Family Updates & Retirements

Congrats to Mike Phillips on his retirement

In Sympathy

The Family of John Whitehair

Marnetta Daniels and Calvin Daniels

Brian Casto for the loss of his father

Retiree Melanie Carpenter, loss of huband

Jeffrey Carpenter, loss of father

Jennifer Wooten loss of her grandfather

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Bargaining Update

Friday - December 18, 2015
United Flight Attendants protest today; NewsGuild settles with The Nation magazine; Waterloo City workers win pay raises; New Flyer workers vote on new agreement; Verizon workers mobilize.

Customs Bill Fails to Address Currency Manipulation & Human Trafficking

Friday - December 18, 2015
In a letter to members of Congress, CWA expressed strong opposition to the customs reauthorization bill moving forward in Congress, noting that the bill "is littered with troubling provisions that will actually hinder efforts to formulate a better trade policy that benefits American workers."

COOL Ruling & Repeal Effort is Another Reminder How TPP Could Undermine U.S. Laws

Friday - December 18, 2015
Supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) like to claim that "No trade agreement is going to force us to change our laws." But recent World Trade Organization (WTO) rulings against the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) rules for beef and pork demonstrate that this claim is wrong.

15,000 Petitions to End T-Mobile Employee Gag Order Policy Delivered to German Embassy

Friday - December 18, 2015
The AFL-CIO, National Women's Law Center and CWA delivered 15,000 petition signatures to the German Embassy on Tuesday, urging the German government to use its shareholder power to press T-Mobile to abandon a company policy that silences workers who speak out against sexual harassment.

Organizing Update

Friday - December 18, 2015
About 200 ski patrol workers in Utah have come together for a voice in the workplace and voted to join CWA Local 7781, CWA District 7 Administrative Director Al Kogler reported.

CWA e-Newsletter: Dec. 17, 2015

Friday - December 18, 2015
CWA Endorses Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States; NLRB Seeks Rare Injunction Against Cablevision for Illegally Firing Union Activist; CWA Activists and Allies Elect Houston's Mayor; Bargaining Update; and more.

CWA Endorses Sen. Bernie Sanders for President of the United States

Friday - December 18, 2015
Citing the need for a candidate who will break with politics-as-usual and fight for America's working people, CWA voted today to endorse U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in the 2016 race for President of the United States. With 700,000 members, CWA is one of the largest unions in the U.S.

CWA Files Objections to Altice-Cablevision Deal

Friday - December 11, 2015
CWA has filed official objections with the Federal Communications Commission over the proposed sale of Cablevision to Dutch company Altice.

The Fed Thinks The Economy Is Healthy – But It’s Not

Friday - December 11, 2015
In a new Medium blog post, CWA President Chris Shelton outlines why the Federal Reserve's hints at raising interest rates are so troubling.
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