In a big victory for CWA members, who have been writing letters, sending postcards to legislators, making phone calls, and traveling to the state capitol in Albany time and time again to get this bill passed, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Call Center Jobs Act into law on January 2.
CWA members held a rally outside Arizona Senator Martha McSally's office to raise public awareness about McSally's anti-worker record, including supporting the GOP corporate tax cut bill that harmed working families.
CWA today praised New York State legislators and Governor Andrew Cuomo for the historic new law which will protect New York call center workers and state taxpayers by denying state grants, loans, and tax breaks to companies that move New York call center jobs out of the country.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a series of decisions this week designed to undermine workers’ ability to join together to address workplace issues. All three cases were decided by a 3-1 vote, with President Trump’s three appointees voting to expand employers’ control over workers’ ability to communicate with each other and maintain their union membership..
CWA President Chris Shelton spoke to activists at the CWA National Legislative-Political Retreat about how critical it is to take back the White House and the U.S. Senate with pro-union candidates in 2020.
CWA members will participate in a global day of labor union action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to protest the severe repression of labor union and other activists in the Philippines.