Health Reform Hits Main Street

This short, animated movie walks through the basic changes in the way Americans will get health coverage and what it will cost starting in 2014, when major parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," go into effect.

Health Reform Hits Main Street

Sep 25, 2014

Young Katie Shannon Joins the Fight for Worker Rights

Katie Shannon, though very young, is union to the bone. So you can imagine the poor girl’s confusion when confronted by an uncle who did not have health insurance. Read More

Sep 25, 2014

Hands off Social Security and Medicare!

CWAers, including retirees, joined dozens at a U.S. Capitol rally last week to tell Tea Party Republicans to keep their hands off Social Security and Medicare and to protect the programs from benefit cuts, privatization and being vouchered. Read More

Aug 28, 2014

Who’s Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge Next?

CWA President Larry Cohen took the ALS “ice bucket challenge” then called out CWA vice presidents Chris Shelton, D1, and Ed Mooney, D2-13, to take the challenge and pass it on. Read More

Aug 28, 2014

National Women’s Committee Report: It’s Time for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.

The next step forward in medical leave is the FAMILY Act. Introduced last year, this legislation would establish a self-sustaining, national paid leave insurance plan funded by employer and employee contributions. Read More

Aug 7, 2014

Black Lung Series Wins the Guild’s Broun Award

A powerful series exposing a coal industry scheme to deny even meager benefits to miners suffering black lung disease has won the prestigious Heywood Broun Award, presented annually by The Newspaper Guild-CWA. Read More