September 10, 2020

CWA Joins #SaveTheVote Efforts to Protect Integrity of Fall Elections

The goal of the campaign is to provide clear, accurate information about voting to the American people.

September 3, 2020

A Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.

September 3, 2020

Airline Workers Demand Action on Payroll Support Program Extension

Last week, CWA members who work at American Airlines as passenger service agents and allies held a protest outside of the Charlotte office of U.S. Senator Thom Tillis.

August 27, 2020

Town Hall Call: Saving Our Jobs

The COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress in March provided funding to keep workers on the payroll, improved access to paid leave, and expanded unemployment benefits.

August 13, 2020

CWAers Attend Virtual Training on Building An Anti-Racist Union

In response to the national uprisings following the murder of George Floyd, the CWA Executive Board committed to create dedicated spaces for open dialogue on race for our members and leaders.

July 30, 2020

Denver Health Workers United Members Urge Board of Directors to Take Steps to Dismantle Racism

On July 23rd, two CWA members told personal stories to the Denver Health Board of Directors about their experiences with racism on the job.

July 23, 2020

CWAers Participate in National Strike/Day of Action for Black Lives

On Monday, CWAers across the country demanded that bosses and elected officials address the systemic racism that drives economic inequality in this country.

July 23, 2020

CWA Mourns Passing of Congressman John Lewis

His courage and determination in the face of some of the most brutal racist attacks any person has ever endured inspired generations of activists and leaders.

July 20, 2020

CWA Members to Spotlight AT&T’s Pattern of Discriminatory Behavior in Memphis Protest, Demand Protections for Black Lives

AT&T workers and other members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union will hold a socially distanced protest as part of the national Strike for Black Lives Monday afternoon outside an AT&T Mobility Call Center in Memphis, Tenn. The AT&T call center workers will be joined by their colleagues from the AT&T Mobility warehouse and retail stores in Memphis, along with other local union members and community groups.

July 20, 2020

CWA Mourns Passing of Congressman John Lewis

The accomplishments of Congressman John Lewis are legendary. His courage and determination in the face of some of the most brutal racist attacks any person has ever endured inspired generations of activists and leaders, including thousands of CWA members. He truly understood the connection between labor rights and civil rights.

July 16, 2020

On Monday, Join the Strike for Black Lives

CWA members will join with other union members at SEIU, the Teamsters, AFT, and community-based organizations to hold a National Strike/Day of Action for Black Lives.

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."