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We are the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians,a sector of the Communications Workers of America. This is a National Union Organization that strives to provide its members with a sense of pride and dignity in the workplace, while maintaining quality work conditions and fair wages. Local 41 members include Technical Employees, Producers, Writers and Couriers employed by ABC, NBC, FOX, TELEMUNDO, UNIVISION, as well as production and crewing companies throughout the Midwest and Texas.

NABET-CWA strives primarily to give its members a sense of pride in their work and dignity in their work place. We are comprised of highly specialized professional workers. Our efforts are directed to steadily improving our status through the achievement of better working conditions and higher wages.

Before NABET-CWA, broadcast employees worked split shifts; there was no pay or time off for holidays; there was no overtime pay.

NABET-CWA has achieved the Union Shop; Paid vacation and statutory holidays; Lay-off and rehiring on seniority basis; Differential pay for night work; Discharge for just and sufficient cause only; 12-hour turn-around period; Late meal period penalties; Grievance procedure, including arbitration; Pension Plans; Overtime pay; Highest wages and best working conditions in the industry.

NABET-CWA is part of the Communications Workers of America. CWA is "The Union for the Information Age," representing 700,000 workers in communications, media, airlines, manufacturing and public service.

Dainel B. Delaney Memorial Scholarship

We are very pleased to continue the Dainel B. Delaney Memorial Scholarship, now in its 20th
year, for all active Local 41 members in good standing who have one or more children, or
stepchildren, who will be attending an accredited undergraduate institution. Dan Delaney was
our Local President for 25 years and was an advocate for both working people and higher

Officers & Staff


Chris Willadsen

Vice President

Raza Siddiqui


Jorge Lara


Patrick Keating

Assistant to the Treasurer

Karen Groves

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