News & Events

September 20, 2018 — News

CWA Sues Facebook for Gender Discrimination on Job Ads

CWA, the ACLU, and Outten & Golden LLP filed charges this week with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Facebook and 10 other employers for unlawfully discriminating on the basis of gender.

September 20, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T and Air Wisconsin.

September 20, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Newsroom employees from The Omaha World-Herald, Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press, Virginia Gazette, and Tidewater Review vote to join Newsguild-CWA.

September 20, 2018 — News

Workers Come Together for Good Jobs in the Wireless Industry

Wireless call center and retail workers from around the country convened in Hilliard, Ohio, last week to discuss strategies across workplaces and form a plan to demand better from the wireless industry.

September 20, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on State Attorneys General to Investigate Anti-Competitive, Job-Destroying T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Last week, CWA President Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger.

September 20, 2018 — News

CWAers and All Working People Win Big in New York State Primaries

Across New York City and New York State, CWA and New York's working people won big in last Thursday's primary election.

September 20, 2018 — News

Don't Forget to Register to Vote!

National Voter Registration Day is coming up on Tuesday, September 25!

September 20, 2018 — News

CWAers Sign Up New Voters at Dallas Pride Parade

CWA Local 6215 members in Dallas, Texas, led a union coalition along with AFT community activists in their third annual voter registration drive.

September 20, 2018 — News

The Republican NLRB is Trying to Make it Harder for Working People to Join Together

The National Labor Relations Board was created in 1935 to help protect the right of workers to organize and bargain collectively with their employer.

September 20, 2018 — News

Action Alert: The Trump Administration is Trying to Roll Back Worker Safety Protections

The Trump administration proposes to revoke parts of a 2016 rule that requires employers to report workplace injury data to OSHA.

September 18, 2018 — Press Release

Class Action Bias Charges Target Facebook and 10 Employers for Excluding Women from Receiving Job Ads on Facebook

The ACLU, Outten & Golden LLP, and the Communications Workers of America filed charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Facebook and 10 other employers for unlawfully discriminating on the basis of gender by targeting their job ads on Facebook to male Facebook users only, excluding all women and non-binary users from receiving the ads.

September 17, 2018 — Press Release

CWA to State Attorneys General: T-Mobile Sprint Merger Will Cause Massive Job Loss, Raises Significant Competitive Concerns

Last week, Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger and to press for deeper investigations into the impact of the merger.

September 13, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

September 13, 2018 — News

New Report: Taxpayer Dollars Subsidizing American Airlines CEO's 12.2 Million Dollar Salary

A new report by the Institute for Policy Studies sheds light on how our taxpayer dollars are subsidizing outrageous CEO pay.

September 13, 2018 — News

Remembering September 11

This year marks 17 years since the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of thousands of Americans, including members of CWA, NABET-CWA, and AFA-CWA.

September 13, 2018 — News

CWAers Tackle Reversing Runaway Inequality in Camden

How can unions take on Wall Street's economic and political dominance? That's the question CWA members tackled at a Reversing Runaway Inequality training in Camden, N.J., last week.

September 13, 2018 — News

Thousands of CWA Members March in New York City Labor Day Parade

On Saturday, thousands of CWA District 1 members gathered to march in the annual New York City Labor Day Parade.

September 13, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Employees at ReWire.News received voluntary recognition for their union.

September 13, 2018 — News

Free for CWA Members: Subscription to In These Times

CWA members can now receive a free, six-issue subscription to In These Times, a progressive monthly magazine that covers labor and democracy issues.

September 7, 2018 — Press Release

GDIT Workers Take Fight for Fair Wages and Better Working Conditions to the Hill

Workers from GDIT, the top federal contractor in the call center industry, and XPO Logistics spoke on how labor law violations at federal contractors keep workers in poverty.

September 6, 2018 — News

GDIT Workers Take Fight for Fair Wages and Better Working Conditions to Congress

Today, workers from GDIT joined a panel discussion on Capitol Hill to shine a spotlight on how labor law violations at federal contractors keep workers in poverty.

September 6, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T and the American Red Cross.

September 6, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

The latest organizing news from the Virginian-Pilot and the Daily Press and ReWire News.

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.