Posts Tagged ‘CWA’

Jun
2013
4

NM Court Rules In Favor of AFSCME, CWA, Will Order $20M in Backpay to 11,000 State Employees

NM Court Rules In Favor of AFSCME, CWA, Will Order $20M in Backpay to 11,000 State Employees
  Last week, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled in favor of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Communications Workers of America (CWA) members who argued that the state violated pay increases agreed upon in their 2007 collective bargaining agreement. The case involves former Gov. Bill Richardson freezing...
Jan
2012
19

“There is nothing greedy in wanting your hard work to be rewarded with a chance to properly retire. There is nothing selfish about wanting to put your children through college.”

“There is nothing greedy in wanting your hard work to be rewarded with a chance to properly retire. There is nothing selfish about wanting to put your children through college.”
Michael Powell’s recent piece, “At Cablevision, Expected to Install Everything Except a Union,” takes a glimpse into the life of cable installers who are fighting to join the Communication Workers of America (CWA). The article provides a modern look at the labor struggle and shows that the men and women fighting today are in...
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Jan
2012
6

CWA Releases Hilarious Parody Video Taking Shots at Verizon for Bargaining in Bad Faith

CWA Releases Hilarious Parody Video Taking Shots at Verizon for Bargaining in Bad Faith
Members of the Communications Workers of America were none too pleased when they recently received what the union is calling a “propoganda video” explaining to the membership why they should give in to Verizon’s contract demands. Verizon agreed to bargain in good faith when their 45,000 unionized CWA and International Brotherhood...
Nov
2011
18

It Turns Out That Verizon and CWA Agree On Something After All: The AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

It Turns Out That Verizon and CWA Agree On Something After All: The AT&T/T-Mobile Merger
Those New Yorkers who lasted the longest at yesterday’s #N17 demonstrations were greeted by an amazing sight. As tens of thousands of concerned citizens, political activists and trade unionists, including members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA), marched from Foley Square onto the Brooklyn Bridge, someone illuminated the Verizon...