Feb 16, 2011

‘The World is Watching,’ Global Unions Take On T-Mobile Campaign

The global union movement, the International Trade Union Confederation, has announced it is launching a major global campaign to convince Deutsche Telekom to end its attack on workers' rights in the U.S. and allow T-Mobile USA workers the right to join a union.

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Jan 28, 2011

Thrift Store Workers Join CWA in New Jersey

Seeking benefits, respect and greater job security during the recession, 41 bus drivers and loaders at the Red, White and Blue Thrift Store in Hamilton, N.J., voted 20-16 for representation with CWA Local 1040 this week.

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Jan 20, 2011

AFA-CWA Seeks Election for 24,000 Flight Attendants at Merged UAL/Continental

In the wake of the merger between United and Continental Airlines, AFA-CWA is seeking an election to bring Continental's 9,300 flight attendants into the union and ensure that they have all the benefits and advocacy that AFA provides.

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Jan 20, 2011

Joining CWA: AFSCME Organizers, Journalists and Dispatchers

Reporters and photographers are now union at La Opinion, America's oldest and largest Spanish-language daily newspaper.

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Dec 16, 2010

Workers Keep CWA at Budget Rental, Join CWA in Other Campaigns

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.

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Nov 18, 2010

AT&T Mobility Retail Sales Workers Organize in Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico, another 376 AT&T Mobility retail store and sales support workers won representation by CWA Local 3010 through majority sign up.

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Nov 12, 2010

Workers in Iowa and Oregon Join CWA

More than 50 workers voted for a CWA voice in separate elections recently in District 7.

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Nov 4, 2010

Piedmont Agents Vote ‘CWA Yes’

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.

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Oct 28, 2010

Delta, Piedmont Elections Results in Next Week

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Sep 9, 2010

Transport and Medical Workers Join CWA

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.

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Aug 5, 2010

More Telecom, Public Workers Joining CWA

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.

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Jun 17, 2010

Community Education Center Workers Join CWA in Trenton

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.

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May 21, 2010

Frontier Flight Attendants Vote AFA-CWA

In a strong majority vote, flight attendants at Frontier Airlines voted to join AFA-CWA.

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May 6, 2010

315 AT&T Mobility Workers Join CWA in Indiana, Michigan

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.

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May 5, 2010

Wireless Workers in Indiana and Michigan join CWA

On May 3, AT&T Mobility workers in Indiana and Michigan gained recognition.

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Apr 22, 2010

NJ Public Workers, Indiana Telecom Workers Join CWA

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.

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Apr 16, 2010

Workers in NJ and IN join CWA

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.

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Mar 18, 2010

More Workers Join CWA

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.

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Mar 15, 2010

Organizing gains

Local 31003 won an NLRB election to represent 6 Thomson Reuters Magazine editorial writers in New York City. The vote was 5 to 1.

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Mar 4, 2010

Texas Dish Workers Vote CWA in Two Elections

Workers at two Dish Network locations in Texas won CWA Local 6171 representation in spite of management's illegal efforts to intimidate them.

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