Sep 11, 2014

CWA e-Newsletter: Sept. 11, 2014

Cablevision CEO Dolan Intimidates Workers in Sham Vote; Senate Republicans Block Final Vote on Constitutional Amendment to Get Money Out of Politics; Republican Senators Ambush NLRB Nominee at Confirmation Hearing; Risky Christie Investments Triggered Pension Shortfall and more.

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Sep 11, 2014

CWA Statement on Senate Vote on Democracy for All Amendment

It is distressing to see the polarization of the U.S. Supreme Court, and now the Senate, on the critical issue of getting big money out of our politics.

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Sep 11, 2014

Cablevision CEO Dolan Intimidates Workers in Sham Vote

CWA members have rejected as illegal and a sham a vote conducted by a contractor hired by Cablevision management in Brooklyn this week.

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Sep 11, 2014

BREAKING: Senate Republicans Block Final Vote on Constitutional Amendment

A statement by Larry Cohen.

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Sep 11, 2014

Senate Action This Week on Historic Amendment to Get Money Out of Politics

The historic fight to wrest control of American politics from the super rich began this week in the U.S. Senate with a vote to allow debate of a Constitutional Amendment that seeks to invalidate recent Supreme Court rulings that flooded our political system with money from corporations and the 1 percent.

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Sep 11, 2014

Democracy Initiative Members on Getting Big Money Out of Politics

Many Democracy Initiative partners are supporting the historic Democracy for All constitutional amendment, being debated this week in the Senate.

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Sep 11, 2014

Political Action Update

Political Action Update: Primary Elections and Candidacies.

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Sep 11, 2014

A Texan Rising

Texas Lieutenant Governor Candidate Leticia Van de Putte came to Washington this week for meetings, including with the Texas Congressional delegation, and CWA hosted a breakfast in her honor.

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Sep 11, 2014

TPP Update

In a strongly worded letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) this week, a diverse coalition of more than 550 groups firmly rejected the fast-track model of trade promotion authority and called for more public scrutiny of trade deals.

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Sep 11, 2014

Republican Senators Ambush NLRB Nominee at Confirmation Hearing

At a hearing this week on the nomination of Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board, Republicans on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee pushed Block to justify many of the board's decisions during her term as a recess appointee.

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Sep 11, 2014

Risky Christie Investments Triggered Pension Shortfall

It's no surprise, but Gov. Chris Christie isn't great with money.

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Sep 11, 2014

Bargaining Update

Bargaining Update: T-Mobile MetroPCS, YP Holdings Bargaining in Texas, FairPoint Communications.

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Sep 11, 2014

Organizing Update

CWAers, Allies Give T-Mobile CEO John Legere the Business in San Francisco

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Sep 11, 2014

Our Climate, Our Economy and Our Democracy

In a joint blog post on The Huffington Post, CWA President Larry Cohen and Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune recognized the working Americans who are on the front lines, responding to and solving the climate crisis.

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Sep 11, 2014

Movement Building Update

Movement Building Update: CWAers Join Fast Food Workers.

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Sep 11, 2014

Next CWA Telephone Town Hall on Sept 18

Sign up now for the next CWA town hall call, on Thursday, Sept. 18, starting at 7:30 pm ET.

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Sep 8, 2014

CWA Statement on the ‘Democracy for All’ Constitutional Amendment

We commend the Senators showing support for a fair election process, not one controlled by a flood of corporate and big money contributions. Majority support in the Senate demonstrates change is possible.

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Sep 4, 2014

CWA e-Newsletter: September 4, 2014

American Workers Need a Raise; Fight Back Against Big Money in Politics; Princeton Experts Say: We're No Longer Living In a Democracy; "Zombie Republicans" Fail to Address Immigration and more!

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Sep 4, 2014

American Workers Need a Raise and a Union

On MSNBC's Ed Show yesterday, CWA President Larry Cohen said all of us should stand behind the fast food workers – and Walmart workers, the Committee for Better Banks and others – who are fighting not just for a raise but for a union voice. All working Americans need a raise and need bargaining rights in order to share in today's corporate profits, he said.

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Sep 4, 2014

Fight Back Against Big Money in Politics

On Sept. 8, the U.S. Senate has an historic opportunity to begin to restore some balance in our political system by voting yes on S.J. Resolution 19, a Constitutional Amendment to enable Congress to limit political spending and get big money out of politics.

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