78th CWA Convention
Communications Workers of America
October 18-20, 2021 • Virtual Meeting
The official call for the 78th Convention has already been issued, in accordance with the CWA Constitution, Article VIII, Sections 1 and 3.
This is to advise that due to emergency conditions in New Orleans, La., the 78th CWA Convention will be held online beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, October 18, 2021. All scheduled business will be conducted virtually.
Delegates and Alternates should continue to register through the online Convention Management System, as previously announced.
Guests: CWA Members, Retirees and Staff
Guests who are CWA Members, Retirees and/or Staff who wish to view the Convention online should register through the new online Convention Management System (CMS), cms.cwa-union.org. Links to instructions on using the system are posted above.
Once approved, each CMS registrant will be e-mailed information about how to view a secure stream of the Convention as it happens, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern each day.
To accommodate the virtual format, we are adding a third day. The Convention will be held October 18-20, 2021.
You may view the Convention Agenda at cwa-union.org/78th-cwa-convention-agenda
Virtual Microphones and Voting
View a video archive of the delegate orientation video to learn how to register for convention and how to use the microphones and vote during convention at cwa-union.org/2021-cwa-convention-delegate-orientation
Place of Meeting
The Convention will be held as a virtual meeting.
Committee meetings dates remain as announced in the official call:
The Resolutions/Rules Committee will convene on October 14, 2021.
The Appeals Committee will convene on October 14, 2021.
The Finance Committee will convene on October 15, 2021.
The Constitution Committee will convene on October 15, 2021.
The Credentials Committee will convene on October 15, 2021.
The Defense Fund Oversight Committee will convene on October 14, 2021.
National Committee on Civil Rights and Equity will convene on October 15, 2021.
National Women’s Committee will convene on October 15, 2021.
Convention Updates and Alerts
To sign up to receive updates and alerts about Convention, visit cwa-union.org/convention-alerts.