Press Releases

January 21, 2022

Raven Quality Assurance Workers Become First Activision Blizzard Workers to Form a Union with Launch of the Game Workers Alliance with Communications Workers of America

Today workers at Raven Software, a video game studio under Activision Blizzard, announced the launch of their union, Game Workers Alliance Union (CWA), with Communications Workers of America. Game Workers Alliance (CWA) is the first unit within Activision Blizzard to form a union. Microsoft recently announced plans to acquire the company.

January 20, 2022

Joe Biden is Delivering on His Promises to Working People

During his campaign, Joe Biden pledged to be the most pro-worker president in our country’s history and he has spent the last 365 days delivering on that promise.

January 19, 2022

Republicans Say No to Voters and to Democracy

A minority of the members of the Senate, who represent an even smaller minority of the American population, should not be able to stand between voters and the ballot box.

January 18, 2022

Federal Indictments in Airport Assault Case Are an Important Step for Worker Safety

Last week’s announcement that three Delta Air Lines passengers face federal charges for allegedly assaulting an airline security officer and gate agent is welcome news to airport workers who have faced increased physical and verbal abuse while on the job.

January 18, 2022

CWA Responds to Proposed Microsoft Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

“The proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft would represent a major change to the gaming industry and significantly strengthen Microsoft’s competitive position at a critical time in the industry’s evolution.”

January 14, 2022

CWA President Chris Shelton Named to Telecommunications Interagency Working Group

Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton has been named by Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh as the labor organization representative on the 12-person Telecommunications Interagency Working Group (TIWG). The TIWG was established by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to develop recommendations to address the workforce needs of the telecommunications industry as part of the Act’s historic investments in broadband.

January 14, 2022

Denver-area Lumen Technology Workers Plan Protest at HQ for MLK Day For All

On Monday, workers at Denver-based Lumen Technologies plan to protest a policy giving non-union workers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a paid day off while requiring over 5,000 unionized members to work on the federal holiday.

January 14, 2022

Communications Workers of America Applauds President Biden’s Nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin for Fed Vice Chair

President Biden’s nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin for Fed Vice Chair of Supervision is a critical step towards creating a financial system that serves all Americans.

January 11, 2022

CWA Supports President Biden’s Call for Action on Voting Rights

In today’s powerful speech on voting rights, President Biden sent a clear message to members of the United States Senate: voting rights are essential to our democracy, and failing to act is not acceptable.

January 6, 2022

CWA President Chris Shelton’s Statement on the Anniversary of the January 6 Insurrection

The January 6 attack on our Capitol was a betrayal of our country, not just by the extremists who directly participated in the assault but also by the elected officials who spread lies about the election and encouraged the violence.