Apr 10, 2014

NLRB Takes ĎExtraordinary Actioní to Consolidate Complaints Against T-Mobile US

In an extraordinary decision, the general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board has moved to consolidate recent unfair labor practice complaints that have been brought against T-Mobile US. The telecommunications company has been cited for its relentless and escalating attempts over the past 10 years to stop workers from obtaining union representation.

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Apr 10, 2014

Money in Politics Update

CWAers across the country took to the streets as the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 McCutcheon v. FEC decision was announced, throwing out aggregate contribution limits and allowing an individual super-wealthy donor to inject up to $3.6 million into our politics.

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Apr 10, 2014

Fast for Families Ends National Tour with Call for Immigration Reform

The Fast for Families Across America nationwide bus tour ended on Wednesday on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., where thousands of activists protested, prayed and pledged to keep up the fight for comprehensive immigration reform.

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Apr 10, 2014

Bargaining Update

Substitute teachers in the Santa Ana Unified School District, NBC Universal, Frontier West Virginia, TNG-CWA Local 39521, The Daily Beast, and TNG-CWA Local 38010.

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Apr 10, 2014

Organizing Update

AT&T Mobility Network employees in Oregon now have CWA representation.

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Apr 8, 2014

NLRB Takes ‘Extraordinary Action’ to Consolidate Complaints Against T-Mobile US

In an extraordinary decision, the General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board has moved to consolidate recent unfair labor practice complaints that have been brought against T-Mobile US. The telecommunications company has been cited for its relentless and escalating attempts over the past 10 years to stop workers from obtaining union representation.

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Apr 2, 2014

CWA Statement on the U.S. Supreme Courtís Decision on McCutcheon v. FEC

Four years ago, the courtís Citizens United decision opened the floodgates to unlimited corporate spending in our elections. Today, the courtís 5-4 decision struck down aggregate contribution limits, so that one super-wealthy donor can now inject up to $3.6 million into our politics to candidates and parties -- shattering one of the remaining campaign finance laws on the books.

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Apr 1, 2014

Sprint May Owe $4.5 Million To Laid Off Call Center Workers

Sprint may owe up to $4.5 million in back pay to 1,440 workers laid off in March without the 60 daysí notice required by federal and state laws. The workers may also be eligible for Sprint employee benefits through May 17 under the laws. Sprint announced the call center layoffs on March 18, and said the jobs would end March 25, with pay through April 8.

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Feb 16, 2014

Statement by CWA following the union representation vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, TN

VW employees in Chattanooga have every right to support or oppose their own collective bargaining rights. The narrow loss in the National Labor Relations Board election Friday would have been just an issue of working Americans exercising their rights if it were not for the despicable interference of Senator Corker, Governor Haslam, Republican state legislators and outsiders like Grover Norquist and the Koch brothers.

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Feb 5, 2014

CWA Applauds Government By the People Act

The Communications Workers of America applauds the introduction of H.R. 20, the Government By the People Act. The legislation was unveiled today by Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). The bill is an important step in reducing the influence of moneyed special interests in politics and would put our elections back into the hands of everyday Americans.

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