A member of the News Media Guild/TNG-CWA Local 31222 has successfully petitioned the Associated Press to update its Stylebook entry on so-called "right-to-work" laws to ensure that reporting on these laws accurately conveys the meaning of the anti-worker term.
CWA's Director of Legislation, Politics, and International Affairs Shane Larson testified before the Trade subcommittee of the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee on how the Trump Administration's NAFTA 2.0 falls short for working families.
CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday about the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on working Americans and called on Congress to hold big corporations accountable for their failed promises to raise wages and create jobs with their tax windfalls.
CWA members have increasingly seen their jobs offshored, generally to countries where workers are denied human rights and not paid a decent wage. Cross-border collective bargaining and other reforms are needed to build a new pro-worker model.
In the same year AT&T cut a staggering number of jobs and closed call centers throughout the U.S., the company may not have paid cash income taxes. In fact, AT&T says that after refunds, it enjoyed a net tax rebate of $354 million.
A historic civil rights settlement was announced with Facebook today encompassing sweeping changes that the tech giant will make to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.
The Republican “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” created additional incentives and rewards for profits to be made overseas by allowing companies to pay significantly less of the corporate tax rate on profits earned abroad as they would in the United States, while also exempting certain types of overseas corporate investments from taxes entirely.
I know the anguish and utter sorrow I feel over the suffering of the Muslim community in Christchurch and around the world is shared by my brothers and sisters in CWA other Labor Unions, and by all thinking, caring humans.
Members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, gathered in Washington, D.C., this week as Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan was called in to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee.