CWA Workers Are A "United Front" As AT&T Negotiations Continue - 03-21-17
By Doug Cunningham The Communications Workers of America (CWA) are in labor contract negotiations with AT&T Mobility on behalf of 20,000 workers in 36 states and the District of Columbia. In a video prepared by their union CWA AT&T workers spoke out on the issues at the bargaining table. [CWA AT&T Workers]: "AT&T, we're the ones that make AT&T.
"We Resist In Los Angeles" - LA Labor Joins Coalition For May Day 'Shut It Down' March - 03-21-17
By Doug Cunningham The May Day Coalition of Los Angeles says it's planning a large march on May Day - May 1st - called "We Resist In Los Angeles". The coalition consists of a broad range of groups throughout southern California. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor is a strong part of the coalition.
AFL-CIO Says House GOP Bill Attacks VA Workers - 03-21-17
By Doug Cunningham The AFL-CIO says a bill passed by U.S House Republicans attacks union workers at the Veterans Administration. The AFL-CIO's Director of Government Affairs, Bill Samuel, says instead of standing up for working families ten Democrats joined House Republicans in "a betrayal of the promise to treat all VA workers fairly.
USW Local 5114 In Unanimous Solidarity On Hecla Mining Strike - 03-21-17
By Doug Cunningham Two hundred forty-six United Steelworkers members on strike at Hecla Mining's Luck Friday mine in Utah have unanimously voted to stay out on strike. The strike started March 13th. The workers changed the legal reason for the strike to an unfair labor practices strike. They made it clear they are in perfect solidarity on staying on strike.