July 9, 2020

It's Time for the NLRB to Conduct Union Elections Electronically

The SAFE Workers Act removes the ban on electronic voting in National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) representation elections.

June 25, 2020

Organizing Update

The latest news in CWA Organizing.

June 11, 2020

Trump NLRB Comes After Workers Rights

The agency has issued a new terrible decision this week redefining "solicitation" to include conversations among co-workers encouraging support for union representation.

May 28, 2020

Organizing Update

Journalists at the Bradenton Herald and the Seattle Times vote to join with CWA.

May 14, 2020

Organizing Update

Workers at the Orlando Sentinel, Inside Higher Ed, and Pop-Up Magazine Productions vote to join with CWA.

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.

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 23, 2020

168 Members of Congress Call for Electronic Union Representation Elections

Reps. Andy Levin (D-Mich.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Penn.) sent a letter on Monday signed by 168 Members of Congress calling for funding to enable the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold union elections electronically in the next coronavirus stimulus bill.

April 9, 2020

At A Time When Workers Need Unions More Than Ever, Trump is Making it Easier for Employers to Bust Unions

We might be in the middle of a pandemic, but the Trump NLRB is not taking a break from union busting.

February 13, 2020

NABET-CWA Members Win Unfair Labor Practice Complaint

A National Labor Relations Board judge has found that layoffs of NABET-CWA Local 24 members in N.Y., were unlawful.

January 16, 2020

NABET-CWA Members Win Largest Back Pay Settlement in NLRB History

The settlement provides substantial justice to workers who have been waiting more than 15 years to be made whole for the losses that they suffered.

January 10, 2020

NABET-CWA Negotiates Historic $76 Million Back Pay Settlement with CNN

NABET-CWA, a sector of the Communications Workers of America, and its Local 11 (New York) and Local 31 (Washington, D.C.), have negotiated one of the largest back pay settlements in the 84-year history of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), requiring CNN America, Inc. to pay a total of $76 million to hundreds of broadcast technicians who were fired when CNN terminated its subcontract with union-represented employees at Team Video Services (TVS).

December 19, 2019

Trump NLRB Appointees Continue Attack on Worker Freedom

The National Labor Relations Board announced a series of decisions this week designed to undermine workers' ability to join together to address workplace issues.

December 19, 2019

Trump NLRB Appointees Continue Attack on Freedom to Speak Out at Work

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a series of decisions this week designed to undermine workers’ ability to join together to address workplace issues. All three cases were decided by a 3-1 vote, with President Trump’s three appointees voting to expand employers’ control over workers’ ability to communicate with each other and maintain their union membership..

October 2, 2019

CWA’s Statement on the NLRB’s Decision on T-Mobile’s T-Voice Program

"We are dismayed that President Trump's appointees to the NLRB have overruled Judge Steckler's determination that T-Mobile created an illegal company-controlled workplace organization called T-Voice."

July 19, 2019

Statement from Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton on President Trump’s announcement that Eugene Scalia is his new pick for Secretary of Labor

“It’s no surprise that President Trump’s new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, has a long record of representing big business at the expense of working people."

July 12, 2019

CWA Statement on the Resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta

CWA addresses the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta.

February 28, 2019

NLRB Accuses Nokia of Violating Federal Labor Laws

The NLRB accuses Nokia of refusing to bargain in good faith over the closure of a remote installation and support facility.

December 20, 2018

NLRB Rules in Favor of NewsGuild

Last week, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) court ruled in favor of the NewsGuild-Pacific Media Workers Guild and against San Francisco Chronicle/Hearst management.

September 20, 2018

The Republican NLRB is Trying to Make it Harder for Working People to Join Together

The National Labor Relations Board was created in 1935 to help protect the right of workers to organize and bargain collectively with their employer.

September 7, 2018

GDIT Workers Take Fight for Fair Wages and Better Working Conditions to the Hill

Workers from GDIT, the top federal contractor in the call center industry, and XPO Logistics spoke on how labor law violations at federal contractors keep workers in poverty.

September 4, 2018

As GDIT Workers Stand Strong against Intimidation, GDIT Hit with Two New NLRB Complaints

“GDIT management needs to respect the rights of its workers to organize.”

July 12, 2018

Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh Has Long Record of Siding with Corporations against CWA Members

CWA is opposing President Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and calling on members of the U.S. Senate to reject this nomination.

May 29, 2018

In Boost for Efforts to Gain a Union Voice, GDIT Workers Win Settlement

GDIT has agreed to a settlement that vacates 2017 union election results at its former Alexandria, Virginia facility that were tainted by GDIT’s union busting activities, and requires the company to send a notice to all affected employees pledging not to engage in those anti-union activities in the future.