October 21, 2021

Convention Resolutions and Actions

You can read all about the resolutions adopted during CWA's 78th Convention here.

May 27, 2021

CWAers Build Skills to Fight For Gender Justice and Equity

This training is designed to provide the knowledge, tools and skills needed to effectively prevent and combat gender-based harassment and discrimination in our workplaces, our union, and our communities.

April 22, 2021

CWA Leaders Talk to Students About Building an Anti-Racist Union

On April 21, three leaders of CWA's Civil Rights and Equity Committee (CRE) and Women's Committee led a discussion with graduate students about the challenges faced by frontline labor activists and organizers, who often find themselves fighting racism while building worker power.

April 1, 2021

AFL-CIO Profiles CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens for Women's History Month

For Women's History Month, the AFL-CIO is featuring leaders who are making women's history across the labor movement on their blog.

March 4, 2021

Committees Meet to Lay Social Justice Groundwork for CWA Convention

This week, CWA's National Civil Rights and Equity Committee and National Women's Committee held their three-day Annual Joint Meeting.

November 19, 2020

Journalists of L.A. Times Win A Decisive Victory for Pay Equity

Owners of the Times and Tribune Publishing agreed to pay $3 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that women and journalists of color were paid less than their white male counterparts.

November 12, 2020

Labor Women Get Out the Vote!

CWA collaborated with the AFL-CIO to launch "Labor Women Get Out the Vote," a phone- and textbanking initiative during the final weeks of the 2020 elections.

November 5, 2020

CWA-Endorsed Candidates Win Big on Election Day

CWA members across the country worked tirelessly in the home stretch to deliver key election wins to elect pro-worker candidates!

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.

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

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.

October 10, 2019

CWA Leader Honored as Allegheny County CLC Woman of the Year

Marge Krueger, CWA Director of Airline Passenger Service, was honored this week as the Allegheny County Pennsylvania Central Labor Council Woman of the Year.

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.

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.

December 6, 2018

Facing Public Pressure, AT&T, Verizon Pull Funding from Anti-Worker Organization

CWA joined more than 70 organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of ALEC to cut ties with the organization.

September 20, 2018

CWA Sues Facebook for Gender Discrimination on Job Ads

CWA, the ACLU, and Outten & Golden LLP filed charges this week with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Facebook and 10 other employers for unlawfully discriminating on the basis of gender.

September 18, 2018

Class Action Bias Charges Target Facebook and 10 Employers for Excluding Women from Receiving Job Ads on Facebook

The ACLU, Outten & Golden LLP, and the Communications Workers of America filed charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Facebook and 10 other employers for unlawfully discriminating on the basis of gender by targeting their job ads on Facebook to male Facebook users only, excluding all women and non-binary users from receiving the ads.

September 13, 2018

Organizing Update

Employees at ReWire.News received voluntary recognition for their union.

September 6, 2018

Call Your Senators Now: Tell Them to Stop Kavanaugh

On Wednesday, CWAers joined allies for a rally at the Capitol to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

August 23, 2018

CWAers Build Working Class Power at Human Rights Conference

CWA members from across the country gathered in New Orleans last week for the 2018 Civil and Human Rights Conference.

August 23, 2018

CWAers Rally to Stop Brett Kavanaugh Nomination to Supreme Court

CWAers joined allies for a rally on the U.S. Supreme Court steps to stand with and for working women to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

June 14, 2018

CWAers Rally in DC for Poor People's Campaign

CWAers have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

May 17, 2018

CWAers Join Poor People's Campaign to Fight Inequality

CWAers and retirees are joining tens of thousands of people across the country to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.