News & Events

November 16, 2018 — Press Release

CWA District 1 Calls on NY Public Service Commission to Deny T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Petition

In their new filing to the NY PSC, CWA District 1 highlights that the companies fail to meet the public interest standard and details four areas of significant detriment to the public interest in New York if the merger proceeds.

November 15, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Air Wisconsin and Envoy Air.

November 15, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

From Massachusetts to Maryland, staff at news outlets are ready to improve their working conditions and strengthen their ability to serve their communities by joining NewsGuild-CWA.

November 15, 2018 — News

More Election Wins for CWAers!

Election Day may be over, but the wins for CWAers and all working families keep rolling in as election results are finalized!

November 15, 2018 — News

Software Company Learns a Tough Lesson about Union-Busting

A small boutique software company got a tough lesson about union-busting last week when it agreed to shell out $775,000 to 15 programmers the company fired after its developers announced plans to form a union.

November 15, 2018 — News

It's Time to #BridgeTheGap for Flight Attendants and Aviation Workers

AFA-CWA Flight Attendants took their fight for fair treatment at regional carriers to Washington, D.C., today.

November 15, 2018 — News

Help CWA Members Devastated By California Wildfires

Wildfires have devastated more than 200,000 acres in Northern and Southern California and destroyed thousands of homes.

November 15, 2018 — News

New Video: Our U.S. Mail is Not for Sale

More than 550,000 postal workers currently benefit from a union contract.

November 14, 2018 — Press Release

Is T-Mobile’s New FCC Filing and New Economic Argument a Bad Sign for Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger?

The filing appears to largely abandon the company’s previous economic claims that the merger would accelerate nationwide 5G build-out, help bring high-speed broadband to rural America, and make T-Mobile into a super maverick, “Un-Carrier” competitor.

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.