In his last keynote address as CWA President, Larry Cohen told delegates that "we can't keep playing by their rules - the deck is stacked, the dice are loaded, the game is fixed." To change that stacked deck, "we need allies and deeper coalitions because the obstacles are that much tougher.
In his address to the CWA Convention, newly elected Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton lays out his agenda and rallies CWAers to join together to strengthen CWA and to rebuild our labor movement.
Christopher Shelton was elected the new president of the Communications Workers of America by acclamation of delegates to the union's 75th convention. He succeeds Larry Cohen who stepped down after serving as president for ten years and spending 39 years organizing and working in CWA.