Thursday, February 2, 2012

Dem Senate Leadership Screws Unions Yet Again

Watch this powerful video of CWA president Larry Cohen describing this latest maneuver.

The emotion and anger there is real, and rightly so.

This is a small enough issue that calls on it really make a difference. And even if your senators are Democrats, this call still matters because we want them to take notice of this issue enough to bring it up with their leadership. It's the Democratic leadership that's fucking us on this.

If you get the urge to call, here is the number, and here is a sample script: If you want to learn more about the issue, click here)
Call 1-888-516-5820 to connect to your Senator's office.

When you are connected say: Hello, my name is _____ and I am a constituent. I am calling to ask the Senator not to pass the FAA Reauthorization Bill with the unrelated labor provision that would gut collective bargaining rights for aviation and rail workers. This has no place in a bill for funding of aviation safety, heath and security. Get it out of the bill or don't pass it. Thank you.

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