Press Releases

April 20, 2022

Workers at Apple Retail Store in Atlanta First in US to File for Union Election

Apple retail workers at the Apple Cumberland Mall store in Atlanta, Georgia filed for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board, becoming the first group of Apple retail workers in the United States to seek formal recognition for their union. The workers will be represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

April 19, 2022

Qualtek Tower Climbers File for Union Representation

An overwhelming majority of wireless tower climbers at QualTek in Henderson, Nev., filed a petition last week with the National Labor Relations Board for a union election.

April 18, 2022

CWA Members Organize a Town Hall on Expanding Broadband Access to All Communities in Arizona

CWA members hosted a town hall meeting in Casa Grande, Ariz., with Democratic Congressman Tom O'Halleran and Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small to discuss the need for expanding broadband access throughout the state, especially to underserved communities.

April 7, 2022

CWA Applauds the Historic Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

Today’s confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, on a bipartisan, 53-47 vote, is a momentous step towards ensuring equal justice for generations to come.

April 4, 2022

NEW FLYER EMPLOYEES VOTE TO AUTHORIZE STRIKE

97.2% of workers vote “yes” as the Winnipeg bus manufacturing company’s latest offer fails to address fair pay, forced overtime, sick leave, and paid religious holidays for Minnesota-based workers.

April 4, 2022

CWA Urges FTC, DOJ to Prioritize Labor Market Impacts as Agencies Prepare to Overhaul Corporate Merger Guidelines

Ahead of Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Activision-Blizzard, CWA analyzes harms to workers caused by rushed review of Sprint and T-Mobile merger; calls on regulators to consult with workers during Microsoft’s antitrust review.

April 1, 2022

CWA Celebrates Staten Island Amazon Workers’ Historic Win

CWA members know that when workers fight, we win. The Amazon workers at the JFK8 warehouse went toe to toe with one of the world’s largest corporations and won.

March 30, 2022

United Soccer League Players Association (USLPA) Announces Affiliation Agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA)

The affiliation agreement will enhance the organizing and bargaining power of both unions, strengthen their ability to protect workers’ rights, and boost their efforts to improve the working lives of their members.

March 30, 2022

Verizon Wireless Workers in Seattle Fight for Union in NLRB Election

Verizon workers in Everett and Lynnwood join wave of national retail worker union organizing despite the company's aggressive union-busting efforts.

March 25, 2022

Google Fiber Subcontractors Celebrate Blowout NLRB Election Win

Today, the National Labor Relations Board announced that in a 9-1 vote the Google Fiber subcontract workers with BDS Connected Solutions in Kansas City, Mo., overwhelmingly won their election for a union.