Stop Fast Track and the TPP

Remember NAFTA? We cannot allow a blockbuster free trade agreement to sail through Congress unchecked. Fast Track for the TPP would be bad for workers, the environment, our health, safety and democracy. Take Action

TPP: Shipping jobs away
Corporate Money In Politics Icon

The 2010 Citizens United opened the gates to unlimited corporate money in politics, making a bad situation, even worse. CWA, our Legislative Political Action Teams in every district and our progressive allies are fighting back against the flood of corporate dollars that is destroying our democratic process.

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Support the Call Center Bill Icon

Over the last decade, the U.S. has lost around half a million call centers jobs to off-shoring. Often companies pocket millions in taxpayer dollars to establish local call centers before shipping those jobs abroad just a few years later. The U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2013 strikes back by cutting off-shorers off from federal grants and loans, giving you the right to know where your operator is based and giving you the right to transfer back to a US-based operator.

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CWA continues to stand up for workers in the United States and across the globe, and carries on the fight for the right of people everywhere to organize for fairer wages, benefits and working conditions.

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Sep 3, 2015

Activists, CWA Allies Mark Historic America’s Journey for Justice with North Carolina Rally

CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings and former CWA President Larry Cohen joined NAACP President Cornell Brooks and the Rev. William Barber at a huge National Voting Rights rally today in North Carolina, the latest leg in the history-making America's Journey for Justice to Washington, D.C. as part of efforts to persuade the nation's leaders to adopt policies that protect lives, jobs and the right to vote. Read More

Sep 3, 2015

President Shelton, AFL-CIO Leaders Meet with Fed Reserve Chair

At a meeting with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellin, CWA President Chris Shelton and a delegation of AFL-CIO leaders said working families were not sharing in the economic recovery and profits of employers, and that good jobs continued to be at risk. Read More

Sep 3, 2015

Shelton: We Can’t Stay on the Course Charted by the 1 Percent

In an op-ed, CWA President Chris Shelton talked about how the partnership between the labor movement and the civil rights movements is how we will gain economic and social justice. Read More

Sep 3, 2015

Expanding Lifeline Program Will Help Close Digital Divide

In comments to the FCC this week, CWA called for specific measures to modernize and expand the Lifeline program to make broadband service more affordable and accessible to lower-income families. Read More

Aug 20, 2015

United Campus Workers Take on Attack by Tennessee Governor

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has a new scheme to privatize tens of thousands of jobs and jeopardize public service in every county in the state. Read More

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