Feb 9, 2016

Sanders Has Winning Message for New Hampshire and Beyond

Tonight's election results show that Senator Bernie Sanders has a message that resonates -- with working people, independents, first-time voters, young people.

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Feb 4, 2016

Flight Attendants Push Legislation to Stop Human Trafficking

A months-long campaign by AFA-CWA has resulted in the introduction of federal legislation to fight human trafficking.

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Jan 21, 2016

CWAers, Activists Honor Dr. King with Renewed Fight for Justice

CWAers joined community and civil rights activists for the AFL-CIO's annual Civil and Human Rights conference that pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Jan 14, 2016

CWA Human Rights Activists Join King Celebration

CWA members and leaders met at CWA headquarters, then joined in the program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., sponsored by the AFL-CIO.

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Nov 19, 2015

For Sexual Harassment Victims, T-Mobile Has Horrible Service

Local CWA members, workers' rights activists and community allies rallied outside T-Mobile's corporate headquarters on Wednesday to deliver 15,000-signature petitions urging the company to stop silencing women who speak out against sexual harassment.

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Oct 8, 2015

T-Mobile Policy Tries to Silence Woman about Sexual Harassment, but She and Other Women Fight Back

CWA Local 1400 members came out to show support for Angela Agganis, a former T-Mobile customer service representative who worked more than eight years at the First Park call center in Oakland, ME, at a news conference on Tuesday.

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Sep 10, 2015

Register Now for CLUW’s 18th Biennial Convention in Sacramento, CA

Register Now for CLUW's 18th Biennial Convention in Sacramento, CA.

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Sep 3, 2015

Shelton: We Can’t Stay on the Course Charted by the 1 Percent

In an op-ed, CWA President Chris Shelton talked about how the partnership between the labor movement and the civil rights movements is how we will gain economic and social justice.

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Aug 20, 2015

CWA President Shelton Joined Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Institute

CWA President Chris Shelton helped celebrate last week the 50th anniversary of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, named for the civil rights leader who fought for workers' rights and civil rights across America.

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Aug 20, 2015

Remarks of CWA President Chris Shelton to the A Philip Randolph Institute

President Shelton spoke with members and leaders on the 50th anniversary of APRI.

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Jul 23, 2015

Mark Your Calendar, Journey for Justice Kicks Off Aug. 1

Marchers joining America's Journey for Justice will leave Selma, Ala., on Aug. 1 and walk more than 800 miles to Washington, DC.

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Jun 19, 2015

CWA Statement on the Murder of Nine African American Citizens in Charleston

In the wake of the shootings in Charleston of nine African American citizens, we must stand together and confront the realities that drive such violence.

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Apr 9, 2015

Local 1180 Wins EEOC Case

For years, the City of New York paid minorities and women substantially less than white men, a broad pattern of discrimination that the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the city needs to remedy with raises to the workers and back pay and other damages totaling more than $246 million.

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Apr 9, 2015

Ferguson Election Makes History

Voters in Ferguson, Mo., went to the polls this week and made history, electing two new African-American city council members.

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Mar 31, 2015

Governor Pence, We See ‘Which Side You’re On’

Governor Mike Pence and the Indiana legislature have made very clear which side they're on. The legislation that the governor signed last week is yet another attack on ordinary working people. This legislation gives employers even more rights, while advancing the freedom to discriminate against members of the LGBT community, women and other groups.

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Mar 12, 2015

Eyewitness to History: Commemorating Selma’s “Bloody Sunday”

CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings and Ruth, his wife of 43 years, were among the more than 70,000 people who marked the 50th anniversary of the famous "Bloody Sunday" march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, last weekend.

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Oct 30, 2014

CWA Human Rights Department Links Civil Rights Fights

Read about the Civil Rights Act in the CWA National Equity Committee's report: Looking Back on the March on Washington.

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Oct 16, 2014

Justice Upside Down in Ferguson, Mo., Say Coalition in Weekend Protest Marches

CWA members gathered in St. Louis, Mo., over the weekend to march for economic, racial and social justice in continuing protests over the August 9, 2014 police shooting of Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown.

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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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