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Leaders of CWA, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are urging Congress to include affordable, universal access to broadband in future legislation that addresses the coronavirus pandemic.
Six senators led by Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) sent a letter today to Maximus calling on the company to respond to workers’ demands to meet with their organizing committee. The letter is co-signed by Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).
As wireless workers provide essential support during the COVID-19 pandemic, T-Mobile has engaged in an intense union busting campaign at a store in Del Rio, Texas where workers are seeking to organize with CWA. A T-Mobile manager from Laredo has driven three hours to the store multiple times to meet with the workers indoors for captive audience meetings to pressure them to vote against union representation.
On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 members of the Industrial Division of the Communications Workers of America (IUE-CWA) will hold protests, standing six feet apart, at General Electric (GE) facilities. They will also appeal directly to President Trump with banners outside of Trump owned golf courses and hotels.
CWA President Chris Shelton joined with six other labor union leaders to raise the alarm about procedures that the Trump Administration has put in place that waives the requirement for large businesses to use federal aid from the CARES Act to keep 90% of their employees on payroll.
Join CWA President Chris Shelton, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, and CWA frontline workers tomorrow, May 1, at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT for a Facebook Live discussion.