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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 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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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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Protect our NYS Constitution: Vote NO on a Constitutional Convention

Every 20 years, New York State voters decide on whether to hold a Constitutional Convention, which would allow our State Constitution to be amended or completely rewritten. The outcome could have devastating effects for decades.

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Rally to Support Spectrum Strikers Monday, Sept 18 at 4pm

Monday, September 18 at 4pm, Foley Square, Centre & Worth St, Lower Manhattan. Spectrum workers have been on strike for six months. On Monday, September 18 they'll be marching from Brooklyn across the Brooklyn Bridge to a rally on the Manhattan side at Foley Square. We'll meet them at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge on the Manhattan side at 4pm and march with them to Foley Square.

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CWA: Trump's Move on Dreamers is Cruel and Mean-Spirited

September 5, 2017. Statement by the Communications Workers of America on the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: The Trump administration’s policy to subject 800,000 young immigrants to deportation from the only country they’ve ever known is cruel and mean-spirited.

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Help CWA Members Devasted by Hurricane Harvey

CWA President Chris Shelton is urging CWA locals and members to help CWA members and their families in Texas who are suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey: "CWA is getting more information about our members and their families who are among the tens of thousands left devastated in Texas by the storms and flooding of Hurricane Harvey."

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We're Not Going Away: Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

It's Labor Day, and that means another round of media stories claiming that unions have no place in our global, high-tech economy world. Now, that's really fake news. CWA and our entire labor movement are more united, more prepared and more determined than ever.

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