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October 22, 2020

Making Sure Your Vote Counts

Many people are voting at home and returning ballots by dropping them off at a secure ballot box or putting them in the mail. These ballots can take longer to process and will continue to arrive at election offices for several days after Nov. 3.

October 20, 2020

Join CWA Members Throughout District 1 to Help Elect PRo-Worker Candidates Up and Down the Ballot

With just over two weeks to go before Election Day, we're phonebanking four days per week now:

October 20, 2020

CWAers Making the Most of the Final Weeks Before Election Day

While many voters will head to the polls in exactly two weeks on November 3rd, Early Voting and vote-by-mail have begun in many states throughout the country already, with millions of votes already cast - which means, in essence, that it’s not that Election Day is November 3rd; Election Day ends November 3rd.

October 20, 2020

CWA Announces Several Major Endorsements in New Jersey Races

Last week we made our public announcement of our endorsements for all levels of elected office on the ballot in New Jersey – from Presidential and federal legislative races down to the county and municipal levels. See the full list here.

October 20, 2020

Organizing Victory for Local 1180

Victory for National Domestic Violence Workers Alliance

October 20, 2020

Unions Sue Federal Government to Protect Frontline Workers from COVID-19

On October 8th, CWA joined other labor unions and environmental groups to sue the federal government over its failure to provide adequate reusable respirators, N95 masks, gloves, and other personal protective equipment to essential workers.

October 20, 2020

Virtual Rally for Amy Kennedy with NJ Gov. Murphy

Join us tomorrow (Wednesday October 21) at 6:00 PM to rally the troops for Amy Kennedy for Congress (NJ-2)! Dust off those red shirts and put them on in SOLIDARITY as we push Amy Kennedy to the Finish Line. ALL of us were betrayed by the turncoat Jeff Van Drew. We need to send him packing. We need Amy Kennedy in Congress representing the working families in New Jersey!

October 20, 2020

NewsGuild of New York Wins Major Victory in Fight for Just Cause

After weeks of tough negotiations and a strong membership campaign, CWA NewsGuild members at The New Yorker won just cause, no exceptions on October 5, ending a 95-year era of at-will employment at The New Yorker. This victory demonstrates that solidarity wins out and in the union there is power! Congrats to NewsGuild of New York members on this hard-fought win.

October 20, 2020

Election 2020: What You Need to Know

Have you made your plan to vote? Make sure you understand the changes to voting procedures and make a plan to vote before Election Day on November 3. Click here to visit our 2020 Election Hub, with info on:

October 8, 2020

CWA Members Win New Agreement at WGBH

Contract includes wage increases, overtime pay and caps on health insurance premium

October 6, 2020

Volunteer to Help Elect Pro-Worker Candidates!

The 2020 General Election is less than two months away, and getting out the vote has never been more important!

September 22, 2020

National COVID-19 Remembrance planned for October 4, 2020

If you have lost someone close to you or from your local to COVID, please share their name at https://nationalcovidremembrance.org/actions/wall-of-remembrance/ so that we can honor their memory as part of the Remembrance on October 4.

September 10, 2020

Were you affected by 9/11?

Were you affected by 9/11? The World Trade Center Health Program, the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”), and other benefits programs can help.

August 5, 2020

Power Building School

June 30, 2020

NEW YORK CWAers GEAR UP TO HELP PRO-WORKER CANDIDATES WIN PRIMARIES

In the New York Primary Election last week, CWA-endorsed candidates won big!

June 30, 2020

MOBILIZING ON STATEN ISLAND TO FIGHT RACISM

CWAers on Staten Island, NY mobilized (literally) this weekend to fight for racial justice! Members of CWA Locals 1102 and 1180 joined the Staten Island NAACP for the People’s Caravan of Conscience & Commitment to End Systemic Racism.

June 30, 2020

NEW JERSEY CWAers WORKING TO GET THE VOTE OUT FOR PRIMARY ELECTION

New Jersey Primary Election Day is coming up on July 7th! All New Jersey residents are eligible to vote by mail in this election - if you have not already applied, you must do you by TODAY, June 30th.

June 30, 2020

PRIMARY ELECTIONS COMING UP ACROSS DISTRICT 1; MAKE YOUR PLAN TO VOTE

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, it’s more important than ever before to elect true pro-worker candidates to office to ensure that our voices are heard and our needs are met. Make sure you’re aware of election deadlines coming up and any changes to voting procedures in your state:

June 30, 2020

LOCAL 1298 RUNS WORKSHOP TO TACKLE IMPLICIT BIAS

Amazing work last week by the CWA Local 1298 Equity Committee who put together and present a workshop on implicit bias - an incredibly important topic particularly at a time when many workers and companies are addressing racial bias throughout the country.

June 30, 2020

CWAers CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH WITH LIVESTREAM FEATURING UNION LEADERS

From poverty to policing practices to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities, as union members, we must fight to dismantle racism.

June 30, 2020

LOCALS 1181 & 1182 FIGHT TO KEEP NYC TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AGENTS AND SUPERVISORS IN THE NYPD

In the midst of city-wide advocacy to reform the NYPD and reduce it’s $6 billion per year budget by $1 billion, news reports recently emerged suggesting the City Council was considering moving TEAs and Supervisors out of the NYPD and into the Department of Transportation as part of cost-saving measures.

June 30, 2020

KALEIDA HEALTH WORKERS VOTE TO JOIN CWA

On June 18th, Clinical Engineering employees at Kaleida Health in Buffalo, NY, won their union representation election to join CWA Local 1168.