News & Events

March 21, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the University of California, the New Jersey Executive Branch, Frontier Airlines, and NBC Universal.

March 21, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Newsroom employees at the Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., voted overwhelmingly to join the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia.

March 21, 2019 — News

CWA Secures Agreement with Facebook on Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discrimination

Under the agreement, the tech giant will make sweeping changes to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.

March 21, 2019 — News

At Shareholder Meeting, Call Center Workers Call on Maximus to Respect Right to Organize

Maximus employees also called on the company to meet with a committee of workers to discuss how improved working conditions would help achieve better outcomes for Maximus and its customers.

March 21, 2019 — News

CWA Urges Congress to Pass "No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act"

The Republican corporate tax cut bill contained a provision that rewards and incentivizes the offshoring of more American jobs.

March 21, 2019 — News

Next Steps on the "For the People Act"

CWA members made thousands of calls to their representatives in Congress, and their efforts paid off when Congress passed the For the People Act.

March 20, 2019 — Press Release

At Shareholder Meeting, Call Center Workers Send Clear Message: Maximus, Respect Our Right to Organize!

Maximus workers attended the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Reston to call on Maximus to respect their right to organize free from fear, intimidation, and interference.

March 19, 2019 — Press Release

Facebook Agrees to Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discriminatory Ad Targeting Practices

A historic civil rights settlement was announced with Facebook today encompassing sweeping changes that the tech giant will make to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.

March 18, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Welcomes Introduction of “No Tax Breaks for Offshoring Act”

The Republican “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” created additional incentives and rewards for profits to be made overseas by allowing companies to pay significantly less of the corporate tax rate on profits earned abroad as they would in the United States, while also exempting certain types of overseas corporate investments from taxes entirely.

March 15, 2019 — News

Statement from Claude Cummings, Jr. on the Christchurch Mosque Murders

I know the anguish and utter sorrow I feel over the suffering of the Muslim community in Christchurch and around the world is shared by my brothers and sisters in CWA other Labor Unions, and by all thinking, caring humans.

March 15, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Statement on Envoy Passenger Service Agents Contract Ratification Vote

Passenger service agents have voted against ratification of the tentative contract agreement between the Communications Workers of America and Envoy Air.

March 14, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the University of California and Restaurant Opportunities Centers United.

March 14, 2019 — News

New York Senate Passes Bill to Protect Call Center Jobs!

Here are this week's updates on CWA members' hard work to pass state legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring.

March 14, 2019 — News

Front Line Bank Workers Say Toxic Culture Hasn't Changed at Wells Fargo

Members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, gathered in Washington, D.C., this week as Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan was called in to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee.

March 14, 2019 — News

T-Mobile's Job Creation Promises Are Sheer Fantasy

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of Congress on Tuesday at a U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

March 14, 2019 — News

House Passes Sweeping Pro-Democracy Bill

The For the People Act contains reforms essential to fixing our political system, including voting rights, money-in-politics, redistricting, and government ethics reforms.  

March 14, 2019 — News

CWA-Endorsed Candidate wins Phoenix Mayoral Election!

On Tuesday, CWA-endorsed candidate Kate Gallego was elected as the next Mayor of Phoenix in a runoff election.

March 14, 2019 — News

CWA Supports Carried Interest Fairness Act to Level Financial Playing Field

One of the most outrageous loopholes in our tax code is the "carried interest" loophole, which allows hedge fund and private equity fund managers to claim part of what is really salary income as capital gains instead.

March 14, 2019 — News

Bill Introduced to Protect Journalists

The NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA are renewing support for the Journalist Protection Act, introduced this week in the Senate by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Robert Menendez, and in the House by Rep. Eric Swalwell.

March 13, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Slams AT&T for Slashing Jobs After Proxy Reveals Skyrocketing Executive Pay

AT&T's proxy statement sent to shareholders this week reveals the company rewarded CEO Randall Stephenson with $29 million last year and paid out hefty bonuses to other executives.

March 7, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the AT&T Mobility "Green" Contract.

March 7, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

More than 100 workers at Altice Technical Service/Optimum in Westchester, N.Y., voted to join CWA Local 1103.

March 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members are Working Hard to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring! Here are this week's updates on CWA members' hard work to pass state legislation.

March 7, 2019 — News

T&T Members Call for Job Security at AT&T

This week, hundreds of CWA members from the Telecommunications and Technologies (T&T) sector held an informational picket at AT&T's corporate office in San Antonio to call on the company to keep good, family-supporting jobs in their communities.