Jan 22, 2015

CWA Speaks Out Against Obama’s SOTU Trade Agenda

CWA has supported the president in initiatives throughout his presidency. However, we cannot stand with the president in his alliance with Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable to send more U.S. jobs offshore, undermine U.S. communities and weaken U.S. sovereignty. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has much more to do with protecting the investment of multinational corporations and maneuvering around China than lowering trade barriers.

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Jan 22, 2015

Guild Creates ‘Larry Cohen Movement-Building Award’

The NewsGuild-CWA, at its Biennial meeting in Orlando, FL last week, surprised President Larry Cohen with the creation of a movement building award in his name as he met with Guild activists. The award will be presented to a Guild member or local staffer every other year at The NewsGuild-CWA conference.

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Jan 22, 2015

Activists Mark the Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United with Rallies across the Nation

The U.S. Supreme Court's controversial Citizens United decision five years ago on Wednesday turned our political system upside down, elevating money from corporations and the wealthiest individuals above the voices of ordinary citizens.

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Jan 22, 2015

TNG-CWA Delegates Vote for Historic Name Change, Elect Officers at Biennial Conference

TNG-CWA President Bernie Lunzer was re-elected to a third term last week, but he won't be known as president of The Newspaper Guild-CWA.

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Jan 22, 2015

Poll: Americans Demand Fair Trade

A new survey of likely 2016 voters found that Americans want open-door trade talks that advance stronger protections for our economy and environment.

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Jan 21, 2015

On Fifth Anniversary of Citizens United, Citizens Want ‘Money Out, Voters In’

Today, on the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United decision, 5 million citizens are telling Congress: "We want money out and voters in." Ordinary Americans are signing petitions, contacting their members of Congress and standing against the takeover of our democracy by the 1 percent.

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Jan 20, 2015

Statement by the Communications Workers of America on President Obama’s State of the Union Message

The President spoke with confidence about where America is headed. In many areas, he laid out an encouraging vision for our nation - expanding education opportunities for working and middle class families, improving the ability to better balance work and family responsibilities, tax fairness, improving children's health, and more.

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Dec 12, 2014

NLRB Reforms Will Limit Corporations’ Stalling Tactics in Union Elections

The NLRB approved some commonsense changes to help simplify the union representation election process and minimize delay.

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Dec 11, 2014

Newspaper Guild Applauds NLRB Decision on Employees’ Rights When Using Employers’ Email

The Newspaper Guild-CWA hails a National Labor Relations Board decision that makes clear the right of workers to use their work email accounts during non-work hours to discuss workplace issues.

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Dec 11, 2014

CWA Applauds FCC E-Rate Action on Internet Speed, Access

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