CWA “Thanks” Chris Christie in Ad

It was typical Chris Christie bluster as the New Jersey governor held a town hall in Kenilworth, New Jersey, on March 31, 2015. "Let me tell you something, these public employees should be sending me a thank you note," he said. And what should New Jersey public employees be sending Christie a "thank you note" for? Well, for breaking the law by not funding their pensions.

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Unions Protest Christie’s Pension Fund Cut

About 4,000 CWA and other public-sector union members – all dressed in red – surrounded New Jersey's Statehouse on Tuesday to protest the governor's decision to axe $1.57 billion from a promised payment to public workers' pension system.

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Members Take Action for Good Jobs at Verizon and FiOS for all New Yorkers.

Almost 100 CWAers from locals across New York City visited City Council members to discuss good jobs at Verizon through delivering FiOS to all New Yorkers.

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NYC Mayor De Blasio Launches a Progressive Agenda for America

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio believes income inequality is a national crisis that defines our time and he went to Washington this week to launch a Progressive Agenda for America to begin to address the issue.

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CWAers Lobby for Safe Staffing

CWA members from Locals 1103, 1111, 1122, 1133 and 1168 descended on the New York State Capitol, joined by healthcare workers from across the state, to tell their stories and urge lawmakers to pass safe staffing legislation.

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#FF15 Victory: Governor Cuomo to Establish Wage Board

As CWA and Fast Food workers rally at Union Square today, Governor Cuomo announced that he will establish a wage board to investigate wages in the fast food industry and issue a recommendation within 3 months.

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CWA Members Rally in Contract Negotiation Kick-Off Celebration

On May 4, hundreds turned out for a rally in Rochester, NY to kick-off bargaining for a new contract at Frontier Communications, Inc.

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Doing Whatever It Takes To Protect Our Pension

On May 12, CWA members in New Jersey are standing up and fighting back against Governor Christie’s plan to bankrupt the retirement funds for hundreds of thousands of public workers in New Jersey.

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No Pay, No Way - Stopping Wage Theft in Port Chester, NY

CWA Local 1103 and Don Bosco Worker Center are working together to stop wage theft in Port Chester, NY. Click here to watch the video.

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AT&T Mobility Members Fight Back Against New Attendance Policy

On May 1, AT&T Mobility implemented a new attendance policy for their retail stores which punishes workers for getting sick. If a worker is out sick more than 8 days a year, they are fired.

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TPP is in Trouble and We’re Keeping Up the Pressure

CWA members are standing up and fighting back against the Trans-Pacific partnership (TPP), a disastrous trade deal that, if passed, would kill jobs, undermine our food safety, pollute the environment, raise prescription drug prices, and allow foreign multinationals to sue the US, state and local governments to overturn laws that inhibit their “expected future profits”.

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NYC Declared “TPP-free” Zone

The movement against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is growing. On April 28, the New York City Council voted to pass Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal’s resolution declaring the city a “TPP-free zone” and urging Congress to reject “Fast Track” legislation for the trade deal.

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NJ Workers Vote for PERS Board

From April 1 – May 31, 2015, New Jersey State and County workers are voting to elect Trustees to the Public Employees’ Retirement (PERS) Board.

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Fast Track/TPP National Day of Action

On April 18th, CWAers, other unions, community groups, and environmental organizations took action to stop TPP.

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Uniting in Camden for a Fair Contract

On April 17th, CWAers from Locals 1084, 1079, and 1014 marched through Camden demanding fair contracts for workers.

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