News From: Corporate Greed

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2012

Say it Ain't So Steve-o

Looks like the bluedog from Hop Hog has got himself in some deep water with the Communications Workers of America. Congressman Israel (D/R - Hauppauge) is allowing Verizon and the major cable...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2012

It's All About the Money

The following was pulled from an online article in the Con Ed picket line, Chris Spadafora, a mechanic for the company, pointed out that this fight is about corporate...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 29, 2012

CWA wants Verizon's board to help settle contract issues.

CWA wants Verizon's board to help settle contract issues. The Communications Workers of America (CWA), one of Verizon's wireline division's main labor unions, has asked its board of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 15, 2012

The FCC got a file on me!

Hundreds of Verizon workers rallied with consumer advocates and community organizations in front of the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday in protest of the proposed monopolistic deal...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2012

Hyundai: Put the Brakes on Hate and Repeal HB56

On May 31st, Local 259 proudly participated in an action that was requested UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada, and approved by UAW President King and UAW Secretary-Treasurer Williams. The UAW is...

by Mia Jorgenson | on Mar 30, 2012

Rallying at the Capitol

On March 5, hundreds of students and their supporters from around New York State converged on the state capitol. GSEU and other university labor leaders were there, including leadership from CUNY's...

by Rollando Scott | on Mar 26, 2012

VoIP Deregulation taken out of Governor's budget!

CWA made close to 1,300 calls to the Governor's office to oppose permanent deregulation of VoIP in his budget. We spent the last month lobbying the Assembly Members in Albany and here in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 25, 2012

Funeral for Middle Class Jobs

Hundreds gathered outside Verizon in Patchogue Long Island on March 22nd as members of the Communications Workers of America carried a coffin symbolizing a funeral for Middle Class Jobs led by the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 25, 2012

CWA saves Cuomo from the dark side

With a little help from Union Jedi's making over 2,000 phone calls, Cuomo decided to allow the PSC to regulate Voice Over IP from his budget. Basically - by doing so, hundreds of good jobs will...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 20, 2012

Fight for Good Jobs

All will gather at Verizon HQ 140 West St. in Lower Manhattan at 6:00 pm. WE WILL BE WALKING ACROSS THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE. PLEASE MEET AT CADMAN PLAZA PARK AT 4:30