Communications Workers of America

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

Newcomer Wins Open New Haven Special Election

Buoyed by support from labor and the Connecticut Working Families Party, political newcomer Robyn Porter topped a crowded field in New Haven tonight to win a special election for state representative.Porter is a single mother and an administrative staffer ... [Published Hartford Courant - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Inquirer Guild's leader: Company not worth $77M [The Philadelphia Inquirer :: ]

April 24--The president of The Inquirer's largest union says its parent company is not worth $77 million, the minimum bid that two rival co-owners pledged if the company goes to auction."We believe $77 million is too much money," said Howard Gensler, ... [Published BusinessWeek - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 4 reports

Embattled Ethics Commission confirms Samson probe under way

In an unusually stormy meeting, the embattled state Ethics Commission placated union critics by taking the unusual step of confirming that it is investigating former Port Authority Chairman David Samson and by dropping a five-year-old ethics complaint ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Protesters push for investigation of former Port Authority Chairman Samson

Chris Pedota/staff photographer Dudley Burdge, right, joins protesters from labor unions and other advocacy organizations ahead of the hearing. The State Ethic Commission’s meeting was interrupted Tuesday morning by union workers who pushed for former ... [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Quickie, 04.22.14

In New Jersey politics on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 ...Tonight around 6:30 p.m., Gov. Chris Christie delivers the keynote speech at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce's 77th annual Congressional Dinner, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, capping ... [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

VOLKSWAGEN : CWA Statement on the UAW Withdrawing Objections to the Volkswagen Election

WASHINGTON , April 21 -- The Communications Workers of America issued the following news release:The Communications Workers of America (CWA) stands with the United Auto Workers (UAW) today as that union drops its objections to the NLRB representation ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Obama to renew pitch for big free-trade agreement

President Obama will try to revive a massive free-trade agreement, the centerpiece of his Asia policy, when he departs Tuesday for a weeklong trip to four Pacific Rim nations.His trip comes at a pivotal moment for the Trans Pacific Partnership, a proposed ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

US Sen. Alexander Says National Labor Relations Board Is Biased

US Sen. Alexander Says National Labor Relations Board Is BiasedPosted on: 6:15 pm, April 21, 2014, by Katie Rufener(WREG-TV) Local unions are firing back at U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander after he accused the National Labor Relations Board of being biased ... [Published WREG - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 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 - Apr 19 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]

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"Until one of them puts $77 million down on the table, this is all talk," said Gensler, a columnist with the Daily News. "If one of them is really willing to do that when push comes to shove, they are going to overpay for a company that is not worth $77 million."
"The issues that Janesville Acoustics focuses on when assessing potential new locations are proximity to customers, our ability to support customers in that region and the availability of a good, technically competent workforce to support our long term needs" Cataldi wrote in an email
..." Adjuncts often can't provide office hours, she says, because "they are forced to work multiple jobs, and can't give us all that we need outside the classroom."

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Newcomer Wins Open New Haven Special Election [Published Hartford Courant - 1 hour ago]
Inquirer Guild's leader: Company not worth $77M... [Published BusinessWeek - 14 hours ago]
Right-to-work bill divides Missourians as it mo... [Published Columbia Missourian - 19 hours ago]
Calling the Question: Point Park adjuncts eyein... [Published Pittsburgh City Paper - Apr 24 2014]
Elmira passes school budget [Published Star-Gazette - Apr 24 2014]
Embattled Ethics Commission confirms Samson pro... [Published Philly.com - Apr 23 2014]
Embattled Ethics Commission Confirms Samson Pro... [Published WNYC - Apr 23 2014]
NJ unions going on offensive against Christie [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 23 2014]
Embattled Ethics Commission Confirms Samson Pro... [Published NJ Spotlight - Apr 23 2014]
Protesters push for investigation of former Por... [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 22 2014]
NJ ethics commission clears union leader, ackno... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 22 2014]
Union members confront NJ ethics panel over Sam... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 22 2014]
Daily Quickie, 04.22.14 [Published Asbury Park Press - Apr 22 2014]
VOLKSWAGEN : CWA Statement on the UAW Withdrawi... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 22 2014]
Obama to renew pitch for big free-trade agreement [Published Washington Times - Apr 22 2014]
US Sen. Alexander Says National Labor Relations... [Published WREG - Apr 22 2014]
Kaplan faculty union sparks new interest in for... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Apr 21 2014]
Six scramble to replace Holder-Winfield [Published Yale Daily News - Apr 21 2014]
Campaign capsules for N.J.'s 12th Congressional... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 19 2014]
“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]
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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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