Jan 29, 2015

AFA-CWA Flight Attendants Call on Congress to Reject Fast Track for Trade Deals

AFA-CWA Flight Attendants are calling members of Congress this week to point out that Fast Track authority would apply to as many trade agreements as can be negotiated by this White House or the next one.

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Jan 29, 2015

No Fast Track-No TPP Messages are on the Air

Allies in the fight to stop Fast Track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership are featured in audio news releases that are being broadcast in congressional districts and around the country.

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Jan 29, 2015

Coalition Responds to Froman’s Hill Trade Visit with Concerns about Fast Track

Leaders of the BlueGreen Alliance told reporters that U.S. Trade Representative Froman has said nothing new to Congress about fast track authority or the job-killing, environment-destroying Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Jan 29, 2015

Froman’s Hill Trade Hearings Buffeted By Protests

At the U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, ordinary citizens and activists stood up and voiced their concerns.

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Jan 29, 2015

Koch Brothers Promise to Spend Nearly $1 Billion in 2016 Elections

This week, the Koch brothers announced that they will spend $889 million in the 2016 elections. It comes out to nearly $1.4 million PER DAY until Election Day 2016.

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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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