Jul 21, 2011

Click Here: A Workers’ Roundup of the Web’s Best

"Corporate America's Chokehold on Wages," is the latest from Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson, one of the media's strongest voices for unions and workers' rights. "If you're wondering why American consumers are still flat on their backs... the answer is both fundamental and simple: It's not just that so many of them are unemployed. The ones who are employed are also underpaid," Meyerson writes.

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Jul 19, 2011

T-Mobile Workers Win Union Voice in Connecticut

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Jul 14, 2011

Cohen: ‘We Need to Be in the Streets As Well As at the Ballot Box’

Today's tough economy and political attacks demand a "broader, deeper" movement, organizing not just new union members but building alliances that will make it clear where America's true majority stands, CWA President Larry Cohen said Monday in his convention address.

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Jul 14, 2011

Rep. George Miller: ‘All of Us Together Will Win This Fight’

Firing up CWA convention delegates Monday, one of Capitol Hill's truest champions for workers and their rights condemned the anti-union corporate ideology that is gripping Washington and threatening to strangle America's middle class.

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Jul 14, 2011

Delegates Commit to Action, Alliance-Building to Fight Key Threats

From protecting Medicare to opposing the Colombia Free Trade Agreement, stopping voter suppression and battling state attacks on workers' rights, resolutions that CWA convention delegates passed this week had a central theme: Taking action and continuing to build a broad-based movement to fight back.

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Jul 14, 2011

Districts 2-13, 3 Honored for Big Win After 10-Year Fight at Piedmont

CWA's highest honor, the President's Annual Award, was presented this year to District 2-13 and District 3 for their exhaustive efforts over 10 years to organize more than 3,000 passenger service agents at Piedmont Airlines.

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Jul 12, 2011

Unions Representing Millions World-Wide File Complaint Against T-Mobile USA

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Jul 9, 2011

Blumenthal Meets with T-Mobile Technicians, Sees “Clear Majority Support” for Unionization

United States Senator Richard Blumenthal met today with several of the 15 Connecticut T-Mobile technicians and with representatives of the Communications Workers of America, and said he believes that there is "clear majority support" among the techs for representation by the T-Mobile workers' division of the CWA, CWA-TU.

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Jul 7, 2011

IUE-CWA Members Vote to Ratify General Electric Contract

With 70 percent "yes" votes, IUE-CWA members at General Electric have ratified the four-year contract that negotiators reached in June after four weeks of bargaining.

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Jul 7, 2011

Wisconsin Volunteers Knock on 100,000+ Doors as Election Day Nears

With just days to go until Wisconsin's first round of recall elections, CWA members and thousands of other volunteers are using every available moment to make phone calls and knock on doors.

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Jul 5, 2011

Global Union Movement Takes on T-Mobile Union-Busting

Deutsche Telekom's Annual Social Responsibility Report Conceals Union-Busting at T-Mobile USA

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Jul 1, 2011

WE ARE WORKERS

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Jun 30, 2011

Solidarity Forces Kaleida’s Hand; Tentative Deal on Eve of Strike Vote

Proving that solidarity is the key to victory, 4,400 determined CWA members at Kaleida Health in Buffalo, N.Y., learned early Tuesday that instead of taking a scheduled strike vote, they'll soon be casting ballots for a new two-year contract.

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Jun 30, 2011

Drum Roll, Please: Record 1.3 Million Signatures Collected in Ohio

They called it the "Million Signature March," but 1.3 million would be more accurate. The final, stunning number of petition signatures that a lively parade of Ohioans delivered Wednesday to their secretary of state's office was, to be precise, 1,298,301.

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Jun 30, 2011

Unions United for Next Steps in New Jersey

CWA locals statewide and the entire union movement are united in plans to protect collective bargaining, negotiate a fair state contract, and save workers' jobs while protecting and maintaining critical services in the state.

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Jun 30, 2011

Virginia Locals Build Support for Corrections, Public Safety Officers

CWA local leaders and members in Virginia have put together a model grassroots campaign as part of the effort to win collective bargaining rights for public safety officers.

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Jun 30, 2011

NABET Members at Chicago TV Stations March for Fair Contracts

Putting aside any rivalries, NABET-CWA members working at competing broadcast TV news stations in Chicago marched in solidarity last week to demand fair contracts from three media giants.

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Jun 24, 2011

IUE-CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with General Electric

After four weeks of intense negotiations, IUE-CWA has reached tentative national agreements for about 16,000 workers at General Electric. Ratification votes are expected to be held next week.

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Jun 24, 2011

Members Rally From W. Va. To N.H. as Verizon East Bargaining Begins

Negotiations got underway Wednesday with Verizon Communications covering about 35,000 CWA members from Virginia to New England, and another 10,000 members of the IBEW.

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Jun 24, 2011

N.J. Assembly Strips Public Employees of Health Care Bargaining Rights

In a devastating blow to a half-million public workers in New Jersey, including 65,000 CWA members, the state Assembly on Thursday stripped them of their right to collectively bargain health care benefits and voted for steep increases in what workers pay for health care and pensions, while CWA is in contract negotiations with a June 30 expiration.

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