Communications Workers of America

Type: Organization
Name: Communications Workers of America
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 1 reports

CWA throws support behind AT&T/DirecTV deal

AT&T’s pending $48 billion acquisition of DirecTV received a boost from the Communications Workers of America, which filed comments in support of the proposed deal.CWA, which claims to represent 110,000 AT&T employees across its wireline, wireless and ... [Published RCR Wireless News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Christie Administration, Unions Battling Over Hedge Fund Fees, Contributions

Credit: NJTVRobert Grady, chairman of the State Investment Commission, being interviewed on NJTV.One day after it was disclosed that New Jersey had quietly sold its $9.6 million investment in a hedge fund that sparked pay-to-play allegations in two states, ... [Published NJ Spotlight - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

American Air's Ticket, Gate Agents Vote For Union

Passenger service agents at American Airlines have backed union representation for the first time, with about 86 percent of members voting for collective bargaining, the union said.The vote affects about 14,500 agents who work at both American and US ... [Published AIRwise - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

American Airlines Customer Service Employees Vote to Join Union, APA to Jointly Represent AA and US Pilots

American agents checking in passengersThe move to integrate employees from American Airlines and US Airways moved ahead with two significant labor developments on Tuesday.The National Mediation Board announced that non-union American customer-service ... [Published Frequent Business Traveler - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

CWA to FCC: AT&T-DirecTV Will Be Stronger Competitor

**Editor's Note: Please click here for a recap of the biggest communications mergers in Q2 2014.**A large telecommunications union on Tuesday expressed support for AT&T’s pending acquisition of DirecTV, claiming the merged company will be a stronger competitor ... [Published Phone+ - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Flight Attendant Union And United Airlines Announce Unprecedented Early Out Program For Flight Attendants

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and United Airlines today announced a one-time opportunity for Flight Attendants to voluntarily separate from the company with a payment ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Sep 15 2014]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

CWA wins election to represent American gate agents and customer service reps

The third time's the charm for the Communications Workers of America as the union has won a vote to represent American Airlines' customer service and gate agents.The union said it won 86 percent of the vote to represent 14,500 passenger service agents ... [Published Star-Telegram - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

NLRB Says CNN TVS Subcontracting Move Illegal

It looks like Turner and CNN is going to have to do some hiring in addition to its recently announced buyouts.The National Labor Relations Board Monday ruled in favor of a decade-old complaint that CNN, out of "antiunion animus," unlawfully replaced a ... [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Cablevision workers to union: Get out

Unionized employees at the Cablevision television company are itching to leave their union, according to a new poll.An independent pollster hired by the company asked 264 workers at a Brooklyn plant whether they wanted to remain in the Communications ... [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Cablevision Workers to Union: Get Out

Unionized employees at the Cablevision television company are itching to leave their union, according to a new poll. An independent pollster hired by the company asked 264 workers at a Brooklyn plant whether they wanted to remain in the Communications ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Hundreds Of Organizations Ask For Change In Trade Policies

Approximately 600 organizations have sent a formal, public letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) opposing "fast-track" trade promotion authority and calling for a new system for negotiating and implementing trade agreements. ... [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Hundreds of groups call for new framework to negotiate trade deals

The campaign against giving President Obama trade promotion authority is growing as a broad array of groups argue that negotiating global agreements has outgrown the long-standing process.Nearly 600 groups sent a letter on Wednesday to Senate Finance ... [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, in a statement, added, "this victory will energize ongoing organizing efforts in the South."
"We're the front line employees who interact with our customers every day, and we are looking forward to a positive relationship with management to make this merger 'work' for all of us" said Richard Shaughnessy, a Miami gate agent, in a union press release
...of America (NABET-CWA) is grateful for today's decision by the National Labor Relations Board," said NABET-CWA President Jim Joyce in a statement. "These workers have waited far too long for this measure of justice to finally be delivered and have suffered far too muchmuch as the result of these unlawful activities. CNN should finally do the right thing now and immediately comply with the orders of the National Labor Relations Board issued today."
"Today's historic announcement between AFA and management provides real options for Flight Attendants and a substantial commitment on the part of the airline to promote operational integration that recognizes the efforts of Flight Attendants. We are all engaged in an effort to ensure the success of United Airlines."

