Election Win At CWA Local 1101

20 technicians employed by IGT who fix gaming machines at Monticello, Aqueduct and Yonkers Raceway won their NLRB election to join CWA Local 1101.

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Bernie Wins New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, with his decisive win, we again saw the energy and enthusiasm that Bernie Sanders generates among working families, first time voters, young people, independents, even conservatives.

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Enemies of the 1% - February’s Rabble-Rouser Newsletter

We're unapologetic enemies of the 1%, and our ranks are growing. Millions of Americans are waking up and are ready to take back our nation's economy and politics from the billionaire class who have been wielding their power with disastrous consequences.

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Class War is Still Being Lost in Silos

Why do so many middle and working class people vote against their economic interests? Les Leopold, executive director of the Labor Institute in New York City, has a one-word answer: silos.

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CWA District 1 Newsletter

Check out the February 2 edition of the District 1 newsletter

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NewsGuild, Elected Officials Rally to Save El Diario

The News Guild of New York, CWA Local 31003, rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday morning to protest the latest round of layoffs that have gutted El Diario/La Prensa, the mainland's oldest Spanish-language newspaper.

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CWA Testifies Against Altice-Cablevision Deal at NYC Hearings

Customers, advocates and workers testified against the Altice-Cablevision deal at New York State Public Service Commission hearings this week. In the Hudson Valley and the Bronx, they voiced their concerns about how European cable company Altice's move to buy Cablevision would negatively affect jobs and customer service.

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NYC Traffic Agents Reach 7-Year Tentative Agreement

New York City traffic enforcement agents, members of CWA Local 1182, reached a tentative seven-year agreement with the city that includes raises and a signing bonus. The 2,100 agents issue parking tickets and direct traffic throughout the city.

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100 Community Leaders, CWAers Call for Justice at Catholic Health

The pressure for justice at Catholic Health in Western New York is is growing both locally and across the nation. On January 1, 100 community leaders in the Greater Buffalo area published an ad in the Buffalo News calling attention to a recent report by the Workers’ Rights Board of Buffalo’s Coalition for Economic Justice which exposes multiple areas where Catholic Health has strayed from its mission and stated values. Catholic Health's behavior has had serious impact on the community and the 3,000 CWA members who work there.

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Sen. Schumer Urges Verizon to Re-Hire Unjustly Fired Verizon Wireless Worker

At a rally on January 22 U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer joined CWA members in Brooklyn, NY to demand Verizon Wireless re-hire illegally fired union activist Bianca Cunningham and settle fair contracts.

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CWAers Mobilize for Bernie

CWA members are gearing up to help Bernie Sanders become the next President of the United States.

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Monroe Free Library Unanimously Ratifies First Contract

CWA Local 1120's newest members of the Monroe Free Library unanimously ratified their first contract.

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Congressman Greg Meeks Fighting for the 1%

Rep. Greg Meeks (D-NY) is an ardent advocate for policies and legislation that hurt working families like job-destroying, anti-consumer and anti-environmental “free” trade deals, deregulation of Wall Street banks, hedge funds and private equity, and charter schools.

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Congress Finally Passes 9/11 Health Bill

In a hard fought victory, on December 18, 2015, Congress finally voted to reauthorize the 9/11 Health Bill to ensure those who were injured, are sick, or who may become ill as a result of 9/11 will permanently receive the health care they need.

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NLRB Seeks Rare Injunction Against Cablevision For Illegally Firing Union Activist

The National Labor Relations Board has gone to Federal Court to ask a judge to issue an injunction against Cablevision for illegally firing Dorothea Perry, a union activist at a call center in Nassau County.

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