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U.S. House Passes Pro-Worker Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Yesterday, thanks to the tireless work of CWA members and a broad coalition of labor, civil rights, environmental, religious immigrant rights, and women's groups, the U.S. House passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, historic legislation to make it easier for workers to join a union.

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CWA Members win Call Center Job Protections in New Jersey!

Thanks to four years of hard work and dedication from CWA members in New Jersey, this week Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation to protect New Jersey call center jobs. CWA members worked alongside members of the state AFL-CIO and IBEW Local 827 to get the bill across the finish line.

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Help Protect the Right to Organize - Feb 4 Day of Action

Can you make one phone call TODAY to protect workers rights? Members of Congress will vote on Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act in the coming days. CWA members pushed to make this vote happen. Call Congress today at 1-877-426-8013 and ask your representative to support the PRO Act. 

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Commemorating Dr Martin Luther King, Jr: All Labor Has Dignity

Today, January 20, 2020 we honor and recognize the life and work of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. 'On March 18, 1968 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his speech “All Labor Has Dignity” at Bishop Charles Mason Temple of the Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tennessee. The church was overflowing with sanitation workers on strike and their supporters. 

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NABET-CWA Workers Win $76 Million NLRB Settlement

NABET-CWA, a sector of the Communications Workers of America, and its Local 11 (New York) and Local 31 (Washington, D.C.), have negotiated one of the largest back pay settlements in the 84-year history of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), requiring CNN America, Inc. to pay a total of $76 million to hundreds of broadcast technicians who were fired when CNN terminated its subcontract with union-represented employees at Team Video Services (TVS).

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CWA Launches New Programs for Veterans

This week CWA President Chris Shelton announced the CWA Veterans for Social Change program and a new National CWA Veterans Committee.

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Labor & Energy Research Study on union members' views

Researchers at Drexel University are studying the views of labor members and leaders regarding what type of energy should be used to power the U.S. They are conducting recorded interviews with union members to learn their views on fossil fuel energy and renewable energy systems.

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Honoring and Remembering the Heroes of September 11, 2001

Today we commemorate the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA. 2,996 people were killed that day, including thirty-two CWA, AFA-CWA and NABET-CWA. 

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Can You Make a Call Today to Help Stop Outsourcing?

August 21 is a National Day of Action. Members of Congress are back in their home districts and they need to hear from us. Please call 1-877-775-9294 today to tell your Congressperson to support legislation to stop companies from off-shoring jobs.

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Call Center Bill Passed in NYS!

BIG NEWS: After years of hard work, the NY Call Center Jobs Act has passed in the New York Assembly by a count of 93-19! 

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