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Christie Administration, Unions Battling Over H... [Published NJ Spotlight - 1 hour ago]
CWA throws support behind AT&T/DirecTV deal [Published RCR Wireless News - 7 hours ago]
American Air's Ticket, Gate Agents Vote For Union [Published AIRwise - 7 hours ago]
Pay-to-play debate at pension meeting [Published Asbury Park Press - 9 hours ago]
American Airlines Customer Service Employees Vo... [Published Frequent Business Traveler - 9 hours ago]
American Airlines' ticket, gate agents vote to ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
American Airlines agents vote to join union [Published Daily Kos - 10 hours ago]
American Airlines Insist on Union Representatio... [Published The Utah People's Post - 10 hours ago]
American Airlines’ ticket, gate agents vote to ... [Published Globe and Mail - 11 hours ago]
CWA to FCC: AT&T-DirecTV Will Be Stronger Compe... [Published Phone+ - 11 hours ago]
American Airlines' ticket, gate agents vote to ... [Published CNBC - 11 hours ago]
CWA wins election to represent American gate ag... [Published Star-Telegram - 14 hours ago]
AFL-CIO Backs AT&T/DirecTV [Published Multichannel Online - 17 hours ago]
CNN Ordered to Rehire Over 100 Union Techs, Com... [Published Hollywood Reporter - 23 hours ago]
Comcast Files Open Internet Reply Comments15 [Published Comcast - Sep 16 2014]
NLRB Says CNN TVS Subcontracting Move Illegal [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 15 2014]
Flight Attendant Union And United Airlines Anno... [Published PredictWallStreet - Sep 15 2014]
IBM Cuts Pay by 10% for Workers Picked for Trai... [Published CIO Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
NLRB Declines to Expand Beck Obligations; Figur... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Sep 15 2014]
Cablevision workers to union: Get out [Published FOXNews.com - Sep 12 2014]
Cablevision Workers to Union: Get Out [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 12 2014]
Hundreds Of Organizations Ask For Change In Tra... [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 12 2014]
Hundreds Of Organizations Ask For Change In Tra... [Published Seeing the Forest - Sep 12 2014]
Laborers Band Together in Service Through Socia... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 12 2014]
Cablevision, CWA Continue to Battle For Brooklyn [Published Multichannel Online - Sep 11 2014]
Safety concerns aired at Warren County building... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Sep 11 2014]
In New Rap Video 'Strike,' Brooklyn Cablevision... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Sep 11 2014]
Unions top list of NJ’s special-interest spenders [Published Morris County Daily Record - Sep 11 2014]
Broad Coalition Calls for a New Model of Trade ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 11 2014]
Verizon's Fiber Optic Networks are "Title II" -... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
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Cablevision Workers to Union: Get Out [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 12 2014]
Unionized employees at the Cablevision television company are itching to leave their union, according to a new poll. An independent pollster hired by the company asked 264 workers at a Brooklyn plant whether they wanted to remain in the Communications ...
Hundreds Of Organizations Ask For Change In Tra... [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 12 2014]
Approximately 600 organizations have sent a formal, public letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) opposing "fast-track" trade promotion authority and calling for a new system for negotiating and implementing trade agreements. ...
Hundreds Of Organizations Ask For Change In Tra... [Published Seeing the Forest - Sep 12 2014]
Approximately 600 organizations have sent a formal, public letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) opposing “fast-track” trade promotion authority and calling for a new system for negotiating and implementing trade agreements. ...
Laborers Band Together in Service Through Socia... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 12 2014]
By Celeste Carrasco SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION: The Internet has profoundly changed the ways in which people can come together to bring about change. When individuals incorporate the latest technology and social media with their efforts, the results ...
In New Rap Video 'Strike,' Brooklyn Cablevision... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Sep 11 2014]
More than three years ago, technicians at Cablevision in Brooklyn, N.Y., voted to be represented by the Communications Workers of America ( CWA ). The company still will won't agree to a contract that recognizes the rights the workers deserve to basic ...
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Who Lost Chattanooga? [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 20 2014]
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