Press Releases

June 23, 2021

Cedar Point Nursery Decision Shows the Supreme Court is Dangerously Out of Step

Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision equating allowing union organizers access to speak to agricultural workers at their workplaces with the taking of private property without just compensation demonstrates just how extremist the current Supreme Court majority is when it comes to promoting corporate interests over the rights of working people.

June 22, 2021

CWA Members Will Continue to Fight to Reform Our Democracy

Today, Senate Republicans refused to even begin debate and negotiation on the For the People Act. Every single Republican Senator chose to hide behind a filibuster vote instead of explaining on the record to the American people why they oppose this important legislation.

June 14, 2021

Senator Manchin Should Listen to West Virginians and Support the For the People Act

For over a decade, CWA members in West Virginia and across our country have been fighting to protect the ability of working people to fully participate in our democracy.

May 28, 2021

CWA Condemns Colombian Government's Attacks on Protestors, Urges Biden Administration to Intervene

Rising economic stresses, deepening inequality, and the COVID-19 public health crisis of 2020-2021 have made workers' demands for fairness and freedom more urgent, yet they have met only brutal suppression.

May 25, 2021

Verizon Continues Attempts to Avoid Accountability for TracFone Deal

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.

May 24, 2021

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.

May 24, 2021

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.

May 24, 2021

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.

May 18, 2021

CWA Calls for Scrutiny of AT&T's Warner Media/Discovery Deal

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.

May 4, 2021

On Heels of Worker Dissent and Protests, Shareholders Vote Down GE CEO Larry Culp's Pay Package

General Electric employees staged a protest at the front door of the GE headquarters in Boston.