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.

May 16, 2018

AFA-CWA Survey Reveals Widespread Harassment of Flight Attendants

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.

April 12, 2018

Union Uncovers Pay Disparity at the L.A. Times

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.

March 22, 2018

T-Mobile Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Heads to Trial

Last week, a judge ruled that a sexual harassment case brought by a former T-Mobile worker can proceed to trial in a federal court.

January 11, 2018

Cummings: CWA Members Remain Committed to Preserving, Protecting and Expanding our Democracy

Astatement from CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings as part of the observation of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 4, 2018

CWAers Fighting for Democracy

CWA took part in the Democracy Initiative (DI) Annual meeting, a convening of the 60+ partner organizations of the DI to plan for 2018 and beyond.

August 31, 2017

North Carolina CWAers Gather for "Fight Forward" Training

CWA members participated in a "Fight Forward" training to learn how to build power through local activism and mobilization.

August 13, 2017

We Cannot Tolerate the Resentment and Division Pulling Our Nation Apart

Statement by CWA Vice President Claude Cummings, head of CWA's Human Rights Program.

August 10, 2017

Convention Resolutions and Actions

In addition to CWA STRONG, delegates to the 76th convention adopted several resolutions about NAFTA, call centers, and more.

June 15, 2017

CWA Local 1096 Uncovers Significant Gender Pay Gap at Dow Jones

Study results confirm that pay disparities at the company are very real, and longstanding.

March 9, 2017

CWAers Mobilize on International Women’s Day

CWAers in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere, participated in International Women's Day.

February 16, 2017

Berger Marks 'Edna' Award

The Berger-Marks Foundation honored six young women social justice leaders with this year's awards.