News & Events

July 21, 2016 — News

CWA District 2-13 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Minutes

CWA District 2-13 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Monday, June 20, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

July 21, 2016 — News

CWA Next Generation Activists Meet in Detroit

CWA activists gathered in Detroit this week for the CWA Next Generation Summit.

July 21, 2016 — News

Democracy Update

In a victory for full voting rights, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled yesterday that a Texas voter ID law was illegal and violated the Voting Rights Act.

July 21, 2016 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing updates for Law360, the The Lakeland Ledger, and T-Mobile.

July 21, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates for Middlesex County the Board of Social Services and West River Telecom.

July 21, 2016 — News

FCC Establishes Criteria for Replacing Voice Networks

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission established clear criteria to guide the replacement of legacy services.

July 21, 2016 — News

Last Chance to Register for CWA Human Rights Conference

CWA's Human Rights Conference is Aug. 21-24 in Atlanta, Ga. The deadline to register is Aug. 5.

July 21, 2016 — News

Rock Against the TPP!

This Saturday, Rock Against the TPP will kick off in Denver, Col.

July 21, 2016 — News

Resources for Union Veterans

Millions of our union sisters and brothers are veterans. Are you one of them?

July 21, 2016 — News

We’re Taking on Wall Street

At Netroots Nation last week, Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) headlined a panel of CWAers and financial reform activists on how we're mobilizing to "Take on Wall Street" and the Big Banks.

July 21, 2016 — News

NIC BARGAINING REPORT #12

NIC BARGAINING REPORT # 12

Wednesday July 20, 2016

 

July 21, 2016 — News

Texas Voter ID Law Struck Down As Violation Of Voting Rights Act

In a major win for voting rights in America, a federal appeals court ruled that the voter ID law in Texas, one of the strictist in the country, violates the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

July 20, 2016 — News

NIC BARGAINING REPORT #11

NIC BARGAINING REPORT # 11

Tuesday, JULY 19, 2016

July 20, 2016 — Press Release

Faith, Labor and Community Groups March Against Hiring Discrimination

Two hundred Communications Workers of America (CWA) activists joined Michigan United members as they marched on city hall to urge the Detroit City Council to expand its ‘Ban the Box’ ordinance to private-sector employers. The ‘Fair Chances for All’ campaign focuses on private employers who receive tax breaks from the city and seeks to postpone questions about criminal records early in the hiring process.

July 19, 2016 — News

NIC BARGAINING REPORT #10

NIC BARGAINING REPORT # 10

Monday, JULY 18, 2016

 

July 18, 2016 — News

NIC BARGAINING REPORT #9

NIC BARGAINING REPORT # 9

Friday, JULY 15, 2016

July 15, 2016 — Press Release

CWA: The Automatic Voter Registration Act a Good Step toward Universal Voter Registration

Washington, D.C. – Following is a statement by the Communications Workers of America on legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to institute national automatic voter registration. 

July 15, 2016 — News

NIC BARGAINING REPORT #8

NIC BARGAINING REPORT # 8

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016

July 14, 2016 — News

CWA Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

CWA whole-heartedly endorsed Secretary Hillary Clinton for president of the United States on Monday.

July 14, 2016 — News

Rep. Peter DeFazio Introduces Wall Street Speculation Tax

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) this week introduced legislation to implement a small tax on transactions of stocks, bonds and derivatives to discourage the same speculative financial trading that led to the 2008 Wall Street collapse.

July 14, 2016 — News

Bargaining Update

CWA Members of Local 1133 and 1168 are mobilizing for fair contracts at Catholic Health in the Buffalo, N.Y. area; Bargaining continues at AT&T West; CWA members from Locals 3263 (Norcross, Ga.) and 1400 (Sturbridge, Mass.) voted to ratify a four-year agreement

July 14, 2016 — News

Democratic Party Rejects Pro-TPP Platform Language

The Democratic Party has repeatedly rejected requests to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – and has done so again in the party platform adopted this week.

July 14, 2016 — News

Divide Between Our Communities is Deadly and Threatens Every Part of Our Society

A statement by CWA Vice President Claude Cummings, chair of the Executive Board Committee on Human Rights, following last week's shootings.

July 14, 2016 — Press Release

CWA Statement on the FCC’s Tech Transitions Order

Today, the Federal Communications Commission took an important step to ensure that every American will continue to have access to reliable, affordable, quality voice service, regardless of the technology used to provide that service.