The National Association of Letter Carriers is holding the 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 13th. Across the United States, everyday people are encouraged to leave a bag of non-perishable food items by their mailbox, and letter carriers will pick up the food as they deliver the day’s mail. Read More
Congratulations to CWA and IBEW for their strength and solidarity. The following is a from a CWA press release from Friday, May 27.
Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains
UNION TO TAKE DOWN PICKETS; COMPANY AGREES TO ADD GOOD UNION JOBS ON THE EAST COAST; FIRST CONTRACT FOR RETAIL WIRELESS WORKERS; IMPROVES WORKERS’ OVERALL STANDARD OF LIVING
Friday, May 27, 2016
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after coming to an agreement in principle with the company. Read More
After ten months trying to reach a fair contract, nearly 40,000 men and women who work at Verizon went on strike on April 13 to protect good jobs and to ensure quality service. These past six weeks have been difficult, but the strike will continue, and our Brothers and Sisters from the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) should know that the entire Labor Movement is standing alongside them in this fight; and it’s important for all of us to realize that these striking workers are standing up for all workers right now. Read More