News

January 26, 2018 — News

How the Labor Movement Is Thinking Ahead to a Post-Trump World

A look back at pivotal moments in the labor movement's history as well its advance thoughts towards a "Post-Trump world."

January 26, 2018 — News

Building on Dr. King's Legacy, North Carolina Municipal Workers Kick Off Bill of Rights Campaign

In an article in Labor Notes, North Carolina Municipal Workers gather to begin their 4 month long Bill of Rights campaign on Martin Luther King Day to fight for higher wages, grievance protections, safety, and union rights.

December 5, 2017 — News

Jersey Library Workers Get Loud to Win $15

CWA New Jersey ran a successful Fight for 15 campaign in Camden. CWA Representative Jim McAsey showed how workers used the campaign to grow from 65% to 93% membership.

December 5, 2017 — News

Tennessee Campus Workers Foil Billionaire Governor's Outsourcing Scheme

In an article in Labor Notes, activists from CWA's United Campus Workers recount the mobilization that defeated Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's secret plan to outsource thousands of jobs.

November 20, 2017 — News

No Protection for Protectors Wall Street Wants to Kill the Agency Protecting Americans From Financial Scams

Thoughts of halting the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) have been replaced by angry pronouncements about its unregulated powers.

November 16, 2017 — News

House Tax Plan Makes Working Families Pay for Corporate Tax Cuts

CWA President Chris Shelton's statement on the Republican tax plan passed today by the House of Representatives.

November 13, 2017 — Press Release

Judge Rules that NM State Workers Can Take Leave to Vote in Municipal Elections

In a victory for working people in New Mexico, district court judge David K. Thomson has issued a permanent injunction to provide state employees two hours of paid time off to vote in municipal elections.

November 6, 2017 — News

Payday Report: Despite Lacking Collective Bargaining Rights, Tennessee Campus Workers Defeat Outsourcing in Major Victory for Public Sector Unions

Despite lacking collective bargaining rights, the United Campus Workers (UCW), an affiliate of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), have dealt a death blow to Republican Governor of Tennessee Bill Haslam’s $300 million plan to outsource thousands of custodial, maintenance, and repair jobs throughout the University of Tennessee system.

November 6, 2017 — News

In These Times: The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists That’s Fighting to Save the EPA

CBTU's October 13-14th Save the Environmental Protection Agency conference in Atlanta, Ga.

November 6, 2017 — News

Labor Notes: Bracing for Right to Work, Public Sector Unions Up the Ante

The Public Sector unions are gearing up Right to Work.

November 6, 2017 — News

In Biggest Vote Since New Law, Iowa Public Unions Overwhelmingly Choose to Recertify

Iowa Public Employment Relations Board showed 436 out of 468 public-sector bargaining units voted to recertify their organizations.

November 6, 2017 — News

Tell Congress NO! To Tax Cuts for the Super Rich

CWA's legislative team has been reviewing the Republican House leadership corporate tax cut plan. Read more below. 

October 26, 2017 — News

CWA STRONG Update: Iowa Public Workers Fight Back

CWA public worker members in Iowa are taking on the Republican-controlled governor and state legislature.

September 6, 2017 — News

Talking Union

 Public, Healthcare & Education Workers Conference, Campus Workers Launch "Resilient" Campaign Against Privatization and much more! 

February 10, 2017 — News

Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department Bargaining Update

Deputies, sergeants & investigators in Doña Ana County, NM will receive pay raises and be covered by the CWA local's proposed new contract following a federal arbitrator's decision.

February 9, 2017 — News

Hearing Date Set for Anti-Worker Secretary of Labor Nominee Andrew Puzder

The confirmation hearing for anti-worker Secretary of Labor nominee Andrew Puzder has finally been set for February 16th.

February 6, 2017 — News

2017 Public, Healthcare & Education Workers Conference

Details inside about conference agenda 

June 16, 2015 — News

Shenanigans In Congress Over The TPP Trade Deal

Progressives scored a victory but it's only round one.

September 12, 2013 — News

CWA Members Press Missouri Legislature To Uphold Two Key Vetoes

In a major blow to a concerted right wing campaign to undermine worker rights and public services, Missouri CWA members, working in a coalition with labor, faith, student and community groups succeeded in pressuring the Missouri legislature to sustain Governor Jay Nixon?s veto of two key bills today.

October 9, 2012 — News

Where Did All Our Pensions Go?

A new article from the AFLCIO

October 2, 2012 — News

Yes on Prop 30! No on Prop 32!

New Fact Sheets from UPTE on Prop 30 and 32

September 24, 2012 — News

Privatization Updates from Around the Country

In the Public Interest provides weekly updates on privatization throughout the United States. If you find this useful, sign up for their email list.

September 11, 2012 — News

CWA's Statement in Support of Chicago Teachers

?It?s time to confront elected officials who try to divide working women and men"

August 31, 2012 — News

The History of Labor Day

A history of Labor day from the Department of Labor