thus helping protect our jobs for the future. If you suspect this type of activity, click here for information on "What to Look For and Signs of Contracting". Call the Union office at 216-635-4340 if you need to report a situation.


Workers Compensation

Represents members injured on the job, files necessary forms and provides representation at hearings with the Ohio Workers’ Compensation board. Immediately report all work injuries to your manager/supervisor and then call CWA Local 4340 at 216-635-4340 for further instruction. The Committee currently has hours on Wednesdays but you can leave detailed messages at all times. Click here for Basic Requirement information on workers compensation procedures.