Dec 16, 2010
A unit of 53 Budget Rental Car workers represented by IUE-CWA Local 81201 at Logan Airport beat back a management-supported campaign to get rid of their union, and voted 25-18 to keep their IUE-CWA voice. A strong rank and file campaign that included house visits and a public letter of support signed by 26 workers was key to the victory. Workers at Budget first organized in October 2009.
Nov 18, 2010
In Puerto Rico, another 376 AT&T Mobility retail store and sales support workers won representation by CWA Local 3010 through majority sign up.
Nov 12, 2010
More than 50 workers voted for a CWA voice in separate elections recently in District 7.
Nov 4, 2010
The 3,000 fleet and passenger service agents at Piedmont Airlines now have a union voice, as agents voted by a two-to-one margin for representation by the Communications Workers of America. Ballots were counted today by the National Mediation Board.
Sep 9, 2010
More workers are gaining CWA representation.
In New Jersey, 65 part-time medical consultants at the State of New Jersey Disability Determination Service won representation with Locals 1037 and 1038. The workers had been excluded by management from the existing CWA bargaining unit even though they were doing the same work as full-time medical examiners, but finally won recognition and bargaining rights.
Aug 5, 2010
More than 175 workers joined CWA last week, from telecom workers at AT&T Mobility in Puerto Rico to public workers in the Borough of Island Heights in Ocean County, N.J.
Jun 17, 2010
Workers at the Bo Robinson Community Education Center in Trenton, N.J., wanted a union and they overwhelmed management's efforts to stop them. The workers at the privately-run center that helps former corrections prisoners transition back into society voted unanimously, 54-0, last week, for CWA Local 1040. The unit has 69 workers total.
May 21, 2010
In a strong majority vote, flight attendants at Frontier Airlines voted to join AFA-CWA.
May 6, 2010
Just like 40,000 other CWA members at AT&T Mobility, 315 workers from the former Centennial Wireless in Indiana and Michigan have a union voice, joining CWA through majority sign up. In Indiana, some 290 customer care representatives at the Ft. Wayne call center and a 10-person statewide unit of technicians now are represented by CWA Local 4900.
May 5, 2010
On May 3, AT&T Mobility workers in Indiana and Michigan gained recognition.
Apr 22, 2010
Workers in Berlin Township, N.J., who work for the public works department, won union representation with CWA Local 1040 through majority sign up.
Fearing possible layoffs and cutbacks in health care, the unit of 19 workers contacted CWA after talking with union members in nearby Berlin Borough.
Apr 16, 2010
District 1 reports that Local 1040 won certification through card check on April 16 to represent 19 blue collar workers in Berlin Township, New Jersey.
Mar 18, 2010
Workers at three companies in CWA District 4 now have CWA representation; their employers agreed to CWA recognition when a majority of workers demonstrated that they wanted a union voice.
Mar 15, 2010
Local 31003 won an NLRB election to represent 6 Thomson Reuters Magazine editorial writers in New York City. The vote was 5 to 1.
Mar 4, 2010
Workers at two Dish Network locations in Texas won CWA Local 6171 representation in spite of management's illegal efforts to intimidate them.
Feb 18, 2010
Seeking a voice on the job and an end to unfair work policies, 170 medical technicians at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, voted to join CWA last week. The workers, members of CWA Local 9413, voted for a union voice by a 57 to 43 percent margin.
Feb 11, 2010
District 9 Organizing cooridinator John Dugan reports: We won tonight in Reno NVby a 57%-43% margin.
Jan 21, 2010
Another 92 retail sales representatives who work across the state of Alaska have joined CWA through majority signup.
Jan 7, 2010
As 2009 came to a close, more than 150 workers joined CWA through organizing campaigns in Districts 1, 2 and 7.
In New York, a majority of the professionals at Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital and Sterling Medical gained representation with CWA Local 1168 after a majority signed union authorization cards. The workers will be covered under CWA's master agreement at Kaleida Health.