CWA stewards and members in New Jersey support legislation that would place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot this November to guarantee pension payments for the state's public worker pension system.
Staff at The Leaguers, Inc., who work in Essex and Union counties in New Jersey voted overwhelmingly to join CWA Local 1037. The 225 early childhood education workers faced down an aggressive anti- campaign by management. More than 400 early childhood educators have joined CWA in New Jersey since January 2016. Earlier this year, 175 workers at Unified Vailsburg Services Organization and La Casa de Don Pedro in Newark joined CWA Local 1037.
CWA activists from across the country met this week in Washington, D.C. for the union's Legislative-Political Conference. The two-day conference focused on CWA's effort to reclaim the economy and democracy for working families, including the "Take on Wall Street" campaign and holding elected officials accountable.
Bank workers and former bank workers from the nation's biggest banks testified at a congressional briefing on Friday in Washington, D.C. about the aggressive and unreasonable sales goals that are forcing bank workers to push unnecessary products on their customers. Members of Congress including Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fl.), Rep. Rick Nolan (D-Minn.), Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), and Frederica Wilson (D-Fl.) attended the briefing, along with about 40 bank workers.
There is a very good chance that at 6:00am tomorrow April 13th our CWA Union brothers and sisters at Verizon will be on strike. If this does happen we are going to supprt them any way we can. First and foremost do not cross any picket lines. If you need to gain access to a building they are picketing there is to be another means of entrance made available to you. As usual Wear RED on Thursdays. If you see them picketing tell them you support them and you can join them on the picket line.