Communications Workers of America

Type: Organization
Name: Communications Workers of America
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Campaign capsules for N.J.'s 12th Congressional seat, Trenton and Hightstown

Watson Coleman announces congressional campaign committeeEWING — Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-Mercer) yesterday announced the formation of her campaign committee in her bid to replace U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (D-12th Dist.) in Congress.Tapped for ... [Published New Jersey Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Phillip Bryant Eadens

, at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville.The Warren County native was a son of the late Marion Ennis Eadens and Georgia Miller Eadens and was preceded in death by his first wife, Carolyn Borders Eadens. He was a graduate of Richardsville High School and was ... [Published TheDailyNews - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Katz Pledges $77 Million for Inquirer, Daily News

CBS Philly reports that minority owner Lewis Katz  has each pledged to pay at least $77 million to acquire the Inquirer and Daily News outright. The pledges emerged during testimony Tuesday as a Delaware judge tries to decide the process by which the ... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Union official: Potential Inquirer bidders include CWA, Perelman [The Philadelphia Inquirer :: ]

April 16--WILMINGTON, Del. -- The largest employee union at The Inquirer's parent company is having "ongoing discussions" with six potential partners to join the bidding for the company, a union executive testified Wednesday.The possible bidders include ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Katz also vows to bid at least $77 million for papers [The Philadelphia Inquirer :: ]

April 16--WILMINGTON -- Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz testified Tuesday that he would bid at least $77 million for the newspaper's parent company, and an attorney for its largest employee union said the union's national office was prepared to do the same ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Galeton man charged with embezzlement

Updated: Monday, April 14 2014, 08:42 PM CDTWritten by: Lea Jolan (LJWilson@SBGTV.com)The U.S States Attorney filed a criminal information against a Galeton, Pennsylvania man.In a Scranton U.S. Distric Court, Robert Vargeson, 46, was charged with falsification ... [Published WHP CBS21 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Former treasurer for Communications Workers of America Local 88329 charged with falsifying records

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 14, 2014The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a criminal Information was filed today in U.S. District Court in Scranton charging Robert Vargeson, age 46 of Galeton, Pennsylvania ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Flight Attendant Union and ITF Request Investigation of Norwegian Air International

At a recent meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA introduced a resolution calling for a full investigation of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) labor standards and business practices. ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

T-Mobile USA to Butt Heads With NLRB Over Union Complaints

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), an independent federal agency that seeks to protect employees' rights, has consolidated cases filed against T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications, in complaints that allege the mobile-phone giant has unlawfully ... [Published Phone+ - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 3 reports

CenturyLink to Lay Off More Union Workers in 8 States

More than 100 union-represented CenturyLink technicians in eight states will lose their jobs this summer.The Denver Post reported this week that Monroe, La.,-based CenturyLink will lay off 107 network- and equipment-installation technicians by early ... [Published Phone+ - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

CWA Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on McCutcheon v. FEC

Published: 02 April 2014Washington, D.C. -- The following is a statement by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) on the Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission :The Supreme Court continues to confuse money and speech, ... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

AT&T workers ratify new four-year labor contract

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — AT&T employees represented by the Communications Workers of America have voted to ratify a four-year contract with AT&T Mobility.The contract covers more than 11,500 AT&T Mobility employees in CWA District 3 – the Southeast Region, ... [Published Mississippi Business Journal - Mar 21 2014]

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"Got up and it was snowing again," said retired Communications Workers of America workers Karl and Sharon Kay, "but we felt we had to come and have our say. It is still a democracy and we have to stand up for working and retired folks. If we don't participate, the rich will run everything!"
In a big public relations setback for UPS, it agreed "to improve labor-management relations at the company and to handle disciplinary disputes more expeditiously under the new grievance procedure." (Which was the issue raised by union activists in the first place)
The other potential bidders are "a mix of private equity firms and a couple of additional philanthropists" Ross said...
"Bill will testify that the Guild has multiple potential investors, including very wealthy individuals, in the Philadelphia area, and, while we are not at liberty to say their names, we can say that the Guild's parent, the CWA, is prepared to make a separate bid" attorney Lisa Lori said after the session in Delaware Chancery Court had adjourned for the day

