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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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Investigate the Tax Scam: Can you make one 30 second call today?

Tell Congress: Investigate where billions in tax breaks to massive corporations went. call 1-855-980-2231 and tell the person who answers the phone: We were told that tax cuts for corporations would result in more jobs and higher wages, but comopanies instead ran away with billions, cut jobs, and failed to provide wage increases. 

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Tell Congress: Investigate the Tax Scam!

TELL CONGRESS: Investigate where billions in tax breaks to massive corporations went. Republicans in Congress told us the corporate tax cut bill they passed in 2017 would push companies to create jobs, raise wages and stop offshoring, but it didn’t. The bill was a scam. 

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Save Call Center Jobs - Send This Quick Email Please!

Since 2006, we’ve lost nearly 40,000 call center jobs in New York.  We have a chance this year to pass the NY State Call Center Jobs Act, passed ut we need you to take action. CLICK HERE to send a quick email to your Assemblymember to ask them to support the bill and keep our communities strong!

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