News & Events

July 19, 2018 — News

Town Hall Shines Spotlight on Poverty Wages at American Airlines

Piedmont agent Heather Hudson shared her powerful personal story of how the American Airlines-owned subsidiary is paying its workers poverty wages at a town hall event hosted by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

July 19, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

July 19, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Last week, workers at the Verizon Wireless retail store in Hazleton, Pa., voted to join together in a union.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally for Life-Saving Safe Staffing Legislation

CWA members across New York have been working with other unions and allies to pass legislation to set a safe limit on the number of patients nurses can be assigned. 

July 19, 2018 — News

Workers Need Jobs and Wage Increases — Not Corporate Stock Buybacks

Corporations like Wells Fargo are pocketing massive, permanent tax breaks from the Republican corporate tax cut bill and enriching CEOs and wealthy shareholders through stock buybacks.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWA Customer Service Members Build Worker Power in North Carolina

Participants completed CWA's two-day political bootcamp and a six-week follow-up political education and leadership development program.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Government to Protect Workers from Heat

The federal government must establish protections for workers who are subject to extreme heat.

July 19, 2018 — News

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

This week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai expressed "serious concerns," about the potential Sinclair-Tribune merger, joining a chorus of broad public opposition.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWA Members Fight to Save University of Iowa Labor Center

CWA members are fighting to save the University of Iowa Labor Center after University of Iowa Law School Dean Kevin Washburn announced his plan to close the Center within the next year.

July 19, 2018 — Press Release

Workers See Continued Gains In New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced a tentative agreement on a four year extension of the current contract, which was set to expire in August 2019.

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.