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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.

On January 14th, Gloucester County library workers, members of CWA Local 1085, celebrated the overwhelming ratification of their first contract!
On December 15th activists working for the influential youth-led environmental group Sunrise Movement announced that they had voted overwhelmingly to join CWA Local 1180!
Local 1088, representing more than 300 workers at the Ocean County Board of Social Services (OCBSS) in Ocean County, NJ, have been fighting for stronger work-from-home rules as the COVID-19 pandemic has continued into 2021.
Even as an armed anti-democratic insurrection was unfolding at our nation's Capitol on January 6th, we had two pieces of amazing, positive news: Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff won their U.S. Senate runoff elections in Georgia! With these victories for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, working people in Georgia and across the United States have ensured that their voices will be heard on Capitol Hill in 2021 and beyond.
As COVID-19 has moved much of our lives online, the importance of access to universal, high-speed, affordable broadband has never been clearer.
On January 4th, workers at Google announced the historic launch of the Alphabet Workers Union (Alphabet is Google's parent company). The union will be open to all employees and contractors at any Alphabet company and the workers will be members of CWA Local 1400.
Ten unions and the NYS AFL-CIO representing well over 2.5 million workers in New York call on Albany to return to session now to raise $7- $9 Billion in revenue through higher taxes on the wealthy to address the state’s dire fiscal crisis.
Many people are voting at home and returning ballots by dropping them off at a secure ballot box or putting them in the mail. These ballots can take longer to process and will continue to arrive at election offices for several days after Nov. 3.