Sep 3, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: Sep. 3, 2015

A Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton; Bargaining Update; CWA Calls on State Regulators to Investigate Verizon's Refusal to Maintain Landlines; Unfair Labor Practice Strikes at AT&T Southeast; and more.

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Sep 3, 2015

A Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

On this Labor Day, CWA members aren't taking it easy. Across our union, we've been mobilizing for fair contracts, organizing new members, fighting back against a bad trade deal, and taking on voter suppression and the obscene amount of money in our political system.

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Sep 3, 2015

Bargaining Update

Verizon workers continue mobilizing, fighting for a fair contract. AT&T Southeast's 28,000 workers have been working since August 8 without a contract.

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Sep 3, 2015

CWA Calls on State Regulators to Investigate Verizon’s Refusal to Maintain Landlines

CWA is filing letters with telephone regulators in six states and Washington, DC, calling for investigations into the deterioration of Verizon's copper landline networks.

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Sep 3, 2015

Unfair Labor Practice Strikes at AT&T Southeast

CWA locals representing AT&T workers in two District 3 locations held unfair labor practices strikes last week.

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Sep 3, 2015

Verizon Cries Poor with $1 Billion a Month in Profits

Poor Verizon. In contract negotiations with CWA and the IBEW, the company says it just doesn't have the money for a fair contract for 39,000 workers from Virginia to Massachusetts.

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Sep 3, 2015

More Workers Gain Right to Organize and Bargain in New NLRB Decision

In a decision that opens the door to more American workers having more rights, the NLRB ruled last week that a company that contracts out work but owns and controls the workplace and sets job conditions could be considered a joint employer of the workers with its contractor.

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Sep 3, 2015

Activists, CWA Allies Mark Historic America’s Journey for Justice with North Carolina Rally

CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings and former CWA President Larry Cohen joined NAACP President Cornell Brooks and the Rev. William Barber at a huge National Voting Rights rally today in North Carolina, the latest leg in the history-making America's Journey for Justice to Washington, D.C. as part of efforts to persuade the nation's leaders to adopt policies that protect lives, jobs and the right to vote.

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Sep 3, 2015

President Shelton, AFL-CIO Leaders Meet with Fed Reserve Chair

At a meeting with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellin, CWA President Chris Shelton and a delegation of AFL-CIO leaders said working families were not sharing in the economic recovery and profits of employers, and that good jobs continued to be at risk.

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Sep 3, 2015

Shelton: We Can’t Stay on the Course Charted by the 1 Percent

In an op-ed, CWA President Chris Shelton talked about how the partnership between the labor movement and the civil rights movements is how we will gain economic and social justice.

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Sep 3, 2015

Expanding Lifeline Program Will Help Close Digital Divide

In comments to the FCC this week, CWA called for specific measures to modernize and expand the Lifeline program to make broadband service more affordable and accessible to lower-income families.

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Sep 3, 2015

Organizing Update

Election victory at American Red Cross in New York. Al Jazeera America Digital Journalists petition for representation.

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Sep 3, 2015

The Latest from CWA’s Next Generation

Next Gen activists are expanding on the six student debt clinics they've already organized this month, and are fighting to get big money out of politics.

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Aug 27, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: Aug. 27, 2015

CWA Passenger Agents Mobilize for 'Industry Leading Contract' at American; AFA-CWA Files for Federal Mediation in United Airlines Negotiations; New York Attorney General, Consumer Groups Call for Verizon, Telecom Industry Investigation; and more.

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Aug 27, 2015

CWA Passenger Agents Mobilize for ‘Industry Leading Contract’ at American

As bargaining for a first contract for 14,500 agents at American Airlines continues this week, passenger service agents are gearing up mobilization and putting management on notice: "we're standing together to get an industry-leading contract by 10-17-15."

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Aug 27, 2015

AFA-CWA Files for Federal Mediation in United Airlines Negotiations

After three years of negotiations between United Airlines Flight Attendants and the airline, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) has asked the National Mediation Board (NMB) to step in.

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Aug 27, 2015

New York Attorney General, Consumer Groups Call for Verizon, Telecom Industry Investigation

NY Attorney General Schneiderman calls for a formal investigation of Verizon.

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Aug 27, 2015

Bargaining Update

Mobilization and rallies continue at Verizon, AT&T Southeast.

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Aug 27, 2015

CWA, Media Sector ‘Heartsick’ Over Journalists’ Murders

CWA issued this statement on the Aug. 26 murder of two Roanoke, Va., journalists.

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Aug 27, 2015

Thousands of Working Ohioans Show Up to Protest a Koch Brothers Summit

More than 3,500 working people, including hundreds of CWAers, showed up in downtown Columbus, OH, last week to protest a summit funded by the billionaire Koch brothers that was all about how to undermine the collective bargaining rights of American workers.

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