Aug 14, 2014

CWA Vice President Responds to Tragedy in Ferguson, MO

CWA members live and work in every part of Missouri, including Ferguson. Our members will be there in the long struggle for social and economic justice and democracy.

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Aug 14, 2014

Cohen Brings Message of Solidarity to Bakery Workers Union

CWA President Larry Cohen joined the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union at their 39th Constitutional Convention this week, addressing delegates on fighting to secure our standard of living.

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Aug 14, 2014

Opposition to TPP Grows Among Republicans

Even as an overwhelming majority of the Democratic Caucus has left no doubt they staunchly oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently under negotiation, Congressional Republicans are also saying there are parts of the proposed deal that don't work for them, either.

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Aug 14, 2014

CWA Remembers Joe Beirne, Our Founding President, Who Died on Labor Day 40 Years Ago

Today, 40 years after CWA President Joe Beirne's death on Labor Day in 1974, we remember his lasting contribution to building CWA.

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Aug 14, 2014

Flash Protest In Support of T-Mobile US Workers

More than a hundred USAS activists held a flash mob at a T-Mobile store in Washington, DC, last weekend.

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Aug 6, 2014

End of Sprint Bid for T-Mobile is Good News for Workers, Consumers

The merger of these two competing companies would likely have meant more job loss since both companies have a track record of offshoring U.S. jobs. Had the merger gone forward, the two companies likely would have bragged about new synergies that would enable them to cut even more U.S. jobs.

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Aug 5, 2014

Shared Services Agreements Reduce Media Diversity, Cost Jobs, and Make an End Run Around the FCC

In comments filed today, the Communications Workers of America called on the Federal Communications Commission immediately to direct broadcasters to disclose all radio and television shared service agreements (SSAs) and to rule that all sharing agreements create attributable ownership interests that must be counted in evaluating compliance with the FCC’s local broadcast ownership limits.

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Jul 31, 2014

New Executive Order Will Hold Federal Contractors Accountable for Workers’ Rights

Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen issued this statement on President Obama’s announcement of an executive order to ensure that federal contractors follow the laws governing workers’ wages, working conditions and rights on the job.

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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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