News

June 7, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been joining tens of thousands of people across the country to participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice.

May 31, 2018 — News

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA: Time to Pass the Journalist Protection Act

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA are praising a bill filed in the Senate by Sens. Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Menendez (D-N.J.) last week that would make it a federal crime to assault a journalist.

May 16, 2018 — News

AFA-CWA Survey Reveals Widespread Harassment of Flight Attendants

More than two-thirds of Flight Attendants in the U.S. have experienced sexual harassment during their flying careers, according to a new survey released by AFA-CWA.

May 10, 2018 — News

Fighting for Patient Care in New York

CWAers, including nurses and supporters from upstate New York, participated in a Health Care Workers Lobby Day at the State Capitol urging elected officials to pass legislation for safe staffing ratios.

May 3, 2018 — News

Major Wins for CWA Members in FAA Reauthorization Bill

CWA members succeeded in getting their top priority items included in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.

May 3, 2018 — News

NewsGuild-CWA Calls for Support of Press Freedom

The NewsGuild-CWA marked World Press Freedom Day today by honoring journalists who put their lives and liberty on the line in search of the truth.

April 27, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds Passage of Passenger Service Agent Assault Language in FAA Reauthorization Bill

This morning, the House included crucial passenger service agent assault language when passing the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. Now CWA is urging the Senate to do the same.

April 26, 2018 — News

Campaign for Passenger Service Agent Assault Protections Pays Off

For years, CWA members have been pushing for stronger protections for airline passenger service agents from passenger assaults.

April 26, 2018 — News

On Workers’ Memorial Day, CWAers Remember Workers Killed on the Job and Fight for Safety at Work

CWA members will mark Workers' Memorial Day on April 28 by remembering co-workers killed, hurt or sickened on the job.

April 9, 2018 — News

CWA District 4 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Monday, February 12, 2018 from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. (EST)

Minutes for the CWA District 4 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Monday, February 12, 2018 from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. (EST)

March 22, 2018 — News

T-Mobile Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Heads to Trial

Last week, a judge ruled that a sexual harassment case brought by a former T-Mobile worker can proceed to trial in a federal court.

March 8, 2018 — News

A Healthcare Story: How My Daughter-in-Law Inspired Me and My Call Center

Ethelyne Dianna Brooks, EVP of CWA Local 6016, writes about how her daughter-in-law inspired her to work with her union to bring in a mobile clinic to screen members at her call center for breast cancer.

March 7, 2018 — News

CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call - February 1, 2018

Minutes for the CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 1:00- 3:00 p.m.

March 7, 2018 — News

CWA District 2-13 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call - January 29, 2018

Minutes for the CWA District 2-13 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Monday, January 29, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

March 1, 2018 — News

Court Issues Decision in Challenge to Trump’s Deregulatory Executive Order

A federal court ruled this week that CWA, Public Citizen, and the NRDC have not yet shown that the executive order requiring federal agencies to repeal two regulations for every new regulation issued is causing the sort of injury that permits them to pursue their challenge in court.

February 22, 2018 — News

IUE-CWA Urges Government to Act on Silicone Dumping

IUE-CWA Local 83693 President Antonio Williams testified before the ITC about the harm done by a temporary Selma plant closure.

February 22, 2018 — News

CWA Members Join Together in North Carolina for Moral March

CWA members from five different locals across North Carolina joined the Moral March to advocate for pro-labor policies.

February 8, 2018 — News

Journalist Protection Act Introduced

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA are praising a bill filed Monday that would address a critical workplace safety concern by making it a federal crime to assault a journalist.

February 1, 2018 — News

FCC Committee's "One Touch Make Ready" Recommendation Threatens Public Safety and Good Jobs

The FCC Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee adopted a recommendation that would mandate the use of contractors to move telephone company equipment to make room for new attachers' equipment.

February 1, 2018 — News

Employers Must Post OSHA Occupational Injury/Illness Data

Information on how to request a copy of the OSHA 300 or OSHA 300A from CWA.

January 30, 2018 — News

CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 12:30- 2:00 p.m.

Minutes for the CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 12:30- 2:00 p.m. (CST)

January 25, 2018 — News

Following Tragic Philippines Fire, CWA Calls on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon to Ensure Safety of Workers in Offshored Call Centers

Following a deadly fire at a call center in the Philippines, CWA President Chris Shelton has sent letters to the CEOs of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon seeking to ensure that workers are "employed in a safe and healthful manner."

January 11, 2018 — News

Cummings: CWA Members Remain Committed to Preserving, Protecting and Expanding our Democracy

Astatement from CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings as part of the observation of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 4, 2018 — News

Court Upholds Silica Worker Safety Protection

Thousands of U.S. workers have been exposed to harmful levels of life-threatening silica through their jobs.