Aug 14, 2014

Cohen Brings Message of Solidarity to Bakery Workers Union

CWA President Larry Cohen joined the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union at their 39th Constitutional Convention this week, addressing delegates on fighting to secure our standard of living.

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Aug 7, 2014

Locked Out Kellogg Workers to Return to Work

After a nine-month-long illegal lockout, 225 workers will return to work Tuesday at Kellogg’s cereal plant in Memphis, Tenn., where they make Frosted Flakes and Froot Loops.

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Aug 7, 2014

Bargaining Update

Tentative contracts reached at CWA's Frontier Communications in West Virginia and AFA-CWA's Spirit Airlines.

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Aug 7, 2014

Public Workers Team Up in Texas

The 2014 CWA Public, Healthcare & Education Workers Conference brought 110 activists from around the country to San Antonio for a weekend of organizing, movement building and rallying against bad trade deals.

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Jul 31, 2014

Organizing Update

The election at the New American Airlines is on! The NMB will mail voting instructions on Aug. 15, with the results to be counted and announced on Sept. 16.

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Jul 31, 2014

CWA Young Activists Hold Next Gen Summit

About 200 CWA Next Generation activists (CWAers younger than age 35) are meeting in Pittsburgh for Summit 2014, focusing on movement building, organizing for power, social media and other topics.

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Jul 31, 2014

Check Out This Cartoon

Upworthy and the AFL-CIO picked up on this terrific cartoon by cartoonist Barry Deutsch, on why some confused people think workers don't need unions.

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Jul 24, 2014

Feeling Nostalgic? Join us for Throwback Thursdays!

We’ve got some great vintage photos to share with you each and every Thursday.

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Jul 17, 2014

Netroots Nation 2014

There’s a lot going on at this year’s “Netroots Nation,” the annual conference that brings together progressive activists who are working on various issues to organize, strategize, build better coalitions and make progressive change happen.

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Jul 17, 2014

Bargaining Update

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met with more than 100 Cablevision workers in Brooklyn Monday night to support their fight for a fair contract.

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Jul 17, 2014

VW Workers in Chattanooga Get Their Union

Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., are joining UAW Local 42.

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Jul 10, 2014

North Carolina Pre-season Political Boot Camp

As the 2014 midterm elections loom large, members from 16 CWA locals in North Carolina gathered in Charlotte this week to participate in an intensive one-day political training boot camp to prepare.

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Jul 10, 2014

T-Mobile Is A Two-Faced Union Buster

There are two sides to T-Mobile.

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Jun 26, 2014

Workers Rights Board Pledges to Stand with Denver SuperShuttle Drivers

Representatives from Denver International Airport SuperShuttle drivers, members of CWA Local 7777, testified at a Workers Rights Board hearing last week about their employer's unfair and unethical practices during their fight for a fair contract.

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Jun 19, 2014

Movement Building

Movement building updates in Ohio and North Carolina.

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Jun 19, 2014

Bargaining Update

Members of CWA Local 3181 picketed the offices of the Village of Tequesta, Fla., to protest the community council's refusal to bargain a fair contract. The local represents about 40 employees who are Communications Officers, Accounting Clerks, Customer Service Representatives, Water Plant Operators, Building Permit Coordinator, Service Technicians, Maintenance Workers, Code Compliance Officer, and others.

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Jun 12, 2014

Bring T-Mobile’s Human Rights Abuses Out of the Shadows

Last week, a former T-Mobile employee who lost her job because of her union activity, asked T-Mobile's Board of Directors to commit to ending these kinds of human rights violations. They said, "No."

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Jun 5, 2014

NABET-CWAers Use CWA App to Stand Up, Fight Back

NABET-CWA activists used the new CWA app to build turnout at a rally supporting members of NABET-CWA Local 51211 at WSYR-TV in Syracuse.

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May 29, 2014

‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’

Deutsche Telekom (DT) activists in several German cities rallied last week to show support for their partners at T-Mobile locations in the U.S. who are pushing hard for CWA representation.

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May 29, 2014

TU-CWA Pride

TU activists will march in the Albuquerque Pride Parade this Saturday. There's a twist, however. Because the 40,000-person celebration is sponsored by T-Mobile, LGBT student leaders and others in the PRIDE community, CWAers and community allies will help focus attention on the struggle by TMUS workers for a voice and fair treatment at T-Mobile and MetroPCS.

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