News & Events

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

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

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 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.

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 26, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

July 26, 2018 — News

#RedforFeds: CWA Stands with Federal Government Workers

CWAers stood in solidarity with AFGE members at a rally in Washington, D.C., this week.

July 19, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

July 19, 2018 — News

CWA Members Fight to Save University of Iowa Labor Center

CWA members are fighting to save the University of Iowa Labor Center after University of Iowa Law School Dean Kevin Washburn announced his plan to close the Center within the next year.

July 12, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Nokia, AT&T Midwest, AT&T Legacy T, Envoy Air, and Piedmont Airlines.

July 5, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from the American Red Cross.

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

New Video – DFM Workers Fight to Save Local News

Digital First Media, the country's second-largest newspaper chain, is owned by Alden Global Capital, an extremely profitable hedge fund.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA Opposes Plan to Merge Departments of Labor and Education

The Trump Administration came out with a new proposal this week to merge the Department of Labor and the Department of Education.

June 21, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines, Nokia, and the City of Boston Credit Union.

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 21, 2018 — News

CWA Commends Democrats for Introducing Workers' Freedom to Negotiate Act

As CWAers fight for higher wages and to protect the right to join together to create better workplaces, Democrats in the U.S. Senate and House introduced strong new legislation to help achieve those goals.

June 14, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines and Envoy Air and Windstream.

June 7, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air, AT&T Midwest, and AT&T Legacy T.

May 31, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T and Digital First Media.

May 31, 2018 — News

In Boost for Efforts to Gain a Union Voice with CWA, GDIT Workers Win Settlement

In a victory for workers at GDIT, the company agreed to a settlement that overturns 2017 union election results at its Alexandria, Va., facility that were tainted by GDIT's union busting activities.

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.