News & Events

August 16, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Verizon, and Consolidated Communications.

August 16, 2018 — News

Community Leaders Call on PUCO to Reject AT&T's Request to Drop Out of Lifeline Program

AT&T's abandonment of the Lifeline program, which subsidizes vital phone and internet services, would harm more than 10,000 of their Ohio customers.

August 16, 2018 — News

Local 6355 is CWA STRONG

Earlier this year, Missouri Republicans passed legislation to weaken public sector unions by making most state workers at-will employees.

August 16, 2018 — News

South Dakota CWA Members Lead Fight Against Offshoring of Call Center Jobs

Members of CWA Local 7500 held a rally in Sioux Falls this week to call for politicians to step in and act.

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 16, 2018 — News

CWA Member Honored as Champion of Social Security

Cecilia Valdez, CWA 7026 Secretary-Treasurer, was honored with the 2018 Grijalva Champion of Social Security Award

August 16, 2018 — News

NewsGuild-CWA Joins Boston Globe in Condemning President Trump's Attacks on Journalism

The Boston Globe has launched an effort calling on news organizations to speak out about President Donald Trump's sustained assault on the free press.

August 14, 2018 — Press Release

Community Leaders Call on PUCO to Reject AT&T's Request to Drop Out of Lifeline Program

Today, leaders from the NAACP, Ohio Poverty Law Center, Alliance for Retired Americans, ProgressOhio and Communications Workers of America District 4 called on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to reject AT&T’s request to drop out of the Lifeline program. AT&T’s abandonment of the Lifeline program, which subsidizes vital phone and internet services, would harm over 10,000 of their Ohioa customers - including the elderly, veterans and low-income households.

August 14, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Launches Multi-State Political Push Calling Out Lawmakers, AT&T For Broken Promises On American Jobs

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) today announced a multi-state political effort focused on the Midwest with radio ads spotlighting AT&T's cuts to U.S. jobs in the wake of the GOP tax bill.

August 10, 2018 — Press Release

Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

The agreement, which extends the contracts through August 5, 2023, will deliver an 11.2% wage increase over the additional four years and covers over 34,000 Verizon workers, including call center workers, and central office and field technicians.

August 9, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, Consolidated Communications, New York City Parking Production Assistants, and Piedmont Airlines.

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

Organizing Update

Workers at AT&T Mobility and Cornell University voted to join with CWA.

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 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 9, 2018 — News

Working People Must #StopKavanaugh

CWAers are joining activists across the country in a #StopKavanaugh photo campaign.

August 6, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T Workers Kick Off Multi-State Jobs Tour Highlighting Broken Promises On American Jobs

AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) kicked off a multi-state "Broken Promises Tour," calling attention to the impact of ongoing job losses and offshoring in communities across the Midwest.

August 2, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T and Frontier Communications.

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

Vote Tuesday to Defeat "Right-to-Work" Prop A in Missouri

CWA activists in Missouri having been working hard to defeat a so-called "right-to-work" ballot initiative called Proposition A that would be extremely harmful for working people.

August 2, 2018 — News

Political Update

Is your CWA Local hosting canvasses, phonebanks, or other election mobilization activities?

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.

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

As AT&T Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Ohio State Senate and House Call On AT&T to Settle Fair Contract

Despite promises that tax windfalls would be used to create jobs, AT&T has announced layoffs and continues to outsource and offshore American jobs.