Sep 25, 2014

A Message from CWA President Larry Cohen

After much thought, I have decided not to seek re-election next June as President of our union. I informed the Executive Board at our meeting Sept. 18. This is the tenth year I have been honored every day to serve as President of our union. I am proud of all of you and the work we have done together for decades.

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Sep 25, 2014

President Cohen on the Ed Show

CWA President Larry Cohen talked jobs and where things are headed for working families with MSNBC host Ed Schultz and Steelworkers President Leo Gerard.

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Sep 25, 2014

Young Katie Shannon Joins the Fight for Worker Rights

Katie Shannon, though very young, is union to the bone. So you can imagine the poor girl’s confusion when confronted by an uncle who did not have health insurance.

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Sep 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News: Can Unions And Big Business Be Friends?

Mitchell Schnurman, a columnist for The Dallas Morning News, challenges the "conventional wisdom about unions and big business." On the heels of CWA's successful campaign to organize American Airlines' passenger service agents, Schnurman looks at AT&T's potential merger with Direct TV.

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Sep 25, 2014

Hands off Social Security and Medicare!

CWAers, including retirees, joined dozens at a U.S. Capitol rally last week to tell Tea Party Republicans to keep their hands off Social Security and Medicare and to protect the programs from benefit cuts, privatization and being vouchered.

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Oct 1, 2014

NLRB Regional Office Issues Consolidated Complaint Against SuperShuttle

Tuesday’s action by NLRB Region 27 is the first step toward workplace justice for SuperShuttle drivers at Denver International Airport.

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Sep 30, 2014

Montgomery County Md. Council Moves Forward on Campaign Finance Reform

It’s a first step toward getting big money out of politics and increasing the engagement of citizens at every level of our elections.

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Sep 16, 2014

New American Airlines Passenger Service Agents Vote Big for Union Representation

9,000 American Airlines passenger service agents, after a 19-year struggle, joined together today in a vote with the members of the USAirways CWA-IBT Association to form a new bargaining unit of 14,500 agents at American Airlines. It is the largest labor organizing victory in the South in decades.

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Sep 16, 2014

CWA: AT&T/DIRECTV Merger Will Advance Broadband Buildout and Benefit Consumers, Workers

The proposed AT&T/DIRECTV merger will advance the deployment of high-speed broadband, strengthen competition in the video and broadband markets, and promote collective bargaining and good, career jobs, the Communications Workers of America said in comments filed today with the Federal Communications Commission.

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Sep 15, 2014

Justice At CNN After 11 Years

After 11 years, CNN employees finally have a measure of justice. The National Labor Relations Board on Monday found “overwhelming” evidence of anti-union animus at the cable news giant and ordered it to “make whole” more than 300 employees who lost their jobs and the benefits of union representation in the wake of the company’s phony reorganization scheme to get rid of unionized workers.

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