Nov 13, 2014

Cohen: Our Veterans Deserve Better Than a Trade Deal that Dishonors our Democracy

CWA President Larry Cohen issued this message on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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Sep 25, 2014

President Cohen on the Ed Show

CWA President Larry Cohen talked jobs and where things are headed for working families with MSNBC host Ed Schultz and Steelworkers President Leo Gerard.

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Sep 4, 2014

American Workers Need a Raise and a Union

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Jun 26, 2014

Working Families at the White House

The White House Summit on Working Families on Monday brought together labor leaders, businesses, economists, policymakers, advocates and citizens for a conversation on how America can better help families succeed at work and at home.

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Jun 19, 2014

U.S. Real Wages Fall

A government report just out is confirming what most Americans are already feeling, a real bite on their wages.

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Jun 5, 2014

Privatization Triggers Race to the Bottom

Taxpayers are inadvertently funding the erosion of the middle class and their local community services, as more state and local governments privatize important public functions, according to a new report from In the Public Interest.

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Feb 13, 2014

Huge Crowd Holds Moral March in North Carolina

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Feb 13, 2014

Union, Green Activists Unite in ‘No Fast Track’ Fight

At the Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference, union and green activists focused on how to beat "fast track" authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an IUE-CWA program to help manufacturing plants save energy and become more efficient and how sustainable planning in the aviation industry can help improve communities.

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Feb 6, 2014

Do You Support Good Green Jobs?

Join us next week for the 2014 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference in Washington, DC.

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Sep 5, 2013

Jobs with Justice: 25 Years, 25 Voices

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Aug 29, 2013

‘I Am A Drum Major For Justice…’

Nearly 2,000 CWA activists joined the tens of thousands of people marching on the National Mall this past weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and to reinforce the fight to ensure our democracy works for every American.

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Aug 22, 2013

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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Aug 15, 2013

New Online Courses for CWA Members

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Aug 8, 2013

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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Aug 2, 2013

‘Press 1 For America’ Bi-Partisan Call Center Bill Introduced in Congress

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Aug 1, 2013

AFL-CIO: All Workers Deserve a Living Wage

The Washington, D.C. City Council stood up for working families by passing the Large Retailer Accountability Act (LRAA), which requires retailers with more than $1 billion in annual sales and with stores of more than 75,000 square feet to pay workers a living wage package of $12.50 an hour. The LRAA would lift thousands of working families in Washington, D.C., out of poverty and support decent wages across the retail industry. The mayor now must sign the LRAA in order for it to become law.

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Jun 27, 2013

Check out Inequality.is

The Economic Policy Institute has launched a new website completely focused on income inequality: what it means for working people, how it came about and how we can fix it.

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Apr 29, 2013

CWA President Cohen Arrested in St. Louis at Peabody Coal Demonstration

In St. Louis today, leaders from the labor movement, community organizations and religious groups stood up to Peabody Coal and its unfair attack on retired workers.

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Apr 18, 2013

Bipartisan Immigration Bill is a First Step

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Apr 18, 2013

We Need Good Jobs, Green Jobs

The fight for workers’ rights is strongly linked to fight for environmental rights.

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