Oct 1, 2014

Fair Trade For The 21st Century

When we fight for fair trade we are fighting for our jobs, our standard of living and a sustainable economy. The President and most in Congress know the U.S. economy is way out of balance but the leaked contents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) points mostly to more of the same.

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Oct 1, 2014

Here’s How We’re Fighting Back

Last year, under pressure from CWAers and thousands of progressive activists, the Senate voted to change the rules for confirmation of most executive and judicial nominees. That made it possible to now have a fully functional NLRB and other key confirmations and has led to a wave of votes and confirmations on federal courts and executive offices.

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Oct 1, 2014

Justice at CNN after 11 Years

After 11 years, CNN employees finally have a measure of justice.

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Oct 1, 2014

Passenger Service Agents at American, US Airways

In the biggest organizing victory in the South in decades, 9,000 American Airlines passenger service agents joined with their nearly 6,000 US Airways colleagues and overwhelmingly voted for a voice at the merged airline.

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Oct 1, 2014

TPP: Means More U.S. Jobs Will Be Sent Overseas

2.7 million jobs lost since the U.S. and other nations allowed China to join the World Trade Organizations in 2001; 700,000 lost under NAFTA since 1994, despite promises that 170,000 new jobs would be created; 60,000 jobs lost under the Korea Free Trade Agreement since 2012, despite promises that 70,000 new jobs would be created; TPP would make this grim situation even worse.

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Oct 1, 2014

TPP: Threatens Our Health, Consumer Safety and the Environment

If You Care About the Environment, TPP Makes Things Worse

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Oct 1, 2014

What’s the SCARIEST Part of the TPP TRADE DEAL?

Corporate and government negotiators from the U.S. and 11 other countries are trying to put together a massive deal.

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Oct 1, 2014

Republican Senators Have a Plan to Cripple the NLRB

CWA led the fight to get a fully functioning NLRB and now, for the first time in more than a decade, we have a fully-functioning, five-member Board.

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Oct 1, 2014

TPP Allows Foreign Corporations to Challenge Our Laws

Over the past several years and in nearly every trade deal since NAFTA, corporations are given more power than actual governments

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Jul 1, 2014

Putting the Pieces Together

The outlook for bargaining rights in the U.S. and our ability to maintain our current standard of living, let alone improve it, is as hard as it’s ever been. This issue of the CWA News looks at what we need to do to turn that around. It’s not one thing. It is several pieces we need at the same time to build a movement for real change.

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Jul 1, 2014

Update on Senate Rules

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Jul 1, 2014

President Elected By National Popular Vote? AMEN

Why should CWA members care about Money in Politics? The Supreme Court declared that corporations are people and money equals speech. The wealthiest Americans and corporations benefit from unlimited money in politics and use it to make sure the Chamber of Commerce agenda is followed on Capitol Hill. This makes it almost impossible to gain laws and regulations that benefit workers.

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Jul 1, 2014

Reid: ‘What a System’

Why should CWA members care about Money in Politics? The Supreme Court declared that corporations are people and money equals speech. The wealthiest Americans and corporations benefit from unlimited money in politics and use it to make sure the Chamber of Commerce agenda is followed on Capitol Hill. This makes it almost impossible to gain laws and regulations that benefit workers.

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Jul 1, 2014

Congress, States Working to Get Big Money Out of Politic$

Why should CWA members care about Money in Politics? The Supreme Court declared that corporations are people and money equals speech. The wealthiest Americans and corporations benefit from unlimited money in politics and use it to make sure the Chamber of Commerce agenda is followed on Capitol Hill. This makes it almost impossible to gain laws and regulations that benefit workers.

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Jul 1, 2014

CWA Town hall Call Takes on Money in Politics

Why should CWA members care about Money in Politics? The Supreme Court declared that corporations are people and money equals speech. The wealthiest Americans and corporations benefit from unlimited money in politics and use it to make sure the Chamber of Commerce agenda is followed on Capitol Hill. This makes it almost impossible to gain laws and regulations that benefit workers.

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Jul 1, 2014

Kick Brunei Out of TPP Talks

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Jul 1, 2014

House Democratic Caucus Tells Froman:

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Jul 1, 2014

How Building Our Movement Helps Us Beat TPP

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Jul 1, 2014

Taking It To the ‘UnCarrier’

Why should CWA members care about workers having the right to organize without fear of retaliation from employer? All of our industries are consolidating. We need to build power in every sector. If more than 7 percent of private sector workers were organized, workers could bargain better contracts.

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Jul 1, 2014

NLRB General Counsel Consolidates Complaints Against T-Mobile

Why should CWA members care about workers having the right to organize without fear of retaliation from employer? All of our industries are consolidating. We need to build power in every sector. If more than 7 percent of private sector workers were organized, workers could bargain better contracts.

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