Jul 25, 2013

Coalition Urges High Court Not to Open Floodgates for Million-Dollar Contributions

A coalition of constituency groups with more than 9.4 million members and supporters has filed an amicus brief today urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold “aggregate” federal campaign contribution limits and avoid dealing the American public another blow like Citizens United.

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Jul 24, 2013

CWA: HELP Committee Moves NLRB Nominees to Full Senate Vote

With today’s votes by the US Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee approving the nominations of Democrats Nancy Schiffer and Kent Hirozawa, all five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board now proceed to full Senate confirmation.

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Jul 19, 2013

FCC Expansion of E-rate Will Mean Higher Speed Networks for Schools, Libraries

CWA issued a statement on today's Federal Communications Commission vote to update the E-rate program.

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Jul 18, 2013

CWA Applauds Confirmation of Gina McCarthy to Head EPA

The Communications Workers of America commends the Senate for its confirmation of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Her confirmation, like that of so many other highly qualified executive branch nominees, was long overdue.

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Jul 18, 2013

CWA: Tom Perez Will Be Strong Advocate for Working Americans

The Communications Workers of America commends the Senate for its confirmation of Tom Perez to head the U.S. Department of Labor. This exceptional nominee was forced to wait far too long for the Senate to act but CWA is encouraged that some nominations now are moving forward.

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Jul 16, 2013

CWA: Coalition Will Continue to Work to Fix the Broken Senate and Ensure NLRB Confirmation

The Fix the Senate Now coalition, an organization of unions, civil rights and community groups, greens, people of faith and others, will continue to work together to fix the broken Senate and to ensure that a Democratic majority on the NLRB is confirmed before the August recess as the Senate has assured.

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Jul 10, 2013

CWA and Allies Ramp Up Pressure for U.S. Senate to Confirm NLRB and Executive Branch Nominees

We're close to the Senate showdown over executve branch nominations.

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Jul 3, 2013

CWA: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Cablevision’s Bid to Stop NLRB Hearing

A statement on Cablevision's attempt to stop the National Labor Relations Board hearing scheduled for July 8.

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Jun 28, 2013

A Decade of Injustice at CNN

Why does the National Labor Relations Board matter? It matters for hundreds of former CNN employees who have been waiting a nearly decade for justice.

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Jun 27, 2013

CWA: Senate Bill Moves Nation toward Goal of Fair Immigration Reform

Senate passes comprehensive immigration reform by a 68-32 vote.

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Jun 26, 2013

CWA: Supreme Court Decisions Move Nation Closer to Full Equality

Today, the Supreme Court gets it right on marriage equality.

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Jun 25, 2013

CWA: Supreme Court Decision is a Step Backward for Democracy

Today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court damages the Voting Rights Act and is a step backward for the right to vote in this country and for democracy. By declaring the process used to determine which state and local governments must comply to be unconstitutional, the Court for now has eliminated the protections of the Voting Rights Act for millions of Americans.

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Jun 19, 2013

CWA: Amendment Will Give Critical Support to U.S. STEM Workers, Students

The Communications Workers of America issued this statement in support of Amendment 1311 to comprehensive immigration reform.

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Jun 18, 2013

Progressive Voices Highlight Why NLRB Matters to America

In a series of new ads, leading progressive organizations are calling on the Senate to confirm President Obama’s nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.

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Jun 10, 2013

CWA: Furman Committed to Restoring Economic Standing of Working Families

Statement by CWA President Larry Cohen on President Obama’s nomination of Jason Furman to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

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Jun 5, 2013

CWA: Senate Must Restore Worker Protections to the Immigration Bill

CWA tells the Senate that comprehensive immigration reform must go forward without the anti-worker provisions adopted in the Judiciary Committee.

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Jun 4, 2013

The Senate Must Act to Confirm the President’s Nominations to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

CWA commends the President on announcing three nominations today to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and calls on the Senate to act to confirm them.

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May 31, 2013

CWA: Voting Rights Change is Good First Step in Virginia

Virginia moves forward to restore voting rights.

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May 30, 2013

Why the NLRB Matters: Free Speech in the Workplace

With the future of the National Labor Relations Board in jeopardy, the Communications Workers of America today announced the launch of a Facebook campaign and accompanying social media push that highlights the role of the NLRB in protecting free speech in the workplace.

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May 22, 2013

CWA: Senate HELP Committee Votes Move Five NLRB Nominees Forward

In separate votes, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee today approved the five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board, with full Senate action to come following the Memorial Day recess.

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