Press Releases

November 26, 2019

CenturyLink Must Follow New Mexico’s Service Quality and Consumer Protection Rules

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (NMPRC) has rejected CenturyLink’s attempts to avoid its responsibility to provide quality residential telecommunications service to all New Mexicans.

November 26, 2019

Bay Area T-Mobile Retail Employees Vote to Join Communications Workers of America

Workers at a Bay Area T-Mobile retail store in Pinole, Calif., voted last week to join the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The vote was 7-2 in favor of union representation.

November 25, 2019

CWA Remains Skeptical of T-Mobile’s Unenforceable Commitments to States

CWA remains skeptical of last-minute pledges and unenforceable commitments from T-Mobile - a company that has proven itself untrustworthy and hostile to workers’ rights. The news out of Nevada and Texas should give little comfort to workers and consumers in either state.

November 21, 2019

CWA and Dominican Union FEDOTRAZONAS Announce New Solidarity Alliance Agreement

The new agreement between CWA and FEDOTRAZONAS demonstrates CWA’s belief that strengthening relationships between the union’s members and workers in countries that serve as centers for offshored global call center work is critical to reversing the global race to the bottom in the industry.

November 13, 2019

Leading Observers Assess and Criticize T-Mobile “Un-Carrier” Announcements

Last week, T-Mobile announced three new “un-carrier moves,” but the announcements don’t hold up to close scrutiny.

November 1, 2019

CWA Statement on Trump’s Executive Order Taking Away Job Protections

A statement from Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton on Trump’s Executive Order stripping away job protections from federal government service contract workers.

November 1, 2019

CWA Condemns Raid and Arrest of Trade Union Organizer Anne Krueger in the Philippines

Disturbing reports from the Philippines indicate that military police have raided the regional offices of several progressive and union organizations in Bacolod, arresting union organizer Mary-Anne Krueger (known as Anne) as well as an organizer for the BPO Industry Employee Network (BIEN), who was subsequently released.

October 28, 2019

AT&T’s New Financial Plan Caters to Wall Street and Leaves Customers and Employees Behind

AT&T unveiled a new three-year plan focused on boosting share prices. The company’s commitment to spend free cash flow on stock buybacks, appoint new directors to its board, and review its portfolio with an eye toward selling off parts of its business puts the concerns of a few wealthy shareholders above serving customers by investing in the network and its employees.

October 23, 2019

CWA District 6 Endorses Jessica Cisneros for Congress

CWA District 6 is pleased to announce its endorsement of Democrat Jessica Cisneros for Congress in her run to defeat Texas 28th District incumbent Congressman Henry Cuellar in 2020.

October 22, 2019

CWA Board Votes to Make Passing PRO Act to Build Worker Power a Litmus Test for 2020 Endorsements

Citing the importance and urgency of building worker power, the Communications Workers of America’s Executive Board voted unanimously to make supporting the Protecting the Right to Organizing (PRO) Act a litmus test for 2020 incumbent political candidates to receive a CWA endorsement.