News & Events

August 30, 2016 — Press Release

CWA Members Approve New AT&T Mobility Contract

AT&T Mobility workers across the country voted to ratify a new contract with the company covering health care and other benefits for 42,000 workers.

August 25, 2016 — News

CWA Activists Gather for Human Rights Conference

The CWA National Civil Rights and Equity Committee and the CWA National Women's Committee hosted their biennial conference on human rights this week in Atlanta, Georgia.

August 25, 2016 — News

CWA Women Mobilize for Political Power for 2016 and Beyond

A new CWA initiative, CWA Women for Political Power, has hit the ground running.

August 25, 2016 — News

Bernie Sanders Launches Our Revolution

A new group called Our Revolution launched on Wednesday with a major livestream address from Bernie Sanders.

August 25, 2016 — News

CWA and Allies Encourage Secretary Clinton to Oppose Lame-Duck Vote on TPP

The Communications Workers of America joined seven other organizations on a letter calling on Secretary Clinton to make a "clear, public, and unequivocal statement opposing any vote on the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the post-election, 'lame-duck' session of Congress."

August 25, 2016 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing updates for Law360 and DirecTV.

August 25, 2016 — News

TPP Update

Updates on the Rock Against the TPP concert tour and picketing of Rep. Costa's California office.

August 23, 2016 — Press Release

CWA: DOL Rules Will Stop Abuse of Workers by Federal Contractors

The Communications Workers of America commends the Department of Labor for looking out for the millions of working Americans who have seen their workplace rights abused by contractors doing business with the federal government.

August 23, 2016 — News

CWA NOTIFICATION OF AVAYA VTP OFFER

The information has been forwarded to all Avaya Local Presidents. Please contact your Local if you have any questions.

In Unity,

August 18, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates from United Airlines, Mercy Hospital, Appliance Park and AT&T West.

August 18, 2016 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing updates for DirecTV and The Lakeland Ledger.

August 18, 2016 — News

What's Next for Bernie's Political Revolution?

A message from CWA President Chris Shelton.

August 18, 2016 — News

Fighting for $15 in Richmond

Last weekend, workers gathered at the first Fight for $15 national convention.

August 18, 2016 — News

Trump Not Fit to Be President

AFL-CIO Union Veterans Council Director Will Fischer wrote an op-ed in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel denouncing Donald Trump's record on veterans.

August 18, 2016 — News

Why Are Unions Necessary?

ver.di leader Lothar Schröder sat down with the Wichita Eagle to discuss T-Mobile management, globalization, and why a German union is supporting American workers.

August 18, 2016 — News

TPP Update

CWA activists and allies protested outside the California offices of Rep. Ami Bera and Rep. Scott Peters.

August 11, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

CWA members voted an overwhelming 92 percent "YES" to authorize a strike if a fair contract can't be reached with AT&T Internet.

August 11, 2016 — News

Protecting Ohio Call Center Jobs

Ohio lawmakers recently unveiled legislation in the State House and Senate to penalize companies that move call centers overseas.

August 11, 2016 — News

On 51st Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, a Long Way to Go

Saturday marked the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson

August 11, 2016 — News

With Help from AFA-CWA, Norwegian U.S.-based Flight Attendants Gain Union Representation

The Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Attendants chose the Norwegian Cabin Crew Association (NCCA) as their union representative in an election conducted by the National Mediation Board (NMB).

August 11, 2016 — News

NJ Pension Update

New Jersey State Senate president Steve Sweeney announced that he would not post the Constitutional Amendment to protect New Jersey public worker pensions for a final vote in the Senate.

August 11, 2016 — News

Fight for $15 Activists Meet in Richmond

T-Mobile, Envoy Air and Tennessee State University employees will join thousands of workers in Richmond, Va., this week, rallying around the nationwide campaign for $15 an hour and a union at the national Fight for $15 convention.

August 11, 2016 — News

TPP Vote Count Doesn’t Add Up

A ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee and at least 10 House Republicans who had voted for "fast track" trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership have announced their opposition to the trade deal.

August 11, 2016 — News

CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call

CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 1:00- 3:00 p.m.