Tag: Communications Workers of America

How Working People Blew the Whistle on Wells Fargo

September 19, 2016

Earlier this month Wells Fargo was fined an extraordinary sum because of pervasive fraudulent banking operations. Missing from the headlines is the full backstory of how the bank’s predatory and high-pressure sales tactics came to light. Wells Fargo is finally starting to be held accountable, in part due to pressure from… Read More»

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Five Reasons to Care About the Verizon Strike

April 11, 2016

Update: This morning at 6 a.m., more than 39,000 Verizon employees have gone on strike. Stand with them now! Today, unions of working people at Verizon announced that they will strike on Wednesday morning if their bosses fail to come to the table to negotiate a mutually beneficial agreement. More… Read More»

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One Week, Three Major Victories for Working People in the South

March 24, 2016

In a groundbreaking week for the labor movement in the southern United States, working people are proving that anything is possible when you stand together to change the rules and fight for better workplaces. Huntsville, Alabama, Call Center Workers Join CWA In Huntsville, Alabama, the 750 men and women who… Read More»

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Amalgamated Bank Raises Its Minimum Wage to $15, Challenges Other Banks to Follow Suit

August 6, 2015

Today, Amalgamated Bank announced that it will raise wages for all of its employees to $15 an hour, and in doing so, challenged the rest of the banking industry to follow in its footsteps to ensure more Americans have jobs they can sustain a family on. Just weeks after the… Read More»

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