News From: Good Jobs Now

by Kris LaGrange | on May 18, 2013

Ask your Congressman how they voted

We got an email from the NJ AFL-CIO: The "Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013" also known as "comp time" legislation, passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2013

Freeze this NIFA.

Freeze this NIFA. The Nassau Interim Finance Authority - which is charged with running the Nassau County government because nobody has a clue what they are doing, was ordered by a Federal judge to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2013

Fast Food Nation.

Fast Food Nation. Acting US Secretary of Labor Seth Harris was in Philadelphia on Valentine's Day to discuss the president's plan to raise the federal minimum wage to $9. Harris met with...

by Don Dunn | on Dec 20, 2012

A Holiday Message from the Executive Board of CWA 1108

As 2012 comes to an end and the holidays are upon us, we hope that you had a Happy Chanukah and want to wish you a Happy Kwanza and Merry Christmas. Very shortly, we will celebrate the New Year, 2013...

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

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...

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