General Electric employees staged a protest at the front door of the GE headquarters in Boston.
Frontier Communications Refusing to Offer Equal Pay and Guaranteed 40-Hour Work Week to its Navajo and Hopi Workers
Over a year after a small unit of Frontier Communications workers on the Navajo Nation in Arizona & New Mexico voted to form a union with CWA in the face of an aggressive, expensive union busting campaign from the company, they are still stuck at the bargaining table trying to come to an agreement on a first contract with the Connecticut-based telecom.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) are standing up for workers in the Philippines, especially leadership and members of our partner BIEN, an organization working to organize workers in the call center industry, who are facing brutal tactics from the Duterte administration including “red-tagging” and other severe injustices. We call on the companies who utilize contractors or directly employ workers in the Philippines to also condemn these actions.
The Communications Workers of America are looking forward to working with the Biden Administration to make sure that front line workers are at the table to share their expertise in broadband buildout, manufacturing, aviation, public service, and other industries that are critical to realizing the President's vision.
President Biden’s executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors to $15 will transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of workers who have been earning poverty wages for far too long.
President Biden's executive order creating a Presidential Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment is a historic step toward increasing worker power and realizing the promise of the National Labor Relations Act.
CWA’s Analysis of AT&T Quarterly Report Shows Robust First Quarter Earnings, Continued Cuts to Jobs and Services
AT&T reported an extremely strong first quarter, with net profit up 60% year over year to $7.9 billion and free cash flow up 51% year over year to $5.9 billion. Yet the company continues to cut jobs and reduce retail operations, leaving our communities underserved.
Today's verdict finding Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd is a step toward justice for Floyd, his family members, and all those who have been affected by his brutal murder. But it is not enough.
During an event today with UMWA President Cecil Roberts, Senator Joe Manchin announced that he is co-sponsoring the PRO Act.
With Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Promising Nationwide Broadband Access and Good Jobs, Communications Workers of America Launches Multi-State Effort to Regulate Broadband, Close Digital Divide
CWA has launched an ambitious multi-state effort to pass state legislation that would establish public utility commission oversight of broadband in public safety, network resiliency and consumer protection.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Marty Walsh to lead the Department of Labor. Walsh will be the first union member to be Secretary of Labor in nearly 50 years.
New Report Spotlights Small Cell Preemption’s Financial Burden on Cities, Interruption to Digital Equity Initiatives
A new report released today from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), with assistance from Communications Workers of America (CWA), spotlights the widespread harms of small cell preemption to cities, local governments and millions of low-income Americans nationwide who continue to lack broadband connectivity.