News and Views
PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS CREATE COST SAVINGS
"What is particularly troublesome about the message currently being presented in the media, and espoused by some politicians, is the conscious effort to avoid, rather than address ...
A View From The Line: By Dave Schoenecker
"There's a place on the Far South Side of Chicago that's gone through some very hard times and some rather good times. It's pulled through when so many other places ...
AT$T Legacy T 2011 Cost of Living Allowance
Feb 11, 2011 To: AT&T Local Presidents We have received the attached letter regarding 2011 Cost -of-Living Allowance from Labor Relations.
January 25, 2011 at 9:00pm - Illinois IBEW Local 21 AT$T Surplus Mitigation Agreement Update
Late yesterday, IBEW Local 21 leadership reached an agreement with AT&T that should minimize the negative impact on members from AT&T?s early January, 2011 Surplus announcement. Af...
Corporations, Unions And The Value Of Opposition
So, why have unions? Because the persistent problem of unlimited corporate power requires an effective counterbalance. The need for such a counterbalance is clear. W...
129 Million Americans With A Pre-Existing Condition Could Be Denied Coverage Without New Health Reform Law
Prior to the Affordable Care Act, in the vast majority of states, insurance companies in the individual market could deny coverage, charge higher premiums, and/or limit benefits ba...
Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship For 2011-2012 Academic Year
The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applications must be post...
Legacy T Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs)
Greetings and Happy New Year to you all! Our office has received questions regarding how HRAs will be funded and whether the funds will be available to employees leaving the...
Meeting(s) Schedule For February 8, 2011 at 10 S. Canal & 717 S Wells
One year ago today I took an oath to serve as your President. In keeping with my commitment to keep you informed I have scheduled a membership meeting for Tuesday, February 8, 201...
President Obama To Install CWA Vice-President William J. Boarman As Public Printer Of The United States
"President Obama said Wednesday that he intended to install six appointees ? including James Cole, his controversial pick for the No. 2 spot at the Justice Department ? while Congr...