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.
For Women's History Month, the AFL-CIO is featuring leaders who are making women's history across the labor movement on their blog.
This week, CWA's National Civil Rights and Equity Committee and National Women's Committee held their three-day Annual Joint Meeting.
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.
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.
CWA members across the country worked tirelessly in the home stretch to deliver key election wins to elect pro-worker candidates!
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.
The Committees used this time to develop strategies for educating, engaging, and mobilizing members around social and economic justice issues.
CWA members across the country stood proudly on the front lines to ensure all working people are treated with dignity and respect.
Marge Krueger, CWA Director of Airline Passenger Service, was honored this week as the Allegheny County Pennsylvania Central Labor Council Woman of the Year.
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.
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.
Under the agreement, the tech giant will make sweeping changes to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.
CWA joined more than 70 organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of ALEC to cut ties with the organization.
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.
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.
Employees at ReWire.News received voluntary recognition for their union.
On Wednesday, CWAers joined allies for a rally at the Capitol to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.
CWA members from across the country gathered in New Orleans last week for the 2018 Civil and Human Rights Conference.
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.
CWAers have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.
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.
More than two-thirds of Flight Attendants in the U.S. have experienced sexual harassment during their flying careers, according to a new survey released by AFA-CWA.
Employees at the L.A. Times won a big victory when they voted to form a union with NewsGuild-CWA at the end of January.