Aug 27, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: Aug. 27, 2015

CWA Passenger Agents Mobilize for 'Industry Leading Contract' at American; AFA-CWA Files for Federal Mediation in United Airlines Negotiations; New York Attorney General, Consumer Groups Call for Verizon, Telecom Industry Investigation; and more.

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Aug 27, 2015

CWA Passenger Agents Mobilize for ‘Industry Leading Contract’ at American

As bargaining for a first contract for 14,500 agents at American Airlines continues this week, passenger service agents are gearing up mobilization and putting management on notice: "we're standing together to get an industry-leading contract by 10-17-15."

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Aug 27, 2015

AFA-CWA Files for Federal Mediation in United Airlines Negotiations

After three years of negotiations between United Airlines Flight Attendants and the airline, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) has asked the National Mediation Board (NMB) to step in.

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Aug 27, 2015

New York Attorney General, Consumer Groups Call for Verizon, Telecom Industry Investigation

NY Attorney General Schneiderman calls for a formal investigation of Verizon.

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Aug 27, 2015

Bargaining Update

Mobilization and rallies continue at Verizon, AT&T Southeast.

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Aug 27, 2015

CWA, Media Sector ‘Heartsick’ Over Journalists’ Murders

CWA issued this statement on the Aug. 26 murder of two Roanoke, Va., journalists.

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Aug 27, 2015

Thousands of Working Ohioans Show Up to Protest a Koch Brothers Summit

More than 3,500 working people, including hundreds of CWAers, showed up in downtown Columbus, OH, last week to protest a summit funded by the billionaire Koch brothers that was all about how to undermine the collective bargaining rights of American workers.

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Aug 27, 2015

Pride at Work’s Triennial Convention

CWAers attended the annual Pride at Work Convention in Orlando, FL, this week.

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Aug 27, 2015

Organizing Update

29 Cricket retail workers in Utah joined CWA.

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Aug 27, 2015

Enter the Union Privilege Labor Day Contest

This Labor Day, while enjoying a picnic or day at the beach, union members also can reflect a bit on union history with a chance to win $500.

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Aug 27, 2015

The $64,000 Question

Are you ready to take the "$64,000 Democracy for All Video Challenge?"

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Aug 27, 2015

Have a Union-Made Labor Day

Have a Union-Made Labor Day.

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Aug 24, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: Aug. 20, 2015

Bargaining Update; United Campus Workers Take on Attack by Tennessee Governor; CWA President Shelton Joined Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Institute; Gallup Poll Shows Americans' Opinion of Labor Unions Grows More Favorable; and more.

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Aug 20, 2015

Bargaining Update

CWA workers fighting for fair contracts at Verizon, AT&T Southeast, Delphi, and Catholic Health.

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Aug 20, 2015

United Campus Workers Take on Attack by Tennessee Governor

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has a new scheme to privatize tens of thousands of jobs and jeopardize public service in every county in the state.

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Aug 20, 2015

CWA President Shelton Joined Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Institute

CWA President Chris Shelton helped celebrate last week the 50th anniversary of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, named for the civil rights leader who fought for workers' rights and civil rights across America.

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Aug 20, 2015

Gallup Poll Shows Americans’ Opinion of Labor Unions Grows More Favorable

Nearly six in 10 Americans say in the new Gallup survey of adults nationwide that they view labor unions favorably, and more Americans are saying that they want unions to have more influence on the political process. The increase is a 5 percent improvement in approval, to 58 percent, from 2014.

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Aug 20, 2015

Senator Sherrod Brown Blocks Trade Nominee over TPP Secrecy

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) just went toe-to-toe with the White House and refused to blink.

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Aug 20, 2015

Building Chair for Papal Visit is a Special Honor for CWA Partner Don Bosco Worker Center

Members of the Don Bosco Worker Center have a very special mission: To build a chair to be used by Pope Francis during his visit next month to the U.S.

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Aug 20, 2015

“America’s Journey for Justice” Coming to the Nation’s Capital on September 16

It's Destination Washington, D.C., as members of the NAACP, CWA and many other allies continue the 860-mile-long trek of the "America's Journey for Justice."

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