Verizon Strike A Fight For Future of Labor

Verizon Strike A Fight For Future of Labor – NBC News As the communication workers strike against Verizon enters its second week, it has grown increasingly ugly, with reports of sabotaged equipment, picketing workers urging customers to boycott Verizon Wireless and Verizon telling investors that the strike will hit its bottom line this quarter. Both sides appear to be digging in for a potentially protracted fight in what industry observers say is an especially high-stakes battle, some suggesting the outcome […]

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Bernie Sanders Is Almost Tied Nationally

According to HuffPost Pollster, Bernie Sanders is less than 3 points away from Clinton, nationally. According to Real Clear Politics, Bernie Sanders is only 1.2 points behind Clinton, nationally. Harry, Nate, and the entire American political establishment should also ask why Bernie Sanders has virtually tied Clinton in national polls, despite being given little chance to even compete with Clinton at this point.

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Vote YES for FCC to close the digital divide

Courtesy of CWA-Union.org Broadband is no longer a luxury for Americans and their children. The activities of daily life increasingly require Internet access – job applications are online, families stay connected through social media, and students need home broadband to do their homework. But more than 64 million Americans don’t have broadband at home. The greatest barrier to adoption? Cost. While 92 percent of households with incomes over $100,000 have broadband service, only 47 percent of households with incomes below $25,000 […]

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Our Hearts Go Out to Brussels

Courtesy of CNN official website | March 22, 2016 Three explosions that ripped through the Belgian capital of Brussels on Tuesday killed at least 34 people and wounded about 170 more, according to Belgian media, and raised the reality of terror once again in the heart of Europe. “We were fearing terrorist attacks, and that has now happened,” Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told reporters. Belgian federal Prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw said late Tuesday morning that it was too soon […]

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April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day

See full article at AFL-CIO official website. On Workers’ Memorial Day, union members and allies remember those who have been killed, injured and sickened on the job, and focus on what needs to be done to make our jobs safer. The AFL-CIO is spearheading the fight this year, calling for work that is safe and healthy, and that pays fair wages. Here are some ways to observe Workers’ Memorial Day: Hold a candlelight vigil, memorial service or moment of silence […]

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HB 394 Worksite Flyer Program

Good Afternoon, Please see the attached info regarding the HB 394 Unemployment Benefits flyer. It is imperative that we continue to move this flyer thru our Central Labor Councils, your Delegates and Affiliates to build on this worksite flyer program. As we continue to push aback on this extreme attack on Unemployment benefits…we need vigorous activity on calls going into our Legislators!! Things are somewhat quiet for now…but that doesn’t mean we can slow down hammering the phones!! Let’s continue […]

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Thursday, February 18 at 7:00 pm ET: JOIN the Political Revolution!

Courtesy of the Communication Workers of America official website on Feb 15, 2016 When tens of thousands of CWA members and retirees voted to decide who our union would endorse the response was definitive. CWA members and retirees know that Bernie Sanders is the best candidate to take on Wall Street and to fight for not only our membership, but for all working people. Bernie Sanders can win and he has already done the impossible in Iowa and New Hampshire. […]

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Winners and losers from the New Hampshire primary

Courtesy of the public news written at MSN News Official website. Bernie Sanders said, “If I told you six months ago that a 74-year-old socialist would crush the former secretary of state in the first-in-the-nation primary, there is NO way you would have believed me. Despite the best spin of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, Sanders’s win wasn’t simply about the fact that he represents a neighboring state. Howard Dean represented a neighboring state and lost badly to John Kerry in 2004. ” This is […]

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CWA’s Nationwide Campaign to ‘Take on Wall Street’

Originally posted Feb 4, 2016 at Communication Workers of America official website About 10,000 CWAers and allied partners joined CWA’s telephone town hall call on Feb. 2, and listened as Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and CWA President Chris Shelton talked about how activists can take on Wall Street and the “too big to fail” banks. The call kicked off CWA’s national campaign, “Take on Wall Street.” Listen to the call here. CWA, other unions, environmental […]

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