Sep 18, 2014

CWA e-Newsletter: Sept. 18, 2014

Passenger Service Agents at US Airways/American Vote Big for CWA Representation; Justice at CNN after 11 Years; Elections Matter; CWA: AT&T/DIRECTV Merger Will Advance Broadband Buildout and Benefit Consumers, Workers; UMASS Report: T-Mobile Plays the Corporate Rating Scam; IUE-CWA Local 89119 Members Ratify New Five-Year Contract; Local 3179 Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract with City of Clearwater

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Sep 18, 2014

Passenger Service Agents at USAirways, American Vote Big for CWA Representation

In the biggest organizing victory in the South in decades, 9,000 American Airlines passenger service agents joined with their nearly 6,000 US Airways colleagues and overwhelmingly voted for a CWA voice at the merged airline.

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Sep 18, 2014

Justice at CNN after 11 Years

After 11 years, CNN employees finally have a measure of justice. The NLRB on Monday, Sept. 15, found "overwhelming" evidence of anti-union animus at the cable news giant and ordered it to "make whole" more than 300 employees who lost their jobs and the benefits of union representation in the wake of the company's phony reorganization scheme to get rid of unionized workers.

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Sep 18, 2014

Elections Matter: Republican Leaders Introduce Bill to Cripple the NLRB

Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) threw down the gauntlet to U.S. workers this week by introducing a bill to fundamentally alter the mission of the National Labor Relations Board.

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Sep 18, 2014

CWA: AT&T/DIRECTV Merger Will Advance Broadband Buildout and Benefit Consumers, Workers

The proposed AT&T/DIRECTV merger will advance the deployment of high-speed broadband, strengthen competition in the video and broadband markets, and promote collective bargaining and good, career jobs, the Communications Workers of America said in comments filed today with the Federal Communications Commission. CWA urged the Commission to move forward expeditiously to approve the transaction.

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Sep 18, 2014

UMASS Report: T-Mobile Plays the Corporate Rating Scam

A new research report by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Labor Center is questioning the validity of popular corporate ratings systems in "The Corporate Rating Sham: The Case of T-Mobile."

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Sep 18, 2014

IUE-CWA Local 89119 Members Ratify New Five-Year Contract

In protracted negotiations that saw a final and best offer rejected by members and going to the brink of a strike, CWA Local 89119 members finally received an offer that they ratified this week.

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Sep 18, 2014

Local 3179 Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract with City of Clearwater

By a 10-1 margin, CWA Clearwater members have ratified a new contract to run from October 1, 2014 until September 30, 2017. It is the 15th collective bargaining agreement the members have reached with the City since 1976.

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Sep 11, 2014

CWA e-Newsletter: Sept. 11, 2014

Cablevision CEO Dolan Intimidates Workers in Sham Vote; Senate Republicans Block Final Vote on Constitutional Amendment to Get Money Out of Politics; Republican Senators Ambush NLRB Nominee at Confirmation Hearing; Risky Christie Investments Triggered Pension Shortfall and more.

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Sep 11, 2014

CWA Statement on Senate Vote on Democracy for All Amendment

It is distressing to see the polarization of the U.S. Supreme Court, and now the Senate, on the critical issue of getting big money out of our politics.

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Sep 11, 2014

Cablevision CEO Dolan Intimidates Workers in Sham Vote

CWA members have rejected as illegal and a sham a vote conducted by a contractor hired by Cablevision management in Brooklyn this week.

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Sep 11, 2014

BREAKING: Senate Republicans Block Final Vote on Constitutional Amendment

A statement by Larry Cohen.

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Sep 11, 2014

Senate Action This Week on Historic Amendment to Get Money Out of Politics

The historic fight to wrest control of American politics from the super rich began this week in the U.S. Senate with a vote to allow debate of a Constitutional Amendment that seeks to invalidate recent Supreme Court rulings that flooded our political system with money from corporations and the 1 percent.

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Sep 11, 2014

Democracy Initiative Members on Getting Big Money Out of Politics

Many Democracy Initiative partners are supporting the historic Democracy for All constitutional amendment, being debated this week in the Senate.

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Sep 11, 2014

Political Action Update

Political Action Update: Primary Elections and Candidacies.

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Sep 11, 2014

A Texan Rising

Texas Lieutenant Governor Candidate Leticia Van de Putte came to Washington this week for meetings, including with the Texas Congressional delegation, and CWA hosted a breakfast in her honor.

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Sep 11, 2014

TPP Update

In a strongly worded letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) this week, a diverse coalition of more than 550 groups firmly rejected the fast-track model of trade promotion authority and called for more public scrutiny of trade deals.

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Sep 11, 2014

Republican Senators Ambush NLRB Nominee at Confirmation Hearing

At a hearing this week on the nomination of Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board, Republicans on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee pushed Block to justify many of the board's decisions during her term as a recess appointee.

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Sep 11, 2014

Risky Christie Investments Triggered Pension Shortfall

It's no surprise, but Gov. Chris Christie isn't great with money.

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Sep 11, 2014

Bargaining Update

Bargaining Update: T-Mobile MetroPCS, YP Holdings Bargaining in Texas, FairPoint Communications.

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