News

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.

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 9, 2018 — News

FCC Adopts Dangerous, Anti-Worker "One Touch, Make Ready" Policy

The Republican-controlled FCC voted last week to adopt a dangerous anti-worker "One Touch, Make Ready" (OTMR) policy that sends CWA members' work to unskilled, untrained, low-wage contractors.

August 2, 2018 — News

Flight Attendants Urge Passengers to Report Extreme Heat/Cold on Planes with New App

A new mobile app from AFA-CWA – called 2Hot2Cold – allows passengers and flight crews to document and report extreme temperatures in aircraft cabins.

August 2, 2018 — News

CWAers Learn about Workplace Health and Safety

CWAers across the country have been participating in health and safety trainings in 2018, including recent sessions in New York and Texas.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

Skilled Telecom Workers Warn FCC about Dangerous Consequences of One-Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A local One-Touch, Make Ready ordinance in Louisville, Kentucky has been disastrous, with dangerous mistakes made by contractors. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.

July 27, 2018 — Press Release

FCC Set to Vote Next Week on Dangerous, Anti-Union One Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A nationwide OTMR policy would allow companies that want to add equipment to a utility pole to move existing equipment. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.

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

CWA Members Raise Working Condition Concerns at Charlotte City Council Meeting

A group of CWA activists attended the Charlotte City Council meeting last week to raise concerns about working conditions at the city-owned airport.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally for Life-Saving Safe Staffing Legislation

CWA members across New York have been working with other unions and allies to pass legislation to set a safe limit on the number of patients nurses can be assigned. 

July 19, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Government to Protect Workers from Heat

The federal government must establish protections for workers who are subject to extreme heat.

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.