Dec 11, 2014

Protests Beset TPP Negotiations

CWAers joined hundreds of activists from labor, environmental, consumer, human rights, public health, Internet freedom, faith and family farm groups in a week of protests outside the office of the United States Trade Representative against the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal under negotiation inside.

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Dec 4, 2014

Emergency Meeting on Fighting Fast Track for TPP

Rep. Rosa DeLauro sounded the alarm yesterday: A bill calling on Congress to give up its right to review the proposed TPP trade deal is sure to come early next year.

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Dec 4, 2014

Retail Workers ‘Bill of Rights’ Adopted in San Francisco

Most retail workers in San Francisco now will get advance notice of their schedules, call-in pay and opportunity for more work hours under the "Retail Workers Bill of Rights."

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Nov 20, 2014

CWA Statement on the Presidentís 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 20, 2014

Senate Committee Holds Hearing Today on New NLRB Nominee

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) meets today to consider the nomination of Lauren McFerran to replace Nancy Schiffer on the National Labor Relations Board.

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Nov 13, 2014

CWA: Don’t Give a Free Ride to a Handful of Companies at the Expense of All Broadband Users

CWA's response to President Obama's statement this week on net neutrality.

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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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Nov 6, 2014

TPP Update

CWA activists and allies today delivered to Congressional leaders, including House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR), a petition with more than 600,000 signatures opposing "Fast Track" authority for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.

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Nov 6, 2014

More Proof Why We Need To Get Big Money Out of Politics

What did the most expensive midterm election in history buy? A staggering number of ugly and extremely negative attack ads.

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Nov 6, 2014

Political Update

CWA activists across the country worked hard on get-out-the-vote efforts in the run-up to Election Day.

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Nov 5, 2014

CWA Statement on 2014 Midterm Elections

Working families and progressive activists, determined to get out the vote, made jobs and the economy top priorities at the ballot box.

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Oct 30, 2014

Election Countdown

CWA activists across the country are ramping up get-out-the-vote efforts, as we sprint towards Election Day.

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Oct 30, 2014

KY CWAers Pulling Out All the Stops in Bluegrass State

IUE-CWA Local 83761 members and activists go into the home stretch fighting for every vote for candidates in races around Kentucky in the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

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Oct 30, 2014

Turn Out for What

Voting rights under attack: Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse...

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Oct 30, 2014

Stop the Sneak Attack on Democracy!

Get ready for a #StopFastTrack week of action. November 8 to 14, members of our anti-fast track coalition will be rallying activists around the country to make sure this dangerous legislation does not sneak through now or in early 2015.

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Oct 23, 2014

Political Action Updates

With less than two weeks before Election Day, Nov. 4, early voting has begun in many precincts. CWA members and activists across the nation continue to staff phone banks, join labor walks, knock on doors and talk one-on-one with co-workers in the effort to elect leaders who will support working families.

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Oct 23, 2014

President Cohen Recognized Among The Hill’s 2014 Top Grassroots Lobbyists

For the third year in a row, The Hill has named CWA President Larry Cohen to its annual list of top grassroots lobbyists.

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Oct 23, 2014

Texas Voting Rights

Republican efforts to hold down voter turnout have continued unabated.

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Oct 23, 2014

What’s at Stake in the Elections

CWA President Larry Cohen spoke to media personality Ed Schultz for his podcast on Wednesday about midterm elections.

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Oct 16, 2014

Political Action Update

With less than 20 days before Election Day, Nov. 4, CWA members and activists are participating in get out the vote activities in the effort to elect leaders who will support working families.

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