Legislation and Politics

Congressional Scorecard -- How U.S. Representative & U.S. Senators ranked on key legislation from Jan. 2017 to May 2018.

Legislative Agenda

Corporate Money In Politics -- The 2010 Citizens United opened the gates to unlimited corporate money in politics, making a bad situation, even worse. CWA, our Legislative Political Action Teams in every district and our progressive allies are fighting back against the flood of corporate dollars that is destroying our democratic process. Read more.

Support the Call Center Bill -- Over the last decade, the U.S. has lost around half a million call centers jobs to off-shoring. Often companies pocket millions in taxpayer dollars to establish local call centers before shipping those jobs abroad just a few years later. The U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act strikes back by cutting off-shorers off from federal grants and loans, giving you the right to know where your operator is based and giving you the right to transfer back to a US-based operator. Read more.

Collective Bargaining Rights -- CWA continues to stand up for workers in the United States and across the globe, and carries on the fight for the right of people everywhere to organize for fairer wages, benefits and working conditions. Read more.

Affordable High-Speed Internet for America -- Speed Matters is a project of CWA to support policies to bring affordable high speed Internet to all Americans.
 

Political Action

CWA Political ActionCWA Political Action Fund is the political action committee for the working men and women of CWA, their families and retirees. CWA Political Action Fund informs and mobilizes union families to encourage their participation in the political process. Through their political action committee, CWA men and women express their voice in politics and policy issues that affect their lives.
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Ask your member of Congress to support the For the People Act to ensure a fair and functioning democracy for us all.

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January 17, 2019 — News

CWA members from across the state came to the Texas Capitol to build support for a bill to help stop businesses from outsourcing Texas call center jobs.

January 17, 2019 — News

CWA Urges California Public Utilities Commission to Reject T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

At a series of public hearings on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merge, CWA members and allies have been highlighting how the merger would hurt California workers and consumers.

January 17, 2019 — News

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Thanks to the hard work of CWA members and retirees to bring new leadership in the state legislative chambers, legislators passed a much-needed wave of voting reforms.

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The T-Mobile/Sprint Jobs Pledge in New York is Insufficient and Misleading

While the companies’ new jobs commitment is a small step in the right direction and an acknowledgment that job loss concerns are directly relevant to the public interest standard used to review the transaction, the commitment is misleading. The companies’ pledge would still allow job cuts for authorized dealers, who comprise nearly 70 percent of the retail workers potentially affected by the merger in New York.