May 14, 2020

Health Care Worker COVID-19 Survey

This survey collects information about COVID-19 exposures, infections, and workplace health and safety conditions such as the provision of N95 respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE).

May 14, 2020

CWA Members Make Sure Unemployed Workers Receive Benefits

The COVID-19 crisis has resulted in record numbers of workers losing their jobs. CWA members in New Jersey have been handling a flood of unemployment claims.

May 14, 2020

In Memoriam – May 14, 2020

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

May 14, 2020

JUNE 2020 AVAYA MOMENTUM

Practicing Compassion

May 12, 2020

Unions Urge Congress to Include Universal Access to Broadband in Pandemic Response

Leaders of CWA, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are urging Congress to include affordable, universal access to broadband in future legislation that addresses the coronavirus pandemic.

May 8, 2020

Senators Booker, Brown, Cardin, Gillibrand, Sanders, and Warren Call on Maximus CEO Bruce Caswell to Meet with Workers’ Organizing Committee 

Six senators led by Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) sent a letter today to Maximus calling on the company to respond to workers’ demands to meet with their organizing committee. The letter is co-signed by Senators Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).

May 7, 2020

Organizing Update

The latest organizing news from Denver Health and the NewsGuild-CWA.

May 7, 2020

Workers Take Action Around May Day

The latest news from IUE-CWA members at General Electric, Maximus call center workers, and Missouri State workers.

May 7, 2020

New Report from United Campus Workers-CWA Reveals Low Pay, Lack of Health Insurance

Poor working conditions for adjuncts are being compounded by the COVID-19 crisis, which is expected to hit public higher education budgets hard.

May 7, 2020

CWA and Other Unions Call for Electronic Union Representation Elections

The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the need for updated procedures as employers use the crisis as an excuse to delay representation elections.

May 7, 2020

In Memoriam – May 7, 2020

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Resources and Information for CWA Members

We continue to update our COVID-19 resource page with new resources to address common questions and concerns that CWA members have as the pandemic continues to affect every aspect of our lives.

May 6, 2020

CWA Condemns Philippine Government’s Shutdown of Broadcast Network that was Critical of Duterte

CWA is strongly condemning the Philippine government’s shutdown this week of ABS-CBN, the country’s largest broadcast network.

May 5, 2020

As T-Mobile/Sprint Merger is Finalized, T-Mobile is Closing Stores and Holding In-Person Anti-Union Meetings During a Pandemic

As wireless workers provide essential support during the COVID-19 pandemic, T-Mobile has engaged in an intense union busting campaign at a store in Del Rio, Texas where workers are seeking to organize with CWA. A T-Mobile manager from Laredo has driven three hours to the store multiple times to meet with the workers indoors for captive audience meetings to pressure them to vote against union representation.

May 4, 2020

As GE Shareholders meet and President Trump Tours Honeywell Facility, IUE-CWA Members Protest Job Offshoring with Pickets at GE Facilities, Trump Properties

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 members of the Industrial Division of the Communications Workers of America (IUE-CWA) will hold protests, standing six feet apart, at General Electric (GE) facilities. They will also appeal directly to President Trump with banners outside of Trump owned golf courses and hotels.

April 30, 2020

NOKIA BARGAINING REPORT #69

April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020

NLRB Issues Complaint against Verizon for Violating Federal Labor Law in Arizona

The National Labor Relations Board’s Phoenix, Ariz., regional office has issued a complaint against Verizon Wireless for violating federal labor law.

April 30, 2020

Tips on Selecting and Wearing Non-Medical Face Masks

Wearing masks is encouraged to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, but is not a substitute for social distancing, frequent hand washing, and other public health measures.

April 30, 2020

Trump Administration Exempts Worker Pay Requirements in CARES Act

CWA President Chris Shelton joined with six other labor union leaders to raise the alarm about procedures that the Trump Administration has put in place that waives the requirement for large businesses to use federal aid from the CARES Act to keep 90% of their employees on payroll.

April 30, 2020

Organizing Update

Workers at VTDigger and the Idaho Statesman vote to join CWA.

April 30, 2020

NLRB Issues Complaint against Verizon for Violating Federal Labor Law

The complaint stems from a charge filed by CWA after an HR representative interrogated employees at a Verizon Wireless call center in Chandler, Arizona in October.

April 30, 2020

CWA Endorses Texas State Senator Royce West for U.S. Senate

For almost 30 years, Senator West has worked side-by-side with CWA to protect and defend the rights of workers to organize for better wages, benefits, and working conditions in the state of Texas.

April 30, 2020

Join Us to Discuss Essential Work During the COVID-19 Crisis

Join CWA President Chris Shelton, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, and CWA frontline workers tomorrow, May 1, at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT for a Facebook Live discussion.