Press Releases

January 15, 2021

With Biden's COVID-19 Relief Plan, Workers Will Have the Support They Need

With his comprehensive relief plan, Joe Biden has shown that he understands how deeply the COVID-19 crisis has affected working people.

January 13, 2021

Suspending Contributions to Lawmakers Who Voted to Overturn the Election is Not Enough

Corporations must stop supporting the vast network of trade associations and political groups that provide financial and other support to the elected officials who would stop at nothing to keep Donald Trump and his enablers in power.

January 12, 2021

CWA and Supporters Call on Lumen Technologies CEO to Extend MLK Holiday and Address Racism at Company

A delegation of African American workers from the Communications Workers of America sent a letter to Lumen Technologies CEO Jeff Storey yesterday, asking that he designate the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a paid holiday for all Lumen workers.

January 7, 2021

Yesterday’s Insurrection Was An Attack on Democracy by White Supremacists and Fascists

Yesterday, the world watched as armed insurrectionists, with the encouragement of the President of the United States, launched an attack on the Capitol in an attempt to undermine our democracy and prevent Congress from certifying the results of the Presidential election.

January 7, 2021

Marty Walsh Will Ensure That Workers are at the Table in the Biden Administration

Marty Walsh is a trade unionist to his core and an excellent choice to lead the Department of Labor during this critical time.

January 6, 2021

CWA Members Continue to Build Worker Power with Wins in Georgia Senate Runoff

With a Senate win for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on track to defeat Sen. David Perdue, working people in Georgia and across the United States have ensured that their voices will be heard on Capitol Hill.

January 5, 2021

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Applauds House Democrats for Reintroduction of the For the People Act (H.R. 1)

CWA supports the House Democrats' reintroduction of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping pro-democracy bill that contains reforms essential to fixing our political system, including expanding voting rights, getting money out of politics, redistricting, and strengthening government ethics.

January 4, 2021

Google Workers, Demanding Change at Work, Are Launching a Union With the Communications Workers of America

Today, workers at Google and other Alphabet companies are announcing the creation of the Alphabet Workers Union with support from the Communications Workers of America (CWA)—the first of its kind in the company’s history. It will be the first union open to all employees and contractors at any Alphabet company, with dues-paying members, an elected board of directors, and paid organizing staff.

December 22, 2020

CWA Files FCC Comments on Proposed Verizon Acquisition of TracFone, Raising Lifeline and Anticompetitive Harm Concerns, Urging Commission to Impose Conditions 

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) filed comments Friday with the FCC raising serious concerns with the proposed acquisition of TracFone by Verizon. The comments urge the Commission to request more information from the companies to adequately review the impacts of the transaction and urge the FCC to impose specific conditions to protect Lifeline customers and customers in the MVNO market from anticompetitive harms.

December 22, 2020

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) Files FCC Comments Supporting Fuse Media’s Complaint against AT&T

CWA) filed FCC comments today in support of Fuse Media’s Program Carriage Complaint to the FCC.