Jan 21, 2015

Calling the Chamber Out!

We're taking a stand. We want money out and voters in.

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Jan 13, 2015

From CAFTA to the TPP: When Bad Trade Deals Collide . . .

The unending nightmare of scared children swarming American borders, looking for safety, may just be a prelude that the worst is yet to come. If the TPP becomes a reality, its destabilizing force could be felt across the whole wide world.

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Jan 8, 2015

Meet the Largest Fair Trade Coalition Ever

Today leaders in Congress joined labor, faith, environmental and consumer leaders to speak out against "Fast Track" authority.

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Jan 7, 2015

Now or Never: Fight Back Against Fast Track

CWA President Larry Cohen writes, "An unholy coalition of President Obama, Majority Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, the US Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable are working together to pass Fast Track authorization for the largest trade giveaway ever, the Trans Pacific Partnership, in the next 100 days."

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Jan 5, 2015

FairPoint, Unions Head Back to the Bargaining Table

CWA and IBEW, representing 1,800 striking workers, have resumed talks with FairPoint Communications. Negotiators are now huddling with a team of experienced federal mediators in in Washington, D.C.

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Oct 17, 2014

Viewpoint from Honduras: CAFTA, Forced Immigration, Deportation Connections

This week, CWA President Larry Cohen traveled to Honduras to raise awareness about the immigration crisis affecting Central American families and its connection to misguided trade deals like the Central America Free Trade Agreement.

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Sep 8, 2014

Our Climate, Our Economy and Our Democracy

An opportunity to come together and recognize the working Americans who are on the front lines, responding to and solving the climate crisis.

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Sep 4, 2014

Fighting for $15 and a Union

Low pay is not OK.

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Sep 4, 2014

Labor Day and Every Day

Economic populism is what’s going to motivate workers to go to the polls.

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Jul 16, 2014

Report from Berlin: Global Trade Deals Can No Longer Include Investor-State Dispute Settlement

ISDS as an element in any trade deal is a non-starter.

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Jun 11, 2014

3 Million Americans Without A Safety Net

 

This week America hit a distressing milestone: More than 3 million long-term unemployed workers are without benefits.

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Jun 10, 2014

Here’s Another Reminder of Why We’re Building a Movement

Along comes a news story that is so infuriating that it jolts us into action. This is one of them.

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Jun 6, 2014

T-Mobile CEO Salary Equals Pay of 2,000 Call Center Workers

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Jun 3, 2014

To Restore Democracy

Today the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on Sen. Tom Udall's constitutional amendment to restore the authority of Congress and the states to set reasonable limits on raising and spending of money in political campaigns. Congress is expected to vote this year on this legislation that will begin to restore the first amendment rights of ordinary Americans.

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May 20, 2014

#WeExpectBetter

Today the International Trade Union Confederation, which represents 168 million workers in 155 countries, rallied outside of Deutsche Telekom in Berlin to protest against the company's anti-union practices at T-Mobile US.

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May 14, 2014

This Is Why We Said Give Us 5

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Apr 22, 2014

Fast and Furious

AT&T is expanding its ultra-fast fiber network to 100 cities nationwide.

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Apr 15, 2014

CEO Pay Is Out Of Control

Last year American CEOs pocketed, on average, $11.7 million in 2013 compared to the average worker who earned $35,293. That means CEOs were paid 331 times that of the average worker.

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Apr 8, 2014

Are We Getting Closer To Equal Pay For Equal Work?

Today is Pay Equity Day.

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Mar 21, 2014

Pensiongate in New Jersey?

First there was Bridgegate. Now a new investigative piece in The Nation is asking if Pensiongate is next.

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