CWA Activists Union Hall Call on Fast Track & TPP, January 23, 2014
This month's call focuses on the fight against Fast Track and the dangerous Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
CWA President Larry Cohen is joined by:
- AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka
- Dave Felice from CWA Local 7777 who is part of a coalition of groups in Denver, including CWA, the United Steelworkers, the Amalgamated Transit Union, Sierra Club, Food and Water Watch, the Audubon Society and MoveOn.org, who have been meeting with members of Congress and their staff on fast track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
- Grace Catania from TNG-CWA Local 34071 whose photo of her granddaughter holding a poster about child labor conditions in Vietnam, one of the countries that is part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, has been shared widely on social media.
- Don Villar from NABET-CWA Local 54041 in Chicago, where he has been working with other unions and progressive groups like Common Cause to fight fast track and the Tran-Pacific partnership by visiting members of Congress, writing letters, sending post cards and making calls.