This week, call center workers at federal contractor Maximus, who answer Medicare and Affordable Care Act Marketplace lines, went on a two day strike demanding affordable healthcare and an end to poverty wages.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors passed two CWA championed ordinances that will require companies like Verizon to disclose the subcontractors they are using to complete permitted work, and other news.
Once again Black people in our country have been targeted and traumatized by a violent white supremacist. Ten people were killed, three wounded, and millions terrorized in this racially motivated attack.
The Biden Administration’s Internet for All Initiative, announced today by U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, will ensure that the resources in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will be used as Congress intended – to bring reliable, high speed internet connections to every household in the United States while creating high quality union jobs in our communities.
Alex Speidel, one of the lead organizers from United Paizo Workers/CWA, joined a historic meeting with President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, and other worker organizers at the White House to discuss how he and his coworkers at Paizo won voluntary recognition for their union.
On Monday, at a White House event attended by CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced a program that will make high speed broadband more affordable for millions of Americans.