May 16, 2013
CWA Local 1109 wins election and is acknowledged for organizing. Read More
Collective bargaining rights and the right to organize have been under corporate assualt for three decades. The frontline in the news today is Wisconsin public workers. Tomorrow's headlines will feature the fights led by CWA in Ohio and New Jersey.
CWA's program to create good jobs is rooted in support for collective bargaining and the right to organize. Our goals are sustainable, union jobs, retirement security, and health care. We've adopted democracy principles to suppor these goals -- particularly the need to reform our campaign finance laws to prevent corporations and billionaires from buying politicians.
Each of us can bring this movement to our workplaces and our communities. Talk about the importance of collective bargaining with your co-workers, friends and familiy members. Share information about the fight via e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter and on local and national blogs.
CWA has held several national calls to discuss the attack on collective bargaining rights.
May 9, 2013
Ahead of President Barack Obama’s trip to Mexico, labor leaders called on him to address “Mexico’s dismal labor rights record.” Read More
Apr 18, 2013
Last Friday, House Republicans pushed through H.R. 1120, a bill that would essentially shut down the National Labor Relations Board. Piling on a recent Court of Appeals ruling challenging the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB, the legislation seeks to freeze all NLRB activities that requires a quorum of board members. It would also bar the NLRB from enforcing any decisions it has made since Jan. 4, 2012, when Obama made those disputed recess appointments. Read More