In August, CWA joined more than 70 government reform, civil rights, labor, environmental, and advocacy organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to cut ties with the organization.
The FCC should not approve the merger without verifiable and enforceable commitments by T-Mobile and Sprint to ensure that no T-Mobile or Sprint employees will lose their jobs as a result of this transaction.
Newspapers have blamed the tariff increase for layoffs and for reductions in print editions. The tariffs were opposed by a wide variety of groups, including journalists, elected officials, and newspaper owners and managers.
Vice President of CWA Local 4621, Betsy LaFontaine, and an AT&T customer service representative who works out of a call center in Oshkosh, WI, highlighted the need for action to protect call center jobs at the annual meeting of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee last month.
A federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the law by issuing a union-busting executive order to attack workers’ rights and deny more than 2 million federal workers their legal right to representation.
The advisory emphasized that the only change under the Janus decision is that public employers may no longer deduct agency fees from a nonmember’s wages, nor may a labor organization collect an agency fee from a nonmember, without the nonmember’s affirmative consent.