Jun 30, 2015

CWA Statement on the Supreme Court Agreeing to Hear Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association

Today's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association shows how extreme the assault on workers' bargaining rights has become.

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Jun 29, 2015

CWA Statement on the Ruling which Legalizes Gay Marriage in all 50 States

LGBTQ activists and their allies fought for years to gain the right for LGTBQ couples to marry. These couples and families were not asking for special rights, or different rights. They were simply asking for the same rights afforded to all other couples.

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Jun 26, 2015

CWA AT&T Legacy, Puerto Rico and Midwest Members Ratify New Contracts

Legacy T members ratified their contract with AT&T Corp., which affects approximately 4,500 members throughout the U.S., by a wide margin. In Puerto Rico, members also ratified a separate contract with AT&T.

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Jun 23, 2015

CWA Statement on Senate Cloture Vote on Fast Track Trade Authority

Today, a majority of Republicans and 13 Democratic senators showed beyond doubt that they're on the side of the 1 percent, not ordinary Americans, not working families and not U.S. communities.

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Jun 19, 2015

CWA Statement on the Murder of Nine African American Citizens in Charleston

In the wake of the shootings in Charleston of nine African American citizens, we must stand together and confront the realities that drive such violence.

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Jun 18, 2015

CWA: House Members Who Voted for Fast Track Have Misjudged the American People

Those members of the House of Representatives who voted for Fast Track trade authority today have seriously misjudged the voice and will of the American people.

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Jun 12, 2015

CWA Statement on Today’s House Fast Track Votes

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Jun 8, 2015

Communications Workers of America Elect New National and District Leaders

Results have been posted for national and district CWA officer elections. There will be a runoff election for District 3 Vice President.

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Jun 8, 2015

Chris Shelton Elected President of Communications Workers of America

Christopher Shelton was elected the new president of the Communications Workers of America by acclamation of delegates to the union's 75th convention. He succeeds Larry Cohen who stepped down after serving as president for ten years and spending 39 years organizing and working in CWA.

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May 21, 2015

CWA 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

T-Mobile Worker Urges Deutsche Telekom Shareholders to Protect Workersí Rights

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May 12, 2015

Senators Say No to Motion to Proceed on ‘Fast Track’ Authority for the TPP

CWA commends those Senators who refused to move forward on discussion of Trade Promotion Authority, or "Fast Track" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and future trade deals.

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May 8, 2015

Nike a Good Example of Why the TPP Is a Disaster for Workers, Communities

What a strange choice to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal -- a company that has 330,000 people working for 60 cents an hour in Vietnam.

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Apr 16, 2015

Secret ‘Fast Track’ Process and Legislation Shows Disdain for U.S. Workers, Communities

The "Fast Track," or TPA, legislation introduced today, and in fact, the entire process surrounding its inception, continues the lack of transparency and disdain for U.S. workers and communities that has been the hallmark of the past five years of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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Apr 14, 2015

CWA: Some Progress in AT&T Contract Talks, No Extension Past Noon Today

Some progress reported in bargaining at AT&T Midwest and Legacy T.

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Apr 11, 2015

Contracts Covering About 18,000 Workers Expire at AT&T Midwest and Legacy T

Contracts covering AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America at AT&T Midwest and Legacy T expired at midnight tonight. The contracts will be extended until noon on April 14 while negotiations continue.

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Apr 10, 2015

As Contract Expiration Nears, CWA Calls on AT&T to Bargain Constructively

CWA calls on AT&T negotiators to bargain constructively in the remaining hours before expiration.

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Mar 31, 2015

Governor Pence, We See ‘Which Side You’re On’

Governor Mike Pence and the Indiana legislature have made very clear which side they're on. The legislation that the governor signed last week is yet another attack on ordinary working people. This legislation gives employers even more rights, while advancing the freedom to discriminate against members of the LGBT community, women and other groups.

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Mar 26, 2015

Leaked Investor Chapter of TPP Worse than Imagined

The 56 pages of the Investor chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership are worse than imagined and must be a wake up call for our nation.

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Mar 24, 2015

NLRB Throws Out CNNís Joint Employer Challenge

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