Union News & Updates

Statement by the Communications Workers of America on Negotiations with Verizon

April 28, 2016 — Press Release

Verizon workers remain on strike and are standing strong on the picket lines. At negotiating sessions in Westchester and Philadelphia today, executives refused to back off of callous proposals that would hurt working families and destroy middle class jobs, including shipping jobs overseas and outsourcing work. The company also failed to budge on the issues facing Verizon Wireless workers.

On Strike at Verizon

Bargaining Update

April 28, 2016 — News

VERIZON--three weeks into the strike at Verizon, CWA and IBEW members are standing firm... AT&T WEST--some great mobilization is underway at AT&T West, while negotiations continue...

April 28, 2016 — News

Envoy Agents Want a Fair Return on Their Work

On April 27, negotiations for a first contract covering 3,800 Envoy agents, CWA members, at 94 U.S. airports got underway in Irving, Texas.

April 28, 2016 — News

Businessweek Unmasks T-Mobile's Sham Union

Bloomberg Businessweek just exposed T-Mobile's attempt to fight a real union by creating a fake one.

April 28, 2016 — News

DOT Breaks Agreement with U.S. Aviation Workers with Tentative Approval of NAI Deal

The Transportation Department last week tentatively approved a foreign air carrier permit for Norwegian Air International's (NAI) Irish-flag subsidiary. AFA-CWA strongly opposes this application, as it sets a dangerous precedent for transatlantic aviation and risks thousands of U.S. aviation jobs.

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The Communications Workers of America represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. CWA members work in telecommunications and information technology, the airline industry, news media, broadcast and cable television, education, health care and public service, law enforcement, manufacturing and other fields.
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