News & Events

March 28, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the AT&T Mobility "Green" Contract.

March 28, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Workers at Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus (ALC), a nonprofit legal and civil rights organization serving low-income Asian Pacific American communities, have joined CWA Local 9410.

March 28, 2019 — News

NewsGuild-CWA Member Gets AP Stylebook Definition of So-Called "Right-to-Work" Changed

A member of the News Media Guild/TNG-CWA Local 31222 has successfully petitioned the Associated Press to update its Stylebook entry on so-called "right-to-work" laws to ensure that reporting on these laws accurately conveys the meaning of the anti-worker term. 

March 28, 2019 — News

Pennsylvania CWA Members Fighting for Economic Justice

CWA members from Locals 13000 and 13500 gathered in Harrisburg for a Reversing Runaway Inequality training last week.

March 28, 2019 — News

CWA Tells Congress to Send Negotiators Back to the Table on NAFTA 2.0

CWA's Director of Legislation, Politics, and International Affairs Shane Larson testified before the Trade subcommittee of the U.S. House Ways & Means Committee on how the Trump Administration's NAFTA 2.0 falls short for working families.

March 27, 2019 — Press Release

At Congressional Hearing on Corporate Tax Cuts, CWA Calls for AT&T Accountability

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday about the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on working Americans and called on Congress to hold big corporations accountable for their failed promises to raise wages and create jobs with their tax windfalls.

March 26, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Raises Concerns About U.S Trade Agreement Model at Congressional Hearing

CWA members have increasingly seen their jobs offshored, generally to countries where workers are denied human rights and not paid a decent wage. Cross-border collective bargaining and other reforms are needed to build a new pro-worker model.

March 26, 2019 — Press Release

Annual Report Suggests AT&T Paid No Cash Income Taxes in 2018 and Slashed Capital Investments

In the same year AT&T cut a staggering number of jobs and closed call centers throughout the U.S., the company may not have paid cash income taxes. In fact, AT&T says that after refunds, it enjoyed a net tax rebate of $354 million.

March 21, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the University of California, the New Jersey Executive Branch, Frontier Airlines, and NBC Universal.

March 21, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Newsroom employees at the Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., voted overwhelmingly to join the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia.

March 21, 2019 — News

CWA Secures Agreement with Facebook on Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discrimination

Under the agreement, the tech giant will make sweeping changes to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.

March 21, 2019 — News

At Shareholder Meeting, Call Center Workers Call on Maximus to Respect Right to Organize

Maximus employees also called on the company to meet with a committee of workers to discuss how improved working conditions would help achieve better outcomes for Maximus and its customers.

March 21, 2019 — News

CWA Urges Congress to Pass "No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act"

The Republican corporate tax cut bill contained a provision that rewards and incentivizes the offshoring of more American jobs.

March 21, 2019 — News

Next Steps on the "For the People Act"

CWA members made thousands of calls to their representatives in Congress, and their efforts paid off when Congress passed the For the People Act.

March 20, 2019 — Press Release

At Shareholder Meeting, Call Center Workers Send Clear Message: Maximus, Respect Our Right to Organize!

Maximus workers attended the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Reston to call on Maximus to respect their right to organize free from fear, intimidation, and interference.

March 19, 2019 — Press Release

Facebook Agrees to Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discriminatory Ad Targeting Practices

A historic civil rights settlement was announced with Facebook today encompassing sweeping changes that the tech giant will make to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.

March 18, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Welcomes Introduction of “No Tax Breaks for Offshoring Act”

The Republican “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” created additional incentives and rewards for profits to be made overseas by allowing companies to pay significantly less of the corporate tax rate on profits earned abroad as they would in the United States, while also exempting certain types of overseas corporate investments from taxes entirely.

March 15, 2019 — News

Statement from Claude Cummings, Jr. on the Christchurch Mosque Murders

I know the anguish and utter sorrow I feel over the suffering of the Muslim community in Christchurch and around the world is shared by my brothers and sisters in CWA other Labor Unions, and by all thinking, caring humans.

March 15, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Statement on Envoy Passenger Service Agents Contract Ratification Vote

Passenger service agents have voted against ratification of the tentative contract agreement between the Communications Workers of America and Envoy Air.

March 14, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for the University of California and Restaurant Opportunities Centers United.

March 14, 2019 — News

New York Senate Passes Bill to Protect Call Center Jobs!

Here are this week's updates on CWA members' hard work to pass state legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring.

March 14, 2019 — News

Front Line Bank Workers Say Toxic Culture Hasn't Changed at Wells Fargo

Members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, gathered in Washington, D.C., this week as Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan was called in to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee.

March 14, 2019 — News

T-Mobile's Job Creation Promises Are Sheer Fantasy

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of Congress on Tuesday at a U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

March 14, 2019 — News

House Passes Sweeping Pro-Democracy Bill

The For the People Act contains reforms essential to fixing our political system, including voting rights, money-in-politics, redistricting, and government ethics reforms.