Press Releases

July 9, 2021

CWA Supports Provisions in President Biden’s Executive Order on Competitiveness that Empower Workers and Promote Internet Access

In his Executive Order on Competitiveness, President Joe Biden once again puts workers front and center.

July 8, 2021

Communications Workers of America Launches ‘Build Broadband Better’ Campaign to Ensure Affordability and Widespread Deployment by Qualified Union Workers

(CWA) has launched the “Build Broadband Better” campaign to ensure that the funding results in affordable, reliable broadband for all Americans and creates good union jobs.

July 7, 2021

Communications Workers of America Endorses Terry McAuliffe for Virginia Governor

The Virginia State Council of the Communications Workers of America announced today that they have endorsed Terry McAuliffe for Governor.

July 6, 2021

Assaults on Passenger Service Agents Must Be Recognized As Federal Crimes

We are calling on the FAA to act swiftly and decisively to ensure that federal laws against physical and verbal assaults are properly enforced so that all airline employees and passengers are protected.

July 1, 2021

Education, Telecom and Service Worker Unions Urge Biden to Appoint Rosenworcel Permanent Chair of Federal Communications Commission

This week, leaders of five prominent labor unions sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to appoint Jessica Rosenworcel permanent Chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Biden named Rosenworcel Acting Chair in January.

June 30, 2021

Workers at Lead Company to Become Largest Tech Organization to Recognize a Union

Workers at, a global platform that empowers people to start and win campaigns that address pressing issues in their lives and communities, announced that they have formed a union, Solidarity at Change, with the Communications Workers of America’s CODE-CWA project.

June 23, 2021

Cedar Point Nursery Decision Shows the Supreme Court is Dangerously Out of Step

Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision equating allowing union organizers access to speak to agricultural workers at their workplaces with the taking of private property without just compensation demonstrates just how extremist the current Supreme Court majority is when it comes to promoting corporate interests over the rights of working people.

June 22, 2021

CWA Members Will Continue to Fight to Reform Our Democracy

Today, Senate Republicans refused to even begin debate and negotiation on the For the People Act. Every single Republican Senator chose to hide behind a filibuster vote instead of explaining on the record to the American people why they oppose this important legislation.

June 14, 2021

Senator Manchin Should Listen to West Virginians and Support the For the People Act

For over a decade, CWA members in West Virginia and across our country have been fighting to protect the ability of working people to fully participate in our democracy.

May 28, 2021

CWA Condemns Colombian Government's Attacks on Protestors, Urges Biden Administration to Intervene

Rising economic stresses, deepening inequality, and the COVID-19 public health crisis of 2020-2021 have made workers' demands for fairness and freedom more urgent, yet they have met only brutal suppression.