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

Check out this new report from Campaign for America’s Future, on reviving strong unions to reverse the growing inequality in our country.

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Aug 28, 2014

National Women’s Committee Report: It’s 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 Guild’s 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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Aug 7, 2014

Seeds of Border ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ Sown in Trade Deals

The journey to hope for Central American youths often ends in dank, overcrowded cells filled with uncertainty and despair. And those are the lucky ones.

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Jul 24, 2014

President Signs Historic LGBT Executive Order

President Obama signed an historic executive order Monday morning prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Jul 17, 2014

Detroit, Turn on the Water!

Tomorrow CWA activists will march with registered nurses, community leaders, clergy, labor unions, environmentalists and Netroots Nation participants to protest Detroit's program to cut off water to thousands of residents who aren't able to pay their bills.

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Jul 17, 2014

Movement Building: Pride@Work Wants T-Mobile to Stop Violating Workers Rights

You're not fooling anyone, T-Mobile US, says Pride@Work, an advocacy group of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Labor and Allies.

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Jul 10, 2014

North Carolina Pre-season Political Boot Camp

As the 2014 midterm elections loom large, members from 16 CWA locals in North Carolina gathered in Charlotte this week to participate in an intensive one-day political training boot camp to prepare.

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Jul 10, 2014

T-Mobile Is A Two-Faced Union Buster

There are two sides to T-Mobile.

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Jul 3, 2014

Helping Ease the Path to Citizenship

CWA and allies have kicked off a program to help people already on the path to citizenship—green card holders—begin to navigate the road to becoming Americans.

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Jul 3, 2014

Help Stop Discrimination - Become a CWA Human Rights Activist

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions that affect millions of workers, and predominantly women workers.

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Jun 26, 2014

We’re Bringing TU Pride to Seattle

TU activists will be leading the labor delegation in this Sunday's Seattle Pride Parade – walking directly behind one of the main hometown sponsors of the event, T-Mobile US!

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Jun 19, 2014

Kick Brunei Out of TPP Talks, Members of Congress Tell Administration

Democratic and Republican members of Congress are calling on American trade negotiators to kick Brunei out of Trans Pacific Partnership trade talks until its sultan revokes a new Taliban-like penal code that violates human rights.

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Jun 19, 2014

Shame: U.S. Ranks Among World’s Worst Labor Violators

A new report issued by the International Trade Union Confederation shows that the United States is among the world's worst countries when it comes to workers' rights. The ITUC has 325 affiliates in 161 countries.

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Jun 19, 2014

CWAer to Lead Pride at Work

Jerame Davis, field coordinator in CWA's legislative department, has been named interim executive director of Pride at Work, the LGBT constituency group of organized labor.

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Jun 12, 2014

CWA’s First Joint Human Rights Conference—Bonding Over Shared Goals

As it was ending, participants in this year’s CWA Human Rights Conference—the first to combine the women's and civil rights committees—gave event organizers Chris Kennedy and Nancy Biagini standing ovations.

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