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Colombian Trade Unionists Visit Capitol Hill

May 31, 2012

Cohen Calls for Defense of Democracy

To fix America’s jobs crisis, there first must be a mass political movement to restore democracy, CWA President Larry Cohen said last week. Read More

Oct 13, 2011

CWA: Colombia Free Trade Agreement Rewards Abuse of Workers’ Rights

Following House passage of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday night, CWA expressed deep disappointment that Congress choose to ignore the country's gross abuses of workers' rights and the deadly violence against people who fight for unionization. Read More

Oct 13, 2011

House Approves Trade Adjustment Assistance

After voting the wrong way on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement, the House of Representatives did the right thing by joining the Senate in extending trade adjustment assistance to workers hurt by foreign trade. Read More

Oct 12, 2011

Colombia Trade Agreement Rewards Abuse of Workers’ Rights

The House of Representatives has passed the Colombia Free Trade Agreement, rewarding those who abuse workers' rights. Read More

Oct 11, 2011

CWA Releases Report On Avianca Airlines As Debate on Colombian Trade Deal Heats Up

The Communications Workers of America today released "As Goes Avianca: How One Company Represents the Problems and Challenges of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement & the Action Plan on Labor Rights." The case study outlines the challenges that go unaddressed by the proposed agreement's Labor Action Plan by looking at the actions of the Colombian-based airline as they relate to it. Read More

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