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Each month, activists and leaders discuss how we can take back workers' rights, restore our democracy and build a movement.

Each month, activists and leaders discuss how we can take back workers' rights, restore our democracy and build a movement.
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Each month, activists and leaders discuss how we can take back workers' rights, restore our democracy and build a movement.

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CWA Summer of No More Offshoring Town Hall Call | July 9, 2019

7/11/2019
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Communications Workers of America town hall call about the Summer of No More Offshoring campaign and what CWA is doing to fight back against the offshoring of U.S. jobs. We’ll hear from CWA President Chris Shelton and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown on how CWA members can get involved in the campaign.

Duration:00:30:15

CWA Piedmont Agent TA Town Hall Call | September 20, 2018

9/27/2018
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CWA Piedmont Agent TA Town Hall Call | September 20, 2018 by Communications Workers of America

Duration:00:45:28

CWA Union Hall Call on NAFTA Renegotiation

11/11/2017
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Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joins CWA President Chris Shelton, CWA District 4 VP Linda L. Hinton and IUE-CWA Division President Jim Clark to discuss what working people should look out for during the NAFTA renegotiation process.

Duration:00:26:59

CWA Union Hall Call on the Republican Tax Plan

10/25/2017
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CWA President Chris Shelton and Representative Mark Pocan (WI-02) discuss what the proposed Republican Tax Plan means for working familes, then President Shelton answers members' questions about what the plan might mean for you.

Duration:00:36:07

CWA Town Hall Call on Health Care Repeal

3/21/2017
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CWA President Chris Shelton, Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and CWA Local 1168 President Cori Gambini, RN discuss how the Republican health care repeal plan will affect CWA members and retirees and what you can do to fight back.

Duration:00:29:42

Stopping the Corporate Cabinet with CWA President Chris Shelton and Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley

1/6/2017
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Stopping the Corporate Cabinet with CWA President Chris Shelton and Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley by Communications Workers of America

Duration:00:21:20

The Democracy Awakening

2/28/2016
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CWA President Chris Shelton joins other leaders in the movement to restore our democracy to discuss the April 16-18 Democracy Awakening in Washington, DC.

Duration:00:27:39

Taking On Wall Street with Elizabeth Warren & Robert Reich

1/30/2016
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Senator Elizabeth Warren and former Labor Secretary Robert Reich join CWA President Chris Shelton to discuss how we can regain control of our economy from Wall Street and the Big Banks.

Duration:00:45:53

Stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership in 2016

1/12/2016
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Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, CWA President Chris Shelton and Sierra Club President Michael Brune discuss the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and what we need to do to stop in in 2016.

Duration:00:32:30

Verizon Bargaining Update 9/15/2015

9/16/2015
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CWA District 1 VP Dennis Trainor, CWA District 2-13 VP Ed Mooney & members of the bargaining and mobilization committees give an update on bargaining. CWA President Chris Shelton gives us his perspective on the fight.

Duration:00:34:00

Verizon Bargaining Update 8/2/2015

8/2/2015
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CWA District 1 VP Dennis Trainor, CWA District 2-13 VP Ed Mooney & members of the bargaining committees give an update on bargaining and take member questions. CWA President Chris Shelton tells us what it will take to get a fair contract at Verizon.

Duration:00:35:11

CWA President Larry Cohen Answers Your Questions

5/22/2015
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In his last call before he retires in June, President Cohen responds to questions about the future of organizing, movement building and collective bargaining submitted by participants.

Duration:00:20:16

Keeping the Pressure On to Stop Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

4/15/2015
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CWA activists and allies discuss some of their most successful tactics in the fight to stop Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership including city council resolutions, town hall meetings, door-to-door canvasses - even educating voters about the TPP during a blood drive!

Duration:00:21:03

How We Won at Fairpoint and Building Local Coalitions to Stop the TPP

3/18/2015
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Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron joins us to discuss AFJ's work building opposition to provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership that circumvent U.S. courts. We also hear from CWA activists who are building local coalitions against the TPP in Arizona and North Carolina, and CWA Local 1400 President Don Trementozzi discusses the 131 day strike against Fairpoint Communications in New England.

Duration:00:31:01

The Fight to Save our Public Postal Service and Amazing Actions to Stop the TPP

2/20/2015
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American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein joins us to explain why APWU members are fighting the Trans-Pacific Partnership even as they begin their own difficult contract negotiations. And we hear about the innovative ways three amazing CWA activists are getting letters to Congress to stop the TPP.

Duration:00:28:50

The United Effort to Defeat Fast Track & the Dangerous TPP Trade Deal

1/12/2015
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Michigan Congressman Ed Kildee and Sister Simone Campbell, leader of Nuns on the Bus, join CWA President Larry Cohen to discuss the united effort to defeat fast track and the dangerous TPP Trade Deal.

Duration:00:21:36

Winning the fight against Fast Track and the TPP in 2015

12/16/2014
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Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune, Edward Miller, a key union leader from First Union New Zealand and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown join CWA President Larry Cohen to discuss how we can defeat the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in 2015.

Duration:00:26:07

The Latest on the Fight Against Fast Track & the TPP w/Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

11/17/2014
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On this call we hear from activists on the front lines of the fight against the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro gives us the perspective from Capitol Hill, and CWA President Cohen explains what's at stake and what we must do to win.

Duration:00:25:44

2014 Election Update With Special Guest Jim Hightower

10/15/2014
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With less than a month until the Nov. 4 elections, we hear from Jim Hightower, a national political commentator. We also get an update from CWA Activists in TX and IA who report on what CWA members are doing to elect candidates that support working families. CWA President Larry Cohen wraps up the call reminding us just what's at stake in this election.

Duration:00:28:08

Winning Long Fights

9/14/2014
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We get an update from American Airlines passenger service agents on their amazing victory after 20 years of relentless organizing, hear the story of Tyrone Riggs and other broadcast technicians at CNN who were illegally fired 11 years ago but have finally won justice at the National Labor Relations Board, and learn about the successful contract fight at Frontier Communications in West Virginia from CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney. As usual, CWA President Larry Cohen puts these...

Duration:00:27:15