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CWA’s Cohen: ‘Connect the Dots’ Between Congressional Rules, Blocked Issues

WASHINGTON (PAI)–Unions and their allies must “connect the dots” between gummed-up congressional rules and the lack of legislation that helps workers, voters, women and their allies, Communications Workers President Larry Cohen says.

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NLRB Administrative Law Judge Rules Pirg Groups’ Call Center Fired Worker for Union Activism

NLRB ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE RULES PIRG GROUPS’ CALL CENTER FIRED WORKER FOR UNION ACTIVISM By Don McIntosh, Associate Editor, The Northwest Labor Press   PORTLAND, Ore.–A federal administrative law judge has ruled the Fund for the Public Interest broke U.S. labor law when it fired pro-union phone fundraiser David Neel last November from the fund’s Portland, Ore., call center. In a […]

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Unionists Protest Money in Politics as Justice Ponder

WASHINGTON—Unionists, led by the Communications Workers, blasted the overwhelming influence of corporate and Right Wing money in politics in a demonstration outside the Supreme Court on Oct. 8, as the justices within heard arguments on a case that would open the money floodgates even wider. And the unionists’ point may fall on deaf judicial ears, at least among the court’s […]

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Unions Solve One of Two Snags Related To Big Airline Merger

WASHINGTON (PAI)—Two unions, the Transport Workers and the Machinists, representing workers at American Airlines and US Airways, which plan to merge, have solved one big snag the proposed combined companies foisted on them, seniority. But the president of Machinists District 142 is objecting to the merger, saying US Airways is ignoring contract negotiations with its own mechanics in favor of […]

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Communications Workers Board To Locals: Prepare For More Responsibilities

PITTSBURGH —The Communications Workers (CWA) executive board is telling its locals to prepare to take on more responsibilities, as a shifting emphasis by the national union, combined with declining dues, must result in a change of duties. The board posted its statement on the union’s convention website as delegates met in Pittsburgh April 24-26. Also posted: The shifting emphasis to […]

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