Dec 12, 2014

NLRB Reforms Will Limit Corporations’ Stalling Tactics in Union Elections

The NLRB approved some commonsense changes to help simplify the union representation election process and minimize delay.

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Dec 11, 2014

Newspaper Guild Applauds NLRB Decision on Employees’ Rights When Using Employers’ Email

The Newspaper Guild-CWA hails a National Labor Relations Board decision that makes clear the right of workers to use their work email accounts during non-work hours to discuss workplace issues.

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Dec 11, 2014

CWA Applauds FCC E-Rate Action on Internet Speed, Access

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Dec 10, 2014

Verizon Wireless Retail Store Workers Vote for CWA in Union Representation Election

Today, retail store workers at a Verizon Wireless store in Everett, Mass., voted for bargaining rights and representation by the Communications Workers of America.

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Dec 10, 2014

CWA: Cave-In Looms on Big Money in Politics

As we mark the 66th anniversary of International Human Rights Day, Congress is taking up an omnibus spending bill that includes a big cave-in to big money in politics. International Human Rights Day was launched by Eleanor Roosevelt in the UN in 1948, but now we are witnessing US politics bought and sold by billionaires.

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Dec 8, 2014

CWA Commends Confirmation of Lauren McFerran to NLRB

CWA President Larry Cohen issued this statement on the Senate vote confirming Lauren McFerran as a member of the National Labor Relations Board

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Dec 5, 2014

Cablevision and CEO James Dolan Found Guilty of Multiple Violations of Federal Labor Law

The ruling stemmed from charges that two separate NLRB regional offices authorized against the company in April 2013: in Brooklyn for illegally firing 22 workers, bargaining in bad faith, and spying on workers, and in the Bronx for illegally intimidating, harassing and essentially bribing workers during a union representation election.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA Statement on the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action

CWA commended the President's action as a good start to fixing our broken immigration system.

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Nov 17, 2014

CWA Statement on the Proposal by FCC Chair Wheeler to Raise the E-Rate Cap

The Communications Workers of America supports FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to raise the cap on E-Rate funding.

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Nov 11, 2014

US Broadband Policy Shouldn’t Give a Free Ride to a Handful of Companies at the Expense of All Users

CWA issued this statement concerning President Obama’s statement yesterday on net neutrality.

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Oct 1, 2014

NLRB Regional Office Issues Consolidated Complaint Against SuperShuttle

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Sep 30, 2014

Montgomery County Md. Council Moves Forward on Campaign Finance Reform

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Sep 16, 2014

New American Airlines Passenger Service Agents Vote Big for Union Representation

9,000 American Airlines passenger service agents, after a 19-year struggle, joined together today in a vote with the members of the USAirways CWA-IBT Association to form a new bargaining unit of 14,500 agents at American Airlines. It is the largest labor organizing victory in the South in decades.

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Sep 16, 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.

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Sep 15, 2014

Justice At CNN After 11 Years

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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 8, 2014

CWA Statement on the ‘Democracy for All’ Constitutional Amendment

We commend the Senators showing support for a fair election process, not one controlled by a flood of corporate and big money contributions. Majority support in the Senate demonstrates change is possible.

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Aug 6, 2014

End of Sprint Bid for T-Mobile is Good News for Workers, Consumers

The merger of these two competing companies would likely have meant more job loss since both companies have a track record of offshoring U.S. jobs. Had the merger gone forward, the two companies likely would have bragged about new synergies that would enable them to cut even more U.S. jobs.

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Aug 5, 2014

Shared Services Agreements Reduce Media Diversity, Cost Jobs, and Make an End Run Around the FCC

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Jul 31, 2014

New Executive Order Will Hold Federal Contractors Accountable for Workers’ Rights

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