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Wherever Workers' Rights Are Being Threatened, CWA Members Have Answered The Call

CWA Members standing up for collective bargaining rights in Trenton, NJ on 2/25/2011 Click here or on the photo to view the photo gallery. To see photos of the event from District 1 click here.

The fight for workers’ rights continues to rage all across the United States. Saturday 70,000 turned out in Madison […]

Verizon Corporate Profit Share (CPS) Award for 2010

The Company announced that the CPS award for full time employees is $794.00. The award will be pro-rated for part-time employees and those employees who participated for more than 3 months but less than 12 months in the plan year.

The award will be paid on March 3rd or 4th based on employees’ regular payroll […]

Verizon Tape Update!

To: Our Fellow CWA 1101 Members From: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Date: February 24, 2011 Transcript: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Speaking;

Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano

“Over 5,000 CWA Members participated in a unique nationwide conference call last night, which discussed many of the issues concerning the labor movement and indeed […]

Get On The Bus!

The media, the government and corporate America wants us to believe that working people are the reason for the state of the economy.

The bankers and the brokers are taking home million dollar bonuses.

After hundreds of billions of dollars in government bail out for the bankers and brokers, zero dollars for health care, zero […]

Verizon Tape Update!

To: Our Fellow CWA 1101 Members From: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Date: Feb. 22, 2011 TRANSCRIPT: Executive Vice President Angel Feliciano Speaking;

“The working men and women of Wisconsin are under intense attack. In support of our brothers and sisters the entire labor movement is mobilizing in support.

There will be a Rally, […]

CWA Members Sign Up For The Virtual Town Hall Today

Across the country, Americans are standing up and fighting for their collective bargaining rights. Photos and videos from Wisconsin have been thrilling. More than 100,000 people have taken to the streets and filled the rotunda of the State Capitol.

CWA members are responding in every state where collective bargaining rights are under attack and we […]

From District 1 Vice President Chris Shelton

Labor Unions and the Middle Class are being attacked. In Wisconsin, the right wing is trying to strip away the Collective Bargaining Rights of the public workers. Tens of thousands of people have been protesting all weekend in Wisconsin. This is not a Budget fight, this is about a Governor who wants to destroy Unions. […]

This is What Democracy Looks Like

Tens of thousands of workers from throughout Wisconsin converged on the state capitol this week to protest the governor's attempt to end collective bargaining rights for public workers.

Wisconsin Crowds Grow as Fight Intensifies to Protect Workers’ Rights

A week of rapidly organized rallies and marches continued today in Wisconsin, drawing tens of […]

Obama Backs Wisconsin Unions

CWA Members gather at the State Capitol to Protest Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for state workers.

Wisconsin public employees have recruited a star player to their team. President Obama took to the airwaves Thursday, voicing his disapproval of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s “assault on unions” in an interview […]

Economic Justice Means Rights For Workers, Sustainable Jobs

CWA President Larry Cohen speaks Tuesday at the 2011 Good Jobs Green Jobs conference. Also pictured, from left, Natural Resources Defense Council President Frances Beinecke, Service Employees International Union President Mary Kay Henry and, at right, national talk show host Bill Press.

Creating good, sustainable jobs in the nation’s emerging green economy will require […]