The goal of CWA Strong is to create a shared understanding of the forces that seek to derail the gains we’ve made. We’ll use the smarts we’ve acquired in decades of organizing, bargaining and mobilization to reach every member, strengthen our union and protect good jobs, wages, benefits and retirement.
CWA President Shelton: I’m proud that we’re a union where every member has every other member’s back. That solidarity and strength is about to be tested, but I have no doubt that we’re up to this challenge.
A law passed in Iowa on Feb. 16 allows public worker unions to bargain only about base wages. Bargaining over health care, evaluations, layoff policies and other issues no longer permitted. The arbitration process also was restricted. Public workers nationwide are bracing for similar assaults,