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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.

While many voters will head to the polls in exactly two weeks on November 3rd, Early Voting and vote-by-mail have begun in many states throughout the country already, with millions of votes already cast - which means, in essence, that it’s not that Election Day is November 3rd; Election Day ends November 3rd.
Last week we made our public announcement of our endorsements for all levels of elected office on the ballot in New Jersey – from Presidential and federal legislative races down to the county and municipal levels. See the full list here.
Victory for National Domestic Violence Workers Alliance
On October 8th, CWA joined other labor unions and environmental groups to sue the federal government over its failure to provide adequate reusable respirators, N95 masks, gloves, and other personal protective equipment to essential workers.
Join us tomorrow (Wednesday October 21) at 6:00 PM to rally the troops for Amy Kennedy for Congress (NJ-2)! Dust off those red shirts and put them on in SOLIDARITY as we push Amy Kennedy to the Finish Line. ALL of us were betrayed by the turncoat Jeff Van Drew. We need to send him packing. We need Amy Kennedy in Congress representing the working families in New Jersey!
After weeks of tough negotiations and a strong membership campaign, CWA NewsGuild members at The New Yorker won just cause, no exceptions on October 5, ending a 95-year era of at-will employment at The New Yorker. This victory demonstrates that solidarity wins out and in the union there is power! Congrats to NewsGuild of New York members on this hard-fought win.
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