By Samuel Davidson, 26 February 2019
United Electrical workers union locals block strike action against concessions imposed on 1,700 workers at its locomotive plant in Erie, Pennsylvania.
By Shannon Jones, 4 June 2018
One CWA worker in Detroit told WSWS reporters: “People are getting tired and they’re saying we’re not going to wait for the union anymore. We have to do this ourselves.”
By Samuel Davidson, 14 April 2018
The over 90 percent vote to strike is part of a growing movement of the working class.
As strike by 1,400 US telecom workers enters third week
By Zac Corrigan, 17 March 2018
The injunction is based on accusations made by hired Pinkerton agents of alleged "abuse" on the part of striking workers toward strikebreakers.
By Kevin Reed, 23 November 2017
The anti-democratic plan to deregulate the US Internet infrastructure will enable privately-owned US broadband providers to control public access to online content.
By Steve Light and A. Woodson, 17 November 2017
Charter-Spectrum workers in New York City and New Jersey have been on strike for eight months.
“The working class has to stand together against this”
After five months on strike, Spectrum workers in New York-New Jersey must break union-imposed isolation
By Alan Whyte, A. Woodson and Steve Light, 1 September 2017
Nearly 2,000 technicians and engineers continue to battle the telecom giant Charter Communications, now known as Spectrum.
By Mark Witkowski, 9 August 2017
The unions have left Spectrum workers to battle the giant telecom company on their own.
By Mark Witkowski and Shannon Jones, 19 May 2017
While continuing the isolation of workers at Spectrum, the CWA has called for a token, three-day strike against AT&T West and AT&T Mobility.
“With these mergers, they just grab the money and go on to the next business target”
By Steve Light and Alan Whyte, 28 April 2017
Telecom workers on strike against Spectrum (formerly Time Warner) denounce the corporate attack on jobs and health and pension benefits.
By Mark Witkowski, 21 April 2017
The telecom company is all demanding painful concessions even as they squander billions on mergers and acquisitions, stock buyback programs and dividend payments to further enrich their top stock holders.
By Alan Gilman, 24 March 2017
After less than 24 hours, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) sent 17,000 AT&T workers back to their jobs after the walkout, which was aimed at defusing workers’ anger and frustration.
By Shannon Jones, 21 October 2016
The job cuts come just months after the Communications Workers of America forced through a sellout deal ending the Verizon strike, claiming agreement ensured job security.
“The union signed away their rights”
By Shannon Jones, 19 August 2016
Since the Communications Workers of America sold out the seven-week Verizon strike in May, the union has said nothing about the fate of some two dozen workers victimized by management in the course of the walkout.
By Joseph Kishore, 7 June 2013
As part of a secret and unconstitutional program, the National Security Agency has obtained detailed phone records of an unknown number of US residents going back at least seven years.
By Kevin Reed, 4 September 2012
Apple Inc.’s sweeping courtroom victory over Samsung raises questions about the future of the global market for mobile communications devices in particular, and technological advancement under capitalism in general.