May 9, 2013
H.R. 1406 is an attack on the 40-hour work week. Read More
The United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act would protect US jobs and consumers by punishing companies that send our call center jobs abroad.Support the bill: send a message to Congress
The 2010 Citizens United opened the gates to unlimited corporate money in politics, making a bad situation, even worse. CWA, our Legislative Political Action Teams in every district and our progressive allies are fighting back against the flood of corporate dollars that is destroying our democratic process.
Over the last decade, the US has lost around half a million call centers jobs to off-shoring. Often companies pocket millions in taxpayer dollars to establish local call centers before shipping those jobs abroad just a few years later. The US Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act strikes back by cutting off-shorers off from federal grants and loans, giving you the right to know where your operator is based and giving you the right to transfer back to a US-based operator.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting works with hundreds of national and local producers and community partners to ensure that Americans have universal access to high-quality non-commercial programming with a particular focus on the needs of underserved audiences, including children, minorities, and low-income Americans.
May 2, 2013
Across the country, union members joined with people of faith, immigrant families and community activists on May Day to stand up for commonsense immigration reform. May 1 is the day that working people around the world celebrate and demonstrate for workers’ rights. It’s a recognized holiday in more than 80 countries. Read More
Apr 4, 2013
Tomorrow is the last day to sign our petition asking the White House to block the Transportation Security Administration’s new policy allowing small knives on planes. Read More