The decision by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to revoke the visas of degree-seeking international students if their institutions move to online instruction in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic has no purpose other than to advance President Trump’s radically isolationist agenda.
Today, the House of Representatives passed an infrastructure bill, the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), containing strong provisions to expand broadband access, make it more affordable, and create and protect good jobs across the country.
AT&T has informed the Communications Workers of America of its plans to cut over 3,400 technician and clerical jobs across the country over the next few weeks. In addition, the company plans to permanently shutter over 250 AT&T Mobility and Cricket Wireless stores, impacting 1,300 retail jobs.
Today’s historic 6-3 Supreme Court decision affirms that firing someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling provides clarity and comfort for millions of LGBTQ working people in the United States who are not covered by anti-discrimination provisions in state and local laws or union collective bargaining agreements.
In response to the senseless murder of George Floyd and in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement, Communications Workers of America (CWA) members and allies across the globe today took a stand against racism by stopping work and reflecting for eight minutes and 46 seconds, the length of time Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck leaving him unable to breathe as he and others called out for help.
Today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced its endorsement of MT Gov. Steve Bullock for US Senate. Bullock clinched the Democratic nomination in his state’s Senate primary on Tuesday.