News & Events

September 20, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on State Attorneys General to Investigate Anti-Competitive, Job-Destroying T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Last week, CWA President Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger.

September 17, 2018 — Press Release

CWA to State Attorneys General: T-Mobile Sprint Merger Will Cause Massive Job Loss, Raises Significant Competitive Concerns

Last week, Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger and to press for deeper investigations into the impact of the merger.

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.

July 12, 2018 — News

At District 1 Conference, CWAers Rally to Build Power for Working People

CWA members gathered in Atlantic City this week for the annual District 1 Conference.

July 12, 2018 — News

The GOP Corporate Tax Bill Rewards Offshoring – Here's What We Can Do to Stop It

A new op-ed shines a spotlight on how the Republican corporate tax bill rewards and incentivizes the offshoring of more American jobs.

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 21, 2018 — News

CWA and Ver.di to T-Mobile: Respect All Your Workers' Rights

CWA President Chris Shelton traveled to Liverpool, England, this week to participate in UNI Global Union's Global Congress.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWA Legislative-Political Conference Focuses on Returning Power to Working People

A rundown of CWA's Legislative-Political Conference and the "We the People 2018" Conference.

May 24, 2018 — News

CWA Members to AT&T: No Jobs, No Deal

On Saturday, hundreds of CWAers rallied at the AT&T building in downtown Detroit to send a message to the telecom giant: No jobs, no deal.

May 24, 2018 — News

CWA President Shelton: Democracy Cannot Survive without a Vibrant Labor Movement

In remarks at the Demos "Transforming America" awards ceremony, CWA President Chris Shelton urged progressives to fight back against big corporations' efforts to destroy the labor movement.

May 10, 2018 — News

Renewing the Fight Against Poverty and Economic Injustice

Starting next week, people across the country will participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice. 

April 26, 2018 — News

CWA Uncovers More Evidence of Wage Theft at General Dynamics Information Technology Call Centers

More than 2,000 current and former GDIT call center workers have come forward to call on the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to investigate wage violations at the company.

April 26, 2018 — News

CWA President Chris Shelton Brings T-Mobile Fight to German Parliament

CWA President Chris Shelton traveled to Germany this week to speak about the efforts of T-Mobile US workers to join together to fight for better working conditions and more.

April 19, 2018 — News

On Tax Day and Beyond, CWAers Fight Back against Corporate Giveaways

CWA members across the country held events on Tax Day to highlight how the Republican corporate tax cut bill is a massive giveaway to big corporations paid for by working families.

April 5, 2018 — News

Corporate CEOs Got the Money, Now We Want the Jobs

Now that the tax bill has gone into effect, where are those $4,000 raises? Where are those good jobs?

March 22, 2018 — News

CWA District 7 Conference

CWAers gathered in Denver, Colo., for the annual CWA District 7 conference.

March 22, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Congress to Put Workers First in NAFTA Negotiations

CWA sent a letter to Congress laying out criteria for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

March 1, 2018 — News

Thousands of CWAers Mobilize for Working People's Day of Action

Thousands of CWA members in more than 30 cities across the country took to the streets on Saturday for the Working People's Day of Action to demand an end to an economy that's rigged in favor of the wealthiest and most powerful.

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 15, 2018 — News

CWA Stands with AFGE

CWAers rallied in Washington, DC, in solidarity with AFGE.

January 4, 2018 — News

CWAers Fighting for Democracy

CWA took part in the Democracy Initiative (DI) Annual meeting, a convening of the 60+ partner organizations of the DI to plan for 2018 and beyond.

December 20, 2017 — Press Release

President Trump Owns the Tax Plan that Gives Billions to Corporations and the Wealthy at the Expense of Working Families

A statement from CWA President Chris Shelton on the Trump Republican tax plan and the price working and middle class families will pay while corporations profit.

December 7, 2017 — News

If Corporations Get a Tax Cut, We Want a Raise

CWA wants to make sure that the nation's biggest employers actually give working families the wage increases the Trump administration claims will result from cutting the corporate tax rate.