Lumen Technologies’ Broadband Deployment Discriminates Against Lower-Income & Tribal Areas, According to New Report from Communications Workers of America and National Digital Inclusion Alliance
With 39% of households in Lumen’s footprint lacking access to broadband, CWA and NDIA demand Lumen invest in next-generation networks and highly-skilled union workforce.
National and international labor groups today filed a complaint under the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises alleging severe violations of workers’ freedom of association rights at the Luxottica manufacturing and distribution center in McDonough, Georgia.
Verizon is once again attempting to avoid public accountability by pressuring the Federal Communications Commission to rush the review of its proposed acquisition of TracFone.
NEW REPORT: University of Colorado System Used COVID-19 Pandemic to Make Deep Cuts, Impacting Education Quality and Employee Wages
The University of Colorado System (CU) used the COVID-19 pandemic to make a series of drastic budget cuts – oftentimes masked as financial imperatives – that were passed on to their workforce.
NELP Report: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Intentionally Suppressed Wages for Tens of Thousands of Federally Contracted Call Center Workers
A new report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP) released today reveals the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has suppressed wages for federally contracted call center workers.
NEW REPORT: University System of Georgia Job Cuts Disproportionately Impacted Black Employees, Service and Clerical Workers and Part-Time Faculty During COVID-19 Pandemic
Black employees, service and clerical workers, and part-time faculty across the 25 University System of Georgia (USG) institutions analyzed disproportionately had their jobs cut during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Citing concerns about the impact on workers in the media sector, the Communications Workers of America is calling for greater scrutiny of AT&T’s plan to spin off its Warner Media division and combine it into a new company with Discovery.
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.