August 7, 2019

Statement of Claude Cummings on Mass Shooting in El Paso, Texas

"It’s not enough to point to elected leaders and say 'do something' before going on with our lives."

August 6, 2019

Nokia Bargaining Report #60

Today the Bargaining Team met with the Company who presented us with a counter proposal on Post-Retirement Medical, Dental and Group Life Insurance.

August 5, 2019

CWA Members Ratify New Contracts with AT&T Midwest and Legacy T

Communications Workers of America members in the Midwest and at AT&T’s national Legacy T unit have ratified four-year agreements covering 14,000 workers. The new agreements provide wage increases of 10.5% over the life of the contracts, cap health care costs and preserve jobs.

August 3, 2019

With Deadline Looming, Contract With AT&T Extended by One Week in Southeast

In the final hours before the current contract was set to expire on Saturday night, negotiators for CWA and AT&T agreed to extend the contract in the Southeast region for one week, until midnight on Saturday, August 10.

August 2, 2019

CWA Welcomes Senator Warren’s Ambitious and Pro-Worker Trade Vision

Senator Warren’s trade plan would eliminate the Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision from future deals, prioritize labor rights enforcement, promote real environmental standards, and empower workers to have a real seat at the table in shaping trade policy.

August 2, 2019

CWA Reacts to Texas Joining State Attorneys General Lawsuit Seeking to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Nothing in the announced divestiture deal remedies the concerns about the T-Mobile/Sprint merger being anti-competitive and harmful to both consumers and workers.

August 2, 2019

CWA President Emeritus Morton Bahr Dies at 93

Morton Bahr, who led the Communications Workers of America during the most turbulent years of the communications industry and made the union a powerful force for working people, died on Tuesday, July 30 at age 93.

August 1, 2019

CWA mourns the passing of President Emeritus Morty Bahr

He successfully led CWA through the turbulent technological and structural revolution that transformed telecommunications.

August 1, 2019

President Shelton: We Must Focus Our Anger on the 1%, Not on Each Other

CWA members from every sector and district came together to discuss and make decisions about the union's future and how to make CWA STRONG.

August 1, 2019

2019 CWA Convention Delegates Elect National and District Leaders

Delegates re-elected CWA President Christopher Shelton and Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens.

August 1, 2019

Secretary-Treasurer Steffens: CWA Needs to Go Big and Bold

CWA must not only defend, but also must take advantage of the current opportunities to grow and flourish.

August 1, 2019

Resolutions Approved by the 2019 CWA Convention

A list of the resolutions approved at the 2019 CWA Convention.

August 1, 2019

CWA Locals Honored for Organizing Efforts at 2019 CWA Convention

Since the last CWA convention, CWA locals from around the country have brought in over 4,500 new members through external organizing campaigns.

August 1, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest news on UPTE-CWA and the University of California.

August 1, 2019

Divestiture Agreement with DISH Doesn't Address Worker Concerns in T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA President Chris Shelton issued a statement in response to the reported divestiture deal with DISH as part of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

July 31, 2019

Sara Steffens Remarks to the CWA 77th Convention

In her address to the CWA Convention, Communications Workers of America Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens called on CWAers to take advantage of new opportunities to grow our union.

July 29, 2019

Chris Shelton Remarks to the CWA 77th Convention

In his address to the CWA Convention, Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton called on CWAers to stand together and make the changes we need to strengthen our union.

July 26, 2019

CWA: Divestiture Agreement with DISH Creates New T-Mobile Customer, Not a New Competitor

CWA also released the following assessment of the announced divestiture deal and implications.

July 25, 2019

New Trump Labor Secretary Pick Will Weaken Worker Protections

If confirmed by the Senate, President Trump’s new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, will follow the Trump administration's blueprint of weakening employment and health and safety protections for workers.

July 25, 2019

Organizing Update

About 80 BuzzFeed staff officially joined NewsGuild-CWA Local 31003 this week.

July 25, 2019

AFA-CWA Members Stand with Airline Catering Workers

Flight Attendants at regional airlines and the workers who prepare and load food and beverages onto our planes are often left living in poverty.

July 25, 2019

CWA Activists Hone Skills on Worksite Organizing and Climate Justice

Two CWA members from District 3 attended the Labor Network for Sustainability Convergence in Chicago in June.

July 24, 2019

As AT&T Releases Q2 Earnings, CWA Denounces Slashing of 27,000+ Jobs Since Tax Cut

The report today shows that AT&T has eliminated 27,828 jobs since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, cutting 4,500 jobs in Q2 of this year alone.

July 22, 2019

August 2019 Momentum

The topic is resilience.