July 9, 2020

Political Update

The latest election news from Texas and Colorado.

June 25, 2020

Organizing Update

The latest news in CWA Organizing.

June 25, 2020

CWAers Celebrate Juneteenth with Livestream Featuring Union Leaders

From poverty to policing practices to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities, as union members, we must begin discussing ways to dismantle racism.

June 25, 2020

House Democrats Introduce Bill to Expand Broadband Infrastructure

CWA President Chris Shelton thanked the Members of Congress for introducing a bill that includes many provisions important to CWA members, including strong labor protections.

June 18, 2020

CWA Applauds Supreme Court Decision Banning LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

This week, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that firing someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

June 18, 2020

Join Us for a Juneteenth Celebration: Workers Rise Up for Black Lives

The event will stream live on Facebook at 6 pm EDT/ 5 pm CDT/4 pm MDT/3 pm PDT.

June 15, 2020

CWA Applauds Supreme Court Decision Banning LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

Today’s historic 6-3 Supreme Court decision affirms that firing someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling provides clarity and comfort for millions of LGBTQ working people in the United States who are not covered by anti-discrimination provisions in state and local laws or union collective bargaining agreements.

June 11, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton: We Must Win Elections

In his keynote address to CWA's Virtual Legislative-Political Conference on Monday, CWA President Chris Shelton discussed our national economic, health, and racial justice crises and the importance of this fall's elections.

June 11, 2020

CWAers Stop Work to Take a Stand Against Racism and Police Violence

Many members stopped work for 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds.

June 11, 2020

NewsGuild-CWA and District 2-13 Denounce Racist Management Decisions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Last week, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Reporter Alexis Johnson posted a tweet deemed controversial by management. Top editors quickly took steps to remove her from covering stories related to the protests in Pittsburgh.

June 8, 2020

Statement denouncing racist management decisions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A joint statement from Jon Schleuss, President of The NewsGuild-CWA, and Ed Mooney, Vice President of CWA District 2-13.

June 4, 2020

Statement from the CWA Executive Board on the Need to Dismantle the Racism that Plagues Our Communities

The CWA Executive Board is committed to moving beyond an endless string of reaction statements and demonstrating our continued commitment to justice for Black people through our organizing, representation, political, and movement building work.

June 4, 2020

NABET-CWA and NewsGuild-CWA Condemn Arrests of CNN Crew While Covering Minneapolis Protests

"Arresting a CNN correspondent and crew while they were doing their jobs to inform the American public about the protests in Minneapolis is completely unacceptable."

May 29, 2020

Statement from the CWA Executive Board on the Need to Dismantle the Racism that Plagues Our Communities

As we reach a tragic milestone of 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19, we find ourselves confronting the other plague that has been rampaging through our communities since long before the pandemic: Racism.

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.

March 5, 2020

CWAers Join A National Call for Moral Revival

CWAers from Alabama and Georgia joined the Poor People's Campaign Tour in Alabama to fight against inequality last weekend.

February 27, 2020

Civil Rights and Women's Committees Hold Strategy Meeting in Baltimore

The Committees used this time to develop strategies for educating, engaging, and mobilizing members around social and economic justice issues.

January 23, 2020

Organizing Update

Workers at Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times, and at Q Center, vote to join with CWA.

January 23, 2020

CWA Human Rights Activists Across the Country Take Action

CWA members across the country stood proudly on the front lines to ensure all working people are treated with dignity and respect.

December 12, 2019

CWA Executive Board Condemns Attacks on Union Activists in the Philippines

The CWA Executive Board issued a statement this week condemning ongoing abuses of union and progressive activists in the Philippines by the Duterte regime.

December 10, 2019

CWA Executive Board Condemns Philippine Human Rights Abuses

Today, on International Human Rights Day, the Communications Workers of America Executive Board is united in its support for activists in the Philippines who face intimidation and retaliation for seeking to improve the lives and conditions of Filipino workers.

December 5, 2019

CWA Supports Global Day of Action to Stop Attacks on Activists in the Philippines

CWA members will participate in a global day of labor union action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to protest the severe repression of labor union and other activists in the Philippines. 

November 14, 2019

CWA Leaders Attend 2019 Minority Leadership Institute

Thirteen CWA leaders participated in the 2019 Minority Leadership Institute last week.

November 7, 2019

CWA Condemns Raid and Arrest of Union Organizer and CWA Ally in the Philippines

Military police raided the regional offices of several progressive and union organizations in Bacolod, Philippines, on Friday, arresting union organizer Mary-Anne Krueger and others.