Press Releases

September 29, 2021

Bank Workers Win Historic Union Contract

Ending a nearly 40-year drought of union contracts in the banking industry, employees at Beneficial State Bank across Washington, Oregon and California ratified their first contract, after forming a historic union for the industry in March 2020. The 96 workers in the bargaining unit are represented by the Communications Workers of America and include bankers, consumer loan servicing representatives, loan processors, underwriters, file clerks and custodial staff.

September 28, 2021

Call Center Workers Organizing with Communications Workers of America (CWA) Win Wage Increase at Maximus, Inc., Bringing Wages Above $15/Hr

Today, call center workers at Maximus, a federal contractor that employs one of the largest federally-contracted workforces in the country under a contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), won pay increases that bring the minimum wage for all Maximus workers above $15/hour.

September 24, 2021

The Treatment of Haitian Immigrants on our Southern Border is the Essence of Inhumanity

Federal agents and those who supervise and direct them are supposed to bring humanity to border security, but the treatment of Haitian immigrants on our southern border is the essence of inhumanity.

September 23, 2021

National Coalition Launches “Bring It Home GE” Campaign; Calls on General Electric To Invest Big in American Manufacturing, Stop Offshoring

A national coalition of labor, environmental, trade and veterans groups launched a nationwide campaign this week calling on manufacturing giant General Electric to heed the Biden administration’s call to “Build Back Better” by reinvesting in domestic manufacturing jobs in green energy, military, and commercial aviation.

September 20, 2021

First-of-Its-Kind Report Exposes Hedge Fund Activist Elliott Management’s Long-Term Harm to Portfolio Companies and Investors

Elliott Management, one of the largest and most prominent activist hedge funds globally, is undermining the long-term health of companies it targets with its activist campaigns.

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

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 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 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.