News From: Good Jobs Now

by Don Dunn | on Oct 20, 2012

Verizon Contract Ratified

Washington, D.C. -- Members of the Communications Workers of America at Verizon Communications ratified a four-year agreement covering about 35,000 CWA represented workers from Virginia to New...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 01, 2012

News from the Labor movement: ULC report

Greetings ULC! Good work to Ellen for getting us all this detailed information for Labor Walks across the Empire State with all the tools we need to get IBEW members to the polls to vote our values....

by Mike Malek | on Oct 01, 2012

Show the elected officials what we are made of!

Message from Mike Malek, Chair:Now is the time for us to show the elected officials what we are made of. As the lines in the sand have been drawn and the endorsement lists are being finalized, we as...

by Eric Hauser | on Sep 25, 2012

Keep Jobs in Olean Rally at Lincoln Park

Saturday, October 6th from 10 am to 2 pm Outraged at seeing their jobs continuously shipped out-of-state and overseas, workers in and around Olean, NY will unite at Lincoln Park on Saturday, October...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 18, 2012

CWA reached a tentative agreement with Verizon Communications that protects the job security and retirement security.

On September 18th, the CWA reached a tentative agreement with Verizon Communications that protects the job security and retirement security of our 34,000 members from Virginia to Massachusetts.A new...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 14, 2012

Chi-Town! The Chicago Teachers Strike is big news

Chi-Town! The Chicago Teachers Strike is big news - and God Bless them for standing up not only for themselves and the students - but for all public employees who are sick of getting the shaft. But...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 14, 2012

Dolan really sucks. The Brooklyn Cabelvision Techs who organized with CWA 1109 recently sent out a communication

Dolan really sucks. The Brooklyn Cabelvision Techs who organized with CWA 1109 recently sent out a communication. After half a year of bargaining, management is dragging their feet and refusing to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2012

Where was Labor voice this weekend?

We were heartbroken to not see any Labor Day messages in Long Guy Lands Newsday this past Labor Day weekend. Sources tell us that the paper had to make room for the Conventions. Where a Labor Day Op...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 29, 2012

Workers Join Citywide Fight for Good Jobs in the Cable TV Industry

On Friday August 24, 55 technicians at Vision Pro - a major Cablevision contractor in Brooklyn - voted to join the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Local 1109 in a union election administered...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

Boycott Hyatt!

Housekeepers at Hyatt hotels launched a global boycott of the hotel chain and a campaign to crown Hyatt the worst hotel employer in America.There are many reasons why Hyatt could be considered the...

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