Nov 24, 2015

Stronger Together: Envoy Agents Vote for CWA Representation

Nearly 5,000 Envoy Air agents (formerly American Eagle) joined together and overwhelmingly voted for representation by the Communications Workers of America in an election conducted by the National Mediation Board.

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Nov 5, 2015

CWA Statement on Release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Nov 4, 2015

This Election Day, Victories for ‘Government Of, By and For the People’

Across the country, voters took a stand for accountability, fairness and voter access in our political process.

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Oct 20, 2015

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreements with AT&T Southeast, AT&T Utility Operations, and BellSouth

CWA bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements in negotiations with AT&T Southeast, AT&T Utility Operations, and BellSouth Billing on contracts covering a total of 28,000 workers. Details are being provided to CWA members for ratification votes.

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Oct 14, 2015

Labor Groups Call for Disclose of Political Contributions by Government Contractors

CWA, the AFL-CIO and other labor groups are calling on President Obama to sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to fully disclose their political contributions.

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Oct 5, 2015

CWA Statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Reached in Atlanta

Despite all the hype, this TPP is a disaster for working families and communities.

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Sep 30, 2015

Passenger Service Agents Reach Tentative First Contract at American Airlines

The CWA/IBT Association has reached a tentative first contract with American Airlines covering 15,000 passenger service agents. The Association is the joint bargaining group (CWA and IBT) that represents agents at American Airlines.

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Sep 16, 2015

CWA: Journey for Justice Goes Forward with Fight for Voting Rights

From Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C., we've joined our allies and followed in the footsteps of the past generation of civil rights leaders who at great personal cost stood for the rights of all to fully participate in our nation and our democracy.

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Sep 2, 2015

CWA Calls for Regulators to Investigate Verizon’s Refusal to Invest in Landline Upkeep

CWA today announced it is filing letters with telephone regulators in six states and Washington, DC calling on them to open investigations into the deterioration of Verizon's copper landline networks.

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Aug 31, 2015

CWA: Expanding Lifeline Program Will Help Close Digital Divide

In comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission today, CWA called for specific measures to modernize and expand the Lifeline program to make broadband service more affordable and accessible to lower-income families.

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Aug 27, 2015

CWA Statement on NLRB Browning-Ferris Decision

"For too long, US employers have used temporary and contract employees to evade their responsibilities to workers and to purposely block workers from organizing and bargaining collectively.

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Aug 26, 2015

CWA, Media Sector Members ‘Heartsick’ Over Journalists’ Murders

This morning's senseless tragedy in Roanoke, Va., struck close to home for the journalists and other news media workers represented by The NewsGuild-CWA and the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET-CWA).

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Aug 9, 2015

Negotiations with AT&T Are About Good Jobs, Respect and Quality Family Life

28,000 CWA members at AT&T Southeast are mobilizing across nine states, buildling lots of public support for their fair contract fight.

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Aug 8, 2015

Contracts Covering 28,000 Workers at AT&T Southeast Expire

CWA members at AT&T Southeast are working without a contract while continuing the fight for a fair contract.

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Aug 7, 2015

As Contract Expiration Nears, CWA Calls on AT&T to Get Serious in Bargaining

CWAers tell AT&T Southeast, 'we deserve a fair contract, not demands for givebacks.'

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Aug 4, 2015

Statement by the CWA on the tentative national agreement with the American Red Cross

This first-ever national tentative settlement covering some 4,000 workers at American Red Cross operations in 24 states is a positive step toward for Red Cross workers and the public we serve.

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Aug 4, 2015

NLRB Judge Finds T-Mobile US Guilty of More Labor Law Violations

Nearly five months ago, an administrative law judge (ALJ) at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found T-Mobile US guilty of multiple violations of US labor law.

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Aug 1, 2015

CWA & IBEW Leaders at Verizon Announce Plan to Stay on the Job & Continue Fight for a Fair Contract

Leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announced that 39,000 Verizon workers up and down the East Coast will work without a contract when their collective bargaining agreement expires at midnight tonight, and continue their fight for a fair agreement while on the job.

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Aug 1, 2015

Communications Workers of America Statement on Verizon Contract Talks

With collective bargaining agreements between Verizon and 39,000 members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) expiring at midnight tonight, the Communications Workers of America announced today that they had put a constructive, comprehensive new bargaining proposal across the table at negotiations in Rye, NY that would offer the company significant healthcare and retiree cost savings. The proposal was made last night and union bargainers are currently waiting for a response from Verizon.

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Jul 27, 2015

CWA, Frontier Communications Reach Agreement in California

The agreement extends the current collective bargaining agreement (negotiated with Verizon) and includes language on adding new jobs, ensuring job security and other provisions.

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