News & Events

July 16, 2018 — Press Release

FCC Concerns and Broad Public Opposition Should Put an End to Potential Sinclair-Tribune Merger

In light of broad public opposition to a potential Sinclair-Tribune merger, along with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai expressing “serious concerns” today, it is clear that the parties should abandon their proposed merger.

July 12, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Nokia, AT&T Midwest, AT&T Legacy T, Envoy Air, and Piedmont Airlines.

July 12, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Workers at The New Yorker join together with the NewsGuild of New York/TNG-CWA Local 31003.

July 12, 2018 — News

Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh Has Long Record of Siding with Corporations against CWA Members

CWA is opposing President Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and calling on members of the U.S. Senate to reject this nomination.

July 12, 2018 — News

It's Time to Hold Facebook Accountable

CWA is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to hold Facebook accountable for privacy breaches and other practices that have harmed consumers.

July 12, 2018 — News

CWA Activists Gear Up to Defeat "Right-to-Work" in Missouri

CWA activists in District 6 representing locals from across the state of Missouri gathered in June to prepare to defeat a so-called "right-to-work" ballot initiative in Missouri.

July 12, 2018 — News

CWA District 3 Next Generation is CWA STRONG

CWA Next Generation members from four District 3 Locals gathered last month for two days of CWA STRONG training.

July 12, 2018 — News

At District 1 Conference, CWAers Rally to Build Power for Working People

CWA members gathered in Atlantic City this week for the annual District 1 Conference.

July 12, 2018 — News

The GOP Corporate Tax Bill Rewards Offshoring – Here's What We Can Do to Stop It

A new op-ed shines a spotlight on how the Republican corporate tax bill rewards and incentivizes the offshoring of more American jobs.

July 12, 2018 — News

Bank Workers Win New Los Angeles Ordinance to Hold Banks Accountable for Unethical Behavior

Bank workers, members of the Committee for Better Banks (CBB), a CWA project, and consumer allies pushed the City Council to hold banks accountable for their unethical behavior.

July 9, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Opposes the Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

CWA opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and calls on members of the U.S. Senate to reject this nomination. Judge Kavanaugh routinely rules against workers and their families and regularly sides with employers against employees seeking justice in the workplace, including CWA members.

July 5, 2018 — News

Congress to AT&T: Where Are Those Jobs You Promised?

What is AT&T doing with its massive profits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill? That's the question members of Congress are now asking.

July 5, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from the American Red Cross.

July 5, 2018 — News

Victory! New Jersey State Government Shutdown Averted

After CWAers packed the Statehouse to stop the New Jersey legislature from shutting down the government and locking state workers out, legislators reached a last minute budget deal.

July 5, 2018 — News

CWAers Complete Ohio Political Boot Camp

CWAers in Ohio have just completed a six-week follow-up political education and leadership development program.

July 5, 2018 — News

New Report: Sales Quotas and High-Pressure Culture Still Rampant for Bank Workers Despite Scandals

Frontline bank workers are still facing high-pressure quotas, low pay, and few opportunities to advocate for better customer service.

July 5, 2018 — News

By the People Resolution Provides Roadmap for Strengthening Our Democracy

Corporate lobbyists and billionaire mega-donors have been gaining more and more power over our government at every level.

July 5, 2018 — News

CWAers Join Rally to End Inhumane Treatment of Immigrant Families

CWA activists rallied this week at Chicano Park in San Diego to demand an end to the inhumane mistreatment of immigrant families at our borders.

July 2, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Members Will Join Today's #FreeOurFuture Rally in San Diego

CWA activists are proud to join members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, MiJente and other immigrant rights advocates to demand an end to the inhumane mistreatment of immigrant families at our borders.

June 29, 2018 — Press Release

With Strike Looming at AT&T as Company Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Congress Call on AT&T to Settle Fair Contract, Disclose Plans for Profits from Tax Bill

In his letter, Senator Sherrod Brown calls on AT&T to reach an agreement that improves workers’ job security and includes a commitment to creating new jobs in the U.S.

June 29, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds Introduction of By the People Resolution to Strengthen Our Democracy

The By the People Resolution would empower every American voter, strengthen ethics laws for government officials, and take steps to repair our broken campaign finance system.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA Statement on Janus Decision: CWA Members Are Ready to Fight

The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled 5-4 in Janus vs. AFSCME to side with corporate special interests and harm the ability of public sector workers to collectively bargain.

June 28, 2018 — News

At the Six Month Mark, the GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill is Failing Working Families

CWA President Chris Shelton appeared on Washington Post Live to discuss how the Republican corporate tax cut bill has failed working families in its first six months.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWAers Talk to Neighbors about How the GOP Tax Bill only Helped Corporations and Big Banks

CWAers in Colorado's 6th Congressional District are out in full force knocking on more than 6,000 doors for a four-week canvass focused on talking to voters about the GOP corporate tax cut bill.