Union News & Updates

Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains

May 27, 2016 — Press Release

Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after coming to an agreement in principle with the company.

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Announces Agreement in Principle on a New Contract for Verizon Workers

May 27, 2016 — Press Release

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announced that CWA, IBEW and Verizon have reached an agreement in principle on a four-year contract, resolving the open issues in the ongoing labor dispute.

May 26, 2016 — News

CWA, Allies Launch ‘Take On Wall Street’ Campaign

CWA, as part of a coalition of more than 20 labor unions and activist groups, has launched a national campaign to fight back against Wall Street's overwhelming power in our nation's economy and pol

May 26, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates from AT&T West, OFS, PBS and Verizon.

May 26, 2016 — News

Organizing Update

DirecTV workers from Ohio, Illinois, Mississippi and Missouri join CWA.

About Our Union

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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