Oct 9, 2014

Amazon Workers Take Security Check Woes to Supreme Court

Every day, at the end of their shifts, Amazon warehouse workers line up for an airport-style security check that screens them for stolen goods. It can take as long as 25 minutes. And they don't get paid a single cent for the wait.

Read More

Sep 4, 2014

Sept. 21: Join the Largest Climate March in History

Get ready to march! On Sept. 21, CWA is partnering with more than 1,000 organizations to demand that world leaders take action to battle climate change.

Read More

Jul 17, 2014

Global Trade Deals Can No Longer Include Investor State Dispute Resolution

The U.S. could learn a thing or two from Germany. In that country, there is nearly universal opposition to Investor-State Dispute Settlement, the provision the U.S. is pushing for in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership and a proposed deal with European nations.

Read More

Jul 10, 2014

T-Mobile Is A Two-Faced Union Buster

There are two sides to T-Mobile.

Read More

Jul 3, 2014

Amazing Days in Berlin in the Fight for Workers’ Rights at T-Mobile US

Germany Passes Historic Minimum Wage, Expands Bargaining Coverage

Read More

Jul 1, 2014

Taking It To the ‘UnCarrier’

Why should CWA members care about workers having the right to organize without fear of retaliation from employer? All of our industries are consolidating. We need to build power in every sector. If more than 7 percent of private sector workers were organized, workers could bargain better contracts.

Read More

Jun 5, 2014

Workers, Allies Take Their Fight to T-Mobile Annual Meeting

CWAers, joined by student activists from United Students Against Sweatshops and AFL-CIO union supporters, leafleted outside the T-Mobile US annual meeting in Bellevue, Wash. The goal: show shareholders and the public that T-Mobile, despite the advertising dollars spent branding itself as the "cool wireless company," is really just like Walmart, another documented labor law violator.

Read More

May 29, 2014

‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’

Deutsche Telekom (DT) activists in several German cities rallied last week to show support for their partners at T-Mobile locations in the U.S. who are pushing hard for CWA representation.

Read More

May 29, 2014

TU-CWA Pride

TU activists will march in the Albuquerque Pride Parade this Saturday. There's a twist, however. Because the 40,000-person celebration is sponsored by T-Mobile, LGBT student leaders and others in the PRIDE community, CWAers and community allies will help focus attention on the struggle by TMUS workers for a voice and fair treatment at T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

Read More

May 22, 2014

COHEN: Worldwide Labor Alliance Must Confront Virulent Anti-Union Efforts in U.S.

CWA President Larry Cohen urged a worldwide conference of trade unionists in Germany this week to join efforts to revive and sustain the American labor movement under relentless assault from corporations and reactionary political forces.

Read More

May 22, 2014

In Berlin: ver.di Members, International Union Activists Protest at Deutsche Telekom

German giant Deutsche Telekom got a big surprise this week when over a thousand international trade unionists and activists from the German union ver.di, employees of DT, rallied outside its Berlin offices to protest the virulent anti-labor practices of its U.S. subsidiary T-Mobile US.

Read More

May 22, 2014

U.S. Added to Watch List of the World’s Worst Labor Violators

At the International Trade Union Confederation conference in Berlin this week, the organization's General Secretary Sharan Burrow made an announcement that would have been unthinkable a generation ago. Workers in the U.S. face systematic violation of their rights by some government officials and/or corporations that are engaged in serious efforts to threaten and crush workers' rights, according to the ITUC.

Read More

May 22, 2014

Truth to Power: Fired T-Mobile Workers Questions CEO About its U.S. Labor Practices

How is it that Deutsche Telekom manages to ignore criticisms from home and abroad of subsidiary T-Mobile US for violating the rights of workers, Josh Coleman wanted to know?

Read More

May 8, 2014

Labor Rights Forum Honors Defenders

CWA was honored as an International Labor Rights Defender for its transnational organizing that has taken on the forces of globalization and has built alliances with unions and worker organizations in the fight for economic justice.

Read More

Apr 24, 2014

What Are The Rights Of Employees In A Global Economy?

CWA stands with the UAW as the union drops its objections to the NLRB representation election at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Now the focus will shift to the congressional investigation into the third party anti-union campaign by elected officials, Grover Norquist and other outside groups.

Read More

Mar 27, 2014

‘Cesar Chavez’ Film Opens March 28

This weekend, make time to go to the movies and check out "Cesar Chavez," a new film on the courageous life of the farmworker organizer who believed that his job as an organizer "was to help ordinary people do extraordinary things."

Read More

Mar 20, 2014

Take a Stand and Support Customer Service Workers in Morocco

On February 13, the Total Call call center in Casablanca, which is owned by the French telecom group Iliad, fired five leaders of the Union Marocaine du Travail (UMT) just one day after they officially registered as a local union in the company in accordance with Moroccan law.

Read More

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.

Read More

Feb 20, 2014

1 Million People Demand Better Banks

More than 1 million people demanded better working conditions in the United States financial industry in the streets and through social media on Tuesday. CWA partnered with UNI Finance and the Committee for Better Banks for the global day of action that culminated with an international delegation of workers protesting in front of Citibank's headquarters on Wall Street to denounce the inequalities and injustices faced by America's bank workers.

Read More

Dec 12, 2013

Solidarity with Amazon Workers, in the US and Germany

On Monday, Dec. 16, CWAers and other union activists will rally outside Amazon's worldwide headquarters in Seattle to show their solidarity with Amazon workers in Germany who are holding a rolling strike.

Read More

 <  1 2 3 4 >  Last »