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Aug 1, 2015

Communications Workers of America Statement on Verizon Contract Talks

With collective bargaining agreements between Verizon and 39,000 members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) expiring at midnight tonight, the Communications Workers of America announced today that they had put a constructive, comprehensive new bargaining proposal across the table at negotiations in Rye, NY that would offer the company significant healthcare and retiree cost savings. The proposal was made last night and union bargainers are currently waiting for a response from Verizon.

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Jul 27, 2015

CWA, Frontier Communications Reach Agreement in California

The agreement extends the current collective bargaining agreement (negotiated with Verizon) and includes language on adding new jobs, ensuring job security and other provisions.

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Jul 27, 2015

CWA: Malaysia’s Upgraded Ranking Shows Obama Administration Cares More About TPP

The U.S. State Department today released the Trafficking in Persons report, an annual assessment of countries' efforts to combat human trafficking issues. The new report includes an upgraded ranking for Malaysia from the lowest Tier 3 category to a new Tier 2 status - despite the facts on the ground and views of experts noting that Malaysia has not made progress on the issues.

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Jul 25, 2015

Verizon Workers Vote Strike Authorization

Thousands of CWA and IBEW members from Massachusetts to Virginia told Verizon that we want good jobs, an end to Verizon's demands for concessions and a commitment by the company to good service and FiOS for all.

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Jul 15, 2015

CWA Statement on Schedules that Work Act

The Communications Workers of America today released the following statement regarding the re-introduction of the Schedules that Work Act.

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Jul 22, 2014

Turning education into action

Turning education into action

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Feb 17, 2012

Minnesota TakeAction Takes on the 1 Percent on Voter Suppression

More than 400 activists, including CWAers, rallied at the Minnesota state capitol to protest efforts to adopt a strict voter ID law in the state.

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Dec 1, 2011

The Newest Smoke-Screen on FAA Reauthorization Bill: John Mica’s Decertification Scheme

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. John Mica (FL-07), today proposed legislation that represents another attempt to attack working Americans at the behest of Delta Air Lines, and could again delay the creation of tens of thousands of good, family-supporting jobs across the country through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Bill.

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Dec 22, 2010

JwJ Voters Name Cold-Hearted McConnell ‘Scrooge of the Year’

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Sep 23, 2010

Building Blocks of Health Care Reform Put in Place

Today's the day that important health care reform changes begin to be put in place, under the legislation signed by President Obama six months ago.

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