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April 19, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, New Jersey State Workers, Frontier Communications, and Piedmont Airlines.

April 19, 2018 — News

On Tax Day and Beyond, CWAers Fight Back against Corporate Giveaways

CWA members across the country held events on Tax Day to highlight how the Republican corporate tax cut bill is a massive giveaway to big corporations paid for by working families.

April 19, 2018 — News

Envoy and Piedmont Passenger Service Agents Call for Fair Wages

American and other corporations are facing national scrutiny over how they have used benefits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill that they claimed would lift wages for working families.

April 19, 2018 — News

New York Takes Steps to Protect Public Workers before Janus Decision

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stood with working people by signing legislation that makes it easier for public workers to join together in unions.

April 19, 2018 — News

UCW-CWA Members Fight to Improve Adjunct Faculty Working Conditions

United Campus Workers (UCW-CWA) members held events across Tennessee this week for an Adjuncts United Week of Action.

April 19, 2018 — News

CWA Members Defeat Attempt to Prevent Working People from Improving Working Conditions on Tribal Lands

The U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill that would have removed protections for working people on Native American lands.

April 19, 2018 — News

Raising Standards Together in the Wireless Industry

Wireless workers from AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile joined a CWA town hall call this week to share their stories about how they are standing up for their rights.

April 19, 2018 — News

CWA Local 2204 and Next Gen are CWA STRONG!

CWA Local 2204 and CWA Next Generation teamed up for a CWA STRONG training in Lebanon, Va., this week.

April 17, 2018 — Press Release

On Tax Day, Working People Are Angry and Fighting Back

A Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton about how those in Congress and the White House have doubled down on increasing the wealth of top executives and shareholders at the expense of everyone else.

April 17, 2018 — Press Release

AS AT&T POSTS BILLIONS IN PROFITS FROM GOP TAX BILL, DETROIT WORKER JOINS TAX MARCH 2018 TO CALL OUT COMPANY FOR MASS LAYOFFS

The company’s CEO Randall Stephenson promised to create 7,000 jobs if the GOP tax plan passed. Instead, despite a $20 billion windfall as a result of tax cuts in the bill, AT&T announced thousands of unnecessary layoffs late last year.

April 16, 2018 — Press Release

Passenger Service Agents at American Airlines Subsidiaries Mobilize Coast-to-Coast as Fight to End Poverty Wages Escalates

Passenger service agents from Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines will gather at airports across the country on Monday, April 16 to step up their calls for sustainable, family supporting wages at the airline.

April 15, 2018 — Press Release

Contracts Covering 14,000 Workers at AT&T Midwest and Legacy Expire

The 14,000 workers at AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, members of the Communications Workers of America, will continue working even though their contracts have expired. The AT&T Midwest agreement expired at 11:59 pm CT on Saturday. The AT&T Legacy T contract expired at 11:59 ET on Saturday.

April 12, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

April 12, 2018 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing updates from the Chicago Tribune, DIRECTV, and the Missoula Independent.

April 12, 2018 — News

Union Uncovers Pay Disparity at the L.A. Times

Employees at the L.A. Times won a big victory when they voted to form a union with NewsGuild-CWA at the end of January.

April 12, 2018 — News

CWA Urges Congress to Oppose Giveaways to Big Banks

CWA sent a letter to all members of the House of Representatives urging them to oppose three harmful bills this week that would increase the risk of another financial crisis.

April 12, 2018 — News

Denver Post Employees Rebel Against Hedge Fund Owner

An act of defiance by Denver Post employees has thrust a powerful hedge fund's destruction of local news coverage to the front pages of publications across the country.

April 10, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

"CWA members are prepared to do whatever it takes to get a fair contract at AT&T Midwest that prioritizes job security, healthcare, and retirement."

April 10, 2018 — Press Release

CBO Report: GOP Tax Bill Will Reward Companies That Offshore American Jobs

The Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the effects of the December 2017 Republican tax bill confirms that the bill provides incentives for companies to send more American jobs overseas.

April 5, 2018 — News

Corporate CEOs Got the Money, Now We Want the Jobs

Now that the tax bill has gone into effect, where are those $4,000 raises? Where are those good jobs?

April 5, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the City of Jackson, Alaska Airlines, AT&T Midwest, and AT&T Legacy T.

April 5, 2018 — News

Big Corporations are Taking Over Our Local News, and the Effects are Frightening

If the name Sinclair Broadcast Group sounds familiar, it might be because CWA has been fighting hard over the past year against an attempted merger between Sinclair and Tribune Media.

April 5, 2018 — News

Local 83711 is CWA STRONG

The members of IUE-CWA Local 83711 have been working hard on their internal organizing over the past year to make IUE-CWA STRONG.

April 5, 2018 — News

CWAers Commemorate MLK's Legacy for Working People

Thousands of labor leaders and other allies gathered in Memphis to develop strategies to ensure that all working people are treated with dignity and respect.