June 21, 2019

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with Envoy Air During Mediation for Initial Passenger Service Agent Contract

Passenger Service Agents represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), reached a tentative agreement with Envoy Air on their first collective bargaining agreement.

June 20, 2019

New York Assembly Passes Call Center Jobs Act!

The New York Call Center Jobs Act has passed in the New York Assembly by a count of 93-19, and will head to the Governor to be signed!

June 20, 2019

BuzzFeed News Employees Walk Out, Demand Union Recognition

Management has refused to recognize the bargaining unit that employees have proposed, and is pushing for a far narrower scope of eligibility for the union.

June 20, 2019

Public Sector Workers are Ready to Go on the Offense

At the 2019 Public Sector Conference in Memphis this week, CWAers heard about how public workers can fight back against vicious anti-union attacks at the state level and nationally.

June 20, 2019

Join Us as We Kick off The Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring!

This week, CWA members are launching a program to fight back against job instability, corporate tax loopholes, and the trade deals that harm working people.

June 20, 2019

CWAers Come Together for Poor People's Campaign Moral Action Congress

CWA Activists took part in a three-day gathering of activists, union members, moral leaders, and advocates from more than 40 states to strategize, learn, and build power together.

June 20, 2019

AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson Testifies on Boeing 737 MAX

AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-Committee on Aviation this week.

June 20, 2019

2019 Union Plus Scholarships Awarded

Union Plus has awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 108 students representing 34 unions, including seven winners from CWA.

June 20, 2019

CWAer Wins Oklahoma Democratic Party Lifetime Achievement Award

The Secretary-Treasurer of CWA Local 6012 and Vice Chairman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party won the Carl Albert Award, a lifetime achievement award and the Oklahoma Democratic Party's highest honor.

June 17, 2019

CWA, Other Advocacy Groups, File Amicus Brief in Suit Against FCC Ruling Weakening Municipal Authority to Manage Public Property

Today the Communications Workers of America (CWA), the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, and Public Knowledge are filing an amicus brief in the lawsuit against the Trump administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to weaken municipal authority to manage streets and public property.

June 14, 2019

Surplus/VTP Notification - AT&T LEGACY T

The office received Surplus and VTP notifications.

June 13, 2019

AT&T is Cutting Jobs and Abandoning Rural Communities Across the Midwest

In large parts of the states examined by CWA, AT&T has not upgraded its copper network to fiber to better serve customers.

June 13, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest from AT&T and Air Wisconsin.

June 13, 2019

Attorneys General File Suit to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA has been a leading opponent of the deal and has kept concerns about job loss and lower wages in the wireless industry at the center of the discussion.

June 13, 2019

New Federal Bill Would Crack Down on Call Center Offshoring

The bill would ensure that taxpayer dollars are not rewarding companies that offshore their customer service work and would give consumers the power to decide where to have their calls handled.

June 13, 2019

New Jersey State Workers Fighting for a Fair State Budget

CWA members have been going all out to fight to protect workers, making hundreds of phone calls to legislators asking them to stand with the governor.

June 13, 2019

CWA and 60 Organizations Submit Comments to FCC Opposing Proposal to Cap the Universal Service Fund

The Universal Service Fund supports programs like Lifeline and the Connect America Fund to make broadband service more affordable and accessible to lower-income families.

June 12, 2019

New Legislation in House and Senate Addresses Consumer and Worker Call Center Offshoring Issues

The new federal bill builds on the momentum generated by states introducing and moving forward legislation addressing issues around call center offshoring during the 2019 legislative session in both Democratic and Republican-controlled state legislatures.

June 12, 2019

SODEXO BARGAINING REPORT #2

Over two days in bargaining, both parties discussed pending outstanding data requests.

June 12, 2019

New Analysis: AT&T Cutting Jobs, Abandoning Rural Communities Across Midwest

Four new reports from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) show that AT&T is neglecting rural and suburban communities across the Midwest. Focusing on Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, the reports detail how AT&T is cutting its workforce and creating service problems for customers and public safety hazards.

June 11, 2019

CWA Applauds Decisive Action by State Attorneys General to Prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from Gaining Anti-Competitive Power

We applaud these Attorneys General for taking decisive action to prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from gaining anti-competitive power at the expense of workers, customers, and communities.

June 10, 2019

AT&T LEGACY T BARGAINING REPORT #99

Mobilization is important - more now than ever!

June 6, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest bargaining and mobilizing news for General Electric and AT&T.

June 6, 2019

Delaware Expands Collective Bargaining Rights for CWA State Workers!

Last week, Delaware Governor John Carney signed SB-8 to expand collective bargaining rights for all state worker bargaining units.