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March 31, 2020

Hear from Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID19 Crisis: Jennifer

Jennifer is a Certified Medical Assistant on the front lines of care in New York in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. She, like thousands of other frontline workers around the country, is dangerously low on protective equipment. Click here to hear her story.

March 31, 2020

Hear from Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID19 Crisis: Sarah

Sarah is a Registered Nurse on the front lines of care in New York in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. She, like thousands of other frontline workers around the country, is dangerously low on protective equipment. Click here to hear her story.

March 31, 2020

Hear from Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID19 Crisis: Jack

Jack is a Registered Nurse on the front lines of care in New York in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. He, like thousands of other frontline workers around the country, is dangerously low on protective equipment. Click here to hear his story.

March 31, 2020

Hear from Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID19 Crisis: Lavita

Lavita is a Registered Nurse on the front lines of care in New York in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. She, like thousands of other frontline workers around the country, is dangerously low on protective equipment. Click here to hear her story.

February 4, 2020

LOCAL 1298 KICKS OFF MAJOR CALL CENTER BILL CAMPAIGN IN CONNECTICUT

Call center workers are some of the most vulnerable to outsourcing and layoffs, and with huge wins in New York and New Jersey on legislation to protect call center workers over the past year, CWA members in Connecticut are stepping up to secure new protections for their state's workers as well.

February 4, 2020

NY CWAers HEAD TO ALBANY TO PUSH FOR NEW GAINS FOR WORKERS

On the first major Lobby Day of the New York legislative year, 35 CWA members representing locals throughout the state gathered in Albany on January 28th to speak with State Senators and Assemblymembers about our slate of pro-worker bills for 2020.

February 4, 2020

NYC WORKERS WIN VOLUNTARY RECOGNITION WITH LOCAL 1180

The workers of Edible Schoolyard NYC scored a major victory in their efforts to unionize. The employer voluntarily recognized their union on January 22nd, paving the way for the workers to begin negotiations as members of CWA Local 1180. Edible Schoolyard NYC runs programs in City schools to teach kids about healthy eating through gardening and cooking fresh food. The new bargaining unit includes teachers, program and network managers, coordinators, and assistants.

February 4, 2020

UNIONS GEARING UP TO MAKE SURE THE CENSUS COUNTS

2020 is shaping up to be a massive year politically, and one of the most important events is coming up in just two months: the U.S. Census.

February 4, 2020

CWAers WORKS TO LIFT UP OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN PUERTO RICO

Following the devastating earthquake and prolonged aftershocks in Puerto Rico this month, CWA Locals 1108 and 1180 have stepped up to lend a hand to those left without food, water, and power. 1108 members gathered and delivered supplies to the office of Suffolk County Legislator Sam Gonzalez, including water, first aid kits, flashlights, batteries, baby care products, and more, while 1180 has been collecting linens, personal hygiene items, and baby care products.

February 4, 2020

ACTION ALERT! SEND A LETTER TODAY TO SUPPORT WORKERS OVER CORPORATIONS

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act is on the verge of a historic vote in Congress this week!