Union families speak out against ‘lunch shaming’

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Cara Valente, a legislative analyst and spouse of CWA member Charles Compton, spoke out against the practice of ‘lunch shaming’ in a recent interview broadcast on NBC. Kudos to Cara and her boss, State Senator Michael Padilla, for their work to pass legislation banning lunch shaming in New Mexico schools! …

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Union Response to the Governor’s Threats of Furlough

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Attention: CWA 7076 Members! Greeting Brothers and Sisters, By now you are all, undoubtedly, aware that Governor Martinez has announced her willingness to balance the FY 2017 State budget on our backs, via her threat of furloughs. Meanwhile, Speaker of the House, Brian Egolf, insists that the Legislature has sent …

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If ICE Agents Come to Your Door

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This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have carried out unspecified actions in New Mexico, and many of our members have expressed concerns about how these actions might affect their family, friends, and neighbors. If ICE Agents show up where you live or work, keep calm and remember that …

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Block the Corporate Cabinet

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President Trump has nominated a pack of billionaire Washington insiders for powerful positions within his administration. Don’t let these corporate raiders take over our government, enriching their bank accounts at our expense. Join fellow CWA members and call your Senator today at 888-807-9365. Tell them to oppose the corporate takover of our …

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CWA 7076 Steps into the Debate on the State Budget Woes

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The Albuquerque Journal recently ran a front page story on the budget crisis facing New Mexico. The story included this comment from your CWA Team: Dan Secrist, executive vice president of the local Communications Workers of America union, said many agencies are struggling to perform day-to-day operations with low staffing …

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We Stopped the TPP (for now)

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This past weekend the Obama Administration acknowledged what has been clear for some time – there is no path forward for the Trans-Pacific Partnership this year. Thanks to your e-mails, calls and meetings with members of Congress, we have stopped the TPP. Supporters of this disastrous trade deal have spent …

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Unions Defeat Right-To-Work Amendment in Virginia

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A union victory: On November 8, Virginians rejected an amendment that would have enshrined right-to-work in the state constitution. Read more here: http://portside.org/2016-11-10/unions-defeat-right-work-amendment-virginia

Additional Benefits and Savings for Members

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UNION BENEFITS YOU CAN USE RIGHT NOW AND SAVE $$$!!! DID YOU KNOW? Average CWA 7076 member dues: $480 per year.    Potential member savings: $4,179.05 per year. You can save huge amounts of money by participating in programs that are only available to Union Members!!  You probably won’t take advantage …

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UNM Hospital Workers Picket Over Medicaid Cutbacks

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Hospital Workers Picket Over MEDICAID Cutbacks Noting Impact Will Discourage Retention of Experienced Medical Workforce at UNMH and Other Hospitals & Clinics. Early this morning CWA 7076, and District 1199 NM hospital employees at UNMH and others began a series of actions regarding the negative impact of Medicaid cutbacks on …

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AT&T Union Discount

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April 15, 2016 To: All Local Presidents President Trumka and I are sending a letter to all AFL-CIO international union presidents requesting their assistance around a key initiative in support of CWA Workers at AT&T Wireless. I’m writing to let you know about the campaign and ask for your support. …

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