News & Events

September 6, 2018 — News

New Report: More than 142,000 Jobs Offshored Under Trump

Good Jobs Nation released a new report revealing that despite Donald Trump's campaign promises, the offshoring of American jobs by U.S. corporations has increased to record levels on Trump's watch.

September 6, 2018 — News

Ohio CWAers Put Pressure on Rep. Chabot for GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill Vote

CWA members are putting pressure on elected officials who sold out working families by voting for the Republican corporate tax cut bill.

September 6, 2018 — News

On Labor Day and Beyond, We Are All CWA STRONG

CWA President Chris Shelton highlighted the challenges facing our union in the face of the Janus Supreme Court decision, and how CWA members are fighting back.

September 6, 2018 — News

Call Your Senators Now: Tell Them to Stop Kavanaugh

On Wednesday, CWAers joined allies for a rally at the Capitol to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

September 6, 2018 — News

CWA Joins Coalition Calling on AT&T and Verizon to Cut Ties with Anti-Worker ALEC Organization

In August, CWA joined more than 70 government reform, civil rights, labor, environmental, and advocacy organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to cut ties with the organization.

September 4, 2018 — Press Release

As GDIT Workers Stand Strong against Intimidation, GDIT Hit with Two New NLRB Complaints

“GDIT management needs to respect the rights of its workers to organize.”

August 31, 2018 — News

What it Means to Be Strong

There's no way to sugarcoat it. It has been a tough year for working people in our country. But we are not facing these challenges alone. Each of you has made a commitment to join together, in our union, to fight for respect on the job and for a better tomorrow. And that's what makes us strong.

August 30, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

Bargaining updates for AT&T Midwest, Legacy T, and Envoy Air.

August 30, 2018 — News

CWA to FCC: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Will Cost 28,000 Jobs

The FCC should not approve the merger without verifiable and enforceable commitments by T-Mobile and Sprint to ensure that no T-Mobile or Sprint employees will lose their jobs as a result of this transaction.

August 30, 2018 — News

Brooklyn Verizon Wireless Workers Vote to Stick with the Union

The company was hoping for a decertification in Brooklyn to slow the growing movement of Verizon Wireless workers across the country who want to join together to improve their working conditions.

August 30, 2018 — News

Despite Trump Announcement, Still A Long Way to Go on Fixing NAFTA for Working Families

CWA President Chris Shelton pointed out that there is much more work left to be done to make sure a new agreement addresses the disastrous problems that NAFTA has caused for working families.

August 30, 2018 — News

ITC Panel Votes Down Newsprint Tariffs

Newspapers have blamed the tariff increase for layoffs and for reductions in print editions. The tariffs were opposed by a wide variety of groups, including journalists, elected officials, and newspaper owners and managers.

August 30, 2018 — News

CWA Member Urges Legislators to Protect Call Center Jobs

Vice President of CWA Local 4621, Betsy LaFontaine, and an AT&T customer service representative who works out of a call center in Oshkosh, WI, highlighted the need for action to protect call center jobs at the annual meeting of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee last month.

August 30, 2018 — News

Court Strikes Down Trump’s Anti-Worker Executive Order

A federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the law by issuing a union-busting executive order to attack workers’ rights and deny more than 2 million federal workers their legal right to representation.

August 27, 2018 — Press Release

CWA to FCC: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Will Cost 28,000 Jobs and Should Be Opposed as Currently Structured

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expressing opposition to the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint as currently structured.

August 23, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T and Piedmont Airlines.

August 23, 2018 — News

CWAers Build Working Class Power at Human Rights Conference

CWA members from across the country gathered in New Orleans last week for the 2018 Civil and Human Rights Conference.

August 23, 2018 — News

N.M. Attorney General Reaffirms Public Sector Workers' Rights

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas issued an advisory last week reaffirming public sector workers' collective bargaining rights.

August 23, 2018 — News

2018 Union Plus Scholarships Awarded

Union Plus has awarded $150,000 in scholarships to 115 students representing 32 unions, including six winners from CWA.

August 23, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally to Stop Brett Kavanaugh Nomination to Supreme Court

CWAers joined allies for a rally on the U.S. Supreme Court steps to stand with and for working women to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

August 20, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds NM Attorney General’s Advisory Reaffirming Public Sector Workers’ Rights

The advisory emphasized that the only change under the Janus decision is that public employers may no longer deduct agency fees from a nonmember’s wages, nor may a labor organization collect an agency fee from a nonmember, without the nonmember’s affirmative consent.

August 16, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Verizon, and Consolidated Communications.

August 16, 2018 — News

Community Leaders Call on PUCO to Reject AT&T's Request to Drop Out of Lifeline Program

AT&T's abandonment of the Lifeline program, which subsidizes vital phone and internet services, would harm more than 10,000 of their Ohio customers.

August 16, 2018 — News

Local 6355 is CWA STRONG

Earlier this year, Missouri Republicans passed legislation to weaken public sector unions by making most state workers at-will employees.