Jul 24, 2014

Cohen to APWU Members:  U.S. Mail Not for Sale

At the American Postal Workers Union convention in Chicago, CWA President Larry Cohen told 3,000 postal worker members and delegates that CWAers are standing strong in the fight to save the jobs of thousands of APWU members, and the Post Office as we know it.

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Jul 24, 2014

Cohen’s Challenge: Look Beyond Reforming the Senate and Save Democracy Itself

Eight months after the U.S. Senate changed its rules to enable more executive and judicial nominations to go forward, a new dysfunctional trick that has marooned over a hundred other nominations is the latest bar to progress.

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Jul 24, 2014

President Signs Historic LGBT Executive Order

President Obama signed an historic executive order Monday morning prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Jul 24, 2014

Art By, For and About the Common Man

Ron Carver tells the story of a critical juncture when CWA lent invaluable help in the efforts to reclaim the paintings of Ralph Fasanella for display in the public domain.

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Jul 24, 2014

National Women’s Committee Report: Sexual Assault in the Military

CWA's National Women's Committee is focusing attention on the epidemic of sexual assault in the military and calling on CWAers to take action now.

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Jul 15, 2014

NAACP, CWA Call for ‘Strong, Legally Enforceable Rules’ on Open Internet

CWA and the NAACP call for Open Internet rule that is consistent with promoting job-creating investment and closing the digital divide.

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Jul 10, 2014

CWA: With Judiciary Committee Vote, Senate Moves Closer to Getting Big Money Out of Politics

The Senate moved closer to a vote on getting big money out of politics, with the full Senate Judiciary Committee’s markup and vote on S. J. Res. 19. It’s an historic action that, when fully enacted, will enable Congress and the states to limit political spending and get big money out of politics.

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Jul 2, 2014

CWA: ‘Un-carrier’ Bills Customers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Services They Never Ordered

The Communications Workers of America isn’t surprised that T-Mobile US is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission for cheating wireless customers and pocketing hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Jun 30, 2014

Statement by the Communications Workers of America on the Supreme Court’s Harris v. Quinn decision

Today’s Harris v. Quinn decision by the U.S. Supreme Court undermines the ability of direct care workers to collectively bargain, by determining that these workers are “partial public employees” and may not be required to pay representation fees.

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Jun 26, 2014

CWA: Supreme Court Decision Shows Urgent Need for Senate Rules Reform

Today’s Supreme decision is a sharp reminder that the U.S. Senate functions under archaic procedures that must change. That’s especially true of the rule requiring a super-majority, or 60 votes, for the Senate to recess.

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