Mar 24, 2015
Mar 19, 2015
A judge at the National Labor Relations Board has found T-Mobile US guilty of engaging in nationwide labor law violations against workers. The unprecedented ruling comes following a rare move by the NLRB consolidating multiple complaints against T-Mobile US for illegal actions and policies in Albuquerque, N.M.; Wichita, Kans.; Charleston, S.C., and New York City. At issue were illegal corporate nationwide policies that block workers from organizing or even talking to each other about problems at work.
Mar 13, 2015
Feb 26, 2015
Legislation introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Reps. Adam Smith (D-Washington) and Sander Levin (D-Mich.) makes certain that workers who lose their jobs due to U.S. trade policies don't lose the critical support provided by the Trade Adjustment Assistance program.
Feb 5, 2015
Verizon announces plans to sell some wireline assets to Frontier Communications.
Feb 3, 2015
Industry publications are reporting that Verizon may announce a sale of some assets.
Jan 29, 2015
The Communications Workers of America applauds FCC action today to raise the definition of broadband to networks capable of delivering a minimum of 25 mbps downstream and 3 mbps upstream.
Jan 21, 2015
Today, on the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United decision, 5 million citizens are telling Congress: "We want money out and voters in." Ordinary Americans are signing petitions, contacting their members of Congress and standing against the takeover of our democracy by the 1 percent.
Jan 20, 2015
The President spoke with confidence about where America is headed. In many areas, he laid out an encouraging vision for our nation - expanding education opportunities for working and middle class families, improving the ability to better balance work and family responsibilities, tax fairness, improving children's health, and more.
Dec 12, 2014
The NLRB approved some commonsense changes to help simplify the union representation election process and minimize delay.
Dec 11, 2014
The Newspaper Guild-CWA hails a National Labor Relations Board decision that makes clear the right of workers to use their work email accounts during non-work hours to discuss workplace issues.
Dec 10, 2014
Today, retail store workers at a Verizon Wireless store in Everett, Mass., voted for bargaining rights and representation by the Communications Workers of America.
Dec 10, 2014
As we mark the 66th anniversary of International Human Rights Day, Congress is taking up an omnibus spending bill that includes a big cave-in to big money in politics. International Human Rights Day was launched by Eleanor Roosevelt in the UN in 1948, but now we are witnessing US politics bought and sold by billionaires.
Dec 8, 2014
CWA President Larry Cohen issued this statement on the Senate vote confirming Lauren McFerran as a member of the National Labor Relations Board
Dec 5, 2014
The ruling stemmed from charges that two separate NLRB regional offices authorized against the company in April 2013: in Brooklyn for illegally firing 22 workers, bargaining in bad faith, and spying on workers, and in the Bronx for illegally intimidating, harassing and essentially bribing workers during a union representation election.
Nov 20, 2014
CWA commended the President's action as a good start to fixing our broken immigration system.
Nov 17, 2014
The Communications Workers of America supports FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to raise the cap on E-Rate funding.
Nov 11, 2014
US Broadband Policy Shouldnít Give a Free Ride to a Handful of Companies at the Expense of All Users
CWA issued this statement concerning President Obamaís statement yesterday on net neutrality.