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

Jun 19, 2014

Safe Staffing Saves Lives

"A patient dies every three seconds from a medical error," said CWA Local 1168 President Cori Gambini, again and again over May's Safe Staffing blitz. Healthcare workers know the role that nurse to patient ratios play in giving good and safe care, and all last month in Western New York State, CWA healthcare workers and allies got this message out to the public and legislators in the fight to assure all patients receive the they deserve. Read More

May 1, 2014

Standing Up for Retiree Health Care

CWAers from across our union joined a demonstration outside General Electric's annual shareholder meeting in Chicago last week. Read More

Apr 24, 2014

Standing Up for Retiree Health Care

More than 700 CWA and other retiree activists took a stand for retiree health care benefits at a demonstration outside AT&T headquarters in Dallas. Read More

Apr 3, 2014

New York State Launches Safe Patient Handling Program

Health care workers in New York are celebrating the new Safe Patient Handling Act that was passed as part of the state's budget. Read More

Mar 13, 2014

9/11 Workers, Residents, First Responders Still Eligible for Health Screenings, Treatment

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, NYCOSH, wants to make sure that responders and survivors of 9/11 get the screenings and health treatments they're entitled to receive. Read More