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

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

Feb 13, 2014

Huge Crowd Holds Moral March in North Carolina

Last weekend, 100,000 people turned out for the Moral March in Raleigh, North Carolina. The event marked a year of “Moral Monday” protests, organized by the “Move Forward Together Movement,” a coalition of 150 groups put together by the North Carolina NAACP and including CWA and other unions and progressive voices. Read More

Feb 13, 2014

Union, Green Activists Unite in ‘No Fast Track’ Fight

At the Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference, union and green activists focused on how to beat "fast track" authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an IUE-CWA program to help manufacturing plants save energy and become more efficient and how sustainable planning in the aviation industry can help improve communities. Read More