Feb 1, 2016

Senator Sanders’s Strong Showing in Iowa Builds on Energy, Enthusiasm

What an incredible night! Just one month ago, Senator Sanders trailed by double digits in Iowa polling. That picture has fundamentally changed. Sanders's message of restoring an America that works for all of us has been spreading throughout the country, engaging first time voters, young people, independents, even conservatives. New Hampshire is the next stop in a campaign that continues to energize millions of Americans.

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Jan 13, 2016

CWA Statement on the President’s State of the Union Message

CWA President Chris Shelton calls for effective action to shift our economy from one in which Wall Street calls the shots to one that rewards the efforts of working people.

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Jan 7, 2016

TransCanada’s New NAFTA Claim a Reminder How Trade Pacts Can Undercut U.S. Democratic Laws

Supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) like to claim that, "No trade agreement is going to force us to change our laws." However, today we have more evidence of how the opposite may be true.

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Dec 26, 2015

CWA Statement on Government’s Planned Immigration Raids

CWA issued this statement on the announced plans by the Department of Homeland Security to begin deportation raids targeting Central American refugees.

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Dec 17, 2015

CWA Endorses Sen. Bernie Sanders for President

Citing the need for a candidate who will break with politics-as-usual and fight for America's working people, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) voted Thursday to endorse U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for president in the 2016 election. With 700,000 members, CWA is one of the largest unions in the U.S.

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Nov 30, 2015

American Agents Approve First Contract

American Airlines agents, members of the CWA/IBT Passenger Service Association, ratified a first contract by a 73 percent "yes" vote. The Internet and telephone vote was conducted by an independent third-party.

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Nov 24, 2015

Stronger Together: Envoy Agents Vote for CWA Representation

Nearly 5,000 Envoy Air agents (formerly American Eagle) joined together and overwhelmingly voted for representation by the Communications Workers of America in an election conducted by the National Mediation Board.

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Nov 5, 2015

CWA Statement on Release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Nov 4, 2015

This Election Day, Victories for ‘Government Of, By and For the People’

Across the country, voters took a stand for accountability, fairness and voter access in our political process.

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Oct 20, 2015

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreements with AT&T Southeast, AT&T Utility Operations, and BellSouth

CWA bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements in negotiations with AT&T Southeast, AT&T Utility Operations, and BellSouth Billing on contracts covering a total of 28,000 workers. Details are being provided to CWA members for ratification votes.

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Oct 14, 2015

Labor Groups Call for Disclose of Political Contributions by Government Contractors

CWA, the AFL-CIO and other labor groups are calling on President Obama to sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to fully disclose their political contributions.

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Oct 5, 2015

CWA Statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Reached in Atlanta

Despite all the hype, this TPP is a disaster for working families and communities.

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Sep 30, 2015

Passenger Service Agents Reach Tentative First Contract at American Airlines

The CWA/IBT Association has reached a tentative first contract with American Airlines covering 15,000 passenger service agents. The Association is the joint bargaining group (CWA and IBT) that represents agents at American Airlines.

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Sep 16, 2015

CWA: Journey for Justice Goes Forward with Fight for Voting Rights

From Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C., we've joined our allies and followed in the footsteps of the past generation of civil rights leaders who at great personal cost stood for the rights of all to fully participate in our nation and our democracy.

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Sep 2, 2015

CWA Calls for Regulators to Investigate Verizon’s Refusal to Invest in Landline Upkeep

CWA today announced it is filing letters with telephone regulators in six states and Washington, DC calling on them to open investigations into the deterioration of Verizon's copper landline networks.

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Aug 31, 2015

CWA: Expanding Lifeline Program Will Help Close Digital Divide

In comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission today, CWA called for specific measures to modernize and expand the Lifeline program to make broadband service more affordable and accessible to lower-income families.

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Aug 27, 2015

CWA Statement on NLRB Browning-Ferris Decision

"For too long, US employers have used temporary and contract employees to evade their responsibilities to workers and to purposely block workers from organizing and bargaining collectively.

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Aug 26, 2015

CWA, Media Sector Members ‘Heartsick’ Over Journalists’ Murders

This morning's senseless tragedy in Roanoke, Va., struck close to home for the journalists and other news media workers represented by The NewsGuild-CWA and the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET-CWA).

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Aug 9, 2015

Negotiations with AT&T Are About Good Jobs, Respect and Quality Family Life

28,000 CWA members at AT&T Southeast are mobilizing across nine states, buildling lots of public support for their fair contract fight.

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Aug 8, 2015

Contracts Covering 28,000 Workers at AT&T Southeast Expire

CWA members at AT&T Southeast are working without a contract while continuing the fight for a fair contract.

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