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FCC set to vote on dangerous, anti-union one touch, make ready proposal

Speed Matters.org. The FCC is scheduled to vote on a "One Touch, Make Ready" (OTMR) proposal that endangers workers and could send CWA members' work -- done by skilled employees who know the equipment and have extensive training -- to unskilled, untrained, low-wage contractors. 

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CWA Opposes the Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Monday, July 9, 2018. CWA opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and calls on members of the U.S. Senate to reject this nomination.

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CWA President Chris Shelton on Janus Decision: CWA Members are Ready to Fight

Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus vs. AFSCME. Today’s Supreme Court decision on the Janus v. AFSCME case marks a sad day for all working people. 

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Join the National Day of Action Sat, June 30: Families Belong Together

New York City Action: 10 a.m. Meet at Foley Sq, March Across the Bklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza. New Jersey action: 11 a.m. at Newark City Hall. Dear Sisters and Brothers, We have all read the news, seen the videos, or heard the tapes of children's cries for their mothers and fathers after being separated at the U.S. southern border. It is heartbreaking and infuriating that this is happening in our country.

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Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules

By Brian Fung, Washington Post, 5/16/18. The Senate approved a resolution Wednesday that aims to undo a sweeping act of deregulation undertaken last year by the Federal Communications Commission, issuing a rebuke to the Trump administration, which supported the FCC's move.

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Senate approves bipartisan resolution to restore FCC net neutrality rules

By Brian Fung, Washington Post, 5/16/18. The Senate approved a resolution Wednesday that aims to undo a sweeping act of deregulation undertaken last year by the Federal Communications Commission, issuing a rebuke to the Trump administration, which supported the FCC's move.

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Letter Carrier National Food Drive Saturday, May 12

The Letter Carrier National Food Drive is this Saturday, May 12. CWA locals around the country will be supporting the food drive. Please join in!

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Help Protect New York State Call Center Jobs

Call Your NYS Senator at 855-980-2128. Over the past ten years, New York has lost 37,310 call center jobs. Verizon has sent at least 1000 good NY call center jobs overseas. New York State shouldn't subsidize corporations that destroy jobs.

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Rally this Saturday, Feb 24 to Protect Unions & Workers Rights

CWA meet-up: 10:30am at Reade & Lafayette St. Rally starts at 11am at Foley Square. When working people have the freedom to speak up together through unions, we make progress together that benefits everyone. But today - with a shrinking middle class and a growing gap between the rich and the rest of us - the last thing America needs is an assault on the freedom to form strong unions and speak up for ourselves and our communities.

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New York Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Net Neutrality

By Mallory Locklear, Endgadget, 1/24/18. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order today requiring any internet service provider with a state contract to honor the principles of net neutrality. In a statement the governor said, "With this executive order, we reaffirm our commitment to freedom and democracy and help ensure that the internet remains free and open to all."

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