News & Events

September 29, 2016 — News

CWA Documents Verizon's Continued Neglect of Pennsylvania Copper Infrastructure

CWA filed testimony with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission as part of the push for a public investigation into the service provided by Verizon to Pennsylvania customers.

September 29, 2016 — News

CWA: Working People Know Why Hillary Clinton Must Be the Next President

A statement by Chris Shelton, President of the Communications Workers of America, on the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

September 29, 2016 — News

Political Action Update

Political action updates from CWA President Chris Shelton, Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine, CWA District 3, and North Carolina.

September 29, 2016 — News

Committee for Better Banks Members Meet with Reps. Ellison and Green in Washington

Former bank workers Ruth Landaverde and Julie Miller came to Washington, DC, to meet with Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Al Green (D-TX) to discuss big banks' damaging sales practices.

September 29, 2016 — Press Release

CWA Filing Documents Verizon's Systemic and Continued Neglect of Telephone Infrastructure

Testimony and Photographs Expose Verizon’s Failure to Repair Copper Network and Company’s Policy of Forcing Customers to Use VoiceLink, Putting Those Who May Need Future Medical Monitoring at Risk.

September 29, 2016 — News

President Shelton: Need Another Reason to Vote for Hillary Clinton? Listen to Donald Trump Talk About Women

In a piece in the Huffington Post, CWA President Chris Shelton took on Donald Trump's long record of sexism.

September 29, 2016 — News

High-Deductible Health Plans Hurt Low Income Workers

High-deductible health plans have grown quickly over the past decade.

September 27, 2016 — Press Release

CWA: Working People Know Why Hillary Clinton Must Be the Next President

The first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump provided even more evidence that Hillary Clinton is the candidate most qualified to become President of the United States and to implement policies and programs that will improve the lives of millions of working families.

September 27, 2016 — News

Survey of Employer Benefits Finds Continued Cost-Shifting

For the first time over half (51%) of all workers are in plans with at least a $1,000 deductible for single coverage. This is up from just 31% of workers 5 years ago and 10% of workers 10 years ago.

September 22, 2016 — News

U.S. Senate Banking Committee Grills Wells Fargo CEO on Damaging Sales Practices

U.S. Senators from both political parties strongly criticized Wells Fargo's damaging sales practices and grilled the bank's CEO John Stumpf in a Capitol Hill hearing on Tuesday.

September 22, 2016 — News

CWA Women for Political Power on the Ground in 20 States

"CWA Women for Political Power" is a new program mobilizing CWAers to support candidates who will adopt policies important to working women. 

September 22, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates for ABC/Disney, Omni Air Flight Attendants, and AT&T West.

September 22, 2016 — News

Political Action Update

Are you registered to vote? Are you sure?

September 22, 2016 — News

CWA N.J. Local Government Stewards Meet for Mobilization Training

Last week, more than 40 CWA members participated in shop stewards' training on mobilizing around workplace issues.

September 22, 2016 — News

Mark Your Calendar: CWA Customer Service Professionals Conference

CWA's Customer Service Professionals Conference is set for Oct. 16-18 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

September 22, 2016 — News

TPP Update

When the "Rock Against the TPP" tour hits Boston on October 7, IUE-CWA member Adam Kaz will be part of the show.

September 15, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates for DirecTV and ABC Inc.

September 15, 2016 — News

Political Action Update

Political action updates from Colorado, Missouri, New York, North Carolina and Tennessee.

September 15, 2016 — News

Fighting for Our Safety and Health

CWAers gathered in Pittsburgh, Pa., this week for the 2016 Health, Safety, and Environment Conference.

September 15, 2016 — News

CWA President Chris Shelton: Unions Are Still Needed

CWA President Chris Shelton's Labor Day op-ed on why unions are more necessary than ever.

September 15, 2016 — News

TPP Update

CWA activists participated in a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) National Day of Action on Sept. 14.

September 15, 2016 — News

Wells Fargo Fined for Illegal Sales Tactics

Wells Fargo has been hit with a record $185 million fine by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

September 15, 2016 — News

CWA Will Never Forget Victims of September 11 Attack

A statement by the Communications Workers of America as our nation marked the 15th anniversary of the horrific attacks that senselessly took the lives of thousands of people on Sept. 11, 2001.

September 15, 2016 — News

Mark Your Calendar: CWA Customer Service Professionals Conference

CWA's Customer Service Professionals Conference is set for Oct. 16-18 in Pittsburgh, Pa.