CWA Raises Strike Pay Levels to Assist CWA Members

At the 2019 CWA Convention in Las Vegas last week, CWA's Defense Fund Oversight Committee and the Executive Board jointly and unanimously agreed to increase the payout level to assist striking workers, effective August 1.

The new pay rate is $300 per week for striking members, starting on the 15th day of a strike, an increase from $200. Starting on the 29th day of a strike, striking members will receive $400 per week, an increase from $300.