Jul 24, 2014

Feeling Nostalgic? Join us for Throwback Thursdays!

We’ve got some great vintage photos to share with you each and every Thursday.

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Jul 17, 2014

Netroots Nation 2014

There’s a lot going on at this year’s “Netroots Nation,” the annual conference that brings together progressive activists who are working on various issues to organize, strategize, build better coalitions and make progressive change happen.

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Jul 17, 2014

Bargaining Update

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met with more than 100 Cablevision workers in Brooklyn Monday night to support their fight for a fair contract.

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Jul 17, 2014

VW Workers in Chattanooga Get Their Union

Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., are joining UAW Local 42.

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Jul 10, 2014

North Carolina Pre-season Political Boot Camp

As the 2014 midterm elections loom large, members from 16 CWA locals in North Carolina gathered in Charlotte this week to participate in an intensive one-day political training boot camp to prepare.

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Jul 10, 2014

T-Mobile Is A Two-Faced Union Buster

There are two sides to T-Mobile.

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Jun 26, 2014

Workers Rights Board Pledges to Stand with Denver SuperShuttle Drivers

Representatives from Denver International Airport SuperShuttle drivers, members of CWA Local 7777, testified at a Workers Rights Board hearing last week about their employer's unfair and unethical practices during their fight for a fair contract.

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Jun 19, 2014

Movement Building

Movement building updates in Ohio and North Carolina.

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Jun 19, 2014

Bargaining Update

Members of CWA Local 3181 picketed the offices of the Village of Tequesta, Fla., to protest the community council's refusal to bargain a fair contract. The local represents about 40 employees who are Communications Officers, Accounting Clerks, Customer Service Representatives, Water Plant Operators, Building Permit Coordinator, Service Technicians, Maintenance Workers, Code Compliance Officer, and others.

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Jun 12, 2014

Bring T-Mobile’s Human Rights Abuses Out of the Shadows

Last week, a former T-Mobile employee who lost her job because of her union activity, asked T-Mobile's Board of Directors to commit to ending these kinds of human rights violations. They said, "No."

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Jun 5, 2014

NABET-CWAers Use CWA App to Stand Up, Fight Back

NABET-CWA activists used the new CWA app to build turnout at a rally supporting members of NABET-CWA Local 51211 at WSYR-TV in Syracuse.

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May 29, 2014

‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’

Deutsche Telekom (DT) activists in several German cities rallied last week to show support for their partners at T-Mobile locations in the U.S. who are pushing hard for CWA representation.

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May 29, 2014

TU-CWA Pride

TU activists will march in the Albuquerque Pride Parade this Saturday. There's a twist, however. Because the 40,000-person celebration is sponsored by T-Mobile, LGBT student leaders and others in the PRIDE community, CWAers and community allies will help focus attention on the struggle by TMUS workers for a voice and fair treatment at T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

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May 22, 2014

COHEN: Worldwide Labor Alliance Must Confront Virulent Anti-Union Efforts in U.S.

CWA President Larry Cohen urged a worldwide conference of trade unionists in Germany this week to join efforts to revive and sustain the American labor movement under relentless assault from corporations and reactionary political forces.

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May 22, 2014

In Berlin: ver.di Members, International Union Activists Protest at Deutsche Telekom

German giant Deutsche Telekom got a big surprise this week when over a thousand international trade unionists and activists from the German union ver.di, employees of DT, rallied outside its Berlin offices to protest the virulent anti-labor practices of its U.S. subsidiary T-Mobile US.

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May 22, 2014

U.S. Added to Watch List of the World’s Worst Labor Violators

At the International Trade Union Confederation conference in Berlin this week, the organization's General Secretary Sharan Burrow made an announcement that would have been unthinkable a generation ago. Workers in the U.S. face systematic violation of their rights by some government officials and/or corporations that are engaged in serious efforts to threaten and crush workers' rights, according to the ITUC.

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May 22, 2014

Truth to Power: Fired T-Mobile Workers Questions CEO About its U.S. Labor Practices

How is it that Deutsche Telekom manages to ignore criticisms from home and abroad of subsidiary T-Mobile US for violating the rights of workers, Josh Coleman wanted to know?

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May 22, 2014

What Happened in the Basement?

When most workers in the U.S. want a union, they face harassment by supervisors and intimidation by corporate executives. This video offers a good look at what happens in the basement, for too many U.S. workers.

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May 22, 2014

Macklemore. Really?

United Students Against Sweatshops is pushing rapper Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to break up with union-busting T-Mobile US CEO John Legere, and instead stand up for workers at T-Mobile who are been harassed, disciplined and fired just because they want a union.

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May 15, 2014

Breaking: Verizon Wireless Retail Store Workers in Brooklyn Vote CWA

In a huge win for Verizon Wireless workers, retail store workers at six Verizon Wireless stores in Brooklyn, N.Y., voted for a union voice and representation by CWA Local 1109.

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