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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 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

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

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 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

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 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 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

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 16, 2018 — News

District 1 CWAers Fight Back against Unprecedented Attacks on Labor

CWA members joined a Community Conversation event last week in the Bronx discussing how theys can mobilize to make the community stronger.

August 16, 2018 — News

GDIT Workers Featured at Netroots Nation

Workers from General Dynamics Information Technology, who are joining together to gain a voice in their workplace with CWA, were featured earlier this month at the Netroots Nation conference in New Orleans.

August 9, 2018 — News

CWAers Defeat Right-to-Work in Missouri!

CWA members and retirees in Missouri played a critical role in defeating Missouri's Proposition A, a so-called "Right to Work" ballot initiative.

August 9, 2018 — News

CWAers Hold Members of Congress Accountable for Corporate Tax Cut Vote

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

August 2, 2018 — News

Sneak Peek: "Us vs. Them" Video Highlighting CWA Endorsement of Labor Champion Senator Sherrod Brown

In a video called "Us vs. Them," CWA members talk about how working people must fight every day to push back on the lies that the 1-percent and corporate interests tell to keep us divided.

August 2, 2018 — News

New Jersey CWAers are Fighting Runaway Inequality

CWA Local 1036 stewards and activists in New Jersey gathered for a CWA Reversing Runaway Inequality training over the weekend.

July 26, 2018 — News

CWA Members are Fighting to Stop Dangerous, Anti-Union One-Touch Make-Ready Proposal

CWA members are fighting hard to stop a dangerous Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposal that endangers workers and could send CWA members' work to unskilled, untrained, low-wage contractors.

July 26, 2018 — News

Bank Workers Escalate Fight for Better Working Conditions

Bank workers from the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, escalated their fight for better working conditions last week.

July 26, 2018 — News

Connecticut CWAers are Fighting Runaway Inequality

CWA Local 1298 members in Connecticut gathered for a CWA Runaway Inequality training last week.