Sep 25, 2013

MetroPCS –T-Mobile US Workers in New York City Vote for CWA Representation

Retail store employees at the Lexington Ave Metro PCS store in Harlem voted for a union voice and representation by the Communications Workers of America. The vote was 7-1.

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Sep 10, 2013

CWA: News of Verizon FiOS Build Out to Fire Island is the Right Decision for NY and All Communities

The news that Verizon Communications plans to build out fiber optic cable in Fire Island, N.Y., rather than substitute Voice Link wireless technology, is the right decision and welcome news.

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Sep 9, 2013

CWA Statement on NAACP Leader Ben Jealous

Statement by CWA President Larry Cohen on the announcement that Ben Jealous is stepping down as President and CEO of the NAACP.

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Aug 30, 2013

Labor Day Message from CWA President Larry Cohen

This Labor Day, we are celebrating some victories and looking ahead to big challenges.

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Aug 23, 2013

Unions Representing American Airlines, US Airways Workers Call for Speedy Trial in Merger Litigation

Unions representing 70,000 American Airlines and US Airways employees, including pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, technicians, aircraft dispatchers, call center representatives, and others, echoed the companies’ request for a November 12, 2013 trial date in connection with the US Department of Justice’s lawsuit.

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Aug 22, 2013

CWA Leadership Meets with Pennsylvania Attorney General on US Airways-American Airlines Merger

Advocating on behalf of the thousands of Pennsylvanians working for U.S. Airways and American Airlines, leaders of the Communications Workers of America and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA met with Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane today to re-emphasize the benefits a merged airline will bring to the Keystone State.

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Aug 19, 2013

Minnesota Activists to Protest Trans-Pacific Partnership

Hundreds of labor, fair trade, environmental and community activists will march through downtown Minneapolis on Tuesday, Aug. 20, to protest the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a secretive trade deal that threatens to worsen a global race to the bottom for wages, consumer safety, health care and environmental standards.

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Aug 2, 2013

Tentative Agreement Reached for 6,500 Agents at US Airways

CWA and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters reached a tentative agreement covering 6,500 passenger service employees at US Airways.

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Aug 2, 2013

‘Press 1 For America’ Bi-Partisan Call Center Bill Introduced in Congress

The ‘Press 1 For America’ House bill lets consumers choose U.S. based call centers and bans tax dollars for companies that off-shore U.S. call center jobs.

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Aug 1, 2013

CWA Leader Arrested During Civil Disobedience for Immigrant Workers’ Rights

Activists from labor, immigrant rights, faith, environmental, civil rights and community groups launched “40 Days of Action and Prayer for Families” on immigration reform with a demonstration and civil disobedience outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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Jul 30, 2013

CWA District 7 Announces Tentative Agreement with CenturyLink

CWA D7 reaches tentative agreement with CenturyLink. Details are being provided to CWA District 7 members and locals, and a ratification vote will be scheduled.

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Jul 30, 2013

Senate Vote Ensures Continued Labor Law for 80 Million Workers

A statement by the Democracy Initiative on today’s Senate vote confirming three Democratic members to the National Labor Relations Board.

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Jul 26, 2013

CWA: FCC Should Deny Verizon Bid to Replace Wireline Communications in Areas of New York, New Jersey

The Communications Workers of America issued the following statement on Verizon Communications’ bid to replace wireline communications in part of New York and New Jersey with “Voice Link” wireless technology.

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Jul 25, 2013

Coalition Urges High Court Not to Open Floodgates for Million-Dollar Contributions

A coalition of constituency groups with more than 9.4 million members and supporters has filed an amicus brief today urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold “aggregate” federal campaign contribution limits and avoid dealing the American public another blow like Citizens United.

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Jul 24, 2013

CWA: HELP Committee Moves NLRB Nominees to Full Senate Vote

With today’s votes by the US Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee approving the nominations of Democrats Nancy Schiffer and Kent Hirozawa, all five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board now proceed to full Senate confirmation.

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Jul 19, 2013

FCC Expansion of E-rate Will Mean Higher Speed Networks for Schools, Libraries

CWA issued a statement on today's Federal Communications Commission vote to update the E-rate program.

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Jul 18, 2013

CWA Applauds Confirmation of Gina McCarthy to Head EPA

The Communications Workers of America commends the Senate for its confirmation of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Her confirmation, like that of so many other highly qualified executive branch nominees, was long overdue.

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Jul 18, 2013

CWA: Tom Perez Will Be Strong Advocate for Working Americans

The Communications Workers of America commends the Senate for its confirmation of Tom Perez to head the U.S. Department of Labor. This exceptional nominee was forced to wait far too long for the Senate to act but CWA is encouraged that some nominations now are moving forward.

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Jul 16, 2013

CWA: Coalition Will Continue to Work to Fix the Broken Senate and Ensure NLRB Confirmation

The Fix the Senate Now coalition, an organization of unions, civil rights and community groups, greens, people of faith and others, will continue to work together to fix the broken Senate and to ensure that a Democratic majority on the NLRB is confirmed before the August recess as the Senate has assured.

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Jul 10, 2013

CWA and Allies Ramp Up Pressure for U.S. Senate to Confirm NLRB and Executive Branch Nominees

We're close to the Senate showdown over executve branch nominations.

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