Communication Workers Of America

  • The Indignity Of Outsourcing: One Former Boeing Worker's Tale

    The Indignity Of Outsourcing: One Former Boeing Worker's Tale

    It's a topic that reemerges in the national conversation every four years -- outsourcing. And this year, the corporate policy of sending jobs overseas, also known as "offshoring," has been front-and-center during the 2012 campaign, in large part because one candidate, Republican Presidential candidate, Mitt... Continue Reading

  • Verizon Threatens to Suspend Strikers' Health Insurance

    Verizon Threatens to Suspend Strikers' Health Insurance

    Wednesday is day 10 of the Verizon strike. For 240 hours, 45,000 unionized members of the company's traditional telephone division have rotated shifts at picket lines down the East Coast. But Verizon hasn't budged in its demands, and the company is pushing harder. On August 31, the company says it will suspend... Continue Reading

  • Verizon Strikers Weather Storm

    Verizon Strikers Weather Storm

    Around 40 red-shirted, poncho-wearing strikers stood in the pouring rain in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday, the third day of the Verizon strike. Collective bargaining negotiations broke down over the weekend, after representatives from the Communication Workers of America and International Brotherhood of... Continue Reading