Communications Workers of America

(CWA president Larry Cohen turns away from the camera momentarily during an interview with KYW Newsradio.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

President Of Striking Verizon Workers’ Union Visits Philadelphia

Larry Cohen says negotiations with Verizon are ongoing but going nowhere.

08/12/2011

Verizon workers strike outside the Verizon building on Race Street. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Local Workers Picket Outside Verizon Building In Chinatown

The collective bargaining agreement between Verizon and its communications workers expired Saturday at midnight.

08/08/2011

(The Rev. Jesse Jackson joins a picket line of striking Red Cross workers in Philadelphia.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Rev. Jesse Jackson Pickets With Striking Philadelphia Area Red Cross Workers

Jackson says this Red Cross strike is a reflection of what’s happening across the country.

05/31/2011

(Gov. Chris Christie, making his legislative proposals today in Trenton.  Photos by David Madden)

Union Files Unfair Practices Claim Against New Jersey Governor Christie

Chris Christie, Workers Union, Unfair unemployment, New Jersey, Trenton, Hetty Rosenstein, Communications Workers of America

05/13/2011

file photo (credit: Getty Images)

Christie May Abandon Proposed State Worker Layoff

There are some hints that New Jersey governor Chris Christie might be backing off his plan to lay off up to 1,200 hundred state workers after the first of the year, although his staffers suggest it’s too soon to tell.

11/12/2010

Chris Christie

CWA Union Boss Irked About Gov. Christie’s Pending Layoffs

Officials in New Jersey have begun the process of issuing layoff notices to as many as 1,200 state workers early next year, and their main union is not too happy about it.

11/05/2010

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