News & Events

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.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA Members Mobilize to Stop New Jersey Government Shutdown

The New Jersey State Legislature is ready to shut down state government on Sunday, and CWA members are mobilizing to stop it.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Sprint and T-Mobile to Make Binding Commitments on Jobs and Workers' Rights in Potential Merger

New CWA analysis shows that the merger could cause massive job loss of more than 30,000 jobs across the country.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA, NABET, and NewsGuild File FCC Petition to Deny Sinclair-Tribune Merger

CWA, NABET-CWA, and the NewsGuild-CWA say the potential merger between Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media Company does not serve the public interest..

June 28, 2018 — News

New Video – DFM Workers Fight to Save Local News

Digital First Media, the country's second-largest newspaper chain, is owned by Alden Global Capital, an extremely profitable hedge fund.

June 28, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers in more than 30 states have engaged in actions as part of the renewal of the Poor People's Campaign.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA Opposes Plan to Merge Departments of Labor and Education

The Trump Administration came out with a new proposal this week to merge the Department of Labor and the Department of Education.

June 27, 2018 — Press Release

Statement on Janus Decision: CWA Members are Ready to Fight

Today’s Supreme Court decision on the Janus v. AFSCME case marks a sad day for all working people and continues a long campaign by corporate interests and right wing groups to restrict our ability to stand together.

June 27, 2018 — Press Release

Statement of Claude Cummings, Jr. on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Trump’s Travel Ban

"We are deeply dismayed and appalled by the Supreme Court’s majority decision to ignore Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and uphold a proclamation camouflaged by so-called national security reasons."

June 26, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Calls on Sprint and T-Mobile to Make Binding Commitments to Address Potential Job Loss and Respect Workers’ Rights

CWA is calling on Sprint and T-Mobile to make a binding commitment not to eliminate jobs in their proposed merger, and to stop violating federal labor laws and fully respect workers’ rights.

June 22, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Condemns Family Separations and Indefinite Detention Policy

While President Trump's executive order puts a stop to these separations for the time being, it also directs immigration officials to detain families indefinitely -- another inhumane practice.

June 21, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Opposes Plan to Merge Departments of Labor and Education

This radical plan would weaken both agencies, leaving working people and children more vulnerable to corporate abuses at work and in the education system.

June 21, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines, Nokia, and the City of Boston Credit Union.

June 21, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Members of the Florida Times-Union voted to join with Newsguild-CWA.

June 21, 2018 — News

Iowa is CWA STRONG!

Twelve CWAers from CenturyLink, members of CWA Locals 7101 and 7102, gathered in Des Moines, Iowa, in early June for a two-day combined stewards' training and CWA STRONG organizing training.