Tag: Communications Workers of America

The LA Times’ Cliché Anti-Union Tactics

October 11, 2017

Last week, a majority of newsroom staffers at the Los Angeles Times announced their intention to join together in union and join their colleagues at other newspapers who are already members of NewsGuild-CWA. Soon after, Tronc, the corporate owners of the paper, issued a letter to tell the Times staff… Read More»

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»

Equal Pay Day: Don’t Celebrate, Organize!

April 12, 2016

Women cannot always count on their employer to give them equal pay for an equal day’s work. But we can close the gap if working women like Atisha Perdue are able to come together to negotiate the terms of their work. Learn more about Atisha, her fight for fair pay… Read More»

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»

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»