April 4, 2019

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

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.

March 15, 2019

Statement from Claude Cummings, Jr. on the Christchurch Mosque Murders

I know the anguish and utter sorrow I feel over the suffering of the Muslim community in Christchurch and around the world is shared by my brothers and sisters in CWA other Labor Unions, and by all thinking, caring humans.

February 14, 2019

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA Decry Violence at Trump Rally

The NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA released a joint statement decrying violence at President Trump's rally earlier this week in El Paso.

February 4, 2019

CWA Calls on Ralph Northam to Resign

Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton and CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens

January 10, 2019

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

December 13, 2018

CWA Calls on Congress to Remake our Democracy by Passing H.R.1

CWA joined a diverse coalition in support of the comprehensive package of democracy reforms that House Democrats have committed to bring to the floor as the first order of business in the new Congress.

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.

October 29, 2018

We Must Rededicate Ourselves to the Fight for Justice

Events of the past week have shaken our nation. Violent extremists have targeted African-Americans, Jewish Americans and political leaders, and the Trump administration has declared its intention to dehumanize transgender and gender non-conforming members of our communities.

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.

July 5, 2018

CWAers Join Rally to End Inhumane Treatment of Immigrant Families

CWA activists rallied this week at Chicano Park in San Diego to demand an end to the inhumane mistreatment of immigrant families at our borders.

July 2, 2018

CWA Members Will Join Today's #FreeOurFuture Rally in San Diego

CWA activists are proud to join members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, MiJente and other immigrant rights advocates to demand an end to the inhumane mistreatment of immigrant families at our borders.

June 27, 2018

Statement of Claude Cummings, Jr. on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold Trump’s Travel Ban

"We are deeply dismayed and appalled by the Supreme Court’s majority decision to ignore Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and uphold a proclamation camouflaged by so-called national security reasons."

June 22, 2018

CWA Condemns Family Separations and Indefinite Detention Policy

While President Trump's executive order puts a stop to these separations for the time being, it also directs immigration officials to detain families indefinitely -- another inhumane practice.

June 19, 2018

Statement of Claude Cummings on Trump Administration Policy to Separate Children from Parents Seeking Safety and Asylum in America

There is no greatness in tearing children from the arms of mothers and fathers. Warehousing children in caged enclosures and in tent cities under a 100-degree sun is no act of greatness. Ripping families apart who are fleeing hardship and death is an act of terror and the antithesis of greatness.

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 25, 2018

Statement of Claude Cummings, Jr. on NFL Owners' Effort to Mandate Standing During the National Anthem

With their policy requiring players to stand during the playing of our national anthem, NFL owners are failing to grasp how individual thought, freedom of speech and the fundamental right to disagree are essential to our free society.

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.