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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.

Over the past several weekends, CWA District 1 members have rallied at Walmart locations up and down the East Coast in support of IUE-CWA workers fighting to protect jobs.

LED light bulbs sold by Walmart are currently made by IUE-CWA workers at the GE-Savant Systems LLC lighting plant in Bucyrus, Ohio. However, GE has announced its intention to move its LED residential light bulb product line out of the facility to China, permanently laying off 80 workers, and putting the future of the plant, one of the last-standing residential lighting plants left in the USA, in jeopardy.

To loosen the hold corporate money has on our country, we must build worker power, and to do that, we need the For the People Act.
When CEOs and the 1% hold so much power, our economy and laws stay rigged in favor of the wealthy. They get richer while workers' wages stagnate and our working conditions get worse. We need big change.
CWAers joined IUE-CWA members and community allies for rallies at Walmart stores across the country to call on the corporation to act immediately to prevent workers from losing 80 factory jobs.
The Labor Strong 2021 coalition endorsed a total of 31 City Council candidates throughout Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, and is committed to electing a pro-labor majority that will put the needs of working people and our communities first.
Kicking off the Legislative Session a Little Differently This Year
Confirmation hearings for President Biden's pick for Secretary of Labor, Marty Walsh, have begun, and we need your help to push him over the line.