Feb 11, 2016

CWA e-Newsletter: Feb. 11, 2016

Sanders Has Winning Message for New Hampshire and Beyond; Bargaining Update; New Flyer CWA Worker Introduces Labor Secretary Perez at Summit; TPP Update

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Feb 11, 2016

Sanders Has Winning Message for New Hampshire and Beyond

On New Hampshire Primary Day, CWA President Chris Shelton traveled to the Granite State, rallying local activists and participating in a flurry of media interviews about why workers are joining Sen. Bernie Sanders's political revolution.

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Feb 11, 2016

Bargaining Update

Bargaining beings for AT&T Mobility workers in CWA District 6. Also, CWA District 3 workers at YP have reached a tentative three-year agreement.

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Feb 11, 2016

New Flyer CWA Worker Introduces Labor Secretary Perez at Summit

CWA Local 7304 Vice President Renee Brand kicked off the White House's first regional summit on worker voice, introducing Labor Secretary Tom Perez at the gathering in Minneapolis, MN.

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Feb 11, 2016

TPP Update

This week, CWAers and allies flooded Capitol Hill with phone calls, part of a Day of Action to push Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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Feb 4, 2016

CWA e-Newsletter: Feb. 4, 2016

CWA Town Hall Call Launches Nationwide Campaign to 'Take on Wall Street'; Senator Sanders Has Strong Showing in Iowa; Senator Sanders Pledges That, as President, He Will Refuse the Sign the TPP; Sanders Wows Iowa; On to New Hampshire; CWA in the Media; and more.

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Feb 4, 2016

CWA Town Hall Call Launches Nationwide Campaign to ‘Take on Wall Street’

About 10,000 CWAers and allied partners joined CWA's telephone town hall call on Feb. 2, and listened as Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and CWA President Chris Shelton talked about how activists can take on Wall Street and the "too big to fail" banks.

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Feb 4, 2016

Senator Sanders Has Strong Showing in Iowa

CWA President Chris Shelton issued this statement on the results of the Iowa Caucuses.

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Feb 4, 2016

Senator Sanders Pledges That as President, He Will Refuse to Sign the TPP

"As president, I will not sign this disastrous trade agreement if passed by Congress."

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Feb 4, 2016

Sanders Wows Iowa, On to New Hampshire

CWA activists are staffing phone banks, walking their precincts and doing what it takes to support Senator Bernie Sanders in his bid for the Democratic nomination for President.

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Feb 4, 2016

CWA in the Media

CWA President Chris Shelton talked with Fox Business host Neil Cavuto about the Sanders campaign.

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Feb 4, 2016

No Endorsement for Members of Congress Voting for Fast Track

Activists warned members of Congress that voting to "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would have consequences in election year 2016.

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Feb 4, 2016

Flight Attendants Push Legislation to Stop Human Trafficking

A months-long campaign by AFA-CWA has resulted in the introduction of federal legislation to fight human trafficking.

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Feb 4, 2016

New Study Predicts TPP Would Kill at Least 448,000 U.S. Jobs

Tufts University economists have confirmed what CWA and allies have been saying all along: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would destroy U.S. jobs and cut workers' wages.

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Feb 4, 2016

Movement Building Update

CWA members joined hundreds of other activists outside the state Capitol in Michigan to protest the lead-poisoned water.

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Feb 4, 2016

BLS Releases Union Membership for 2015

The Gawker media blog has it right: "Union membership is holding steady at not enough."

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Jan 28, 2016

CWA e-Newsletter: Jan. 28, 2016

CWAers Fight Nokia-Alcatel Pension Grab; Get Inspired to Take on the Big Banks; Join this Town Hall Call; N.Y. Senator Demands Fair Contract for Verizon Workers; Bargaining Update; and more.

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Jan 28, 2016

CWAers Fight Nokia-Alcatel Pension Grab

Across our union, CWAers are fighting back against a pension grab orchestrated by Nokia as part of its takeover of Alcatel-Lucent.

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Jan 28, 2016

Get Inspired to Take on the Big Banks; Join this Town Hall Call

Get ready for a town hall call like you've never heard before.

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Jan 28, 2016

N.Y. Senator Demands Fair Contract for Verizon Workers

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) rallied with CWA members last week and demanded fair contracts for workers at Verizon and Verizon Wireless.

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