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Funding Our Facilities in the NYS 2024 Budget
The New York State Legislature - State Assembly, Senate, and Governor - is debating the Fiscal Year 2024 budget as we speak, and we have one chance to ensure that it includes hundreds of millions of dollars for our hospitals that could help us protect workers, keep hospitals open, and ensure that we can provide the...
Unions built the middle class in America. Unions also fight to assure equal and fair treatment and a voice a in the workplace. The Communications Workers of America represents working people in telecommunications, customer service, media, airlines, health care, public service and education, manufacturing, tech and other fields.
Members of the Communications Workers of America are part of one of America’s largest and most diverse unions. We work not just in the communications and information industries, but also in the news media, the airlines, broadcast and cable television, public service, higher education and health care, manufacturing, in high tech and more.
Are you currently working in a non-Union healthcare facility? Would you like to learn how you and your co-workers can build a healthier work environment?
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What We Do
Unions won us weekends.
Unions won us paid time off.
Unions won us sick leave.
Unions won us social security.
Unions won us a minimum wage.
Unions won us equal pay.
Unions won us anti-discrimination laws.
Unions won us the eight hour work day.
Unions won us overtime pay.
Unions won us child labor laws.
Unions won us the 40 hour work week.
Unions won us employee pensions.
Unions won us collective bargaining rights.
Unions won us age discrimination laws.
Unions won us whistleblower protection.
Unions won us privacy rights.
Unions won us parental leave.
To be free, the workers must have choice. To have choice they must retain in their own hands the right to determine under what conditions they will work.
– Samuel Gompers