Apr 7, 2011

Fight to Save Democratic Airline Union Elections Continues

Bowing to airline executives angry about new democratic rules for union elections, the U.S. House defeated a bipartisan amendment last week intended to preserve the important changes the National Mediation Board made last year.

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Apr 7, 2011

Workers in Oregon Fend Off Employer, Anti-Union Activists

Seeking respect and basic benefits, including sick leave and vacation time, 156 workers at Dosha Salon and Spa in Portland voted 79-66 for CWA Local 7901 in a hard-fought, 18-month campaign.

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Apr 7, 2011

Congressional Black Caucus Leaders Visit CWA

As part of CWA's ongoing effort to build alliances, CWA Executive Vice President Annie Hill met recently with two key members of Congress who are strong workers' rights advocates.

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Mar 31, 2011

Today’s Fight a ‘Moral Obligation and a Mission’

Georgia Congressman John Lewis, who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1960s, joined CWA's third virtual town hall meeting Tuesday night, building excitement for the nationwide events on Monday, April 4, and the ongoing battle for workers' rights.

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Mar 31, 2011

Bargaining Rights Mean Dignity: The Message of April 4

Across our country on April 4, working people and allies from the civil rights movement, the religious community, student groups and many more are standing together for the rights of all workers to bargain for a middle-class life, our right to a voice in the political process and the respect that all people deserve.

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Mar 31, 2011

Call Congress NOW to Keep Airline Union Elections Fair and Democratic

The White House has said that the Obama Administration would veto legislation that would strip airline and other transportation workers of their right to have democratic union representation elections.

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Mar 31, 2011

White House Forum Spotlights Women and Organizing

Women workers who are determined to have a voice on the job told their stories at the White House, as part of a forum on women and organizing.

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Mar 31, 2011

Ohio House Guts Public Employees’ Collective Bargaining Rights

Ohio House Republicans voted Wednesday night to kill collective bargaining rights for 350,000 public workers, but the fight is far from over as unions and their allies prepare to put the issue on the state ballot in November.

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Mar 31, 2011

Indiana House Democrats Win Concessions for Workers, Return Home

The 39 Indiana House Democrats who left the state Feb. 22 to prevent Republicans from ramming through their anti-worker agenda are returning this week after the GOP agreed to drop its "right-to-work" bill and made other concessions.

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Mar 31, 2011

California Workers’ Rights March Includes T-Mobile Protest

More than 10,000 people, including a large and spirited CWA contingent, marched through downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to fight for good jobs in their communities and stand with embattled workers across the country.

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Mar 31, 2011

Wisconsin CWAer Featured in Ad for Recall of Union-Busting Lawmakers

A CWA member is featured in a new TV ad with other Wisconsin workers who are gathering signatures to recall their state's union-busting senators.

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Mar 31, 2011

CWA, Allies Focus on Florida Senate to Fight Anti-Worker Bills

The nearly 3-1 Republican majority in the Florida House has passed a bill banning payroll dues deduction for public sector unions, but a labor alliance is working hard to stop it and other union-busting legislation in the state Senate.

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Mar 31, 2011

Missouri Members Turn State Capitol into Sea of CWA Red

Lobby Day in Missouri drew 400 CWA members to the Missouri state capitol on Wednesday for meetings with lawmakers and their staffs about vital workers' rights and working-family issues.

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Mar 28, 2011

Women Organize! Is Focus of White House Forum

Women at today's White House forum on women and organizing were passionate about their work and their determination to have a voice on the job.

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Mar 28, 2011

Hundreds of Thousands Protest in London to Save Jobs, Public Services

Fighting to save British jobs and vital services from drastic budget cuts, a half-million people marched Saturday in London in what is believed to be the country's largest union-organized event in more than 20 years.

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Mar 24, 2011

Countdown to April 4

What are you doing for the National Day of Action on April 4?

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Mar 24, 2011

The Latest from the States: The Fight for Workers’ Rights Goes On

A look at what has been going on in the state fights to keep workers' rights.

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Mar 20, 2011

T- Mobile USA and AT&T Merger Means Faster and More Widespread Broadband

The acquisition of T-Mobile USA by AT&T will mean greater access to high speed communications, especially for residents in rural communities.

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Mar 18, 2011

Breaking! Wisconsin Judge Blocks Public Worker Bargaining Bill

Temporary restraining order puts anti-bargaining law on hold.

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Mar 17, 2011

Tell CWA What You’re Doing to Stand Up for Workers’ Rights

Will your local be rallying April 4? Leafleting outside a union-busting business? Protesting at city hall or the state legislature? With just 2 1/2 weeks to go until the nationwide day of action, CWA is making it easy for you to plan, share and join events in your community.

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