Jul 23, 2015

Malaysia’s Failure to Act on Human Trafficking Shouldn’t Be Rewarded with Trade Benefits

In a strongly worded letter, 160 members of Congress have urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry not to upgrade Malaysia's ranking in the U.S. State Department's annual "Trafficking in Persons" report.

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Jul 16, 2015

Thousands Join Moral Mondays’ March for Voting Rights in Winston-Salem

CWAers join thousands of protestors from across North Carolina who swarmed the Federal Courthouse.

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Jul 16, 2015

Schedules That Work Act Re-Introduced As Fair Workweek Movement Grows

Fair, flexible and reliable scheduling is key to ensuring working families can earn a living with dignity and respect.

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Jun 25, 2015

Coalition of Activists Continued Fast Track Fight until Last Vote Counted

In the run-up to the U.S. Senate's vote this week on cloture for Fast Track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, CWA activists and grassroots partners across the country rallied in the districts and outside the offices of Democratic Senators, some of whom turned their back on working families.

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Jun 25, 2015

Roanoke Rally Calls for Action on Voting Rights

In a summer of voting rights actions across the nation, more than four hundred activists, including busloads of CWA members, held a rally today in Roanoke, Va., to mark the second anniversary of the Supreme Court's Shelby County v. Holder decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act.

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Jun 18, 2015

Breaking: House Leaders Pull Fast One on Fast Track

Today, House leadership used another gimmick to resurrect Fast Track.

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Jun 11, 2015

Breaking! House of Representatives Will Hold Fast Track Vote Tomorrow

This is it. Tomorrow is the day. We've been working, mobilizing and fighting back against Fast Track for bad trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and it all comes down to tomorrow.

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Jun 4, 2015

Wikileaks Publishes More Secret Trade Documents

On Wednesday, Wikileaks released 17 secret documents from the ongoing Trade In Services Agreement (TISA) negotiations, which have been going on behind closed doors for the past two years.

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Jun 4, 2015

Despite President’s Invitation, TPP Critics Shut Out From Reading Agreement’s Text

CWA President Larry Cohen fired up a crowd of over 200 activists before leading them on a march to the United States Trade Representative's office to try to read the text of the TPP.

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Jun 4, 2015

Rep. Sander Levin: TPP Jacks up Everyone’s Drug Costs

Rep. Levin writes in a Huffington Post Op-Ed about the effects that the TPP will have in making medicine affordable in this country and worldwide.

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Jun 4, 2015

Down to the Wire for Fast Track and TPP

CWA activists and allies bombarded House members with phone calls this week, telling them to reject the Fast Track for TPP trade bill that the senate approved.

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Jun 4, 2015

4 Out of 5 Americans Believe There’s Too Much Money in Politics

Republicans and Democrats agree: It's time to get big money out of our politics.

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May 21, 2015

Read CWA’s Statement on Today’s Senate Action on Fast Track

CWA commends the 38 Senators who today voted against the motion to proceed on Fast Track, or Trade Promotion Authority. Thirty-three Democrats, or 73 percent of the Senate Democratic Caucus, voted no.

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May 21, 2015

CWA Activists’ Unprecedented Efforts to Defeat Fast Track, TPP

CWA Activists joined with labor allies, environmentalists, and grassroots activists across the country in continuing to hold lawmakers accountable for their positions on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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May 21, 2015

Iowa CWAers Made Presence Felt at Weekend Caucus Events

CWA activists made their presence felt at weekend political events all across Iowa.

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May 21, 2015

Candidates for President: Which Side Are You On?

Read President Cohen's latest HuffPost blog on Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

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May 21, 2015

CWA “Thanks” Chris Christie in Ad

It was typical Chris Christie bluster as the New Jersey governor held a town hall in Kenilworth, New Jersey, on March 31, 2015.

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May 14, 2015

Senate Tries Again on Fast Track

This afternoon, the Senate resumed debate on advancing Fast Track Authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other trade deals to the Senate floor.

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May 14, 2015

NYC Mayor De Blasio Launches a Progressive Agenda for America

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio believes income inequality is a national crisis that defines our time and he came to Washington this week to launch a Progressive Agenda for America to begin to address the issue.

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May 14, 2015

Unions Protest Christie’s Pension Fund Cut

"Governor Christie, breaking his word! Breaking the law!"

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