American Airlines agents approve union

...oversees union elections, said Tuesday that 86 percent of service agents voting favored representation by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the Teamsters. The CWA lost a previous election at American in January 2013 by about 150 votes...

Georgia businesses don't get all they want from legislators

...anyone's right to join a union," he said.But union representatives are fighting it, like Tony Tilley of the Communications Workers of America who says it will be a headache for employers."When you have folks jumping in and out, that creates payroll...

Account rules surprise many

...it. I figure why mess with a wheel if it's not broken." Mr. Brown, who represents retirees of the Communication Workers of America union on regional and national boards, said his financial adviser prepared him for the distribution. Now...

On the campaign trail

...in December, the largest one-month increase in nearly 20 years. The state's seven local units of the Communications Workers of America gave the former senator their support. The union has more than 2,200 active members and more than 1...

Across Georgia

...behind Taylor's campaign ATLANTA - Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor was endorsed Thursday by the 14,000-member Communications Workers of America union in his campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Georgia. Mr. Taylor hopes to beat...

Unions struggle to organize academics, engineers

...000 U.S. workers paying dues last year, the Alliance at IBM, a New York-based subsidiary of the Communication Workers of America, could not force recognition or win an election. It hasn't given up; it's talking to workers about...

Musicians take to the stage lobbying campaign against media ownership rules

...broadcasting and the Internet and harmed their ability to compete. Several AFL-CIO affiliates, such as the Communication Workers of America and the Screen Actors Guild, are affected by the rules, said Joe Uehlein, the AFL-CIO's director of...

Administration cautiously hopeful it can win necessary U.N. votes

...Press." House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California drew a standing ovation from members of the Communications Workers of America when she stated her opposition to an Iraq war now. Bush has alienated allies in the war on terror, she...

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Business briefs

...Monday between AT&T and two unions representing nearly 30,000 workers whose agreements expire May 11. The Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers last month refused AT&T's offer to extend the...

The snooping boss: Office surveillance is on increase

Using technology developed for the U.S. military, Ameritech Corp. can identify the McDonald's restaurant where members of a repair crew ate lunch and how long they stayed. At an auto dealership, a camera the size of a tube of lipstick monitors mechanics' productivity. For prices starting at $25,000, companies can buy a popular software program that scans and makes a record of outgoing employee e-mail messages with words like "confidential" and "new marketing plan." The boss is watching - more than ever.

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