CWA has endorsed Joe Biden for President, citing his strong record of fighting for workers' rights to organize and bargain collectively.
"Joe understands labor's mantra: 'Which side are you on?'," said CWA President Chris Shelton in a letter to the union's Executive Board recommending the endorsement. "He knows who built America and who built the middle class. When we need him, Joe and his White House will be there for us, ready to help. It's about time the President of the United States was an ally and promoter of organized labor, not an enemy."
Shelton cited Biden's support for the PRO Act, the Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act, and the fact that his broadband plan includes language requiring companies receiving funds to remain neutral on workers' organizing efforts as evidence of Biden's commitment to workers' rights.
As part of its endorsement process, CWA sent candidates a comprehensive questionnaire about issues important to working people and asked them to submit a short video explaining what they will do in the first 100 days as President to pass the PRO Act, Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act, and expand workers' rights to organize and bargain collectively. Biden's answers and video are online at cwapolitical.org/biden2020. President Trump did not respond.