- CWA e-Newsletter: July 24, 2014Cohen to APWU Members: U.S. Mail Not for Sale; Cohen's Challenge: Look Beyond Reforming the Senate and Save Democracy Itself; President Signs Historic LGBT Executive Order; Art By, For and About the Common Man; National Women's Committee Report: Sexual Assault in the Military; Feeling Nostalgic? Join us for Throwback Thursdays!; Beirne Scholarship
- Cohen to APWU Members: U.S. Mail Not for SaleAt the American Postal Workers Union convention in Chicago, CWA President Larry Cohen told 3,000 postal worker members and delegates that CWAers are standing strong in the fight to save the jobs of thousands of APWU members, and the Post Office as we know it.
- Cohen’s Challenge: Look Beyond Reforming the Senate and Save Democracy ItselfEight months after the U.S. Senate changed its rules to enable more executive and judicial nominations to go forward, a new dysfunctional trick that has marooned over a hundred other nominations is the latest bar to progress.
- President Signs Historic LGBT Executive OrderPresident Obama signed an historic executive order Monday morning prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
- Art By, For and About the Common ManRon Carver tells the story of a critical juncture when CWA lent invaluable help in the efforts to reclaim the paintings of Ralph Fasanella for display in the public domain.
- CWA e-Newsletter: July 24, 2014
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Category Archives: Seattle Times
We spent most of yesterday’s bargaining session talking about the company’s desire to make radical changes in the Home Delivery department. The company has told us that their overall home delivery cost is 20 to 25 percent higher than at … Continue reading
Yesterday’s bargaining session with the company, our fourth, had its ups and downs. On the plus side, the company withdrew its proposal that the Guild waive its members’ rights under the Seattle Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) ordinance. Because … Continue reading
Tuesday’s meeting between the Guild bargaining team and the company continued to focus on company proposals. In some areas the company team brought forward the first details regarding specific changes they are seeking. In other areas they provided additional information … Continue reading
The Guild met with the company yesterday in our second bargaining session as part of negotiations for a new contract. The discussion remained courteous on both sides, although it became quite tense at times. We quickly identified a number of … Continue reading
Yesterday the Guild held its first bargaining meeting with the Times in negotiations for a new contract. Representing the Guild unit at the Seattle Times were Ralph Erickson (Circ), Phil Kearney (Adv), Karl Neice (News), Darryl Sclater (PNNG Administrative Officer) … Continue reading