Dec 18, 2014

Sen. Harkin’s Fond Farewell to Washington Contained a Warning on Income Inequality

In 40 years of making laws in the nation's capital - 10 in the U.S. House of Representatives and 30 in the U.S. Senate, Tom Harkin (D-IA) has fought to give the little guy "a leg up on the economic ladder of success," with some failures but many, many successes, including leading the fight for the Americans with Disabilities Act. Harkin, chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP), spoke movingly about what drove him all these years.

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Dec 18, 2014

NLRB Reforms Will Limit Corporations’ Stalling Tactics in Union Elections

The National Labor Relations Board upheld some modest changes in the union representation election process intended to simplify the process and minimize delay.

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Dec 18, 2014

NLRB Decision on Email Protects Workers’ Right to Organize in 21st Century Workplace

The NLRB ruled that workers have the right to use their work email accounts during non-work hours to discuss workplace issues in a case involving TNG-CWA members, who are American Sign Language interpreters at Purple Communications.

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Dec 18, 2014

Organizing Update

Technical and production workers at WXXI-TV petitioned the National Labor Relations Board last week seeking collective bargaining rights through representation by NABET-CWA.

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Dec 12, 2014

NLRB Reforms Will Limit Corporations’ Stalling Tactics in Union Elections

The NLRB approved some commonsense changes to help simplify the union representation election process and minimize delay.

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Dec 11, 2014

Judge Finds Cablevision and CEO Dolan Guilty of Illegal Actions

A Federal Administrative Law Judge ruled late last week that Cablevision and its CEO James Dolan broke multiple labor laws in an attempt to stop workers in Brooklyn and the Bronx from unionizing.

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Dec 11, 2014

T-Mobile Workers’ Message Resonates at Global Union World Meeting

The struggle by T-Mobile US workers for a voice in the workplace found strong support among delegates to the UNI World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, this week, CWA President Larry Cohen said.

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Dec 11, 2014

Organizing Update

Verizon Wireless retail store workers vote CWA in Massachusetts and NABET-CWA wins NLRB election for workers in Congress.

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Dec 4, 2014

Organizing Update

Another Cricket unit becomes part of the CWA family.

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Nov 20, 2014

Organizing Update

Organizing wins in New York and New Mexico. Verizon Wireless workers ready to win in New England.

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Nov 13, 2014

Feds Slap Cablevision with Third Labor Complaint in Less than Two Years

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued another sweeping federal complaint against Cablevision and its CEO James Dolan last Thursday for violations of federal labor law at its Brooklyn unit. Cablevision was charged with illegally firing Jerome Thompson, conducting an illegal sham poll of workers to determine if they wanted to leave their union and illegally implementing changes in working conditions without bargaining with CWA.

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Nov 13, 2014

Organizing Update

Organizing victories at AT&T Mobility, Cricket Wireless, and in Elko County, NV.

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Nov 6, 2014

Organizing Update

Cricket mobile retail workers at nine stores in Kansas and Missouri have joined CWA.

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Nov 6, 2014

From Brooklyn with Love: Verizon Workers Speak Up for Their Union

Verizon Wireless's anti-union campaign, including an intense campaign of management intimidation, has been inescapable so workers are taking matters into their own hands with clarity and solidarity messages of their own.

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Oct 23, 2014

Organizing Update

Election victories for IUE-CWA in California and Arizona.

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Oct 23, 2014

Local 34179 Members Beat Back Decertification, Retain Union Representation

Employees at the Sheboygan Press voted 10 to 7 in favor of retaining union representation by the Sheboygan Newspaper Guild, Local 34179, in an NLRB-run election on Tuesday.

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Oct 16, 2014

CWA Puerto Rico 911 System Workers Get a New Executive Director

After 18 months, CWA Local 3010 members have a new executive director of Puerto Rico's 911 system.

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Oct 9, 2014

You Won’t Believe What Verizon Has Done Now

We know how Verizon sees us. This is who Verizon is. Watch.

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Oct 2, 2014

Organizing Update

Organizing victories at CWA Local 1168 and TNG-CWA Local 37002.

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Oct 2, 2014

T-Mobile US Parent Company Celebrates “Respect and Integrity” Guiding Principle

T-Mobile's U.S. workers hope the telecommunications corporation would adhere to its parent company's values in Germany.

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