News & Events

May 17, 2019

AFL-CIO President Trumka and CWA President Shelton to President Trump: No Trade Negotiations with the Philippines Until Crackdown Against Trade Unions End

In a joint letter released publicly today, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Communications Workers of America (CWA) President Chris Shelton urged President Trump and his administration to withhold bilateral trade negotiations with the Philippines until the government of President Rodrigo Duterte halts its “ongoing and growing repression of trade union members and activists in the country.”

May 16, 2019

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Frontier Airlines, Air Wisconsin, and Nokia.

May 16, 2019

Worker Gets CEO to Agree that Verizon Wireless Workers Have a Right to Join Unions

Jennifer Womack, a Verizon Wireless call center worker in Irving, Texas, took a brave stand to confront Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg and ask him point blank, once and for all: why is Verizon so scared of workers joining a union?

May 16, 2019

Presidential Candidates Must Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent this week to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform a centerpiece of their campaign platforms.

May 16, 2019

New York CWA Members Lobby in Albany for Safe Staffing and Protecting Call Center Jobs

CWAers flooded the New York capitol building with red this week for a huge lobby day!

May 16, 2019

Getting out the Vote in Pennsylvania!

CWA political activists get out the vote for candidates who support CWA, labor, and worker rights in Pennsylvania in next week's primary election.

May 16, 2019

CWA Local 7476 Gears Up for Contract Negotiations

CWA Local 7476 members at Black Hills Energy in Nebraska and Wyoming gear up for contract negotiations later this year.

May 16, 2019

CWA Calls on Congress to Invest in Infrastructure and Broadband

CWA is calling on leaders of the U.S. House and Senate to move forward swiftly with a robust and ambitious plan to rebuild and transform America's infrastructure, including broadband.

May 16, 2019

As Wildfire Season Approaches, It's Time to Protect Outdoor Workers from Smoke Exposure

CWA District 9 has submitted comments to Cal/OSHA urging them to strengthen proposed emergency standards to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke exposure.

May 15, 2019

CWA Calls on Presidential Candidates to Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform an integral part of their campaign platforms.