Across CWA, locals were marking Customer Service Week with a special focus on the Bush administration's efforts to slash the hard-won protections of the Family Medical Leave Act.
During CWA Customer Service Professionals Week this year, locals will be mobilizing in the workplace to fight attempts by the corporate lobby and the Bush Labor Department to curtail protections of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
After attacking overtime, Social Security and an array of workers' rights, the Bush administration has now moved the Family and Medical Leave Act near the top of its hit list.
The Bush administration and GOP leaders in Congress may be buoyed by November's election but they're quickly going to learn that active union members have never shied from a challenge.
The stakes for workers and unions are enormous as the Senate takes up President Bush's nomination of ultraconservative Judge Samuel Alito for the U.S. Supreme Court.