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UCW-CWA's letter to Interim UT President
UCW-CWA's letter to Interim UT President

Update: Feb. 19 Rally for Jobs and Education

On February 19, 2010 hundreds of union members and students rallied for jobs and education, to prevent proposed budget cuts that will devastate public education and communities across Tennessee and to propose alternatives to these cuts from solutions to the state's revenue crisis to internal funding reallocation from top level administration back to classroom instruction and essential student and support services. UCW-CWA leaders with the support of district and international leaders from our parent union the Communications Workers of America delivered this letter to Interim UT President, Dr. Jan Simek. The rally and march drew broad print and television media coverage.

UCW-CWA's 2010 Lobby Day on Capitol Hill

On March 9, 2010 union members from campuses across the state will travel to Nashville to lobby the General Assembly for higher education funding, to protect our jobs and our communities' economies, and for fair treatment and pay. You should join us, this will quite possibly be the most important trip you take all year.

October Campaign Announcement!

Starting in the summer several dozen of UCW-CWA leaders have been meeting and strategizing on the union’s campaign 2009-2010 campaign. All across the state member lead processes brainstormed, refined and ultimately democratically agree to a set of 2010 Campaign Priorities.

Secova Audit Update

UCW-CWA keeps pressure on higher education administration to help with Secova Audit completion process.

Since the state of Tennessee announced the Secova run audit of employee insurance benefits for plans with dependents, UCW-CWA has been leading efforts to inform public higher education employees of the process and pressuring HR departments at public universities across the state.