News & Events

November 9, 2018 — Press Release

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Pens Letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker Urging Good Faith Negotiations with Envoy Passenger Service Agents

Rep. Green’s letter reiterates concern he voiced earlier this year when he joined 80 members of Congress who called on American Airlines to support living wages for Envoy passenger service agents.

November 8, 2018 — News

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

November 8, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines, Nokia, and Windstream.

November 8, 2018 — News

AFA-CWA Fights Airline Staffing Cuts

United Airlines announced it will reduce service by pre-plating meals on the ground and eliminating a Flight Attendant position on certain international flights.

November 7, 2018 — Press Release

CWA-Backed Candidates Win Big on Election Day

The Communications Workers of America’s intense multi-pronged political program, combined with a year-long effort to highlight the failed promises of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, made the difference in some of the most competitive races of the 2018 midterm election. Tuesday’s results are a defining moment for pro-worker progressives who will change the face of Congress, state houses and hundreds of local and municipal offices from coast-to-coast.

November 2, 2018 — Press Release

Piedmont Passenger Service Agents Ratify New Contract

Piedmont Airlines passenger service agents represented by the Communications Workers of America ratified a new five-year contract today. The agreement covers 6,000 agents in 28 states at the American Airlines subsidiary, and provides significant improvements in the collective bargaining agreement, including wage increases across the board and new defined pay scales.

November 1, 2018 — News

Iowa CWAers Vote to Keep Their Union!

All 21 Iowa CWA public sector bargaining units have voted overwhelmingly to keep their union.

November 1, 2018 — News

New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWA members have been fighting to pass similar call center legislation at the federal level and in numerous states.

November 1, 2018 — News

Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Cause Substantial Harm to Working People and Consumers

CWA submitted new comments on October 31 to the FCC on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

November 1, 2018 — News

Hundreds of Hattiesburg Call Center Workers Rally for Fair Pay and a Union

On Monday, hundreds of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) workers rallied outside their call center in Hattiesburg, Miss., against poverty level wages.

November 1, 2018 — News

CWAers Build Worker Power at 2018 CWA Minority Leadership Institute

Last week, thirteen CWA members completed an intensive residential training program as part of the 2018 CWA Minority Leadership Institute.

November 1, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air and AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T.

November 1, 2018 — News

Election Update

The latest election information for Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Arizona.

November 1, 2018 — News

Make a Plan to Make Your Vote Count

Have you made your plan to vote yet?

November 1, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

A unit of 23 South Carolina AT&T Mobility Cellular Technicians voted to be represented by CWA.

November 1, 2018 — News

CWA Announces Support for “Yes on Measure B,” the Public Bank of Los Angeles Ballot Initiative

The Public Bank of Los Angeles would safeguard the city's assets while providing essential financial services that keep the public’s interests front and center.

October 31, 2018 — Press Release

Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Cause Substantial Harm to Working People and Consumers

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) today submitted new comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger. The new filing assesses the companies' insufficient responses to CWA's initial comments to the FCC and finds that T-Mobile and Sprint have failed to show that there would be verifiable, merger-related public interest benefits that would outweigh the substantial harm the deal would cause to working people and consumers.

October 30, 2018 — Press Release

Hundreds of Hattiesburg Federally Contracted Call Center Workers Rally for Fair Pay and a Union

The rally coincides with the release of a new report by Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.

October 29, 2018 — Press Release

We Must Rededicate Ourselves to the Fight for Justice

Events of the past week have shaken our nation. Violent extremists have targeted African-Americans, Jewish Americans and political leaders, and the Trump administration has declared its intention to dehumanize transgender and gender non-conforming members of our communities.

October 25, 2018 — News

CWA President Chris Shelton Joins 15,000 UPTE-CWA Members at Solidarity Strike Rally at University of California

CWA President Chris Shelton joined 15,000 University of California workers represented by UPTE-CWA Local 9119 on the picket lines at a rally as they strike in solidarity with the AFSCME Patient Care Unit.

October 25, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Dex Media, Inc., Nokia, Law360, AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, and Envoy Air.

October 25, 2018 — News

Election Update

The most recent election news from Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, New Jersey, and New York.

October 25, 2018 — News

IUE-CWA Scholarship Winners for 2018-2019

IUE-CWA has awarded 17 partial college scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

October 25, 2018 — News

New Report: GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill Puts Call Center Jobs at Risk

Senators on the Joint Economic Committee released a report this week showing that 15.4 million U.S. jobs – including call center jobs – are at risk of being offshored.