Aug 21, 2014

SuperShuttle Drivers Move Closer to Justice

This week, a division of the National Labor Relations Board advised the Colorado regional office to order SuperShuttle to rescind the sham contract it imposed on the 100 drivers and restore their lost wages and benefits.

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Aug 21, 2014

Bargaining Update

Update on the illegal firings of eight workers in TNG-CWA Local 31003 at El Diario in New York.

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Aug 21, 2014

Peaceful Resistance in Ferguson

CWA Local 6355 President Bradley Harmon sent us this dispatch from Missouri.

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Aug 21, 2014

Nominate Young Women Workers for Berger Marks Award

In many workplaces today, it can take a lot of courage for a young woman to stand up for what's right. Do you know someone who has shown that kind of courage?

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Aug 21, 2014

UCLA Professor Fined $10,000 for Death of Lab Worker

In a case that has transfixed the scientific community and mobilized health and safety activists, UCLA professor Patrick Harran struck a deal with prosecutors on criminal charges stemming from the 2008 laboratory fire that killed 23-year-old Sheharbano "Sheri" Sangji, a research assistant and UPTE-CWA Local 9119 member.

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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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