Apr 3, 2014

NLRB to Hear Evidence of Illegal Activity by Tennessee Governor and Senator in Volkswagen Election

It seems that U.S. Senator Bob Corker and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam may have been a little too clever in their campaign to intimidate auto workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga from voting for union representation.

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Mar 27, 2014

Verizon Wireless Retail Workers Fight for A Union Voice in Brooklyn

An overwhelming majority of Verizon Wireless retail workers in Brooklyn have signed cards saying they want to join CWA.

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Mar 27, 2014

‘Cesar Chavez’ Film Opens March 28

This weekend, make time to go to the movies and check out "Cesar Chavez," a new film on the courageous life of the farmworker organizer who believed that his job as an organizer "was to help ordinary people do extraordinary things."

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Mar 20, 2014

CWA 7777 Members in Tough Fight with SuperShuttle Management

You can help SuperShuttle drivers at Denver International Airport get a fair contract.

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Mar 20, 2014

Take a Stand and Support Customer Service Workers in Morocco

On February 13, the Total Call call center in Casablanca, which is owned by the French telecom group Iliad, fired five leaders of the Union Marocaine du Travail (UMT) just one day after they officially registered as a local union in the company in accordance with Moroccan law.

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Mar 13, 2014

Bargaining Update

SuperShuttle drivers at the Denver International Airport are standing strong in the fight for a first and fair contract.

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Mar 6, 2014

Building a Movement: Ethical Thursdays

“Ethical Thursdays” are bringing thousands of Mississippi activists to the state capitol in Jackson to stand up for economic justice and democracy.

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Feb 27, 2014

SC Gov. Haley Tells Union Corporations To Go Elsewhere

CWA President Larry Cohen writes in The Huffington Post: It's not clear what South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is trying to accomplish when she says, as she did on Feb. 20, that corporations with union representation shouldn't even think about locating in her state.

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Feb 20, 2014

1,500 New Jersey Public Employees Affiliate with CWA

Camden County Council 10, an independent labor union representing more than 1,500 public employees in New Jersey's Camden County, voted 573-118 Wednesday night to affiliate with CWA.

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Feb 20, 2014

Cohen: Senator Corker Must Be Held Accountable for Attacking VW Workers

CWA President Larry Cohen wrote a piece in The Huffington Post following the union election vote in Chattanooga. Read it here.

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Feb 20, 2014

Unions Aren’t Retreating in the South

Despite UAW's organizing defeat in Tennessee, unions aren't backing down from their quest to give workers a voice in the South. At the AFL-CIO's winter strategy meeting in Houston this week, leaders vowed to strengthen and mobilize their allies.

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Feb 16, 2014

Statement by CWA following the union representation vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, TN

VW employees in Chattanooga have every right to support or oppose their own collective bargaining rights. The narrow loss in the National Labor Relations Board election Friday would have been just an issue of working Americans exercising their rights if it were not for the despicable interference of Senator Corker, Governor Haslam, Republican state legislators and outsiders like Grover Norquist and the Koch brothers.

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Feb 13, 2014

University of Akron Staff Employees Ratify First Contract

Administrative staff workers at the University of Akron have ratified their first contract.

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Feb 13, 2014

Bargaining Update

New Jersey Child Care Providers Ratify New Contract, AFA-CWA Mitigates Involuntary Furloughs at United Airlines and Manchester Newspaper Guild

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Feb 6, 2014

NYC Politicians, Community Rallies Around Cablevision Techs

On the first day of Black History Month, more than 300 Cablevision technicians, CWA members, allies and elected officials gathered in midtown Manhattan to rally for a fair contract.

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Feb 6, 2014

VP Biden: ‘Collective Bargaining Is the Bedrock Of Our Economy’

Vice President Joe Biden tweeted this message yesterday, driving home the connection between the lack of bargaining rights for U.S. workers and our declining middle class income. Biden wrote, "Collective bargaining is the bedrock of our economy."

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Jan 30, 2014

Labor Dept Cites Increase in Private Sector Union Membership

The number of union members grew by 162,000 in 2013 and the overall percentage of workers who were union members remained steady at 11.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said.

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Jan 16, 2014

Organizing Update

After a long year of campaigning, CWA Local 9110, Nevada Association of Public Safety Officers, has welcomed the Mesquite Police Officers Association (POA) as their new affiliate.

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Jan 9, 2014

‘Way Past Time’ at Olean General

At a small hospital in southwestern New York, 120 technical workers seeking to organize with CWA Local 1168 have battled a fierce anti-union campaign.

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Dec 19, 2013

Supreme Court Takes Pass on Neutrality in Organizing Campaigns

The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed a case dealing with the right of unions and employers to negotiate neutrality agreements for union organizing campaigns.

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