Dec 18, 2014

Fighting Back Against Predatory Lenders

CWA Human Rights activists are joining with our Democracy Initiative partners to fight back against the predatory practices of the big banks, particularly payday lending schemes.

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Dec 4, 2014

We Need Trade Policies That Export Our Values, Not Our Jobs

Congress has, repeatedly and in a bipartisan fashion, called on the Obama Administration to address human and labor rights in the ongoing TPP negotiations.

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Dec 4, 2014

Stand Up for Our Jobs, Environment and Public Health

Join labor, environmental, family farm, consumer, faith, human rights and community organizations as we rally to drag the TPP out of the shadows on Monday, December 8.

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA Statement on the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action

CWA commended the President's action as a good start to fixing our broken immigration system.

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Nov 6, 2014

Post Election: CWA Activists Pivot to Fight Against Fast Track/TPP

Starting today, CWA activists are turning their attention to stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a dangerous trade deal that threatens our jobs, communities and the environment.

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Oct 16, 2014

Justice Upside Down in Ferguson, Mo., Say Coalition in Weekend Protest Marches

CWA members gathered in St. Louis, Mo., over the weekend to march for economic, racial and social justice in continuing protests over the August 9, 2014 police shooting of Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown.

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Sep 4, 2014

Trans-Pacific Partnership Update

CWAers and union activists in New York rally against fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Aug 28, 2014

Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions

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Aug 28, 2014

National Women’s Committee Report: It’s Time for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.

The next step forward in medical leave is the FAMILY Act. Introduced last year, this legislation would establish a self-sustaining, national paid leave insurance plan funded by employer and employee contributions.

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Aug 21, 2014

Peaceful Resistance in Ferguson

CWA Local 6355 President Bradley Harmon sent us this dispatch from Missouri.

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Aug 14, 2014

CWA Vice President Responds to Tragedy in Ferguson, MO

CWA members live and work in every part of Missouri, including Ferguson. Our members will be there in the long struggle for social and economic justice and democracy.

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Aug 14, 2014

New York Times Reporter James Risen Wins the Guild’s Freedom Award

New York Times reporter James Risen has risked his own freedom to protect the principles that are essential for a truly free press. For that, the Newspaper Guild-CWA has named the embattled reporter a winner this year of the Herbert Block Freedom Award.

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Aug 8, 2014

Rochester Pride Parade

IUE-CWA Local 81381, Federation of Social Workers, walked in the 25th annual Rochester, NY Pride parade on July 19, 2014.

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Aug 7, 2014

Seeds of Border ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ Sown in Trade Deals

The journey to hope for Central American youths often ends in dank, overcrowded cells filled with uncertainty and despair. And those are the lucky ones.

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Jul 24, 2014

President Signs Historic LGBT Executive Order

President Obama signed an historic executive order Monday morning prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Jul 17, 2014

Detroit, Turn on the Water!

Tomorrow CWA activists will march with registered nurses, community leaders, clergy, labor unions, environmentalists and Netroots Nation participants to protest Detroit's program to cut off water to thousands of residents who aren't able to pay their bills.

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Jul 17, 2014

Movement Building: Pride@Work Wants T-Mobile to Stop Violating Workers Rights

You're not fooling anyone, T-Mobile US, says Pride@Work, an advocacy group of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Labor and Allies.

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Jul 10, 2014

North Carolina Pre-season Political Boot Camp

As the 2014 midterm elections loom large, members from 16 CWA locals in North Carolina gathered in Charlotte this week to participate in an intensive one-day political training boot camp to prepare.

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Jul 10, 2014

T-Mobile Is A Two-Faced Union Buster

There are two sides to T-Mobile.

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Jul 3, 2014

Helping Ease the Path to Citizenship

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