Press Releases

August 21, 2020

CWA Statement on the Confirmation of Frontier’s Bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization

Today’s confirmation of Frontier’s Plan of Reorganization by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York is a significant step forward for Frontier's customers and CWA’s members.

August 20, 2020

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) and The Utility Reform Network (TURN) Ask FCC to Examine Frontier’s Proposed Bankruptcy Plan

Today, CWA and The Utility Reform Network (TURN) filed comments with the FCC regarding Frontier’s bankruptcy.

August 19, 2020

CWA Launches Final Phase of Political Program to Elect Pro-Worker Candidates

On a Zoom call this week, CWA kicked off the final phase of their CWA Votes 2020 program to get out the vote for pro-worker candidates.

August 19, 2020

CWA Statement on the Senseless Murder of Human Rights Activists in the Philippines

CWA mourns the senseless and tragic murders of human rights and labor activists in the Philippines in recent days.

August 11, 2020

CWA Joins Labor and Environmental Groups’ Call for Emergency Action to Protect Workers

CWA and other labor groups including Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, ATU, the AFL-CIO, AFT, APWU, SEIU, and TWU joined with environmental groups today to file an emergency rulemaking legal petition demanding that the Trump administration take action to provide adequate masks, gloves, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to essential workers.

August 6, 2020

On 55th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, We Must Be Vigilant

We must honor the distinguished memory of Congressman John Lewis and the values he fought so bravely for by making sure that our country has safe and accessible elections in 2020.

July 30, 2020

CWA, AFL-CIO, AFT, Teamsters, SEIU, and USW Issue Statement Condemning Duterte Expansion of Power to Arrest and Detain Critics in the Philippines

CWA, AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and United Steelworkers (USW) issued a statement calling on the Philippine government under Rodrigo Duterte to rescind the newly-signed Anti-Terror Law.

July 28, 2020

Aviation Labor Leaders Applaud Bipartisan Majority Push for Extension of Payroll Support Program

Aviation union leaders are applauding 223 bipartisan members of Congress for calling for an extension of the CARES Act Payroll Support Program (PSP) through March 31, 2021.

July 23, 2020

CWA: T-Mobile Should Not Be Able to Shirk its Merger Commitments on Jobs

In a filing this week with the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC), CWA urged the Commission to deny T-Mobile’s shameless new petition to strike the requirement on jobs finalized in April as part of the order to approve the company’s merger with Sprint.

July 20, 2020

CWA Mourns Passing of Congressman John Lewis

The accomplishments of Congressman John Lewis are legendary. His courage and determination in the face of some of the most brutal racist attacks any person has ever endured inspired generations of activists and leaders, including thousands of CWA members. He truly understood the connection between labor rights and civil rights.