Jun 12, 2014

AFA-CWA Applauds Congress For Taking Action Against Norwegian Air Outsourcing Scheme

An amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations, passed by the House of Representatives, will help ensure that U.S. airlines and aviation crew are afforded a level playing field for transatlantic flying, AFA-CWA said.

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Jun 5, 2014

Movement Building

CWAers recognized for focus on job safety and health; CWA and other activists showed support for Walmart workers; LGBTQ activists stood with T-mobile workers at the Albuquerque Pride Parade.

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May 22, 2014

Macklemore. Really?

United Students Against Sweatshops is pushing rapper Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to break up with union-busting T-Mobile US CEO John Legere, and instead stand up for workers at T-Mobile who are been harassed, disciplined and fired just because they want a union.

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May 1, 2014

CWA Members Mourn the Dead, Fight for the Living on Workers Memorial Day

This Workers Memorial Day, CWAers across the country joined union and safety and health activists in commemorating those workers who have been injured, made sick or killed on the job.

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Apr 28, 2014

DOL: Today is Workers’ Memorial Day. Join us for Our Commemoration!

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Apr 24, 2014

Make Your Voice Heard On April 28

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Apr 23, 2014

AFL-CIO: Materials to Assist with 2014 Workers Memorial Day Activities

Workers' Memorial Day (WMD) is next Monday, April 28. Please see the information available from the AFL-CIO Occupational Safety and Health Department.

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Apr 23, 2014

WEC@WORK: April 2014 Newsletter

Check out the New Jersey Work Environment Council's April Newsletter.

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Apr 3, 2014

New York State Launches Safe Patient Handling Program

Health care workers in New York are celebrating the new Safe Patient Handling Act that was passed as part of the state's budget.

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Mar 23, 2014

February 2014 District 6 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Friday, February 28, 2014.

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Mar 23, 2014

February 2014 District 4 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 4 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Thursday, February 7, 2014.

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Mar 23, 2014

February 2014 District 2-13 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 2-13 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Monday, February 24, 2014.

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Mar 23, 2014

NYT: Wisconsin’s Legacy for Unions

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Act 10, among other slashes to union power, makes workers afraid to speak out about safety issues.

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Mar 22, 2014

January 2014 District 3 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Thursday, January 9.

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Mar 13, 2014

9/11 Workers, Residents, First Responders Still Eligible for Health Screenings, Treatment

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, NYCOSH, wants to make sure that responders and survivors of 9/11 get the screenings and health treatments they're entitled to receive.

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Feb 27, 2014

German Union ver.di Leading Fight for Fairness for Amazon Warehouse Workers

You know you're in trouble when the headline reads: "Amazon Worse Than Walmart." Amazon is known for its worldwide distribution network of just about everything. But increasingly, it's also become known for its ruthless treatment of workers and some of the worst working conditions anywhere.

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Feb 23, 2014

OSHA Takes Action Against Disciplining Workers Who Report Injuries

After nearly 2 1/2 years of CWA's efforts to have AT&T get rid of their behavior-based, safety discipline policies, the DOL filed suit against the company in 13 Ohio cases.

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Feb 9, 2014

Employers Must Post OSHA Logs February 1 Through April 30

Beginning February 1 through April 30, 2014, employers must post a summary of the total number of work-related injuries and illnesses that occurred during 2013.

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Feb 9, 2014

USA Today: Fatal Chemical Accidents Expose Weak Federal Laws

Highlighting the tragic story involving the on-the-job death of Ray Gonzalez, father-in-law of Randy Rodriguez (a Local 6222 steward and safety and health chair as well as one of our CWA safety and health grant trainers) the featured USA Today article emphasizes the need for a comprehensive chemical safety and security law.

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Feb 9, 2014

Working with/Exposure to Asbestos-Containing Materials

CWA members employed as telecommunications technicians work with/in close proximity to asbestos-containing products. Asbestos exposure may lead to several serious and life-threatening diseases.

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