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December 6, 2018 — News

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 — News

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 — Press Release

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 — News

Organizing Update

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

September 6, 2018 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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 — Press Release

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 — News

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 — News

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 — News

CWAers Mobilize on International Women’s Day

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

February 16, 2017 — News

Berger Marks 'Edna' Award

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

January 26, 2017 — News

Women’s March on Washington

More than 1,000 CWA women and men came to Washington, D.C., last Saturday to stand up for justice and dignity for all and to protect our rights.

January 19, 2017 — News

Women's March on Washington

More than 500 CWAers will march together, joining tens of thousands of other activists participating in the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21.

January 12, 2017 — News

Cummings: MLK Day is a Call to Stand Together against Injustice and Hatred

Today, across our country, workers and civil rights activists, people of faith, human rights activists, and many others are standing together and standing strong, ready to defend the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King and so many others.

January 12, 2017 — News

Join the Women’s March on Washington

So far, more than 500 CWAers are participating in the Women's March on Washington the day after the presidential inauguration, with more expected to join.