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May 18, 2020

The Heroes Act Protects and Compensates Essential Workers

The HEROES Act (H.R. 6800), $3T relief package, passed the House late last night mostly along partisan lines with a 208-199 vote.
14 Democrats voted against the bill, including Axne, Cunningham, Davids, Finkenauer, Golden, Horn, Jayapal, Lamb, Luria, McAdams, Schrader, Spanberger, Torres Small, and Wild.
1 Republican voted for the bill: King (NY)
Several motions to recommit by the Republicans were defeated.

May 14, 2020

CWA District 4 News | May 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

I hope you are all staying safe and healthy. I’d like to reiterate that we in CWA are ALL essential. Safety of our members, our Local officers, and our families is of the utmost importance. We appreciate all that you are doing to protect each other and your families and to work toward securing safe working environments during an extraordinary and unprecedented time dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 11, 2020

Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Recipients for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

We are pleased to announce that a random drawing chose the winners of the Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship, and the recipients for the 2020-2021 academic year are:

May 11, 2020

Life-saving News Needs a Stimulus

News is an essential service and our country can’t afford to lose it during this pandemic. Journalists and other media workers are working on never-ending deadlines and risking their own health to provide life-saving information to a nation sheltering in place. See all the demands.

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Information for Non-Union Workers

Are you unsafe at work?
What can you do when your employer is not adequately protecting employees from the COVID-19 pandemic? The answer is you can take action as a group.

If you are currently a CWA member or a worker in a CWA-represented workplace, check out this page for resources and information: . Everyone else, read on about your right to engage in protected concerted activities.

April 29, 2020

Remembering CWA Members Lost to COVID-19

We honor CWA Members who have lost their lives to COVID-19

April 14, 2020

Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky wins state Supreme Court race

Wisconsin Primary 2020, CWA and Labor Supported, Jill Karofsky elected as Supreme Court Judge

April 3, 2020

Wisconsin Voter Update

Breaking Election Updates. A federal judge just ruled on election-related lawsuits. U.S. District Judge William Conley declined to postpone the election, but gave voters additional time to cast an absentee ballot.

What Wisconsin Voters Need to Know:

Absentee ballots can be requested until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3.
Absentee ballots returned to clerks by 4:00 p.m. on April 13 will be counted.

March 31, 2020

Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship -- APPLICATION DEADLINE REMINDER!

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2020.  Awards will be announced by June 15, 2020.

March 31, 2020

How to vote in the 2020 Ohio Primary

The 2020 primary election has changed! Make sure you know the facts and how to make your voice heard!