Press Releases

November 12, 2021

CWA, Public Citizen Protest Lack of Transparency Between Evergy and Two Major Hedge Funds

CWA and Public Citizen file a protest complaint with FERC, as the Commission investigates the relationship between Evergy, Inc, Elliott Management, and Bluescape Energy Partners.

November 11, 2021

Empowering Our Veterans to Win Real Change

A Veterans Day statement from CWA President Chris Shelton.

November 9, 2021

Leader of Largest Union at General Electric says Company’s Potential Split Underscores Need for Company to Re-invest in Workers and Underutilized US Facilities

Even after GE divides itself into three companies, it must begin reinvesting in and expanding the skilled, union workforce and the dormant facility capacity that it has in America to remain competitive.

November 6, 2021

CWA Statement on the Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is welcome news for America’s working families.

October 28, 2021

It’s Time to Pass Build Back Better and Help Working People

The Build Back Better framework announced by President Biden will fund transformational programs that solve real problems that working people face.

October 26, 2021

Biden’s Nominees Will Champion the Concerns of Workers and Consumers at the FCC

Today, President Biden showed his commitment to bringing reliable, high speed internet service to every American by re-nominating Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and nominating Gigi Sohn to fill the FCC’s vacant seat.

October 21, 2021

The Time is Now to End the Filibuster and Pass the Freedom to Vote Act

Yesterday, Senate Republicans once again used the filibuster loophole to block even having a debate on the Freedom to Vote Act.

September 29, 2021

Frontline Bank Workers Endorse Rep. Maxine Waters’ ‘Financial Services Worker Bill of Rights Act’

In testimony to HFSC, Beneficial State Bank employee and Committee for Better Banks leader Desiree Jackson lifts up first banking industry union contract in 40 years.

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.