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Louisiana Lobby Day

Monday - March 19, 2018

Last week, CWA local presidents met with Louisiana Senator Troy Carter.

Pro-Labor Candidate Wins Big in Western Pennsylvania

Monday - March 19, 2018

Democrat Conor Lamb won a special election in 18th Congressional District in Western Pennsylvania.

Scholarships for CWA Families

Monday - March 19, 2018

Don't miss the April 30 deadline for the Joe Beirne Scholarship!

GOP Blocks Warren Amendment to Crack Down on Offshoring and Passes Financial Deregulation Bill

Monday - March 19, 2018

This week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill to roll back protections put in place to prevent another financial crisis.

Verizon Wireless Closing One-Third of U.S. Call Centers, Cutting Customer Service Jobs

Monday - March 19, 2018

Verizon's plan will close six call center locations across the country, which will result in elimination of approximately 3,000 customer service jobs.

A Healthcare Story: How My Daughter-in-Law Inspired Me and My Call Center

Monday - March 12, 2018

Ethelyne Dianna Brooks, EVP of CWA Local 6016, writes about how her daughter-in-law inspired her to work with her union to bring in a mobile clinic to screen members at her call center for breast cancer.

Senators Urge General Dynamics to Address Wage Theft at Call Centers

Monday - March 12, 2018

Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) issued a letter yesterday calling on General Dynamics to ensure that the company is not illegally underpaying its federally contracted call center employees and is not violating its employees’ freedom to join together to negotiate better pay and working conditions.

Big Banks Benefit from Tax Bill, Aggressively Offshore American Jobs

Monday - March 12, 2018

The banking industry is among the biggest beneficiaries from the Republican tax bill passed in December 2017. Yet many U.S. banks have been aggressively offshoring U.S. jobs, especially in the call center and customer service industry, to low-wage countries. Despite these offshoring practices, and their financial windfall from the tax bill, there is no movement from the big banks to return jobs from overseas. In fact, leading analysts believe that the tax bill will encourage the additional offshoring of American jobs.

Bargaining Update

Monday - March 12, 2018

The latest bargaining information about Frontier Communications, AT&T Midwest (District 4), and AT&T (Legacy T).

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