Communications Workers of America

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

Unions Suing Christie Administration To Force Required Pension Fund Payment

“He’s short again on the law he signed, so we are taking him to court for the third time, with plenty of notice,” says Wendell Steinhauer, president of the New Jersey Education Association.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(Scene of the stabbing of Camden social worker Leah Coleman.  File photo by CBS3)

After Social Worker Stabbed in Camden, Union Worries About Ongoing Safety

CWA state president Hetty Rosenstein says security in the building where Coleman works has now been beefed up, but she’s not sure for how long.


(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.


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.


(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.


(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


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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.


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.