News & Events

January 16, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton Calls for All Hands on Deck to Pass PRO Act to Build Union Member Power

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act puts power back in the hands of workers and reverses decades of legislation meant to crush unions.

January 16, 2020

Workers and Community Members Press Stephanie Murphy to Support the PRO Act

"Does she think that it is okay for corporations to have so much control over our lives?"

January 16, 2020

Organizing Update

Employees at the South Bend Tribune signed cards indicating their desire to be represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

January 16, 2020

CWA Member Joins City Council

CWA Local 4340 member Bill Dunman was elected to the Newburgh Heights, Ohio, City Council last November.

January 16, 2020

2,800 CWA Members in New Mexico Gain Access to 12-Week Paid Parental Leave for State Employees

The policy went into effect Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

January 15, 2020

CWA Calls on Congress to Address Serious Safety Concerns for Airline Workers

At a hearing hosted by the House Subcommittee on Aviation, CWA member Donielle Prophete called on Congress and American Airlines to address serious safety concerns for airline workers.

January 10, 2020

NABET-CWA Negotiates Historic $76 Million Back Pay Settlement with CNN

NABET-CWA, a sector of the Communications Workers of America, and its Local 11 (New York) and Local 31 (Washington, D.C.), have negotiated one of the largest back pay settlements in the 84-year history of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), requiring CNN America, Inc. to pay a total of $76 million to hundreds of broadcast technicians who were fired when CNN terminated its subcontract with union-represented employees at Team Video Services (TVS).

January 9, 2020

CWA Praises Passage of New York Call Center Legislation

In a big victory for CWA members, who have been writing letters, sending postcards to legislators, making phone calls, and traveling to the state capitol in Albany time and time again to get this bill passed, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Call Center Jobs Act into law on January 2.

January 9, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton Featured on PBS

Check out the trailer for "The Democracy Rebellion," which airs on PBS stations this month, featuring CWA President Chris Shelton.

January 9, 2020

Organizing Update

Staffers at Sports Illustrated and The Springfield News-Leaders have signed cards indicating support for joining the NewsGuild-CWA.