August 23, 2019

Workers at AT&T Southeast to Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

Communications Workers of America members at AT&T Southeast plan to go on strike at midnight over unfair labor practices committed by management during negotiations for a new contract.

August 23, 2019

Nokia Bargaining Report #61

One Day Longer. One Day Stronger. An Injury To One, Is An Injury To All. United We Stand.

August 19, 2019

Presidential Candidates Support MAXIMUS Workers’ Fight to Form A Union

The candidates expressed their support as MAXIMUS National Organizing Committee members met over the weekend in Richmond, Virginia.

August 16, 2019

Nebraska Senators Pen Letter to Nokia EVP Demanding the Company Keep Its Commitment to Provide Health & Life Insurance to Omaha Retirees

Over the past year, CWA has been battling with Nokia to prevent the company from laying off all of the bargaining unit members and replacing its installers with subcontractors.

August 15, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest bargaining and mobilization news from General Electric, Envoy Air, AT&T Southeast, Denver Public Schools, and AT&T Mobility.

August 15, 2019

Why We Wear Red: Remembering Gerry Horgan

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the passing of Gerry Horgan.

August 15, 2019

CWA Call Center Activists Reach Overtime Settlement with GDIT

The federal lawsuit was filed in April after GDIT workers reported to CWA that they believed the company had not properly tracked and compensated them for all hours worked.

August 15, 2019

Wall Street's Secret Weapon: Trump Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia

Over the past two years, the Trump administration has been gradually rolling out changes to federal regulations to give even more power to corporate executives.

August 15, 2019

CWA Reacts to “Premature” FCC Draft Merger Order on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA.

August 15, 2019

Public Interest and Labor Organizations Join Rural Groups’ Call for FCC Public Comments After Significant Developments on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA partnered with several other organizations to file an ex parte summary of their August 12 Federal Communications Commission meetings.

August 14, 2019

CWA Call Center Activists Reach $170,000 Overtime Settlement with General Dynamics Information Technology 

GDIT agreed to pay $170,000 to settle Fair Labor Standards Act claims brought by a number of CWA call center activists alleging that the company failed to pay proper overtime wages to customer service representatives at its call centers.

August 14, 2019

Envoy Passenger Service Agents Approve First Collective Bargaining Agreement

The new agreement was reached with the involvement of the National Mediation Board after agents voted against ratification of an earlier tentative contract.

August 14, 2019

Presidents Meeting

August 14, 2019

CWA 78th Convention

Hotels:
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Loews New Orleans Hotel
300 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130

August 11, 2019

Union Contract for AT&T Workers in Southeast Expires, Potential Strike Looms

AT&T’s contract covering 22,000 workers in the Southeast region represented by CWA expired at midnight on Saturday, increasing the possibility of a strike, which union members have authorized by a 95% vote.

August 9, 2019

CWA Statement on Mass Raids in Mississippi

CWA statement in response to the raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Mississippi of a Koch Foods, Inc. plant in Morton and a Peco Foods, Inc. plant in Canton.

August 8, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, AT&T Southeast, and the Boston Globe Media Partners.

August 8, 2019

CWA Mourns the Senseless Loss of 31 in Mass Shootings

CWA District 6 Vice President and head of CWA's human rights program Claude Cummings called for meaningful action to end mass shootings and gun violence.

August 8, 2019

CWA Next Generation Members Build Young Worker Power in District 3

They also made calls to their members of Congress and collected postcards in support of legislation to end offshoring of call center jobs.

August 8, 2019

CWAers Build Support for Pro-Worker Legislation Across the Country

CWA activists have been collecting postcards in support of the No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing and the U.S. Call Center Workers and Consumer Protection Act.

August 8, 2019

CWA Raises Strike Pay Levels to Assist CWA Members

CWA's Defense Fund Oversight Committee and the Executive Board jointly and unanimously agreed to increase the payout level to assist striking workers.

August 8, 2019

Photos from the 2019 CWA Convention

Check out our photo album from the 2019 CWA Convention last week in Las Vegas!