News & Events

June 27, 2016 — News

New Rules Put Limits on Employee Wellness Programs

Last month the U.S.

June 23, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates from Verizon, Digital First Media, AT&T West, United Airlines, Frontier Rhinelander, Kaleida Health and Envoy.

June 23, 2016 — News

CWAers Fight to Save NJ Public Worker Pensions

CWA stewards and members in New Jersey support legislation that would place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot this November to guarantee pension payments for the state's public worker pension system.

June 23, 2016 — News

Activists Call Out T-Mobile on Its Home Turf

T-Mobile can run, but it can't hide.

June 23, 2016 — News

Save the Date: Register for Next Gen Summit, Human Rights Conference

Young CWA activists will meet in Detroit on July 19-July 21 for the 2016 Next Generation Summit.

June 23, 2016 — News

CWA, Unions Commend CFPB Student Debt Relief Plan

CWA joined in a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau supporting a new proposal to help student loan borrowers.

June 23, 2016 — News

2016 Union Plus Scholarships Awarded

The Union Plus scholarship program has awarded $150,000 in scholarships this year.

June 23, 2016 — News

New Mortality Assumptions to Increase Employer Pension Costs

In the fall of 2014, the Society of Actuaries released new recommendations on how pen

June 20, 2016 — News

President Obama Endorses Expanding Social Security

In a speech this month, President Barack Obama endorsed expandi

June 17, 2016 — Press Release

CWA Members Overwhelmingly Approve Verizon Contracts

Contracts cement historic victory for nearly 40,000 wireline workers, wireless retail workers, and wireless technicians following seven-week strike.

June 16, 2016 — News

Elizabeth Warren Headlines CWA Legislative-Political Conference in D.C.

CWA activists from across the country met this week in Washington, D.C. for the union's Legislative-Political Conference.

June 16, 2016 — News

Bank Workers and Former Bank Workers Testify on Harmful Big Bank Practices

Bank workers and former bank workers from the nation's biggest banks testified at a congressional briefing on Friday in Washington, D.C.

June 16, 2016 — News

New York State Assembly Passes Life-Saving Safe Staffing Bill

The Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act passed the New York State Assembly on Wednesday.

June 16, 2016 — News

Replace Hate with Love

CWA mourns the victims of the massacre in Orlando.

June 16, 2016 — News

President Shelton on ‘The Communicators’

Watch President Shelton's appearance on "The Communicators."

June 16, 2016 — News

Organizing Update

The Leaguers, Inc., who work in Essex and Union counties in New Jersey, voted overwhelmingly to join CWA.

June 16, 2016 — News

Election Update

President Shelton's testimony from the Democratic National Committee's platform committee hearing.

June 16, 2016 — News

CWA 2016 Presidents’ Meeting

June 16, 2016 — News

Rock Against the TPP!

Fight for the Future, a digital rights organization, and legendary guitarist Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave are teaming up to organize a nationwide road show to raise awareness about the dangers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

June 16, 2016 — News

NewsGuild Calls for National Legislation to End Non-Compete Agreements for Junior Employees

A statement from Bernie Lunzer, president of The NewsGuild-CWA.

June 14, 2016 — News

Remarks of CWA President Chris Shelton to the 2016 National Legislative / Political Conference

Our meeting is taking place at an extraordinary moment in our country's history, full of danger, but also full of tremendous possibilities.

June 13, 2016 — News

Orlando mass shooting an ‘act of terror, act of hate’

The mass shooting in Orlando early Sunday, the worst in U.S. history, seemed designed to press as many hot buttons as possible in a nation already on edge from an ugly election campaign.

June 12, 2016 — Press Release

CWA Statement on Today's Shootings in Orlando

The Communications Workers of America mourns the victims of the massacre in Orlando. There is no room in our country for such hatred, yet such tragedies are occurring far too often.

June 10, 2016 — News

CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Minutes

CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. (CST)