Today's verdict finding Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd is a step toward justice for Floyd, his family members, and all those who have been affected by his brutal murder. But it is not enough.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Asian American communities around the country have been targeted by groups and individuals who are driven by white supremacist and misogynistic beliefs and encouraged by right-wing politicians and media figures. The tragedy in Atlanta occurred in a climate of anti-Asian hate and scapegoating.
In the Philippines, the Rodrigo Duterte regime will stop at nothing in its efforts to use violence and intimidation to target working people.
Congratulations to the newest class of military veterans who completed the CWA Veterans for Social Change training last week.
CWA leaders will be featured on panels at the AFL-CIO's MLK Civil and Human Rights Conference, which will be held virtually this week.
CWA issued a statement on Wednesday calling for corporations to demand refunds from and cease contributions to the Republican Attorneys General Association, which played a key role in promoting last week's riots.
AT&T workers and community allies rallied together to demand change at AT&T Mobility's Vallejo store after an assistant manager sexually assaulted a worker in October.
Teleperformance is the world's largest call center service provider, operating in 80 countries and providing services to some of the largest brands and companies on the planet, including AT&T.
Call center workers at government service provider Maximus held socially distant protests today calling on the company to respect their "Bill of Rights."
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.