In Tuesday, May 4th, the New York State Assembly and Senate voted to pass two bills that will establish a process for setting and enforcing safe staffing minimum standards at hospitals and nursing homes.

New Yorkers scored a huge victory on April 19th as the New York State Assembly voted to pass the NY HERO Act!

Members of CWA Local 1014 in Camden, NJ, celebrated a victory after defeating a plan that put dozens of jobs at risk.

That’s what we’re pushing for! New York has ramped up investment in offshore wind power, authorizing 9 Gigawatts of development in several locations around Long Island, NY - making it the largest offshore wind project in the country.

Members of the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU)/CWA Local 1104 have been fighting for years to put an end to the crushing university fees they’re forced to pay to their employer that keep many living in poverty.
With an important Special Election happening right now in New York City for City Council, Local 1101 members were out this weekend to campaign alongside candidate Mino Lora in the Bronx (District 11).
Several organizing campaigns throughout District 1 this week had big developments!
CWAers will always support our union sisters and brothers fighting for union representation, fair contracts, and better working conditions!
CWA Local 1088 had already been in a heated battle with the Ocean County Board of Social Services over COVID-related health and safety issues due to unsafe staffing levels when contract negotiations were set to begin.
This month marked a full year into the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, and our essential workers are still on the frontlines of the crisis and working through extraordinary conditions to deliver care, connectivity, service, education, news, and more.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Marty Walsh to lead the Department of Labor. Walsh will be the first union member to be Secretary of Labor in nearly 50 years.