Feb 26, 2015

Judge Orders Christie to Pay Up in Pension Lawsuit

A state judge ruled Monday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie broke the law when he cut $1.57 billion from a promised payment to public workers' pension system. Now the administration must work with state lawmakers to fulfill its original commitment.

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Feb 26, 2015

Is It Really China or Us?

Read CWA President Larry Cohen response to U.S Trade Representative's claim that if we don't negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal with countries, like Vietnam and Malaysia, China will set the rules.

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Feb 26, 2015

Congressional Recess = Meetings on Fast Track

CWA activists and allies met with their members of Congress and staffs, and organized town hall meetings to push back against legislators who won't commit to stopping 'Fast Track' authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Feb 26, 2015

Reich Rallies Troops at AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting

Former Labor Sec. Robert Reich fired up a big crowd attending a rally in Atlanta on Tuesday, held in conjunction with the AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting.

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Feb 26, 2015

AFL-CIO: Today’s Trade Policies are Undermining Working People

The AFL-CIO called for a new direction for U.S. "trade promotion authority," also known as "Fast Track," one that ensures that Congress approves trading partners before negotiations begin, includes objectives that benefit all, not just multinational corporations, and gives Congress the ability to strip out provisions that fail to meet these objectives.

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Feb 26, 2015

AFA-CWA’s Nelson Elected to AFL-CIO Executive Council

Association of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson was elected Monday to the AFL-CIO Executive Council.

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Feb 26, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: Feb. 26, 2015

Judge Orders Christie to Pay Up in Pension Lawsuit; Is It Really China or Us?; Congressional Recess = Meetings on Fast Track; Reich Rallies Troops at AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting; AFL-CIO: Today's Trade Policies are Undermining Working People; AFA-CWA's Nelson Elected to AFL-CIO Executive Council; Bargaining Update; and more.

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Feb 26, 2015

Bargaining Update

FairPoint workers in New England and Cablevision ratify contracts, AT&T Mobility Puerto Rico in tough bargaining for a new contract.

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Feb 26, 2015

Organizing Update

Organizing victories at AT&T Mobility and Cricket.

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Feb 26, 2015

Workers Take Fight to Wisconsin Capitol

Thousands of CWAers and union activists rallied at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, as the state legislature and Gov. Scott Walker (R) stepped up their assault on workers' rights.

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Feb 19, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: Feb. 19, 2015

Breaking!; Brooklyn Cablevision Workers Get Contract after Three-Year Fight; Members of Congress, Home for Recess, Face Calls to Reject Fast Track for TPP; Cohen Takes Down Rubio on MSNBC; Bargaining Update; Organizing Update; A Multitude Rally in W.Va. Against Cut to State Prevailing Wage, Right-to-Work Bills; and more.

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Feb 19, 2015

Breaking!

CWA and the IBEW have reached tentative agreements with FairPoint Communications, ending months on the picket lines for about 2,000 workers of the telecommunications company in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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Feb 19, 2015

Brooklyn Cablevision Workers Get Contract after Three-Year Fight

Brooklyn Cablevision workers voted by a strong margin at CWA Local 1109 on Saturday to ratify an historic two-year contract with the company.

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Feb 19, 2015

Members of Congress, Home for Recess, Face Calls to Reject Fast Track for TPP

CWA activists and our coalition partners across the nation have one message for members of Congress back home on recess: Vote No on Fast Track Authority for trade deals.

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Feb 19, 2015

Cohen Takes Down Rubio on MSNBC

CWA President Larry Cohen talks with MSNBC host Ed Schultz about the continuing attack on workers' ability to bargain being waged by Republicans.

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Feb 19, 2015

Bargaining Update

AT&T Mobility Puerto Rico workers authorize strike; Missouri Jobs with Justice ratifies new contract and The Newspaper Guild of New York has filed charges with the NLRB against Time, Inc.

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Feb 19, 2015

Organizing Update

Hartford, CT TV workers and Illinois AT&T Mobility Technicians join CWA.

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Feb 19, 2015

A Multitude Rally in WVa Against Cut to State Prevailing Wage, Right-to-Work Bills

As many as 2,000 workers trudged through a foot of snow, wind and blistering cold on Monday to speak out against anti-worker bills under consideration by the WV legislature.

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Feb 19, 2015

CWA Telephone Town Hall Call is on Tonight

CWA activists working on the Stop the Fast Track campaign, including Nick Mazzeo, VP, Local 1152, Dan Kozak, Local 1120, and Shelley Hunt, Local 6201, will be on tonight's CWA town hall call, starting at 7:30 pm ET. The call will last half an hour.

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Feb 19, 2015

Standing Strong with APWU

CWAers and members of more than 60 organizations are supporting the American Postal Workers Union fight with the USPS.

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