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For the last several weeks, CWA members in New Jersey have been going all out to fight for the Responsible Collective Negotiations Act to strengthen workers' bargaining rights.
After voting to authorize a strike if necessary late last year and working without contracts, CWA members at Frontier Communications have ramped up their mobilization efforts to fight for new agreements by January 15th or Frontier will face a strike.
On January 3rd SUNY-Binghamton announced that as of Spring 2022, all full-time, fully tuition-supported PhD student workers at SUNY-Binghamton will no longer be required to pay broad-based fees.

The deadline to apply for a Joe Beirne Foundation scholarship is coming up this Friday, April 30th, 11:59pm ET.

The CWA Joe Beirne Foundation will award 16 partial college scholarships of $4,000 each for two years. CWA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren are eligible for the scholarships, including the dependents of retired, laid-off, or deceased members.

The act would use the federal tax code and federal grants, loans and contracts to stop the outsourcing of American jobs.
Today's verdict finding Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd is a step toward justice for Floyd, his family members, and all those who have been affected by his brutal murder. But it is not enough.
In order to ease the financial stress and burden caused for families who have lost loved ones to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Rescue Plan Act contains funds for COVID-19 related funeral expenses.
Although current federal law requires companies to bargain in good faith with the union chosen by their employees, CWA members know the tactics employers use to drag out the bargaining process.
This webinar is open to everyone, we encourage folks to invite their coworkers, your fellow CWAers, and anyone who would be interested! Click here to register.
With billions of dollars in State funding on the line, CWAers pulled out all the stops to speak with lawmakers, community members, and advocacy groups about our priority issues.

Nearly 200 CWA District 1 stewards and Health and Safety workplace committee members in New Jersey participated in the third part of an eleven hour training course last week. The course was developed as a union approach to health and safety with the goal of educating members about the science of COVID-19 transmission, as well as how to get management to ensure a safe workplace.  The central theme of the training series: informed and mobilized union members are the source of our power to protect us from this deadly pandemic.