News & Events

February 21, 2019 — Press Release

T-Mobile Feels Heat on Jobs-Related Concerns, Lashes Out with Unsubstantiated and Hypocritical Attacks

This week, Kathleen Ham, T-Mobile’s senior vice president for government affairs, told Communications Daily that CWA has “no credibility” on jobs - an inaccurate and wildly hypocritical assertion in light of T-Mobile’s real record on jobs and the job-killing impact of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

February 21, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information about the University of California and the Park City Professional Ski Patrol Association.

February 21, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Workers at the Hartford Courant, the oldest continuously run U.S. newspaper, have won voluntary recognition for their union from ownership company Tribune Publishing.

February 21, 2019 — News

Where Are Those Wage Increases from the GOP Corporate Tax Cut?

In order to get the Republican corporate tax cut bill passed, many big businesses made big promises to workers that their wages would go up.

February 21, 2019 — News

Georgia Campus Workers Lobby for Fair Pay and Better Working Conditions

Members from seven different Georgia campuses met with their state Senators and Representatives to gain additional sponsors on legislation to guarantee a fair pay raise for all Georgia higher education workers.

February 15, 2019 — Press Release

NABET-CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with NBC Universal

The agreement contains a number of enhanced economic and benefits improvements for NABET-CWA represented employees.

February 14, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee reached a tentative agreement this week with NBC Universal on a new contract to replace the Master Agreement, which expired on March 31, 2018.

February 14, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing news from BuzzFeed News, the Hartford Courant, and Parking Production Assistants.

February 14, 2019 — News

House Hearing Reveals Weakness of T-Mobile and Sprint's Merger Claims

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of Congress on Wednesday at a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

February 14, 2019 — News

USIC Workers Overwhelmingly Vote to Keep Their Union!

USIC workers, members of CWA Local 1101, voted overwhelmingly to keep their union last week.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWAers Across the Country Make Progress on Passing Legislation to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making major strides on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

February 14, 2019 — News

Aviation Safety at Risk if Government Shutdown Resumes

At a press conference this week, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens and AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson called on Congress and the White House to avoid another federal government shutdown in order to keep workers and the flying public safe.

February 14, 2019 — News

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA Decry Violence at Trump Rally

The NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA released a joint statement decrying violence at President Trump's rally earlier this week in El Paso.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWA Shares Vision for Future of American Labor

CWA was well-represented at a conference last week at Georgetown University Law Center on "The Future of American Labor."

February 14, 2019 — News

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February 13, 2019 — Press Release

House Hearing Reveals Weakness of T-Mobile and Sprint's Merger Claims, Opponents Show Merger is Not in the Public Interest

During today’s U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, witnesses raising concerns about the proposed merger offered detailed and extensive documentation and analysis, while merger supporters relied on vague and unsubstantiated claims.

February 8, 2019 — Press Release

N.Y. Public Service Commission Signs Off on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, Imposes Job Retention Requirements at CWA's Urging

The Communications Workers of America expressed disappointment at the New York Public Service Commission's decision this week to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, but noted that the union's concerns about likely merger-related job loss were taken into account by the PSC's requirement that the company's direct employment level be preserved at the same level for at least three years after the merger.

February 7, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from AT&T Southwest, AT&T Midwest, and Altice.

February 7, 2019 — News

A New CWA Steward Training is in the Works!

AT&T and Cricket Wireless members from Locals 7708, 7750 and 7777, gathered in Denver, Colo., last week for the pilot of a new CWA STRONG Steward Training program.

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members Fight to Save our Democracy

CWA members across the country made nearly 1000 calls this week as part of a Day of Action to pass the For the People Act.

February 7, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Organizing workers at New York Magazine and AT&T Mobility.

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members in Puerto Rico Protest 911 Emergency Service Cuts

Since 2014, 911 employees including members of the local have seen their pay frozen and their benefits reduced. Now an exodus of 911 dispatchers threatens the security of the public. 

February 7, 2019 — News

Reversing Runaway Inequality in Pennsylvania

CWA District 2-13 trainers led a Reversing Runaway Inequality training in Philadelphia last week for members of three locals across Pennsylvania.

February 4, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Calls on Ralph Northam to Resign

Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton and CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens