News & Events

January 17, 2019 — News

New Report Reveals Safety Hazards at American Airlines

A new CWA report reveals dangerous conditions affecting agents at Envoy Air that should raise red flags for the flying public.

January 17, 2019 — News

Verizon Wireless Exposed for Union-Busting

As wireless workers build power in their industry, Verizon Wireless is showing that it's terrified at the idea of workers joining together to have a voice in the workplace.

January 17, 2019 — News

Tell Congress: It's Time for a Fair and Functioning Democracy

Ask your member of Congress to support the For the People Act to ensure a fair and functioning democracy for us all.

January 17, 2019 — News

Texas CWA Members Urge Legislators to Protect Call Center Jobs

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

UCW Members Make Major Progress towards Living Wages

Members of United Campus Workers-CWA Local 3865 at the University of Memphis are making progress on seeing a substantial pay raise.

January 17, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

CWA Local 9415 heads into bargaining with KPFA 94.1 FM in Berkeley, Calif., today.

January 17, 2019 — News

If You're a New Yorker, It's Now Easier to Vote!

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.

January 17, 2019 — News

CWA Supports Teachers on Strike in Los Angeles

CWA members in District 9 are showing strong support for the 32,000 teachers across Los Angeles who are on strike.

January 17, 2019 — Press Release

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.

January 14, 2019 — Press Release

Gate and Ramp Agents at American Airlines Subsidiary Report Hazardous Conditions

A new report drawing from a nationwide survey of 800 passenger service agents at Envoy Air (American Eagle), data from company injury logs and OSHA inspections reveals dangerous conditions affecting agents at the American Airlines subsidiary that should raise red flags for the flying public.

January 10, 2019 — Press Release

Syracuse Call Center Latest Victim of AT&T Job Cuts and Call Center Closings

AT&T confirmed it is closing a 150-employee call center in Syracuse, New York. These are the latest job cuts from AT&T after it announced a round of layoffs including call center closures in Indianapolis (Ind.), Kalamazoo (Mich.) and Appleton (Wis.) in December and has cut 10,700 jobs since the tax bill passed.

January 10, 2019 — News

New Report: AT&T Has Cut More Than 10,000 U.S. Jobs Since Congress Passed the GOP Tax Bill

A new report released by CWA this week shows that despite receiving a $20 billion tax break from the Republican corporate tax cut bill, AT&T has eliminated more than 10,700 union jobs in 2018 alone.

January 10, 2019 — News

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

January 10, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Thirty workers at MX1, a digital media communications company located in Hawley, Pa., have voted in an NLRB election to join CWA Local 13000.

January 10, 2019 — News

Local 9510 is CWA STRONG!

Members of CWA Local 9510 in Orange, Calif., are working to organize and mobilize at AT&T Mobility, and their hard work is paying off!

January 10, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power Across the Wireless Industry

Wireless workers including CWAers from AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile gathered in Miami for the 2019 CWA Wireless Workers Leadership Conference.

January 10, 2019 — News

Minnesota Commerce Department Calls on Frontier Communications to Fix Service Issues

The Minnesota Commerce Department issued a new investigative report this week finding that Frontier Communications has failed to provide adequate, reliable phone and internet service to its Minnesota customers.

January 10, 2019 — News

Bank Workers Keep Pressure on Wells Fargo

Two years after Wells Fargo's massive fraudulent account scandal, frontline bank workers say that the big bank has yet to clean up its act.

January 10, 2019 — News

CWA Supports PASNAP in their Fight to Save Lives

CWA Local 13000 members in Philadelphia rallied with members of the PA Association of Staff Nurses & Allied Professionals (PASNAP) to show support for the nurses' fight for safe staffing.

January 7, 2019 — Press Release

CWA District 9 Testimony: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Result in “Substantial Public Interest Harm” to California Workers and Consumers

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9 today submitted official testimony to the California Public Utilities Commission detailing why the CPUC should not approve the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger as currently structured, as it would result in “substantial public interest harm” and hurt California workers and consumers.

January 7, 2019 — Press Release

Following AT&T’s Promise to Invest Tax Windfall in U.S. Workforce, Report Reveals AT&T Cut More Than 10,000 Us Jobs Since Congress Passed Tax Bill

While AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson once boasted that every $1 billion in tax savings will create “about 7,000 good jobs for the middle class,” the company has eliminated more than 10,700 union jobs in 2018 alone and has recently announced the closure of three more call centers in the Midwest.

January 7, 2019 — Press Release

Citing 1,705 New York Jobs at Risk and Higher Consumer Prices, CWA District 1 Calls on NY Public Service Commission to Deny T-Mobile and Sprint Merger as Currently Structured

Detailed economic analysis by CWA has shown that the proposed merger, as presently constructed, would eliminate 1,705 jobs in New York and 30,000 jobs nationwide.

January 4, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Supports For the People Act’s Bold Action to Reclaim Our Democracy for Working Families

Yesterday’s introduction of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, demonstrates that the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives understands the need for fundamental reform of our political system.