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August 29, 2019

CWA MEMBERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO WIN MASSIVE WAGE INCREASE

The University at Buffalo (UB) will double the annual base pay for PhD students working full time as graduate employees to $20,000, according to an August 20 letter sent by UB President Satish Tripathi to the Chair of the Faculty Senate, Robert Miletich.

August 28, 2019

CWA PRESIDENT, DISTRICT 1 VICE PRESIDENT ELECTED TO NEW TERMS

Our own District 1 Vice President Dennis Trainor ran unopposed for re-election, and was elected with thunderous applause from the District 1 delegates.

August 28, 2019

CWA NATIONAL CONVENTION 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

D1 Takes Home Several Awards; Resolutions Passed Condemning Racist Attacks on Congress and Supporting Pro-Worker Policies

August 1, 2019

CWA mourns the passing of President Emeritus Morty Bahr

He successfully led CWA through the turbulent technological and structural revolution that transformed telecommunications.

June 20, 2019

Save NY Call Center Jobs Coalition Applauds Assembly and Senate For Passage of New York State Call Center Jobs Act

In New York, over 40,000 call center jobs cut since 2006, with Trump Tax Plan incentivizing more outsourcing

May 29, 2019

Keep New York's call-center jobs in New York, where they belong

The practice of New York subsidizing corporations that destroy good, middle-class jobs must end. It feels silly to have to say that, but sadly I do.

May 28, 2019

LOCAL 1180 MEMBERS FIGHT FOR FAIR, AFFORDABLE HOUSING

It’s no secret that affordable housing is a vital issue for working families, and with New York City’s rent control laws set to expire on June 15th, CWA Local 1180 members and retirees came out to the Senate Housing Hearing on May 16th ready to fight for housing protections.

May 28, 2019

LOCAL 1298 HELPS WIN MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE FOR CONNECTICUT WORKERS

Big news in Connecticut: after years of organizing and campaigning by workers, unions, and community groups, the Connecticut legislature voted this month to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour!

May 28, 2019

CWA MEMBERS FLOOD ALBANY WITH RED FOR LOBBY DAY, RALLY FOR HEALTHCARE

CWA joined several other unions, including SEIU 1199 and NYSNA, to rally for the Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act, which would define staffing ratios for healthcare workers to ensure that patients are properly cared for.

May 28, 2019

CWAers LAND MAJOR LEGISLATIVE VICTORY FOR WORKING PEOPLE IN MAINE

Governor Mills signed new legislation into law on May 13th that will increase protections for the state’s working people.