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CWA Adopts CWA STRONG Plan at 76th Convention

This week CWA Local 1101 delegates joined CWA delegates nationally to adopt the CWA STRONG plan to strengthen our union. CWAers from more than 371 locals at the CWA Convention took the pledge to make locals CWA STRONG, with more signing up every day.

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Support Spectrum Strikers

Spectrum workers, members of IBEW Local 3, have been on strike since March 28, 2017. 1800 men and women went on strike after Charter Communications refused to bargain in good faith, attempting to slash benefits by halting their contributions to workers' pension and medical plans.

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CWA Statement on the Senate's Health Care Plan

Statement by President Chris Shelton, Communications Workers of America, on the health care plan released today by the Senate: "I wouldn't have believed it possible but the health care proposal released today by Senate Republicans is in many ways worse than the version that House Republicans adopted.

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Help Keep Call Center Jobs in the U.S.

More than 3 million working men and women across this country provide customer service at call centers, but their jobs are increasingly coming under attack. In the past ten years, corporations have outsourced tens of thousands of call center jobs, sending much of that work to low-wage countries in a short-sighted race to the bottom. 

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Boycott Budweiser & Bud Light

Support Striking Teamsters & their families. Click here to sign the petition. Clare Rose, the sole Long Island distributor of Anheuser-Busch and several craft beers, illegally cut its drivers' pay by 30% and ended the workers' pension. In response, Clare Rose workers, members of Teamsters Local 812, have been on strike since April 23.

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Climate, Jobs and Justice Forum

Tuesday, May 16, 6:30pm, Ethical Culture Society Concert Hall, 2 West 64th Street, New York, NY 11231. Join us at forum on climate, jobs, and justice for NY, with a people's interview of NYC Mayor de Blasio, Public Advocate James and Comptroller Stringer. Come hear from our city's leaders. Question them on these critical issues and urge them to take the bold policy action we need!

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People's Climate Movement National Day of Action

This coming Saturday, April 29 is the Climate March in Washington DC, part of the People's Climate Movement.  There will be a march in Staten Island as well. Demand Justice for all workers, our families and our planet.

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Net Neutrality Is Trump's Next Target, Administration Says

By Steve Lohr, New York Times, 3/30/17. The Trump administration served notice on Thursday that its next move to deregulate broadband internet service companies would be to jettison the Obama administration's net neutrality rules, which were intended to safeguard free expression online.

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Union strike hits Spectrum-Time Warner Cable over dwindling benefits, shoddy field equipment

By Ginger Adams Otis, NY Daily News, March 28. The revolution will not be televised on Spectrum-Time Warner Cable, because 1,700 of its workers in New York and New Jersey went on strike Tuesday. The technicians with Local Union No. 3 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers service Spectrum-TWC field equipment - keeping customers' Internet and cable service up and running.

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Call Your Representative and Tell Him/Her Not to Cut Health Benefits for Millions of Americans

Call 1-855-980-2346 today. Congress is set to repeal the Affordable Care Act and slash Medicaid funding. Tell your representative to say NO to health care cuts which will affect millions of Americans. The Republican bill to gut the Affordable Care Act and slash Medicaid takes health coverage away from millions of Americans, including seniors and children. It will force people to pay more for high-deductible insurance. Meanwhile it provides tax cuts to the very rich and to drug and insurance companies. It will be a disaster for working people.

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