Oct 14, 2021 - Flight Attendants at Piedmont Take Strike Vote and other news

October 14, 2021

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CWA Leaders Continue the Fight for Affordable Broadband Access for All

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本月早些时候,CWA的宽带旅的新成员与其他CWA活动家一起参加了为期两天的活动 Build Broadband Better training. 与会者获得了CWA在州和联邦一级扩大宽带接入的活动概述, discussed strategies for mobilization and advocacy, and polished their digital communications and media relations skills. CWA主席克里斯·谢尔顿主持了一次讨论,并鼓励所有参与者继续战斗. 成员们在训练结束后重新充满活力,并准备好与其他成员合作, elected officials, and their communities on access to broadband.

在今年的网根族国家会议上,Brigade成员还参加了由全美网络协会主办的小组讨论. CWA District 4 Vice President Linda L. Hinton moderated a panel of CWAers and other activists, talking about how to build broadband better for all. The panel included Chris Lewis, President and CEO of Public Knowledge, and Brigade members Robin Johnson, CWA Local 6215; Fernando Roman, CWA Local 7026; and Matt Wood, CWA Local 3411. Click Here to watch the full panel discussion.


Bargaining Update

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Indian River County School Board

Last week, workers at the School Board of Indian River County, members of CWA Local 3180, ratified a new contract that includes an increase in pay, up to 4% in some cases. The new 3-year contract covers 752 workers, including teacher assistants, secretaries, cafeteria workers, maintenance workers, custodians, school bus drivers, bus assistants, media and computer lab assistants, and clerks.

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Piedmont Airlines

After years of failed negotiations, Flight Attendants at Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of American Airlines, 目前是否正在进行罢工授权投票,如果公司继续拒绝达成公平的合同,他们将在任何时候进行罢工. 皮埃蒙特空乘人员帮助该航空公司在COVID-19大流行期间保持飞行,并一直处于应对飞行条件困难的第一线. However, 管理层的最新提议只包括小幅加薪,但医疗成本大幅上涨,这意味着许多空乘人员明天带回家的钱将比今天少. They deserve better. 点击这里了解更多信息,并签署一份支持皮埃蒙特空乘人员的请愿书.


美国航空协会机场工作人员呼吁国会制定公平工资和更好福利的标准

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Last Thursday, airport workers from CWA, SEIU, UNITE HERE与参众两院拨款委员会的成员会面,呼吁将现行的工资和福利标准扩大到接受联邦资金的机场. Although airports receive billions in federal funding annually, 机场前线工作人员的工资和福利没有统一的标准. CWA, which represents more than 20,000 passenger service agents, 已经与SEIU和UNITE一起呼吁联邦解决方案,通过将《正规靠谱赌博软件》的工资和医疗补贴扩展到接受联邦资金的机场,来建立统一的标准.

参众两院拨款委员会成员克里斯·墨菲参议员(康涅狄格州民主党).); Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.); Representative Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.); and Representative Bonnie Watson-Coleman (D-N.J.) attended the roundtable and heard from workers including James McKnight, President of CWA local 3146, and Donielle Prophete, President of CWA Local 3645. 他们描述了机场工作人员面临的挑战,如高流动率, intense deadlines, and unsafe working environments, 并强调国会有必要采取行动,让机场负责满足其员工的需求. Watch the full discussion here.


Worker Power Update

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Supporting Pro-Worker Candidates in Virginia

Last Wednesday, 维吉尼亚州的正规靠谱的赌博软件工会成员参加了一天的行动,呼吁全州的工会成员讨论即将到来的全州选举的利害关系. 这一天的行动重点是传达赢得这次选举对目前没有集体谈判权的弗吉尼亚州公共工作人员的重要性. CWA支持州长候选人特里·麦考利夫(Terry McAuliffe)和承诺当选的议员候选人, they'll work with labor to secure that right for Virginia's public servants. Public, 卫生保健和教育工作者副主席Margaret Cook和CWA第4区副主席Linda L. 当天,辛顿与35名正规靠谱的赌博软件工会成员和1名以上的工会成员一起参加了罢工,200 calls.


Above: 正规靠谱的赌博软件联合会和其他工会成员参加了一天的行动,鼓励选民在即将到来的维吉尼亚州州长选举中投票给亲正规靠谱的赌博软件的候选人.

Below: Last Thursday, 弗吉尼亚州的CWA当地2201和其他当地工会为哈拉·阿亚拉举办了一场筹款活动, Democratic Nominee for Virginia Lieutenant Governor.


Building International Solidarity with Luxottica Workers

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Last Wednesday, 在意大利的陆逊梯卡工会成员实际上会见了在美国的陆逊梯卡正规靠谱的赌博软件, 分享他们不同的经验,讨论解决美国正规靠谱的赌博软件面临的一些挑战的策略.S are facing. 陆逊梯卡在乔治亚州麦克多诺的制造和配送中心的正规靠谱的赌博软件., 几个月来一直与CWA一起组织以获得工会的承认,但却遭遇了来自公司的激进的反工会运动.

During the meeting, the U.S workers talked about challenges including mandatory overtime, low pay, mismanagement, mistreatment and discrimination, sexual harassment, and much more. They described the push back they have received from the company, 指出该公司甚至使用了名为LiveSafe的移动应用程序, 它应该是针对COVID的健康和安全问题的, to send out anti-union messaging to workers. 意大利正规靠谱的赌博软件分享了他们对在陆逊梯卡建立工会的积极方面的看法,以及他们作为有组织的劳动力处理类似问题的一些方法. 参加会议的正规靠谱的赌博软件和工作人员离开时感到开明和充满活力,继续在陆逊梯卡为工会而斗争.


加入劳联-产联主席利兹·舒勒和史黛西·艾布拉姆斯,就保护投票权和劳工组织的权力进行一场关键性的讨论

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今晚,劳联-产联主席利兹·舒勒和公平斗争行动的创始人斯泰西·艾布拉姆斯将举行炉边谈话,重点讨论投票站民主和工作场所民主之间的联系, the importance of representation, and the power of collective bargaining. 两位领导人将讨论国会迫切需要采取行动,保护所有合格正规靠谱的赌博软件的投票自由, 特别是那些依靠提前投票和邮寄投票来适应他们的工作安排的人.

The event will be livestreamed at 7:30 p.m., ET. Click here to join.


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