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Nov 19, 2015

NLRB Sees through El Vocero’s Union-Busting Bankruptcy Scheme

Like many other U.S. corporations, the owners of El Vocero newspaper in Puerto Rico were using bankruptcy to try to shed its obligations, including to its union employees. But the National Labor Relations Board has slammed on the brakes.

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Nov 19, 2015

CWA Charges Alcatel-Lucent with Illegally Raiding Retirees’ Health Care Money

CWA has filed for a temporary restraining order against Alcatel-Lucent to block its illegal plans to use money slated for retirees' health care to cover its own pension funding obligations. The motion was filed Nov. 18 in the U.S. District Court in New Jersey.

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Nov 19, 2015

CWAers Taking a Stand Today to Stop Verizon’s Corporate Greed

CWAers are taking action at rallies across the Verizon East footprint today to fight for fairness in the workplace and to stop corporate greed. It is simply time for Verizon and Verizon Wireless to negotiate fair and just contracts that ensure good jobs.

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Nov 19, 2015

Young Manufacturing Workers in Mentorship Program Learn Union Activism, Leadership Ropes

Continuing a year-long training program, 11 young IUE-CWA members visited Capitol Hill this week to lobby their members of Congress on a range of issues affecting union members and working Americans.

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Nov 19, 2015

For Sexual Harassment Victims, T-Mobile Has Horrible Service

Local CWA members, workers' rights activists and community allies rallied outside T-Mobile's corporate headquarters on Wednesday to deliver 15,000-signature petitions urging the company to stop silencing women who speak out against sexual harassment.

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Nov 19, 2015

House Members Say TPP is Too Big to Pass

Four leading Members of Congress said yesterday the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is too complicated and big to get Congressional approval.

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Nov 19, 2015

Organizing Update

110 Utility Locating Workers Join CWA; Hoboken Cabbies Demand Mayor Subject Uber to Same Standards.

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Nov 19, 2015

Invest in West Virginia Families

CWA has joined a West Virginia coalition of 18 citizen and community organizations seeking to create a new state Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income workers.

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Nov 19, 2015

2016 CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship - Application Reminder

Applications for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's annual scholarship offerings for the 2016-2017 school year are now being accepted through April 29, 2016.

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Nov 13, 2015

Job AD #102280

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Nov 12, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: Nov. 12, 2015

Why the Fight for $15 Is Our Fight, Too; Organizing Update; Bargaining Update; Labor, Environmental Leaders Call on Congress to Reject TPP Agreement; and more.

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Nov 12, 2015

Why the Fight for $15 Is Our Fight, Too

Across the country, CWA activists took to the streets to demand higher wages and a voice on the job. We stood with thousands of fast-food, bank, airline, home care and other service-sector workers, fighting for $15 an hour.

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Nov 12, 2015

Organizing Update

Envoy agents nationwide are voting for CWA representation, and this week, the National Mediation Board overturned an investigator's decision and determined that another 2,012 agents are entitled to vote.

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Nov 12, 2015

Bargaining Update

Veterans Day 'No Big Deal,' Verizon Executive Told Workers; Telluride Ski Patrol Votes to Ratify First Union Contract.

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Nov 12, 2015

Labor, Environmental Leaders Call on Congress to Reject TPP Agreement

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Nov 12, 2015

Let’s Do a Better Job of Honoring our Veterans

CWA President Chris Shelton's message for Veterans Day 2015.

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Nov 12, 2015

IUE-CWA, GE Unions File Class Action Lawsuit Against GE’s Attack on Retiree Health Care

A coalition of labor unions led by IUE-CWA filed a federal class action lawsuit against General Electric Corp. over the company's attack on retiree health care.

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Nov 12, 2015

Activists Call on President to Ban Secret Money Contributions by Federal Contractors

CWA and a coalition of 57 organizations delivered more than 851,000 petition signatures to the White House this week urging President Obama to sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their secret political spending.

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Nov 12, 2015

CWA Safety and Health Activists Participate in Workplace Training

CWA and IUE-CWA occupational safety and health activists joined a week-long training session in Pittsburgh, organized by CWA's Occupational Safety and Health Department and the United Steelworkers' Health, Safety and Environment Department.

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Nov 12, 2015

More Victories for CWAers in Last Week’s Elections

Two more CWAers were elected to office.

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