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On Wednesday, President Biden held an event at the White House to honor labor unions as part of the Administration's Labor Day celebration.

This September 11th marks the 20 year anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

Welfare workers in Ocean County, New Jersey, won their best contract in years by taking a stand for Covid safety.
From phonebanking to canvassing to rallying, CWA members in New York City have been out in force over the past two weeks to talk to voters and help elect candidates from City Council to Comptroller to Mayor.
As we speak, dozens of states are proposing - and passing - restrictive, undemocratic voting laws that will make it harder and harder for people to exercise their right to vote in future elections.
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!

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the state, New York workers are risking their lives every day to keep our communities running. But there are currently no uniform standards for basic protections for workers, and nothing to make sure that employers are protecting their workers. Establishing these standards is critical to protecting all New Yorkers.

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

We have a chance right now to pass legislation that will dramatically improve union rights for workers throughout the country and lift up working families.

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act (or PRO Act) would make it easier to join unions, protect strikes and other protest activity, deal a blow to anti-union “right-to-work” laws, and a lot more. It's been passed by the House of Representatives, but we need to go all out right now to get it done in the Senate.

This year, NYC voters will be going to the polls with a brand new (and exciting) voting system: Ranked Choice Voting. This year, instead of picking just one candidate on your ballot, we'll have the option to rank candidates in order of preference - this will make our elections more fair and democratic, and save the city money.

How does it work? How does it make our elections more fair? Join us for an online info session this evening to find out!