Our #1 priority: jobs

At CWA, our number one priority is jobs standing up for our members and creating good jobs for all. Americans want good quality jobs that provide for them and their family. We must take strong action to help restore job security and opportunity and to reaffirm the American dream.

Support Middle Class Workers

Sep 25, 2014

President Cohen on the Ed Show

CWA President Larry Cohen talked jobs and where things are headed for working families with MSNBC host Ed Schultz and Steelworkers President Leo Gerard. Read More

Sep 4, 2014

American Workers Need a Raise and a Union

On MSNBC's Ed Show yesterday, CWA President Larry Cohen said all of us should stand behind the fast food workers and Walmart workers, the Committee for Better Banks and others who are fighting not just for a raise but for a union voice. All working Americans need a raise and need bargaining rights in order to share in today's corporate profits, he said. Read More

Jun 26, 2014

Working Families at the White House

The White House Summit on Working Families on Monday brought together labor leaders, businesses, economists, policymakers, advocates and citizens for a conversation on how America can better help families succeed at work and at home. Read More

Jun 19, 2014

U.S. Real Wages Fall

A government report just out is confirming what most Americans are already feeling, a real bite on their wages. Read More

Jun 5, 2014

Privatization Triggers Race to the Bottom

Taxpayers are inadvertently funding the erosion of the middle class and their local community services, as more state and local governments privatize important public functions, according to a new report from In the Public Interest. Read More