Jan 21, 2016

West Virginia Right-to-Work Update

The West Virginia Senate, by a 17-16 party line vote, approved the "right to work for less" bill today.

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Jan 7, 2016

IUE-CWA’s Lean Manufacturing Campaign Saves U.S. Jobs

Members of IUE-CWA Local 83761 working at GE's Appliance Park in Kentucky have taken on the threat to their jobs first hand.

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Jan 7, 2016

CWA Local 1298 Stands with Activists Over New Haven Jobs Crisis

CWA activists and community activists carried out a march and sit-down protest over the city's job crisis.

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Jan 7, 2016

TPP Update

There is a special TPP Town Hall Call Set for Jan. 13.

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Dec 10, 2015

CWA Files Objections to Altice-Cablevision Deal

CWA has filed official objections with the Federal Communications Commission over the proposed sale of Cablevision to Dutch company Altice.

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Dec 1, 2015

Critical Time For Our Democracy

The inspiration for the Democracy Initiative (DI) was extreme frustration that the path to achieving CWA's goals of secure, sustainable jobs, health care, retirement security and bargaining and organizing rights was blocked by a concerted attack on our democratic process. Workers' rights were eroding and contract bargaining was harder than ever.

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Dec 1, 2015

The DI: Building a Movement for Political Change

The Democracy Initiative was formed in December 2013 by four core organizations, the Communications Workers of America, the NAACP, Sierra Club and Greenpeace, with the goal of mobilizing millions in a fight to save our democracy.

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Oct 22, 2015

CWAers, Activists Gather in Miami to Oppose TTIP and other Secret Trade Deals

CWAers and other activists are in Miami this week to shine a spotlight on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and other secret trade deals.

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May 14, 2015

Missouri Governor Poised to Veto Right-To-Work Bill

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Apr 2, 2015

Flight Attendants Picket Delta, United and American for Equal Pay

AFA-CWA has launched a coordinated campaign to bridge the gap in pay between mainline and regional airlines cabin crews with a protest at Washington National Airport terminals.

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Mar 26, 2015

Union Busting? That’s Disgusting!

Republican-dominated state legislatures are up to no good. Here's what you need to know about their attacks on working families across the country.

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Mar 19, 2015

St. Louis Editorial: From ‘Right-To-Work’ to the ‘Servant Economy’

As state legislatures around the country debate so-called "right-to-work" bills, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board published a scathing editorial this week ripping into these union-busting laws..

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Mar 1, 2015

Jobs Lost Due to NAFTA and China

Just three trade agreements - NAFTA, China and Korea, caused a net loss of more than 4 million U.S. jobs. Here's what we can expect from the TPP.

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Feb 26, 2015

Workers Take Fight to Wisconsin Capitol

Thousands of CWAers and union activists rallied at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, as the state legislature and Gov. Scott Walker (R) stepped up their assault on workers' rights.

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Feb 19, 2015

A Multitude Rally in WVa Against Cut to State Prevailing Wage, Right-to-Work Bills

As many as 2,000 workers trudged through a foot of snow, wind and blistering cold on Monday to speak out against anti-worker bills under consideration by the WV legislature.

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Feb 12, 2015

Cohen Proposes a Citizens Tribunal to Settle Trade Disputes

CWA President Cohen warns the nation to be vigilant, to fight back and to write to their Members of Congress to tell them to vote No on Fast Track for the TPP.

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Feb 5, 2015

It’s Really ‘Right-to-Work’ for Less

Misguided politicians and their Big Business backers are pushing "right-to-work" legislation in Missouri, New Mexico, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Illinois. They make bold claims that it's the cure-all to protect workers, improve jobs, attract business and boost the overall economy.

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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 13, 2014

Cohen: Our Veterans Deserve Better Than a Trade Deal that Dishonors our Democracy

CWA President Larry Cohen issued this message on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

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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.

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