Aug 14, 2015

Notice of Retired Members Council Nominations and Elections

Nominations and Elections of District/Sector Presidents and Vice President for the Retired Members Council will be held during the months of August, September and October, 2015.

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Jul 30, 2015

Activists Rally to ‘Protect, Improve, Expand’ Medicare

Thousands of CWAers, labor and other progressive activists rallied across the country in a National Day of Action celebrating the 50th anniversary of Medicare, a law that has improved the lives of millions, especially of the elderly.

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Jun 25, 2015

New Jersey CWAers Fight for Fair Pension Funding

CWA members filled the halls of the New Jersey Statehouse this week, part of the Lobby Day for full pension funding.

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May 21, 2015

CWA “Thanks” Chris Christie in Ad

It was typical Chris Christie bluster as the New Jersey governor held a town hall in Kenilworth, New Jersey, on March 31, 2015.

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May 14, 2015

Unions Protest Christie’s Pension Fund Cut

"Governor Christie, breaking his word! Breaking the law!"

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May 7, 2015

Chris Christie’s Rough Week

First, two indictments and a plea agreement were unsealed in the "Bridgegate" scandal.

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Apr 2, 2015

TSEU Retirees Push for Full Pension

Retired members of the Texas State Employees Union, CWA Local 6186, lobbied for full funding of retiree pensions as they met with legislators at a Mini Lobby Day on March 25.

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Mar 1, 2015

Fast Track is the Wrong Track

Across our union, CWA activists and allies are fighting back against "Fast Track" and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. We're signing petitions, sending hand-written letters and calling our Members of Congress to make it crystal clear: Fast Track and the TPP are a bad deal for U.S. workers.

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Feb 12, 2015

Opposition to Fast Track for TPP at a Boil as Congress Recess

As Members of Congress return home for recess, they will be confronted with rallies and town hall meetings where constituents, CWAers and partners, have one message for them: Vote No on Fast Authority for trade deals.

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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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Sep 25, 2014

Hands off Social Security and Medicare!

CWAers, including retirees, joined dozens at a U.S. Capitol rally last week to tell Tea Party Republicans to keep their hands off Social Security and Medicare and to protect the programs from benefit cuts, privatization and being vouchered.

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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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Jun 26, 2014

It Ainít Over!

New Jersey CWAers turned up at the State Capitol in Trenton on June 12th to tell Gov. Chris Christie that his plan to renege on pension plans for public employees will not stand.

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Jun 12, 2014

Unions Sue to Stop Christieís Pension Fund Grab

This week, CWA and several other unions filed a lawsuit against Governor Chris Christie over his refusal to make promised payments to the pension systems covering state workers.

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May 22, 2014

CWA Sues Christie on Pension Fund Grab

CWA and the National Education Association are filing a lawsuit to block NJ Governor Chris Christie's plan to grab nearly $2.5 billion that should be going to the state's pension system.

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May 1, 2014

Standing Up for Retiree Health Care

CWAers from across our union joined a demonstration outside General Electric's annual shareholder meeting in Chicago last week.

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Apr 24, 2014

Standing Up for Retiree Health Care

More than 700 CWA and other retiree activists took a stand for retiree health care benefits at a demonstration outside AT&T headquarters in Dallas.

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Jun 20, 2013

CWA’s Ron Collins Gets Arrested for Mine Workers

CWA members continue to be a big part of the thousands of activists who protest at Peabody/Patriot Coal locations.

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Apr 4, 2013

CWA Activists Demand Fairness at Patriot

Virginia CWA activists on Monday traveled to West Virginia to rally to save the retirement and health benefits of thousands of Patriot Coal miners.

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Feb 15, 2013

Alcatel-Lucent Retiree Health Care and Group Life Insurance Extended

The CWA, IBEW and Alcatel-Lucent have signed an agreement that extends 2004 Postretirement Medical and Dental Benefits and the Group Life Insurance Plan for Retired Employees from its current December 31, 2014 date through to December 31, 2016!

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