CWA, Filipino-American, and Human Rights Groups Applaud Newly-Introduced Philippine Human Rights Act
As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte escalates his campaign to punish and execute trade union activists, CWA and others united to urge Congress to pass the Philippine Human Rights Act.
The House of Representatives has passed hundreds of bills that would help working families, but Mitch McConnell has blocked them all.
CWA Members to Spotlight AT&T’s Pattern of Discriminatory Behavior in Memphis Protest, Demand Protections for Black Lives
AT&T workers and other members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union will hold a socially distanced protest as part of the national Strike for Black Lives Monday afternoon outside an AT&T Mobility Call Center in Memphis, Tenn. The AT&T call center workers will be joined by their colleagues from the AT&T Mobility warehouse and retail stores in Memphis, along with other local union members and community groups.
The accomplishments of Congressman John Lewis are legendary. His courage and determination in the face of some of the most brutal racist attacks any person has ever endured inspired generations of activists and leaders, including thousands of CWA members. He truly understood the connection between labor rights and civil rights.
CWA members will join with other union members at SEIU, the Teamsters, AFT, and community-based organizations to hold a National Strike/Day of Action for Black Lives.
From poverty to policing practices to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities, as union members, we must begin discussing ways to dismantle racism.
This week, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that firing someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The event will stream live on Facebook at 6 pm EDT/ 5 pm CDT/4 pm MDT/3 pm PDT.
Today’s historic 6-3 Supreme Court decision affirms that firing someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling provides clarity and comfort for millions of LGBTQ working people in the United States who are not covered by anti-discrimination provisions in state and local laws or union collective bargaining agreements.
Statement from the CWA Executive Board on the Need to Dismantle the Racism that Plagues Our Communities
As we reach a tragic milestone of 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19, we find ourselves confronting the other plague that has been rampaging through our communities since long before the pandemic: Racism.
Workers at Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times, and at Q Center, vote to join with CWA.
The 2020 CWA Human Rights Conference and Legislative-Political Activist Convening will be held from July 26-29, 2020, at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.
CWA members across the country stood proudly on the front lines to ensure all working people are treated with dignity and respect.
The CWA Executive Board issued a statement this week condemning ongoing abuses of union and progressive activists in the Philippines by the Duterte regime.
Today, on International Human Rights Day, the Communications Workers of America Executive Board is united in its support for activists in the Philippines who face intimidation and retaliation for seeking to improve the lives and conditions of Filipino workers.
CWA members will participate in a global day of labor union action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to protest the severe repression of labor union and other activists in the Philippines.
He also called for a strong enforcement mechanism in the new NAFTA that covers all workers.
Anne Krueger, a strong friend and ally to CWA, was temporarily freed after 12 days of incarceration.
Military police raided the regional offices of several progressive and union organizations in Bacolod, Philippines, on Friday, arresting union organizer Mary-Anne Krueger and others.
Verizon Wireless workers and elected leaders rallied outside the Verizon Wireless store on Wall Street.
CWA members held watch parties across the country for the Democratic presidential primary debate last week to learn where the candidates stand on the issues.
CWA statement in response to the raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Mississippi of a Koch Foods, Inc. plant in Morton and a Peco Foods, Inc. plant in Canton.
"It’s not enough to point to elected leaders and say 'do something' before going on with our lives."
It’s past time to be surprised or even disgusted when Donald Trump displays his overt racism. His attack on women of color honorably expressing their views and values as duly elected officials isn’t Trump’s first display of racial hate. It won’t be his last.