Jul 23, 2015

Bargaining Update

NABET-CWA reaches tentative agreement with NBC, Verizon rally this weekend, AT&T Southeast contracts expire Aug. 8.

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Jul 23, 2015

Malaysia’s Failure to Act on Human Trafficking Shouldn’t Be Rewarded with Trade Benefits

In a strongly worded letter, 160 members of Congress have urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry not to upgrade Malaysia's ranking in the U.S. State Department's annual "Trafficking in Persons" report.

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Jul 23, 2015

Flight Attendants Take on Fight Against Human Trafficking

AFA-CWA is mobilizing the aviation industry in the fight against human trafficking.

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Jul 23, 2015

President Shelton Talks Bargaining at the White House

CWA President Chris Shelton and other union leaders met with President Obama at the White House last week.

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Jul 23, 2015

AT&T-DirecTV Merger Nearing Full Regulatory Approval

This week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said he will recommend that the Commission approve the merger of AT&T and DirecTV.

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Jul 27, 2015

CWA, Frontier Communications Reach Agreement in California

The agreement extends the current collective bargaining agreement (negotiated with Verizon) and includes language on adding new jobs, ensuring job security and other provisions.

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Jul 27, 2015

CWA: Malaysia’s Upgraded Ranking Shows Obama Administration Cares More About TPP

The U.S. State Department today released the Trafficking in Persons report, an annual assessment of countries' efforts to combat human trafficking issues. The new report includes an upgraded ranking for Malaysia from the lowest Tier 3 category to a new Tier 2 status - despite the facts on the ground and views of experts noting that Malaysia has not made progress on the issues.

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Jul 25, 2015

Verizon Workers Vote Strike Authorization

Thousands of CWA and IBEW members from Massachusetts to Virginia told Verizon that we want good jobs, an end to Verizon's demands for concessions and a commitment by the company to good service and FiOS for all.

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Jul 15, 2015

CWA Statement on Schedules that Work Act

The Communications Workers of America today released the following statement regarding the re-introduction of the Schedules that Work Act.

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Jul 9, 2015

TPP at What Cost? Did U.S. Move Up Malaysia’s Ranking in Annual Human Rights Report?

The speed and secrecy on display during the recent fast track debate underscored the notion that backers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are intent to advance the trade deal at any cost. Now, we may have a troubling new example on the topic of human trafficking.

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