May 23, 2013

Want to Help Oklahoma Families? Here’s How

CWAers who want to help families in Moore, Okla., who have suffered devastating losses from the tornado that struck just outside of Oklahoma City this week have several options.

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Dec 13, 2012

Made-In-America Holiday Gift Guide

Finding that perfect gift this holiday season doesn't have to be a headache. Check out this Made in America, union-made gift guide.

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Nov 21, 2012

Help Hurricane Sandy Victims Through CWA’s Disaster Relief Fund

CWA’s Disaster Relief Fund is helping assist members who experience a financial hardship in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Oct 11, 2012

CWA Votes

Elections are about choices.

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Apr 26, 2012

CWA/NETT Training Launches Virtual Homeroom Style Website

Over the past decade, CWA/NETT's online academy has grown from a modest beginning of about a dozen course offerings to well over forty of the finest "professional-grade" training courses, plus a full Associates Degree.

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Apr 12, 2012

99 Percent Spring/Challenging Corporate Power Kicks Off Teach-Ins

This week, 99 Percent Spring/Challenging Corporate Power — a large coalition of progressive organizations, from Greenpeace to Occupiers to CWA — began training 100,000 people across the country to tell the story of how America's economy collapsed and the history of non-violent direct action. These teach-ins will give participants the tools to launch their own progressive actions and campaigns for change.

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Sep 8, 2011

High-Tech CWA/NETT Training Makes for Smooth Transition at Univision

For 18 NABET-CWA members at Univision's affiliate in Los Angeles, CWA/NETT training meant they didn't have to sweat the transition when the latest equipment in the ever-changing world of video technology arrived at their station.

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Aug 4, 2011

Updated CWA Workplace Violence Booklet Now Online

A new, updated Violence in the Workplace booklet on CWA's website is a valuable education tool to help locals identify, prevent, or head off potentially violent situations or behaviors.

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Mar 24, 2011

How to Help Earthquake/Tsunami Victims in Japan

CWA has been in contact with President Tomoyasu Kato of the Japanese Federation of Information and Communications Technology Service Workers, which, along with NWJ, Japan's telecom workers union, is helping workers and family members in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

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Feb 3, 2011

Website Lets You Calculate, Compare Social Security Retirement Income

A new online calculator makes it easy to determine how much of your income at retirement will come from Social Security, and shows how your numbers compare with similar households.

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Feb 25, 2009

Copy Desk: Local 2202’s Newsletter Gets the Copy Desk Treatment

This month, we’ve revised a story from Local 2202’s CWA Voice, the subject of our first “Extreme Makeover: Newsletter Edition.”

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Feb 25, 2009

Extreme Makeover: CWA Voice, the publication of CWA Local 2202

We’d like to thank CWA Local 2202 for offering to be our first participant in what we hope will be a series of “Makeover” features that will help everyone produce the best newsletters possible. Local 2202, based in Virginia Beach, Va., produces a newsletter every two months called CWA Voice. Let's see how we can make it even better.

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Apr 30, 2008

Ask the Experts: Media Coverage

We're planning a rally. How do we get good media coverage? Click "Read More" for the answer...

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Apr 10, 2008

Ask the Experts: Op Eds and Letters to the Editor

How do I submit an opinion piece (an "op-ed") or a "letter to the editor" to my local newspaper? Click "Read More" to see the answer...

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Dec 20, 2007

Ask the Experts: Bylines and Credits

Should local newsletter use bylines and photo credits? Click "Read More" to see the answer...

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Dec 12, 2007

Ask the Experts: Permissions

Do I need permission to use cartoons, artwork or photos that I see in other labor publications? Click "Read More" to see the answer...

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Dec 10, 2007

Ask the Experts: Getting stories for your newsletter

I've become editor of our local's newsletter, but people aren't sending in stories. What can I do to get people to provide me with stories? Click "Read More" to see the answer...

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Dec 8, 2007

Ask the Experts: E-Mailing multiple recipients

How do you send out a mass e-mail without showing all of the recipients' e-mail addresses? We've been copying all of the e-mail addresses into the "To:" section of the e-mail program, but when it goes out this way the e-mail shows all of the addresses, cluttering the page and raising our members' privacy concerns. Click "Read More" to see the answer...

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Oct 5, 2007

How-To Guide: Using Pronouns Correctly and Other Editing Tips

In spoken language, pronoun errors go by instantly and will likely not be remembered. Not so, however, with the written word.

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Oct 4, 2007

How-To Guide: Union Privilege Editors’ Toolkit

Union Privilege has made it easier than ever before to have a full range of ads and promotional materials right at your fingertips.

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