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Fifty years after Dr. King’s Death, PPAs to Organize and Fight for Dignity and Respect

Press release, Jan 12, 2018. The film industry's invisible workforce - Production Parking Assistants - to join Rev Al Sharpton, NYC elected officials on Martin Luther King Day and announce plans to unionize. 

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New York Family Paid Leave In Effect January 1, 2018

The new Paid Family Leave law goes into effect January 1, 2018 for people working in the state of New York. New York Paid Family Leave is funded through employee payroll deductions.

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F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

By Cecilia Kangdec, NYT, Dec 14, 2017 Local 1101 Note: Ajit Pai, Chairmain of the FCC, is a former Verizon lawyer. Whose interests do you think he represents?! WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to dismantle rules regulating the businesses that connect consumers to the internet, granting broadband companies the power to potentially reshape Americans' online experiences.

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Contract dispute with infrastructure company’s union workers headed for City Council hearing

By Ginger Adams Otis, NY Daily News, 12/3/17 All the players in a major contract battle between a New York union and an infrastructure company owned by a private-equity firm are being asked to appear before the City Council this month.

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National Day of Action Against Trump - GOP Tax Plan

CALL YOUR SENATOR TODAY AT 888-907-9365. A Message from CWA President Chris Shelton. CWA and our members have fought - and won - many fights this year against the one percent and corporate interests and their agenda in Washington, DC.

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Union Plus Scholarship Application Due January 31, 2018

Application deadline: January 31, 2018. Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.2 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.

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CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarships 2018-2019

Application deadline: April 30, 2018. Applications for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year are now open. The Foundation's Board of Directors has approved the awarding of sixteen (16) partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years. 
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GOP Tax Plan Will Hurt Working Families

Call your Senator today at 888--907-9365. The GOP tax plan is full of tax cuts that only benefit millionaires and billionaires and corporations while harming working families. On average, US working families will see a tax increase of $794,but for most of our members, it will be a lot more.

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Make Sure You VOTE Tomorrow! Check out CWA Endorsed Candidates & Vote NO on Con Con

Tuesday, Nov 7 is Election Day. Tomorrow New Yorkers will not only vote for Mayor and local elected leaders, we will decide whether or not to hold a constitutional convention, which would cost tax payers hundreds of millions of dollars and have far-reaching and devastating effects for working families.

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AFL-CIO Labor Walks to Promote NO vote on Constitutional Convention

Join union members on Labor Walks to educate New Yorkers on why a Constitutional Convention would be disastrous to working people. The NYS AFL-CIO is sponsoring Labor Walks on Saturday, October 28 and Saturday, November 4. Join us!  Help protect our jobs, our benefits, our communities and our environment. 

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