CWA: Supreme Court Undermines the Ability of Direct Care Workers to Bargain Collectively

Here is CWA’s statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Harris v. Quinn decision. Today’s Harris v. Quinn decision by the U.S. Supreme Court undermines the ability of direct care workers to collectively bargain by determining that these workers are “partial public employees” and may not be required to pay representation...

CLUW presents “Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price”

Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) New Mexico Chapteris proud to sponsor the viewing of theBrave New Films documentary: “Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price” When: Saturday, July 19, 12:30 – 3:00 pm Where: The Guild Theater, 3405 Central NE Tickets: $8.00 individual $6.00 for purchasing 20 or more...

Steward Training

The next Steward Training is scheduled in Santa Fe at the following dates and times: - Friday, July 25, 2014 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. - Saturday. July 26, 2014 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Where: CWA Hall 460 St. Michaels Dr. Suite 1001 Santa Fe 87505 (Map Below) If...

NMFL 2014 COPE Endorsements

On Friday and Saturday (June 27th and 28th) the New Mexico Federation of Labor, AFL/CIO, held their annual convention in Santa Fe. Hosted by IATSE 480 at the Center for Progress and Justice, it brought together all Labor Unions under the AFL/CIO banner to decide on which candidates would be...

Report from PERA June 26, 2014

The following proposal passed the PERA Board 9-3 regarding Rule 600, part-time service credit: Members who are vested (5 years) on June 30, 2014 will be grandfathered under the current rules governing part-time service credit. Non-vested, part-time employees will be subject to a higher threshold of hours worked (30) to...

FY09 Pay Package Arbitration FAQs as provided by the State of New Mexico State Personnel Office

Link to SPO Information on Back Pay from Union Lawsuit From the website: “FY09 Pay Package Arbitration FAQs 1. What is the FY09 Pay Package Arbitration? On July 1, 2008, all State employees received a salary increase equal to 2.9% times the mid-point of their salary grade. Arbitrators decided that...

Communications Workers of America

The Communications Workers of America is a strong international union actively representing over 700,000 men and women in both private and public sectors. There are more than 1,200 chartered CWA Locals throughout the US and Canada, representing members who live in over 10,000 communities. Among major employers of CWA members are AT&T, GTE, the Regional Bell telephone companies, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs, General Electric, NBC and ABC television networks, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., major papers such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, US Airways, the University of California system, and the state of New Jersey.

SPRING 2014 Newsletter

CWA Newsletter Spring 2014. Get the latest updates on CWA.

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