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Pledge: Support striking workers at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City

Click here to sign the pledge. Casino workers and members of UNITE HERE Local 54 in Atlantic City have been fighting companies and billionaires who are undercutting middle-class jobs in New Jersey.

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CWA Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

CWA national press release, July 14, 2016. CWA whole-heartedly endorsed Secretary Hillary Clinton for president of the United States on Monday. Clinton has walked with us on the Verizon picket line. She supports the call to get big money out of politics.

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Trump Taj Mahal Workers Strike in Atlantic City

CWA Local 1101 Vice President Al Russo speaking at rally in support of Taj Majal workers earlier this week.  Click here. Nearly 1,000 cooks, housekeepers, bellmen and servers from the Trump Taj hotel and casino in Atlantic City, NJ, represented by Unite Here Local 54, went on strike July 1 after negotiations broke down with management. The workers have seen massive wage cuts, termination of pensions, and loss of healthcare coverage in recent years.

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Net Neutrality Rules Upheld by D.C. Circuit, Setting Supreme Court Showdown With Telcos

by Sean Buckley, Fierce Telecom, June 14. The D.C. Circuit court upheld the FCC's net neutrality rules 2-1, a decision that will usher in challenges from incumbent telcos like AT&T and Verizon at the Supreme Court. AT&T, for one, wasted no time in saying that it plans to make its voice heard in the next challenge to the rules. It's likely that fellow telcos CenturyLink and Verizon will follow suit.

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Solidarity Rally: Stop Union Busting at Brod Kitchen

Friday, Feb 19 5-7pm at 31 West 4th St (2 blocks west of Broadway).  Three years ago workers at Hot and Crusty started a union, the Hot and Crusty Workers Assocation. It was a courageous fight by mostly immigrant workers who believed in unions and solidarity, and after a bitter fight they won union representation and a contract. 

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Labor Notes Conference April 1-3, Chicago

Labor Notes Conferences are the biggest gatherings of grassroots union activists, worker center leaders, and all-around troublemakers. Don't miss a weekend of inspiration, education, and agitation. Click here for more information on the conference. Join thousands of union members, officers, and labor activists who are on the front lines in our workplaces and our communities, organizing new workers and agitating together. Meet troublemakers from around the country and around the world.

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Help Get Bernie Sanders on the Ballot in NY

Petition Party to Get Bernie Sanders on the Ballot in NYC, Tuesday, Jan 12 at 6pm, Sponsored by Labor for Bernie. 310 West 43rd Street, SEIU 1199. Come sign a petition to get Bernie Sanders on the ballot for the April 19th Democratic Presidential Primary, bring you co-workers, friends and relatives. While you are there, take some petitions home or to your place of work to have them sign the petitions.

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Sanders: Wall Street Will Play by the Rules if I’m President

NEW YORK – Speaking a few subway stops away from the epicenter of the global financial crisis, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders promised to remake the financial system to serve America’s working families. “We can no longer tolerate an economy and a political system that has been rigged by Wall Street to benefit the wealthiest Americans in this country at the expense of everyone else,” Sanders said. “I’ll rein in Wall Street behavior, so they can’t crash our economy again. Will they like me? No. Will they begin to play by the rules if I’m president? You better believe it.”

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World Trade Center Health Program & Victim Compensation Benefits

If you were affected by 9/11 as part of the response and recovery efforts or if you lived or worked in the WTC vicinity, you can still apply to the World Trade Center Health Program and you may still be eligible for VCF benefits. The World Trade Center Health Program consists of WTC Clinical Centers of Excellence in the NY metropolitan area, including NYC, Long Island, and NJ, and there is National Program for WTC-related health care throughout the country. The CWA District 1 Health and Safety office has maintained numerous documents collected from employers and members in the months after 9/11. 

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Stop Workplace Bullying

We need to stop Verizon's bullying "blame the employee" tactics. Watch the video below to hear Neal Dias' eloquent and disturbing portrayal of Verizon management bullying tactics.

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