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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Mar 7, 2011

Oklahoma: Workers Hit with Furloughs, Loss of Pension, More Pay Cuts

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Mar 7, 2011

Texas: Building a Coalition to Fight for Essential Services

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Mar 7, 2011

New Mexico: Governor Cripples State Worker Rights Board

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Mar 7, 2011

Tennessee: Coalition Fights Extreme Attacks on Workers

In Tennessee, a broad coalition of unions and community supporters is fighting extreme proposals by the governor and some state legislators to eliminate collective bargaining for teachers, block public workers from making voluntary political donations and end the deduction of union and association dues from government paychecks.

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Mar 7, 2011

Missouri Legislators Want to Weaken Workers’ Rights, Child Labor Laws

In Missouri, the biggest assault against workers is coming from the state Senate, where the leadership is pushing a right to work (for less) bill to destroy private sector unions and a paycheck deception bill to destroy public sector ones.

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