Feb 26, 2015

Judge Orders Christie to Pay Up in Pension Lawsuit

A state judge ruled Monday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie broke the law when he cut $1.57 billion from a promised payment to public workers' pension system. Now the administration must work with state lawmakers to fulfill its original commitment.

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Feb 26, 2015

Is It Really China or Us?

Read CWA President Larry Cohen response to U.S Trade Representative's claim that if we don't negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal with countries, like Vietnam and Malaysia, China will set the rules.

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Feb 26, 2015

Congressional Recess = Meetings on Fast Track

CWA activists and allies met with their members of Congress and staffs, and organized town hall meetings to push back against legislators who won't commit to stopping 'Fast Track' authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Feb 26, 2015

Reich Rallies Troops at AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting

Former Labor Sec. Robert Reich fired up a big crowd attending a rally in Atlanta on Tuesday, held in conjunction with the AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting.

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Feb 26, 2015

AFL-CIO: Today’s Trade Policies are Undermining Working People

The AFL-CIO called for a new direction for U.S. "trade promotion authority," also known as "Fast Track," one that ensures that Congress approves trading partners before negotiations begin, includes objectives that benefit all, not just multinational corporations, and gives Congress the ability to strip out provisions that fail to meet these objectives.

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Feb 5, 2015

CWA Statement on Proposed Sale of Verizon Assets to Frontier Communications

Verizon announces plans to sell some wireline assets to Frontier Communications.

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Feb 3, 2015

CWA Statement on Media Reports that Verizon May Sell Assets

Industry publications are reporting that Verizon may announce a sale of some assets.

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Jan 21, 2015

On Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United, Citizens Want ‘Money Out, Voters In’

Today, on the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United decision, 5 million citizens are telling Congress: "We want money out and voters in." Ordinary Americans are signing petitions, contacting their members of Congress and standing against the takeover of our democracy by the 1 percent.

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Jan 20, 2015

Statement by the Communications Workers of America on President Obama’s State of the Union Message

The President spoke with confidence about where America is headed. In many areas, he laid out an encouraging vision for our nation - expanding education opportunities for working and middle class families, improving the ability to better balance work and family responsibilities, tax fairness, improving children's health, and more.

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Dec 12, 2014

NLRB Reforms Will Limit Corporations’ Stalling Tactics in Union Elections

The NLRB approved some commonsense changes to help simplify the union representation election process and minimize delay.

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