May 21, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: May 21, 2015

Read CWA's Statement on Today's Senate Action on Fast Track; CWA Activists' Unprecedented Efforts to Defeat Fast Track, TPP; Iowa CWAers Made Presence Felt at Weekend Caucus Events; CWAers Participate in "Working Families Summit" in Iowa; Candidates for President: Which Side Are You On?; and more.

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May 21, 2015

Read CWA’s Statement on Today’s Senate Action on Fast Track

CWA commends the 38 Senators who today voted against the motion to proceed on Fast Track, or Trade Promotion Authority. Thirty-three Democrats, or 73 percent of the Senate Democratic Caucus, voted no.

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May 21, 2015

CWA Activists’ Unprecedented Efforts to Defeat Fast Track, TPP

CWA Activists joined with labor allies, environmentalists, and grassroots activists across the country in continuing to hold lawmakers accountable for their positions on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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May 21, 2015

Iowa CWAers Made Presence Felt at Weekend Caucus Events

CWA activists made their presence felt at weekend political events all across Iowa.

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May 21, 2015

CWAers Participate in “Working Families Summit” in Iowa

The Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO held a standing-room only "Working Families Summit" at Iowa State University to discuss how to wrest the government back from the wealthy.

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May 21, 2015

Candidates for President: Which Side Are You On?

Read President Cohen's latest HuffPost blog on Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

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May 21, 2015

President Cohen’s Last Town Hall Call

Join us today for CWA President Larry Cohen's last town hall call before he steps down in June.

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May 21, 2015

CWA “Thanks” Chris Christie in Ad

It was typical Chris Christie bluster as the New Jersey governor held a town hall in Kenilworth, New Jersey, on March 31, 2015.

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May 21, 2015

AFA-CWA: It’s Time to Stop Illegal Subsidies to Gulf State Airlines

Multi-billion dollar subsidies by the governments of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates Airline have resulted in the "text book" example of an un-level playing field and violate longstanding agreements with the U.S. and other nations.

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May 21, 2015

T-Mobile Worker Urges Deutsche Telekom Shareholders to Protect Workers’ Rights

Carolina Figueroa, a T-Mobile US call center worker in Albuquerque, N.M., urged Deutsche Telekom shareholders in Germany today to stop worker harassment by management at its U.S. subsidiary and respect workers' rights to organize.

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May 21, 2015

Organizing Update

Organizing victories at American Red Cross and Cricket.

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May 14, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: May 14, 2015

Senate Tries Again on Fast Track; NYC Mayor De Blasio Launches a Progressive Agenda for America; Unions Protest Christie's Pension Fund Cut; CWA Activists Across the Nation Rally to Oppose Fast Track, TPP; Congress Asks: Who Is Writing the TPP?; Bargaining Update; and more.

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May 14, 2015

Senate Tries Again on Fast Track

This afternoon, the Senate resumed debate on advancing Fast Track Authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals to the Senate floor.

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May 14, 2015

NYC Mayor De Blasio Launches a Progressive Agenda for America

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio believes income inequality is a national crisis that defines our time and he came to Washington this week to launch a Progressive Agenda for America to begin to address the issue.

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May 14, 2015

Unions Protest Christie’s Pension Fund Cut

"Governor Christie, breaking his word! Breaking the law!"

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May 14, 2015

CWA Activists Across the Nation Rally to Oppose Fast Track, TPP

CWA Activists joined with allies and other labor organizations to continue the campaign against Fast Track for bad trade deals, including for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership that the U.S. is negotiating with 11 Pacific Rim nations such as Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.

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May 14, 2015

Congress Asks: Who Is Writing the TPP?

In a stunning op-ed in the Boston Globe, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) pull back the curtain on the authors of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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May 14, 2015

Bargaining Update

Tentative contracts reached at AT&T Midwest, AT&T Legacy.

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May 14, 2015

Missouri Governor Poised to Veto Right-To-Work Bill

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May 14, 2015

CEOs Get A Pay Raise Again

CEOs of the nation's largest corporations already get paid a disgusting amount. But in 2014, they all received a nearly 16 percent raise.

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