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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.

May 8, 2019

DISTRICT 1 OUT IN FORCE FOR MAY DAY

Throughout the world, May 1st has historically been a day of protest and celebration of the people that work to make our communities strong. CWA members throughout District 1 used this year’s May Day to celebrate workers as well as to lift ourselves and our fellow workers up.

May 8, 2019

CWA STANDS WITH STRIKING STOP & SHOP WORKERS

31,000 Stop & Shop workers faced off with a multi-billion dollar company last month and came away with a victory, proving once again how much power there is when working people stand together in a union.

May 8, 2019

TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AGENTS FIGHT FOR SAFETY ON THE JOB

Threatened, cursed at, spit on, bullied. Harassed. Assaulted. All while on the job.

May 8, 2019

NY CWAers PUSH ASSEMBLY FOR ACTION ON CALL CENTER BILL

After years of advocating for legislation to protect call center workers in New York we’re closer than ever to victory, but we need to make a serious push to get it done.

May 8, 2019

POLITICAL ACTION PAYS OFF FOR MAINE'S WORKERS

Maine workers scored a huge victory last week with the passage of a bill that will require businesses to give more advanced notice before any closures and layoffs.

April 10, 2019

GRADUATE WORKERS TAKE A STAND AGAINST INCREASED FEES

Graduate workers and research assistants at the State University of New York-Stony Brook hit the pavement on April 6th to speak out about their egregiously low pay and increasing fees.