Seeking strong representation, 90 employees at Hamilton (County) Hospital in Webster City, Iowa have voted to join CWA. The nurses, therapists, technicians and other direct patient care workers were formerly affiliated with the Iowa Nurses Association but said they'd received little support from INA, especially at the bargaining table.
Want to know if companies in your town are sending American jobs overseas? The AFL-CIO and Working America have made it as easy as entering your Zip code and clicking Search.
Julian Modjeski, one of CWAs longest-serving activists, died Sept. 17 at age 89. Modjeski joined CWA Local 5503 (now Local 4603) after going to work in 1947 for Wisconsin Telephone, where he was a PBX installer most of his career.
The colorful and newsy bimonthly publication from UPAGRA in Puerto Rico, part of TNG-CWA Local 33225, is the first of many local newsletters that we will feature here every few weeks.
Members of TNG-CWA Local 36047 in St. Louis spent last Saturday working on a Habitat for Humanity house that will soon be a real home for a single mother and her six year old daughter.
Proving theres no end to the abuse of Senate rules, Alabama Republican Richard Shelby is refusing to lift his hold on Federal Reserve Board nominee Peter Diamond even though the acclaimed economist just won the 2010 Nobel Prize.