Minn. Worker’s Congressional Testimony Illustrates Power of Public Investment in Green Jobs to Reduce Inequality
Today, Veronica Puentes, a manufacturing worker from Crookston, Minn., testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget, sharing how public investment through the bipartisan infrastructure bill and her union job gave her a second chance at life.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) stands in full support and solidarity with the 150,000 members of the UAW as their contracts at the Big Three automakers expire and they prepare to go on strike.
CWA Files Amicus Brief in Support of Microsoft-Activision Merger, Citing Positive Impact on Labor Market for Game Workers
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) filed an amicus brief today in support of Microsoft, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as the company faces an appeal from the FTC over its acquisition of game developer Activision-Blizzard. Central to the union’s support is the landmark, legally enforceable labor neutrality agreement that Microsoft entered into with CWA in June 2022 which, if the merger is approved, would allow workers at Activision-Blizzard to freely make a choice about union representation.
Protecting and maintaining local broadcasting in the U.S. means making sure that broadcasting industry workers have good, union jobs and a strong voice in public policy impacting the broadcast industry.
VIDEO: Obamacare Call Center Workers Joined by CWA, NAACP Presidents, Rep. Thompson, & More for National Press Conference Calling on Federal Contractor Maximus to Raise Pay, Benefits and Respect Right to Organize
CWA President Claude Cummings Jr., NAACP President Derrick Johnson, Congressman Bennie Thompson, and Cassandra Welchlin, Executive Director of Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable and other allies joined Obamacare and Medicare call center workers who are employed by the federal government’s largest federal call center contractor, Maximus, to call on Maximus for affordable healthcare, a living wage of at least $25 per hour, and the freedom to organize a union free from employer intimidation.