Jul 14, 2011

Districts 2-13, 3 Honored for Big Win After 10-Year Fight at Piedmont

CWA's highest honor, the President's Annual Award, was presented this year to District 2-13 and District 3 for their exhaustive efforts over 10 years to organize more than 3,000 passenger service agents at Piedmont Airlines.

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Jun 30, 2011

Flight Attendants at New United Vote AFA-CWA

In the nation's largest union election in years, Flight Attendants at New United voted this week for representation with the AFA-CWA.

The National Mediation Board election covers nearly 25,000 air safety professionals at the merged airlines, joining 9,000 Continental and Continental Micronesia Flight Attendants formerly represented by the Machinists (IAM), and 16,000 AFA-CWA members from United.

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Jun 24, 2011

Airport Screeners Finally Have New, Long-Sought Title: Union Members

After a decade fighting for a voice on the job, 44,000 TSA screeners at 450 airports have joined the American Federation of Government Employees in what was the largest union election ever for federal workers.

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Jun 24, 2011

Workers at AT&T Mobility, Marshall Space Flight Center Join CWA

Alltel workers who came into AT&T Mobility in 2009 are continuing to join CWA.

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May 26, 2011

Organizing Roundup: Facebook Helps Rural Va. Workers Join CWA

Seeking better pay, benefits and working conditions, 40 AT&T Mobility workers in southern Virginia became members of CWA Local 2204 last week through majority sign-up.

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Apr 21, 2011

TOPGUN Aircraft Maintenance Workers Join IUE-CWA

Beating back their employer's anti-union campaign, workers who maintain U.S. Navy fighters in Nevada recently voted 10-1 to join IUE-CWA Local 89119.

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Apr 14, 2011

Stony Brook Research Assistants Win First Contract After Long Battle

Research assistants at Stony Brook University in New York stood tough for 10 years, organizing, mobilizing and calling out management for trying to get rid of their union. Now, RAs have ratified their first contract.

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Apr 7, 2011

United-Continental Flight Attendants’ Union Election to Begin Soon

The National Mediation Board has determined that United-Continental is now a single carrier, triggering the beginning of a union representation election process for the 24,000 flight attendants at the newly merged airline.

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Apr 7, 2011

Workers in Oregon Fend Off Employer, Anti-Union Activists

Seeking respect and basic benefits, including sick leave and vacation time, 156 workers at Dosha Salon and Spa in Portland voted 79-66 for CWA Local 7901 in a hard-fought, 18-month campaign.

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Mar 31, 2011

Transportation and Cemetery Workers Join CWA in Seattle and Omaha

Attacks on labor haven't stopped workers at even the smallest employers from wanting union representation, as evidenced by successful organizing drives at MV Transportation in Seattle and Westlawn Cemetery in Omaha, Neb.

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Mar 28, 2011

Women Organize! Is Focus of White House Forum

Women at today's White House forum on women and organizing were passionate about their work and their determination to have a voice on the job.

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Mar 20, 2011

T- Mobile USA and AT&T Merger Means Faster and More Widespread Broadband

The acquisition of T-Mobile USA by AT&T will mean greater access to high speed communications, especially for residents in rural communities.

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Mar 3, 2011

1,900 AT&T Prem Techs Join CWA in District 3

More than 1,900 AT&T premise technicians across District 3 joined CWA through majority sign-up last week. More than 70 percent of workers supported the union, as certified by the American Arbitration Association.

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Feb 16, 2011

‘The World is Watching,’ Global Unions Take On T-Mobile Campaign

The global union movement, the International Trade Union Confederation, has announced it is launching a major global campaign to convince Deutsche Telekom to end its attack on workers' rights in the U.S. and allow T-Mobile USA workers the right to join a union.

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Jan 28, 2011

Thrift Store Workers Join CWA in New Jersey

Seeking benefits, respect and greater job security during the recession, 41 bus drivers and loaders at the Red, White and Blue Thrift Store in Hamilton, N.J., voted 20-16 for representation with CWA Local 1040 this week.

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Jan 20, 2011

AFA-CWA Seeks Election for 24,000 Flight Attendants at Merged UAL/Continental

In the wake of the merger between United and Continental Airlines, AFA-CWA is seeking an election to bring Continental's 9,300 flight attendants into the union and ensure that they have all the benefits and advocacy that AFA provides.

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Jan 20, 2011

Joining CWA: AFSCME Organizers, Journalists and Dispatchers

Reporters and photographers are now union at La Opinion, America's oldest and largest Spanish-language daily newspaper.

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Dec 16, 2010

Workers Keep CWA at Budget Rental, Join CWA in Other Campaigns

A unit of 53 Budget Rental Car workers represented by IUE-CWA Local 81201 at Logan Airport beat back a management-supported campaign to get rid of their union, and voted 25-18 to keep their IUE-CWA voice. A strong rank and file campaign that included house visits and a public letter of support signed by 26 workers was key to the victory. Workers at Budget first organized in October 2009.

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Nov 18, 2010

AT&T Mobility Retail Sales Workers Organize in Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico, another 376 AT&T Mobility retail store and sales support workers won representation by CWA Local 3010 through majority sign up.

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Nov 12, 2010

Workers in Iowa and Oregon Join CWA

More than 50 workers voted for a CWA voice in separate elections recently in District 7.

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