News & Events

February 15, 2019 — Press Release

NABET-CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with NBC Universal

The agreement contains a number of enhanced economic and benefits improvements for NABET-CWA represented employees.

February 14, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee reached a tentative agreement this week with NBC Universal on a new contract to replace the Master Agreement, which expired on March 31, 2018.

February 14, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing news from BuzzFeed News, the Hartford Courant, and Parking Production Assistants.

February 14, 2019 — News

House Hearing Reveals Weakness of T-Mobile and Sprint's Merger Claims

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of Congress on Wednesday at a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

February 14, 2019 — News

USIC Workers Overwhelmingly Vote to Keep Their Union!

USIC workers, members of CWA Local 1101, voted overwhelmingly to keep their union last week.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWAers Across the Country Make Progress on Passing Legislation to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making major strides on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

February 14, 2019 — News

Aviation Safety at Risk if Government Shutdown Resumes

At a press conference this week, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens and AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson called on Congress and the White House to avoid another federal government shutdown in order to keep workers and the flying public safe.

February 14, 2019 — News

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA Decry Violence at Trump Rally

The NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA released a joint statement decrying violence at President Trump's rally earlier this week in El Paso.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWA Shares Vision for Future of American Labor

CWA was well-represented at a conference last week at Georgetown University Law Center on "The Future of American Labor."

February 14, 2019 — News

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February 13, 2019 — Press Release

House Hearing Reveals Weakness of T-Mobile and Sprint's Merger Claims, Opponents Show Merger is Not in the Public Interest

During today’s U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, witnesses raising concerns about the proposed merger offered detailed and extensive documentation and analysis, while merger supporters relied on vague and unsubstantiated claims.

February 8, 2019 — Press Release

N.Y. Public Service Commission Signs Off on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, Imposes Job Retention Requirements at CWA's Urging

The Communications Workers of America expressed disappointment at the New York Public Service Commission's decision this week to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, but noted that the union's concerns about likely merger-related job loss were taken into account by the PSC's requirement that the company's direct employment level be preserved at the same level for at least three years after the merger.

February 7, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from AT&T Southwest, AT&T Midwest, and Altice.

February 7, 2019 — News

A New CWA Steward Training is in the Works!

AT&T and Cricket Wireless members from Locals 7708, 7750 and 7777, gathered in Denver, Colo., last week for the pilot of a new CWA STRONG Steward Training program.

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members Fight to Save our Democracy

CWA members across the country made nearly 1000 calls this week as part of a Day of Action to pass the For the People Act.

February 7, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing workers at New York Magazine and AT&T Mobility.

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members in Puerto Rico Protest 911 Emergency Service Cuts

Since 2014, 911 employees including members of the local have seen their pay frozen and their benefits reduced. Now an exodus of 911 dispatchers threatens the security of the public. 

February 7, 2019 — News

Reversing Runaway Inequality in Pennsylvania

CWA District 2-13 trainers led a Reversing Runaway Inequality training in Philadelphia last week for members of three locals across Pennsylvania.

February 4, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Calls on Ralph Northam to Resign

Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton and CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens

January 31, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air and DIRECTV.

January 31, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

This week, Big Ten Network (BTN) employees voted to join NABET-CWA.

January 31, 2019 — News

Worker Power Ends Government Shutdown

After 35 days, it was the power of workers joining together that finally led President Trump to abandon his attempt to use federal workers as political pawns.

January 31, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power in CWA District 9

At the CWA District 9 Leadership Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWAers to channel the energy from the 2018 Midterm Elections into passing pro-worker legislation and more.

January 31, 2019 — News

A Wave of Union Organizing is Sweeping through the News Industry

An upsurge in union organizing among journalists and other news industry employees was the focus of the NewsGuild-CWA Sector Conference last week in Orlando.