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.

October 10, 2019

Workers and Elected Leaders Protest Racial Discrimination at Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless workers and elected leaders rallied outside the Verizon Wireless store on Wall Street.

October 10, 2019

No One Should Be Fired for Being Themselves at Work

CWAers rallied on the Supreme Court steps to show solidarity for LGBTQ workers.

September 26, 2019

Ohio Workers Rally Against Racism at Verizon

CWAers and community leaders then gathered for a rally where they demanded that Verizon address widespread issues of racial discrimination at the company.

September 26, 2019

EEOC: Employers Violated Federal Law by Excluding Women and Older Workers from Receiving Facebook Job Ads

Federal law bars employers from engaging in discriminatory advertising and hiring based on sex, age, and other statuses.

September 19, 2019

CWA Members Gather to Watch Democratic Presidential Candidates Address Working People's Issues

CWA members held watch parties across the country for the Democratic presidential primary debate last week to learn where the candidates stand on the issues.

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.