October 22, 2020

NC Workers Call on Tillis and GOP Senate to Put Working Families Ahead of Politics

CWA members and other workers in North Carolina held a widely-covered virtual press conference to highlight how delaying much needed assistance has affected them and their communities.

October 22, 2020

Join CWAers to Phonebank Together to Elect Biden and Flip the Senate!

With only days left until Election Day and early voting underway in many states, hundreds of CWAers across the country are phonebanking together to flip the Senate and to elect Joe Biden!

October 22, 2020

Making Sure Your Vote Counts

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in early voting.

October 22, 2020

Organizing Update

The latest news on who is winning union recognition.

October 22, 2020

Judge Recommends Denial of T-Mobile's Attempt to Shirk Commitment to Hire 1,000 Workers

CWA filed comments with the CPUC rebutting T-Mobile's claim that the CPUC does not have jurisdiction to review wireless transactions and to impose job conditions.

October 21, 2020

As McConnell Blocks COVID Relief Package, NC Workers Call on Thom Tillis and GOP Senate to Put Working Families Ahead of Politics

Workers are calling on Thom Tillis to stop putting Mitch McConnell’s priorities, including ramming through a Supreme Court nomination, ahead of hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians who face unemployment, foreclosure and other serious economic consequences due to the COVID-19 crisis.

October 21, 2020

Employees at Creative Agency Blue State Win Union Recognition With CODE-CWA

Seventy-five employees at creative agency Blue State won voluntary union recognition yesterday after a neutral third party verified that a majority of the workers had signed union authorization cards.

October 15, 2020

Join CWAers to Phonebank Together to Elect Biden!

Hundreds of CWAers across the country are phonebanking together to flip the Senate and to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris!

October 15, 2020

AT&T’s DSL Shutoff Will Leave Thousands of Consumers Without a Broadband Option

AT&T recently announced that it will discontinue DSL sales nationally and disconnect 160,000 DSL customers, only some of whom have access to another wireline service from AT&T.

October 15, 2020

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information about Nokia.

October 15, 2020

CWA Leaders Build Skills at 2020 Minority Leadership Institute

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, eleven CWA leaders participated in the 2020 Minority Leadership Institute, held virtually this year.

October 15, 2020

Accident at New Flyer Non-Union Plant Highlights Need for a Worker Voice

Last week at a non-union New Flyer bus part fabrication plant in Kentucky, a worker who was using a machine missing its safety guard, lost part of her finger in an accident.

October 15, 2020

CWA Urges New Mexico Supreme Court to Uphold State Oversight of CenturyLink

In February, the NMPRC approved a hearing examiner's recommendation to reject CenturyLink's claim that it should be exempt from regulation.

October 14, 2020

CWA, Public Knowledge, National Digital Inclusion Alliance, Next Century Cities, Common Cause, and the Greenlining Institute Warn FCC That AT&T’s DSL Shutoff Will Leave Thousands of Consumers Without a Broadband Option

In the wake of AT&T’s recent announcement that it will discontinue DSL sales nationally and disconnect 160,000 DSL customers, CWA, Public Knowledge, the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, Next Century Cities, Common Cause, and the Greenlining Institute submitted a filing today to the FCC warning that the FCC’s deregulatory agenda leaves the agency powerless to protect Americans from losing critical broadband connections during the pandemic.

October 8, 2020

CWA Exposes AT&T's Failures on Broadband and Good Jobs

New reports that expose how AT&T has left communities without access to next-generation fiber networks and eliminated good jobs received wide media and political attention this week.

October 8, 2020

Labor Unions Sue Federal Government to Protect Frontline Workers From COVID-19

CWA joined other labor unions and environmental groups to sue the federal government over its failure to provide adequate reusable respirators, N95 masks, gloves, and other personal protective equipment to essential workers.

October 8, 2020

CWAers Phonebank Together to Elect Biden!

With only a few weeks left until Election Day, more than 500 volunteers have made thousands of calls in the past couple of days alone to flip the Senate and to elect Biden-Harris!

October 8, 2020

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, 2020

This week, the AFL-CIO released its yearly report on the state of safety and health protections for America's workers.

October 8, 2020

Lawsuit Targets Feds’ Failure to Protect Frontline Workers From COVID-19

Labor unions representing healthcare workers, telecoms workers, teachers, transit operators and millions of other frontline workers joined with environmental groups today to sue the federal government over its failure to provide adequate reusable respirators, N95 masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment to these essential workers.

October 6, 2020

Donald Trump’s Erratic and Impulsive Refusal to Discuss COVID Relief Creates Unnecessary Hardship for Working Families

By declaring that his administration will not discuss a COVID relief package until after the election, Donald Trump has shown the American people where his priorities lie.

October 5, 2020

AT&T Retail Store Closures are Business as Usual

Last week, AT&T announced plans to close 320 company-owned AT&T Mobility retail stores in November and December, disrupting the employment of over 1,600 workers during the holiday season.

October 5, 2020

New Reports Detail How Telecoms Companies Like AT&T are Failing to Provide Broadband and Good Jobs

3 new reports released today by the Communications Workers of America, the Economic Policy Institute, and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance describe how profit-driven corporations have left communities without access to next-generation fiber networks and eliminated good jobs, with a spotlight on AT&T.