Mar 11, 2016

Verizon Workers Blast Company’s Corporate Greed in New TV Ad

Frustrated with the unproductive pace of negotiations towards a new contract for 39,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia, the Communications Workers of America has launched a regional TV and digital ad buy calling the nation's 16th largest company "the poster child for corporate greed."

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Mar 8, 2016

CWA Applauds FCC Action to Modernize Lifeline for Broadband

CWA applauds the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for taking the next step in modernizing the Lifeline program to include broadband.

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Mar 7, 2016

CWA Stands in Solidarity with Former Brazilian President Lula

As Brazil's democracy comes under increased attack by conservative sectors, CWA expresses its solidarity with Brazilian workers and their organizations.

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Mar 2, 2016

CWA: ‘We’ll Continue to Fight for the Grassroots Revolution Our Country Needs’

CWA President Chris Shelton's statement on the results of the Super Tuesday primaries.

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Feb 21, 2016

Support for Bernie Sanders Continues to Build New Political Movement

Bernie Sanders' grassroots revolution is building a new political movement.

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Feb 17, 2016

CWA Members Send 2,600 Reminders Why TPP is Wrong for American Workers

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced today that more than 2,600 of its members had submitted comments to the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) expressing concern about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and its potential to harm American workers.

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Feb 9, 2016

Sanders Has Winning Message for New Hampshire and Beyond

Tonight's election results show that Senator Bernie Sanders has a message that resonates -- with working people, independents, first-time voters, young people.

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Feb 1, 2016

Senator Sanders’s Strong Showing in Iowa Builds on Energy, Enthusiasm

What an incredible night! Just one month ago, Senator Sanders trailed by double digits in Iowa polling. That picture has fundamentally changed. Sanders's message of restoring an America that works for all of us has been spreading throughout the country, engaging first time voters, young people, independents, even conservatives. New Hampshire is the next stop in a campaign that continues to energize millions of Americans.

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Jan 13, 2016

CWA Statement on the President’s State of the Union Message

CWA President Chris Shelton calls for effective action to shift our economy from one in which Wall Street calls the shots to one that rewards the efforts of working people.

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Jan 7, 2016

TransCanada’s New NAFTA Claim a Reminder How Trade Pacts Can Undercut U.S. Democratic Laws

Supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) like to claim that, "No trade agreement is going to force us to change our laws." However, today we have more evidence of how the opposite may be true.

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Dec 26, 2015

CWA Statement on Government’s Planned Immigration Raids

CWA issued this statement on the announced plans by the Department of Homeland Security to begin deportation raids targeting Central American refugees.

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Dec 17, 2015

CWA Endorses Sen. Bernie Sanders for President

Citing the need for a candidate who will break with politics-as-usual and fight for America's working people, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) voted Thursday to endorse U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for president in the 2016 election. With 700,000 members, CWA is one of the largest unions in the U.S.

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Nov 30, 2015

American Agents Approve First Contract

American Airlines agents, members of the CWA/IBT Passenger Service Association, ratified a first contract by a 73 percent "yes" vote. The Internet and telephone vote was conducted by an independent third-party.

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Nov 24, 2015

Stronger Together: Envoy Agents Vote for CWA Representation

Nearly 5,000 Envoy Air agents (formerly American Eagle) joined together and overwhelmingly voted for representation by the Communications Workers of America in an election conducted by the National Mediation Board.

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Nov 5, 2015

CWA Statement on Release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Nov 4, 2015

This Election Day, Victories for ‘Government Of, By and For the People’

Across the country, voters took a stand for accountability, fairness and voter access in our political process.

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Oct 20, 2015

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreements with AT&T Southeast, AT&T Utility Operations, and BellSouth

CWA bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements in negotiations with AT&T Southeast, AT&T Utility Operations, and BellSouth Billing on contracts covering a total of 28,000 workers. Details are being provided to CWA members for ratification votes.

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Oct 14, 2015

Labor Groups Call for Disclose of Political Contributions by Government Contractors

CWA, the AFL-CIO and other labor groups are calling on President Obama to sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to fully disclose their political contributions.

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Oct 5, 2015

CWA Statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Reached in Atlanta

Despite all the hype, this TPP is a disaster for working families and communities.

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Sep 30, 2015

Passenger Service Agents Reach Tentative First Contract at American Airlines

The CWA/IBT Association has reached a tentative first contract with American Airlines covering 15,000 passenger service agents. The Association is the joint bargaining group (CWA and IBT) that represents agents at American Airlines.

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