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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Verizon Regional Bargaining Report # 46

As you know from prior bargaining reports the CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees made a proposal which addressed needs of both the Company and the Union. One of the critical issues for the Company is the cost of healthcare. The Union addressed this in our proposal which would save the Company over $200 million during the term of the contract.

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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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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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