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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Mar 17, 2011

Join the March 29 Virtual Town Hall

On Tuesday, March 29, CWAers will again join together for a virtual town hall meeting. CWA President Larry Cohen, Executive Vice President Annie Hill, executive board members and thousands of CWA activists will be on the phone in our third meeting since the fight for fairness in the states got underway.

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Mar 17, 2011

Ohioans Rally for Workers’ Rights, Good Jobs and Strong Communities

Fighting for good jobs and strong communities, CWA members and thousands of allies turned out in pouring rain across Ohio on Tuesday to condemn attacks on public workers' collective bargaining rights and Gov. John Kasich's deep budget cuts targeting schools, cities and essential services.

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Mar 17, 2011

Walker, Wisconsin GOP Face Growing Backlash from Voters

The assault on workers' rights in Wisconsin is backfiring in more ways than one on Gov. Scott Walker and Republican lawmakers, between recalls, sinking poll numbers and small business owners siding with workers.

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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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