August 9, 2019

CWA Statement on Mass Raids in Mississippi

CWA statement in response to the raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Mississippi of a Koch Foods, Inc. plant in Morton and a Peco Foods, Inc. plant in Canton.

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

Resolutions Approved by the 2019 CWA Convention

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

July 18, 2019

Verizon Wireless Worker Files EEOC Complaint for Racial Discrimination

He is sharing his story publicly of how he faced constant racial discrimination at work from customers and managers.

July 18, 2019

Breaking: U.S. House Passes Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage!

The bill increases the minimum wage over the next six years until it reaches $15 an hour in 2025. Next, the bill will head to the U.S. Senate.

July 17, 2019

Statement of Claude Cummings on Donald Trump’s Racist Attack on Congresswomen of Color

It’s past time to be surprised or even disgusted when Donald Trump displays his overt racism. His attack on women of color honorably expressing their views and values as duly elected officials isn’t Trump’s first display of racial hate. It won’t be his last.

July 3, 2019

More than 30 Years Ago, Women Sued the AP for Gender Discrimination — And Won

The NewsGuild-CWA interviewed the women as part of its ongoing equal pay project, which includes analyses of pay at publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Washington Post.

July 3, 2019

Frontier AFA-CWA Members Kick off Human Rights Committee at Pride

The Frontier Airlines AFA-CWA Human Rights Committee held their first activity as a committee, participating in the Pride Parade in Denver.

June 27, 2019

CWA Activists Fighting Forward to Strengthen Our Union

Earlier this month, CWA activists in District 3 and District 7 participated in Human Rights Trainings in Atlanta and Phoenix.

June 27, 2019

CWAers Win Pride at Work Solidarity Awards

Pride at Work is a constituency group of the AFL-CIO that organizes mutual support between the organized labor movement and the LGBTQ community.

June 20, 2019

CWAers Come Together for Poor People's Campaign Moral Action Congress

CWA Activists took part in a three-day gathering of activists, union members, moral leaders, and advocates from more than 40 states to strategize, learn, and build power together.

May 16, 2019

Presidential Candidates Must Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent this week to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform a centerpiece of their campaign platforms.

May 9, 2019

Making District 6 CWA STRONG

At the CWA District 6 conference in St. Louis this week, CWA President Chris Shelton urged members and activists to stay focused on moving our agenda for working families forward.

April 4, 2019

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

April 4, 2019

Journalists Fight for Equal Pay in Newsrooms

On Equal Pay Day, NewsGuild-CWA members stood up for equal pay by posting on social media, putting up table tents, and talking with their colleagues about how unions can address pay discrimination directly.

March 21, 2019

CWA Secures Agreement with Facebook on Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discrimination

Under the agreement, the tech giant will make sweeping changes to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.

March 21, 2019

Next Steps on the "For the People Act"

CWA members made thousands of calls to their representatives in Congress, and their efforts paid off when Congress passed the For the People Act.

March 19, 2019

Facebook Agrees to Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discriminatory Ad Targeting Practices

A historic civil rights settlement was announced with Facebook today encompassing sweeping changes that the tech giant will make to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.

February 7, 2019

CWA Members Fight to Save our Democracy

CWA members across the country made nearly 1000 calls this week as part of a Day of Action to pass the For the People Act.

February 4, 2019

CWA Calls on Ralph Northam to Resign

Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton and CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens

January 24, 2019

"Our Calling is Now" to End the Government Shutdown

AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson called on activists from across the labor movement to come together to address the government shutdown.

January 10, 2019

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

January 4, 2019

CWA Supports For the People Act’s Bold Action to Reclaim Our Democracy for Working Families

Yesterday’s introduction of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, demonstrates that the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives understands the need for fundamental reform of our political system.

December 13, 2018

CWA Calls on Congress to Remake our Democracy by Passing H.R.1

CWA joined a diverse coalition in support of the comprehensive package of democracy reforms that House Democrats have committed to bring to the floor as the first order of business in the new Congress.