Mar 17, 2011

The Three Best Signs of the Week

Truth be told, it's almost impossible to narrow down the hundreds of clever, creative signs being used in the state battles to just two or three. But we're going to do it each week, and we want your help.

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Mar 17, 2011

State Roundup: Battle for Workers’ Rights Sweeps Nation

It's not just Wisconsin and Ohio where workers are fighting to save collective bargaining rights, their voice at work and democracy itself.

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Mar 17, 2011

TV Station’s High-Paid Union-Busters Can’t Break San Diego Local

NABET-CWA members in San Diego have beaten back a decertification campaign waged by KGTV and two union-busting firms that tried to pit workers against each other and break their will.

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Mar 10, 2011

CWA: Wisconsin Governor, Senate Trample Democracy in Vote on Workers’ Rights

CWA condemns the attack on democracy and working families carried out last night by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the State Senate.

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Mar 10, 2011

Stand Up for Workers on Nationwide Day of Action April 4

Gearing up for the biggest nationwide mobilization of workers in decades, CWA, the union movement and a growing list of allies are planning activities and events for April 4, the day in 1968 that Martin Luther King was murdered while supporting striking sanitation workers in Memphis.

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Mar 10, 2011

Cohen: ‘They Have Broken All Trust With the People of Wisconsin’

Wisconsin Senate Republicans used a "nuclear option" Wednesday night to destroy their state workers' bargaining rights, violating the state's open meetings law and defying the vast majority of voters who polls show support collective bargaining for public employees. The state Assembly passed the bill Thursday.

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Mar 10, 2011

Ohio House Prepares to Gut Public Workers’ Bargaining Rights

CWA and its allies in Ohio will rally throughout the state on Tuesday, as the Ohio House prepares to vote on the bill the Senate passed last week that strips public workers of their bargaining rights and other job protections.

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Mar 10, 2011

Tough Bargaining Starts This Week in New Jersey

Tough bargaining gets underway March 11 covering 40,000 CWA state workers in New Jersey. Teachers and other public workers also will be bargaining new contracts.

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Mar 10, 2011

Show Us Your Favorite Rally Signs

From statehouse rallies and demonstrations in cities nationwide, there's been no shortage of creative hand-made signs as CWA and its allies fight the wave of attacks on workers' rights.

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Mar 10, 2011

AFA-CWA: GOP Trying to Turn Airline Workers’ Victory into Defeat

Embattled state workers aren't the only ones fighting for their rights today, AFA-CWA says airline workers are at risk, too, as U.S. House Republicans try to kill the National Mediation Board's new, fair and democratic rules for union elections.

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Mar 10, 2011

History Proves Link Between Good, Union Jobs and Strong Communities

In a powerful speech to the Cleveland City Club last Friday, CWA District 4 Vice President Seth Rosen drew on America's history to illustrate how workers' rights are fundamentally linked to good jobs and strong communities.

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Mar 10, 2011

CWAers, Global Union Movement Encourages T-Mobile Women on International Women’s Day

Marking the 100th annual International Women's Day on Tuesday, CWA members and union supporters around the world offered encouraging words to more than 10,000 women who work at T-Mobile USA, which is fighting its workers every step of the way as they fight to organize a union.

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Mar 9, 2011

ver.di Supports Wisconsin Public Workers and All Workers Who Want Bargaining Rights

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Mar 8, 2011

Working Together: Is it Really the End of Workers’ Rights?

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Mar 8, 2011

The Attack on Working Families

Here’s a quick look at what working families are up against, from Maine to Arizona

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Mar 8, 2011

New Jersey: Union Workers Stand Together

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Mar 8, 2011

‘Stand Up for Ohio’ Coalition Fighting For Good Jobs, Strong Communities

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Mar 7, 2011

‘We Stand With Wisconsin’

That was the message that spread like wildfire as Wisconsin union members and supporters stood strong to keep the collective bargaining rights public workers have had for 50 years. As Republican governors and Republican-controlled legislatures in many states attempted to strip away public worker bargaining rights, the state capital in Madison became the starting point of a huge grassroots campaign to stop the attack on workers.

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Mar 7, 2011

Indiana: Legislature Backs Off ‘Right to Work’

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Mar 7, 2011

It’s All About Politics, Not Budget Deficits

Do public employee bargaining rights cause budget deficits like some politicians and right-wing extremists claim? The facts, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, say no way.

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