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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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CWA President Chris Shelton: When We Fight, We Win

August 10, 2017. In his keynote address to the 76th CWA convention in Pittsburgh, CWA President Chris Shelton laid out the intensifying attacks facing workers and the labor movement, but reminded delegates that "always, always, always, working people have risen up to fight for what is right."

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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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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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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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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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Did you participate in WTC rescue, recovery, or clean-up operations after 9/11?

Have you ever filed a WTC-12 Form to protect your rights to file a WTC-related NYS Workers' Compensation claim?. If you participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up of the World Trade Center through September 12, 2002, please register your service with the New York State Workers' Compensation Board. This will preserve your right to future benefits, should you ever need them. The deadline to register is September 11, 2018. But if you haven't registered already, you should do so now.

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