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Campaign capsules for N.J.'s 12th Congressional... [Published New Jersey Online - 21 hours ago]
“Another gift to the 1 percent:” Testimony Tues... [Published People's World - Apr 18 2014]
UPS firing of Teamster drivers rescinded [Published People's World - Apr 18 2014]
Candidate Encounters 2 Worlds On Huntington St. [Published New Haven Independent - Apr 18 2014]
PACs help Tiberi, Stivers fund campaigns [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 18 2014]
Phillip Bryant Eadens [Published TheDailyNews - Apr 17 2014]
Union official: Potential Inquirer bidders incl... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
Katz Pledges $77 Million for Inquirer, Daily News [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Katz also vows to bid at least $77 million for ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
Marlboro settles contracts with township employees [Published News Transcript - Apr 16 2014]
Ogletree Deakins’ Founding Shareholder Homer De... [Published JD Supra - Apr 16 2014]
PSA holds student worker speak-out [Published Daily Helmsman - Apr 15 2014]
Galeton man charged with embezzlement [Published WHP CBS21 - Apr 15 2014]
Former treasurer for Communications Workers of ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 15 2014]
US Airways unions say 'critical issues' unresol... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
Flight Attendant Union and ITF Request Investig... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
Officials stand up for fired UPS workers [Published Amsterdam News - Apr 10 2014]
Shawnee County Teamsters receive no wage bump t... [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Apr 10 2014]
Frontier, IBEW ratify New York customer service... [Published FierceTelecom - Apr 10 2014]
10 Suggested Ways T-Mobile Can Further Punish P... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Apr 10 2014]
“They treat them like total garbage”: NBC’s lat... [Published Salon - Apr 10 2014]
CenturyLink to Lay Off More Union Workers in 8 ... [Published BillingWorld - Apr 10 2014]
LePage should veto Troy Jackson’s protectionist... [Published Bangor Daily News - Apr 09 2014]
Flight Attendant Union And ITF Call For Thoroug... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 09 2014]
US Airways Express Flight Attendants Ratify New... [Published ADVFN UK - Apr 09 2014]
T-Mobile USA to Butt Heads With NLRB Over Union... [Published Phone+ - Apr 09 2014]
U.S. labor board consolidates CWA's complaints ... [Published Fierce Wireless - Apr 09 2014]
T MOBILE US : NLRB Takes 'Extraordinary Action'... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
US labour board consolidates complaints against... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 09 2014]
Where is the big money going in politics? [Published Examiner.com - Apr 09 2014]
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10 Suggested Ways T-Mobile Can Further Punish P... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Apr 10 2014]
On Tuesday, the National Labor Relations Board  consolidated several complaints  against T-Mobile for alleged anti-union practices, which will lead to a nationwide ruling several months down the road. Among the accusations of illegal behavior made by ...
National Organizations To Broadcast Channels: C... [Published Progressive States Network - Mar 18 2014]
As the debate on the minimum wage unfolds across the country and in the states, a key point to keep in mind is that low wages impose a high cost on everyone. Not only do those workers have less money to buy necessities from local businesses, which then ...
Students kicked out of Christie town hall for a... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 18 2014]
Tough guy.Faced with scandal and nosediving poll numbers , New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is going back to one of his classic moves : acting like a tough guy for being able to stand up to union members under carefully controlled circumstances. At a ...
Does Steve Early’s ‘Save Our Unions’ Have A Mes... [Published Working In These Times - Feb 24 2014]
The defeat of a union organizing election at the Volkswagen auto plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. this month has stimulated intense national scrutiny of the United Auto Workers (UAW). As labor’s friends and enemies debate over the places UAW leadership fell ...
Getting Young People to the Table To Create a M... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Feb 24 2014]
Robert Friedman, Youth Engagement Coordinator, New York City Ailing infrastructure, rising sea levels, a changing climate. Sounds pretty bleak, right? We spend so much time thinking of the future as being full of doom and gloom that it’s really easy ...
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Who Lost Chattanooga? [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 20 2014]
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Flight Attendant Union Calls On United Manageme... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 27 2014]
Flight Attendant Union's Enduring Efforts For S... [Published PR Newswire - Aug 22 2013]
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