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NABET-CWA Local 16 (CWA Local 51016) New York City. The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) is the Broadcasting and Cable Sector of the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

Local 16 represents workers at the ABC Television Network and WABC-TV divisions of the Walt Disney Company, WABC-AM, ABC Radio Networks.

NABET-CWA also represents workers at four other ABC operations in Chicago, Washington, and San Francisco/ SoCal.

The Communications Workers of America represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

CWA members work in telecommunications and information technology, the airline industry, news media, broadcast and cable television, education, health care and public service, law enforcement, manufacturing and other fields.