Jun 26, 2015

CWA AT&T Legacy, Puerto Rico and Midwest Members Ratify New Contracts

Legacy T members ratified their contract with AT&T Corp., which affects approximately 4,500 members throughout the U.S., by a wide margin. In Puerto Rico, members also ratified a separate contract with AT&T.

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Jun 25, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: June 25, 2015

Bargaining Update; Next Steps on Fast Track and the TPP Fight; Coalition of Activists Continued Fast Track Fight until Last Vote Counted; Roanoke Rally Calls for Action on Voting Rights; AA Agents and Envoy Flight Attendants Join "Bridge the Gap" Campaign; New Jersey CWAers Fight for Fair Pension Funding

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Jun 25, 2015

Bargaining Update

Bargaining underway at Verizon and AT&T Southeast, while tentative agreements are reached at GE and Windstream Kentucky, and The Washington Post agreement is ratified.

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Jun 25, 2015

Next Steps on Fast Track and TPP Fight

As expected, on Wednesday, the Senate approved Fast Track trade authority by a 60-38 vote. Separately, the House passed a bill extending Trade Adjustment Assistance for workers who lose their jobs because of trade; those bills were expected to get to the President's desk before Congress left town for its July 4 recess.

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Jun 25, 2015

Coalition of Activists Continued Fast Track Fight until Last Vote Counted

In the run-up to the U.S. Senate's vote this week on cloture for Fast Track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, CWA activists and grassroots partners across the country rallied in the districts and outside the offices of Democratic Senators, some of whom turned their back on working families.

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Jun 25, 2015

Roanoke Rally Calls for Action on Voting Rights

In a summer of voting rights actions across the nation, more than four hundred activists, including busloads of CWA members, held a rally today in Roanoke, Va., to mark the second anniversary of the Supreme Court's Shelby County v. Holder decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act.

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Jun 25, 2015

AA Agents and Envoy Flight Attendants Join “Bridge the Gap” Campaign

AFA-CWA's 'Bridge the Gap' campaign wants to end unequal pay for workers at regional airlines.

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Jun 25, 2015

New Jersey CWAers Fight for Fair Pension Funding

CWA members filled the halls of the New Jersey Statehouse this week, part of the Lobby Day for full pension funding.

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Jun 18, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: June 18, 2015

Breaking: House Leaders Pull Fast One on Fast Track; AFA-CWA Activists Hold 'Bridge the Gap' Day of Action; CWA: Verizon is Refusing to Repair Broken Copper Lines; Bargaining Update; Workers Successfully Pressure T-Mobile To Adopt Fairer Work Scheduling; and more.

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Jun 18, 2015

Breaking: House Leaders Pull Fast One on Fast Track

Today, House leadership used another gimmick to resurrect Fast Track.

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Jun 18, 2015

AFA-CWA Activists Hold ‘Bridge the Gap’ Day of Action

In actions at airports across the country, AFA-CWA Flight Attendants called for an end to the discriminatory wage policies that enable airline management to pay Regional Flight Attendants less for the same work.

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Jun 18, 2015

CWA: Verizon is Refusing to Repair Broken Copper Lines

CWA is calling out Verizon Communications for refusing to repair broken copper lines and instead pushing customers instead to Voice Link, a wireless phone service that can't support Internet connections, home health monitors, or security systems.

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Jun 18, 2015

Bargaining Update

Contract negotiations underway at GE, negoations start for Verizon East and AT&T Southeast.

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Jun 18, 2015

Workers Successfully Pressure T-Mobile To Adopt Fairer Work Scheduling

In a significant policy change following weeks of public pressure, T-Mobile US said it will change the way it sets work schedules for thousands of call center workers nationwide.

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Jun 18, 2015

‘Journey for Justice’ Spotlights Need for Action on Voting Rights

The NAACP announced America's Journey for Justice, an 860-mile March from Selma, Alabama, to Washington, DC, starting Aug. 1.

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Jun 18, 2015

Organizing Update

District 7 reported these new organizing wins.

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Jun 18, 2015

Three CWA Families Win Union Plus Scholarships

The children of three CWA members were awarded Union Plus scholarships for 2015.

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Jun 18, 2015

Photos from the 75th Convention

Delegates to the CWA 75th convention adopted policies, reports and actions to keep our union moving forward. See photos of all the action.

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Jun 11, 2015

CWA e-Newsletter: June 11, 2015

Breaking! House of Representatives Will Hold Fast Track Vote Tomorrow; CWA Convention Delegates Elect New National and District Leaders; Shelton: 'Will You Stand Up and Fight for Every Member of CWA?'; Cohen: 'Change is Possible'; American Airlines Agents Win President's Organizing Award; and more.

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Jun 11, 2015

Breaking! House of Representatives Will Hold Fast Track Vote Tomorrow

This is it. Tomorrow is the day. We've been working, mobilizing and fighting back against Fast Track for bad trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and it all comes down to tomorrow.

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