Jun 29, 2015

CWA Statement on the Ruling which Legalizes Gay Marriage in all 50 States

LGBTQ activists and their allies fought for years to gain the right for LGTBQ couples to marry. These couples and families were not asking for special rights, or different rights. They were simply asking for the same rights afforded to all other couples.

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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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May 8, 2015

Nike a Good Example of Why the TPP Is a Disaster for Workers, Communities

What a strange choice to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal -- a company that has 330,000 people working for 60 cents an hour in Vietnam.

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Feb 12, 2015

Corporate Profits vs. LGBTQ Equality

The United States is currently negotiating a trade deal with countries "where LGBTQ people have no rights," CWA President Cohen said. "We will stand up for LGBTQ rights!"

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Jan 29, 2015

Froman’s Hill Trade Hearings Buffeted By Protests

At the U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, ordinary citizens and activists stood up and voiced their concerns.

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Jan 22, 2015

CWA Speaks Out Against Obama’s SOTU Trade Agenda

CWA has supported the president in initiatives throughout his presidency. However, we cannot stand with the president in his alliance with Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable to send more U.S. jobs offshore, undermine U.S. communities and weaken U.S. sovereignty. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has much more to do with protecting the investment of multinational corporations and maneuvering around China than lowering trade barriers.

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Jan 22, 2015

Keeping the Dream Alive!

CWA members across the country celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Dec 18, 2014

Fighting Back Against Predatory Lenders

CWA Human Rights activists are joining with our Democracy Initiative partners to fight back against the predatory practices of the big banks, particularly payday lending schemes.

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Dec 4, 2014

We Need Trade Policies That Export Our Values, Not Our Jobs

Congress has, repeatedly and in a bipartisan fashion, called on the Obama Administration to address human and labor rights in the ongoing TPP negotiations.

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Dec 4, 2014

Stand Up for Our Jobs, Environment and Public Health

Join labor, environmental, family farm, consumer, faith, human rights and community organizations as we rally to drag the TPP out of the shadows on Monday, December 8.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA Statement on the Presidentís Immigration Accountability Executive Action

CWA commended the President's action as a good start to fixing our broken immigration system.

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Nov 6, 2014

Post Election: CWA Activists Pivot to Fight Against Fast Track/TPP

Starting today, CWA activists are turning their attention to stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a dangerous trade deal that threatens our jobs, communities and the environment.

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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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Sep 4, 2014

Trans-Pacific Partnership Update

CWAers and union activists in New York rally against fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Aug 28, 2014

Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions

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Aug 28, 2014

National Womenís Committee Report: Itís Time for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.

The next step forward in medical leave is the FAMILY Act. Introduced last year, this legislation would establish a self-sustaining, national paid leave insurance plan funded by employer and employee contributions.

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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 14, 2014

CWA Vice President Responds to Tragedy in Ferguson, MO

CWA members live and work in every part of Missouri, including Ferguson. Our members will be there in the long struggle for social and economic justice and democracy.

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Aug 14, 2014

New York Times Reporter James Risen Wins the Guildís Freedom Award

New York Times reporter James Risen has risked his own freedom to protect the principles that are essential for a truly free press. For that, the Newspaper Guild-CWA has named the embattled reporter a winner this year of the Herbert Block Freedom Award.

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Aug 8, 2014

Rochester Pride Parade

IUE-CWA Local 81381, Federation of Social Workers, walked in the 25th annual Rochester, NY Pride parade on July 19, 2014.

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