Jun 25, 2015

Bargaining Update

Bargaining underway at Verizon and AT&T Southeast, while tentative agreements are reached at GE and Windstream Kentucky, and The Washington Post agreement is ratified.

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Jun 25, 2015

Next Steps on Fast Track and TPP Fight

As expected, on Wednesday, the Senate approved Fast Track trade authority by a 60-38 vote. Separately, the House passed a bill extending Trade Adjustment Assistance for workers who lose their jobs because of trade; those bills were expected to get to the President's desk before Congress left town for its July 4 recess.

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Jun 25, 2015

Coalition of Activists Continued Fast Track Fight until Last Vote Counted

In the run-up to the U.S. Senate's vote this week on cloture for Fast Track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, CWA activists and grassroots partners across the country rallied in the districts and outside the offices of Democratic Senators, some of whom turned their back on working families.

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Jun 25, 2015

Roanoke Rally Calls for Action on Voting Rights

In a summer of voting rights actions across the nation, more than four hundred activists, including busloads of CWA members, held a rally today in Roanoke, Va., to mark the second anniversary of the Supreme Court's Shelby County v. Holder decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act.

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Jun 25, 2015

AA Agents and Envoy Flight Attendants Join “Bridge the Gap” Campaign

AFA-CWA's 'Bridge the Gap' campaign wants to end unequal pay for workers at regional airlines.

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Jul 2, 2015

Public Pressure Pushes T-Mobile US to Provide Fairer Paid Parental Leave Policy

Responding to growing public pressure and local government initiatives, T-Mobile US announced this week that it would be adopt a paid parental leave program.

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Jun 30, 2015

CWA Statement on the Supreme Court Agreeing to Hear Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association

Today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association shows how extreme the assault on workers' bargaining rights has become.

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Jun 29, 2015

CWA Statement on the Ruling which Legalizes Gay Marriage in all 50 States

LGBTQ activists and their allies fought for years to gain the right for LGTBQ couples to marry. These couples and families were not asking for special rights, or different rights. They were simply asking for the same rights afforded to all other couples.

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Jun 23, 2015

CWA Statement on Senate Cloture Vote on Fast Track Trade Authority

Today, a majority of Republicans and 13 Democratic senators showed beyond doubt that they're on the side of the 1 percent, not ordinary Americans, not working families and not U.S. communities.

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Jun 19, 2015

CWA Statement on the Murder of Nine African American Citizens in Charleston

In the wake of the shootings in Charleston of nine African American citizens, we must stand together and confront the realities that drive such violence.

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