Press Releases

September 20, 2021

Employees at Creative Agency Blue State Secure First Collective Bargaining Agreement

Employees at creative agency Blue State have voted to approve their first collective bargaining agreement. The agreement provides job security, structure and clarity for the workers, who are represented by Communications Workers of America Local 1101.

September 14, 2021

CWA Urges the Senate to Pass the Freedom to Vote Act

The Freedom to Vote Act is a critical step forward in protecting voting rights and reforming our democracy.

September 14, 2021

Employees of Activision Blizzard File Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against the Gaming Company

In support of game developers at Activision Blizzard King, a cross-platform gaming company based in Santa Monica, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) has formally filed ULP charges against the company for worker intimidation and union busting.

September 9, 2021

Remembering Our 9/11 Heroes and Honoring CWA Members Impacted by 9/11

A Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton.

September 3, 2021

Workers at EveryAction Become Largest Progressive Tech Union

EveryAction has voluntarily recognized the EveryAction Workers Union, with the Communications Workers of America’s CODE-CWA project.

September 2, 2021

Labor, enviro coalition to GE: Build wind turbines in Schenectady

An environmental, community, and labor union coalition including workers at General Electric is launching a major public information advertising campaign, calling on New York lawmakers and GE to choose a sustainable future by investing in green manufacturing jobs in Schenectady.

August 20, 2021

CWA Statement on the AFL-CIO’s New Historic Leadership Team

The appointment of Liz Shuler as the next president of the federation, and United Steelworkers International Vice President Fred Redmond as secretary-treasurer is welcome news to all CWA members and the entire labor movement.

August 17, 2021

CWA Statement on Proposed Sale of Lumen Technologies Assets to Apollo Global Management, Inc.

Lumen Technologies has announced plans to sell its operations in 20 Midwest and Southeast states. CWA will be active in the regulatory review process to preserve good jobs for its members and quality service for consumers.

August 12, 2021

CWA Secures Commitments to Protect Lifeline Customers in Proposed Verizon-TracFone Deal, Withdraws Objections with FCC

Verizon’s pledge to preserve affordable rates and continue existing services follows a lengthy campaign by CWA and public interest allies.

August 10, 2021

CWA Applauds Historic Broadband Infrastructure Agreement

The U.S. Senate’s passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill, which will invest $65 billion in our country’s broadband network, is welcome news to the millions of Americans who do not have affordable high-speed internet service.