News & Events

June 18, 2018 — Press Release

Wells Fargo Spends Millions on “Earning Back Your Trust” Ad Campaign, While Offshoring More U.S. Jobs to Philippines

Wells Fargo has announced several hundred new layoffs of American call center workers in Reno, Nevada and Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, on the heels of more than 700 call center layoffs in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington announced by Wells Fargo last fall.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWA Legislative-Political Conference Focuses on Returning Power to Working People

A rundown of CWA's Legislative-Political Conference and the "We the People 2018" Conference.

June 14, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines and Envoy Air and Windstream.

June 14, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Workers from the Foothill Community Clinic and AT&T Mobility in Louisiana have voted to join with CWA.

June 14, 2018 — News

UPTE-CWA Local 9119 is CWA STRONG

UPTE-CWA Local 9119 held an organizing blitz to fight back against a potential anti-union Janus decision.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally in DC for Poor People's Campaign

CWAers have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

June 14, 2018 — News

#StopSinclair: CWAers Protest Attempted Merger between Sinclair and Tribune Media

CWAers and allies rallied outside the Sinclair Broadcast Group's headquarters to protest an attempted merger between Sinclair and Tribune Media.

June 14, 2018 — News

AT&T's Acquisition of Time Warner Must Include Good Union Jobs

CWA issued a statement congratulating AT&T for its court victory this week winning approval for its acquisition of Time Warner.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWA Urges FCC to Protect All Consumers from Unauthorized Wireless Charges

Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission expanded its truth-in-billing rules to include wireless companies.

June 13, 2018 — Press Release

At Annual Shareholder Meeting, Envoy Air Agent Confronts American Airlines Board, CEO about Poverty Wages at Subsidiaries

Agents at American-owned Envoy Air are paid as little as $9.48 an hour and have been trying to negotiate a new contract with fair, family-sustaining wages for nearly two years. Wages at Piedmont Airlines, another American Airlines subsidiary, start at just $8.50 an hour.

June 12, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Statement on Approval of AT&T's Acquisition of Time Warner

The Communications Workers of America congratulates AT&T for its court victory today winning approval for its acquisition of Time Warner. We encourage the Justice Department to respect Judge Leon's decision and allow the merger to proceed.

June 8, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds FCC Action to Protect Consumers from Unauthorized Wireless Charges

"Wireless and VoIP customers are entitled to the same protections as those using traditional landline service."

June 7, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

June 7, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Workers at The New Yorker have joined with the NewsGuild of New York/TNG-CWA Local 31003.

June 7, 2018 — News

Call Center Legislation Update

CWA members and allies across the country continue to put pressure on corporations and elected officials to stop sending call center jobs overseas.

June 7, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been joining tens of thousands of people across the country to participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice.

June 7, 2018 — News

New Report: Big Corporations Are Engaging in Massive Wage Theft

A new report from Jobs with Justice finds that many large corporations have boosted their profits by engaging in wage theft.

June 7, 2018 — News

CWA District 3 Conference

CWA members gathered in Ft. Lauderdale for the annual District 3 Conference.

June 5, 2018 — Press Release

Verizon Leaves Communities Behind by Closing Wireless Stores in West Virginia and Kentucky

Verizon Wireless closed four retail stores in West Virginia and one in Kentucky, turning the operation of the stores over to a third-party contractor.

May 31, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

May 31, 2018 — News

CWA Members Join Sen. Sherrod Brown to Urge Action on Call Center Jobs

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) joined 30 call center workers from CWA Local 4322 to call for action on his legislation to help rein in offshoring and bring call center jobs back to the United States.

May 31, 2018 — News

In Boost for Efforts to Gain a Union Voice with CWA, GDIT Workers Win Settlement

In a victory for workers at GDIT, the company agreed to a settlement that overturns 2017 union election results at its Alexandria, Va., facility that were tainted by GDIT's union busting activities.

May 31, 2018 — News

CWA Expands Lawsuit against Companies for Excluding Older Workers from Facebook Job Ads

In December, CWA filed a class action lawsuit against hundreds of large employers for illegally excluding older workers from receiving job ads on Facebook for open positions at their companies.

May 31, 2018 — News

CWA Members at the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists' Convention

CWAers attended the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists' annual convention in Orlando, Fla., which focused on civil engagement and mobilization.