News and Views
Health Care Out-Of-Pocket Costs Jump 63 Percent Between 2003 & 2010
With more employers shifting the burden of health care costs to employees the cost of health insurance premiums sky rocketed by 63 percent between 2003 and 2010. A new study by the...
The Theft of The American Pension
In the last decade, the country's biggest companies have raided worker benefits for profit. America is in the midst of a retirement crisis. Over the last decade, we've witnessed th...
Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act of 2011
President Barack Obama signs the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 (VOW to Hire Heroes Act), that will provide tax credits to help put veterans back to work. ...
Veterans Day 2011
On Veterans Day, our nation recognizes and honors the service and sacrifice of our nations veterans and their families - past and present. It is fitting and proper that we hold ...
AT$T T-Mobile Merger Will Create New Jobs, Provide Real Guarantees For Workers
Washington, D.C. A new analysis by the Communications Workers of America confirms that the AT&T/T-Mobile merger will bring back 5,000 net quality jobs from overseas and create a...
AT&T, Rivals Spar Over Deal's Impact
Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the Justice Department is ready and eager to lay out its case against the AT&T/T-Mobile deal. But AT&T and its business rivals ar...
*New Benefits* American Income Life Insurance
Dear Local 4250 Brothers and Sisters: We are pleased to announce that all local 4250 members and retirees now have new benefits at NO COST TO YOU or your union. These benefi...
25 Years of EPI Speaking Up For The 99% By: Steven Pearlstein
One of EPIs earliest critics was economist Paul Krugman. Before he became a newspaper columnist and won the Nobel prize in economics, Krugman wrote a book, Pop Internationalism...
Results of Nominations & Election of Local 4250 Officers and Executive Board
Pursuant to the Local By-Laws, as amended on October 26, 2011, a General Membership Meeting was conducted on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, for the purpose of Nominations and Electio...
*THE AMPERSAND DIARIES* - AT$T And The Life Lessons Learned From The Trenches Of An American Icon - Authored By: ******* Mr. John Spiller - Published October 11, 2011 *******
A Special Thanks Goes To Former CWA Local 4250 President Steve Tisza In Chicago, Illinois And Current CWA Local 1298 President William Henderson In Hamden, Connecticut