News & Events

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.

October 25, 2018 — News

CWAers Stand in Solidarity with Thousands of Marriott Workers on Strike

CWA members and retirees stand in solidarity with thousands of Marriott workers who are on strike in Detroit, Boston, Hawaii, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose.

October 25, 2018 — News

AFL-CIO Launches New Podcast

The AFL-CIO has launched a new podcast called "State of the Unions" to bring you the issues and stories that matter to working people.

October 19, 2018 — Press Release

Communications Workers of America Launches First Responder Voice

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced today the launch of FirstResponderVoice.org, a new advocacy initiative and website devoted to increasing the availability of information about FirstNet for first responders and public safety agencies across the country.

October 18, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from the University of California, Digital First Media, Miami Air, and the Duquesne Club.

October 18, 2018 — News

Election Update

The latest election news from New York, Nevada, and Texas. Plus, how customer service reps are taking action.

October 18, 2018 — News

CWA Files Lawsuit to Fight for Collective Bargaining Rights for Missouri Workers

A coalition of labor unions representing Missouri state workers filed a lawsuit challenging Missouri Senate Bill 1007, which strips public service workers of collectively bargained protections on the job.

October 18, 2018 — News

Oklahoma CWAers Learn New Skills to Build Worker Power

CWA members from Locals 6009, 6016, and 6327 gathered in Oklahoma City for a two-day CWA Political Action Boot Camp.

October 18, 2018 — News

CWA Seeks to Protect Workers and Consumers in California

CWA District 9 has filed a motion with the California Public Utilities Commission seeking to represent the interests of workers and consumers during the state's review of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

October 18, 2018 — News

CWA Launches FirstResponderVoice.org Website to Support Public Safety Network

Today, CWA launched FirstResponderVoice.org, a source for information, news, and analysis about public safety communications and FirstNet, America's new nationwide broadband network dedicated to first responders.

October 18, 2018 — Press Release

Citing 3,185 Jobs at Risk, CWA District 9 Files Motion to Become Party in CPUC Review of Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

In its motion, CWA District 9 cites the merger’s potential negative effects on its 57,000 members in California, both as workers and consumers.

October 11, 2018 — News

Workers Rally to Save Jobs at Risk in Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Local workers and community members held a "save our jobs" rally outside of Sprint's headquarters in Kansas.

October 11, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

October 11, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Workers at the Omaha World-Herald voted overwhelmingly to form a union with NewsGuild-CWA.

October 11, 2018 — News

Election Update

The most recent election updates from Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas.

October 11, 2018 — News

IUE-CWA Members Lobby Congress to Stop Outsourcing and Protect Workers' Rights

Members of IUE-CWA from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to meet with Members of Congress and their staff and to ask for support in their efforts to pass two bills.