Verizon Agrees to Fix Copper Lines in Pennsylvania

June 11, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Harrisburg, PA - Resolving a complaint to state regulators by the Communications Workers of America, Verizon agreed June 5 to make repairs and upgrades to its network of copper-wire lines in Pennsylvania.

AT&T and CWA Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

June 11, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Los Angeles, CA - AT&T West and DirecTV workers represented by the Communications Workers of America District 9 have reached a tentative contract agreement, the union announced June 3.

NYC Mayor Signs On-Call Scheduling Ban

June 4, 2017 

New York, NY -  On Tuesday May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro 1387 into law, just days after the New York City Council passed the legislation that bans on-call scheduling for retail workers.

Teamsters Stand With Striking AT&T Workers

May 28, 2017 
By Teamsters President James P. Hoffa

Washington DC -  "The 1.4 million members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters stand in solidarity with 40,000 AT&T workers and their union, the Communications Workers of America (CWA), for taking a strong stand for justice and economic fairness. 

Clare Rose Strike Threatens Memorial Day Beer Shortage

May 28, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – As drivers and warehouse workers at Long Island beer distributor Clare Rose continue their one-month long strike, shortages of Anheuser-Busch products are expected on Memorial Day weekend, traditionally the second biggest beer-buying weekend of the year.

CWA Initiates 3-Day Strike Against AT&T - Wireless, Wireline & DIRECTV…

May 27, 2017  
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell  
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Cheektowaga, NY - It didn’t take long for the Communications Workers of America’s (CWA) three-day, nationwide Strike against AT&T to have an impact here in Western New York as CWA Local 1122 Executive Vice President John Mudie told that AT&T had chosen to close two of its Western New York retail stores just minutes before the walk-out started at 3 p.m. on Friday (May 19th).

Nabisco Workers Protest at Mondelēz Shareholders’ Meeting

May 25, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Lincolnshire, IL - Protesting the company’s closing U.S. factories and moving jobs abroad, members and supporters of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers’ International Union demonstrated outside Nabisco/Mondelēz’s annual shareholder meeting in this Chicago suburb May 17.

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