This week, CWA members, retirees, staff, and leaders were joined by other public sector union members at the New Jersey Statehouse to demand that the Constitutional Amendment to ensure pension payments be put up for a vote and passed in the Senate.
CWA stewards and members in New Jersey support legislation that would place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot this November to guarantee pension payments for the state's public worker pension system.
IUE-CWA retirees leafleted shareholders outside the General Electric Co. annual meeting in Jacksonville, Fla., and IUE-CWA locals in other locations held solidarity demonstrations outside GE facilities.
More than 500 CWA N.J. shop stewards and activists met for a day of mobilization training on the campaign to win a ballot question for a constitutional amendment to require the State of New Jersey to make full payments into the pension system.
CWA retired and active members are pushing back against Nokia-Lucent's attempt to grab billions in pension assets from a plan covering retired CWA and IBEW members and transfer those funds to an underfunded management fund.