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Aug 6, 2014

End of Sprint Bid for T-Mobile is Good News for Workers, Consumers

The merger of these two competing companies would likely have meant more job loss since both companies have a track record of offshoring U.S. jobs. Had the merger gone forward, the two companies likely would have bragged about new synergies that would enable them to cut even more U.S. jobs.

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Aug 5, 2014

Shared Services Agreements Reduce Media Diversity, Cost Jobs, and Make an End Run Around the FCC

In comments filed today, the Communications Workers of America called on the Federal Communications Commission immediately to direct broadcasters to disclose all radio and television shared service agreements (SSAs) and to rule that all sharing agreements create attributable ownership interests that must be counted in evaluating compliance with the FCC’s local broadcast ownership limits.

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Jul 31, 2014

New Executive Order Will Hold Federal Contractors Accountable for Workers’ Rights

Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen issued this statement on President Obama’s announcement of an executive order to ensure that federal contractors follow the laws governing workers’ wages, working conditions and rights on the job.

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Jul 15, 2014

NAACP, CWA Call for ‘Strong, Legally Enforceable Rules’ on Open Internet

CWA and the NAACP call for Open Internet rule that is consistent with promoting job-creating investment and closing the digital divide.

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Jul 10, 2014

CWA: With Judiciary Committee Vote, Senate Moves Closer to Getting Big Money Out of Politics

The Senate moved closer to a vote on getting big money out of politics, with the full Senate Judiciary Committee’s markup and vote on S. J. Res. 19. It’s an historic action that, when fully enacted, will enable Congress and the states to limit political spending and get big money out of politics.

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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’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was the meanest of the mean in 2010, say online voters in the annual Jobs with Justice “Scrooge of the Year” contest.

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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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