Nov 20, 2014

CWA e-Newsletter: Nov. 20, 2014

Cohen: Which Side Are You On?; Mobility Members Building a Movement; CWA Member Stabbed at Work; CWAers and Others Show Solidarity with Post Office Workers; Senate Committee Holds Hearing Today on New NLRB Nominee; Organizing Update; CWA/USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference Scheduled for March; and more.

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Nov 20, 2014

Cohen: Which Side Are You On?

American workers, who are fighting every day for their livelihoods and a fair wage, aren't going to sit by as President Obama finalizes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, CWA President Larry Cohen told The Ed Show.

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Nov 20, 2014

Mobility Members Building a Movement

This week CWA's AT&T Mobility Leadership Conference brought together about more than 210 members from across the country to Orlando, Fla., for three days of networking, workshops and union building.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA Member Stabbed at Work

On Monday, Leah Coleman, a CWA Local 1038 member and child protective services worker at the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, was stabbed 21 times by a deranged client at work.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWAers and Others Show Solidarity with Post Office Workers

Members of the American Postal Workers Union, along with supporters from CWA and other unions, react to U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe's resignation.

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Nov 20, 2014

Senate Committee Holds Hearing Today on New NLRB Nominee

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) meets today to consider the nomination of Lauren McFerran to replace Nancy Schiffer on the National Labor Relations Board.

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Nov 20, 2014

Organizing Update

Organizing wins in New York and New Mexico. Verizon Wireless workers ready to win in New England.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA/USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference Scheduled for March

The CWA/USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference will be held March 9-13, 2015 at the Pittsburgh Convention Center and Westin Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Nov 20, 2014

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates from the Washington Post and FairPoint.

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Nov 20, 2014

On the Year Anniversary of Senate Rules Reform, More Work Remains to Be Done

Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of the historic US Senate rules change. A key coalition is asking Americans to again call their Senators about voting on 150 nominations still pending.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA Telephone Town Hall Call TONIGHT!

You won't want to miss tonight's town hall call, starting at 7:30 pm ET. The call will last half an hour.

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Nov 13, 2014

CWA e-Newsletter: Nov. 13, 2014

CWAers, Allies Unite Against TPP in Week of Action; CWA President Larry Cohen Talks TPP on MSNBC; Cohen: Our Veterans Deserve Better Than a Trade Deal that Dishonors our Democracy; Feds Slap Cablevision with Third Labor Complaint in Less than Two Years; CWA: Don't Give a Free Ride to a Handful of Companies at the Expense of All Broadband Users; Petition on AT&T Retiree Health Care; Remembering the Crew of United Flight 93; and more.

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Nov 13, 2014

CWAers, Allies Unite Against TPP in Week of Action

This week has seen CWA members in WV, VA, NC, NY, CA, TX and CO leafleting work sites and pushing members of Congress to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.

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Nov 13, 2014

CWA President Larry Cohen Talks TPP on MSNBC

CWA President Larry Cohen talked about TPP with MSNBC host Ed Schultz. Watch it here.

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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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Nov 13, 2014

Feds Slap Cablevision with Third Labor Complaint in Less than Two Years

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued another sweeping federal complaint against Cablevision and its CEO James Dolan last Thursday for violations of federal labor law at its Brooklyn unit. Cablevision was charged with illegally firing Jerome Thompson, conducting an illegal sham poll of workers to determine if they wanted to leave their union and illegally implementing changes in working conditions without bargaining with CWA.

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Nov 13, 2014

CWA: Don’t Give a Free Ride to a Handful of Companies at the Expense of All Broadband Users

CWA's response to President Obama's statement this week on net neutrality.

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Nov 13, 2014

Petition on AT&T Retiree Health Care

A petition campaign is mobilizing CWAers to fight back to safeguard retiree health care.

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Nov 13, 2014

Remembering the Crew of United Flight 93

Nick Pino dedicated his run in the NYC Marathon to honor his colleagues, the heroes of United Flight 93 who perished in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Nov 13, 2014

Bargaining Update

CWA, IBEW workers continue their strike at FairPoint Communications. Union members in northern New England have been on strike since Oct. 17.

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