January 23, 2020

Organizing Update

Workers at Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times, and at Q Center, vote to join with CWA.

January 23, 2020

Save the Date - 2020 CWA Human Rights Conference and LP Activist Convening

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.

January 23, 2020

CWA Human Rights Activists Across the Country Take Action

CWA members across the country stood proudly on the front lines to ensure all working people are treated with dignity and respect.

December 12, 2019

CWA Executive Board Condemns Attacks on Union Activists in the Philippines

The CWA Executive Board issued a statement this week condemning ongoing abuses of union and progressive activists in the Philippines by the Duterte regime.

December 10, 2019

CWA Executive Board Condemns Philippine Human Rights Abuses

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.

December 5, 2019

CWA Supports Global Day of Action to Stop Attacks on Activists in the Philippines

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. 

November 21, 2019

CWA President Chris Shelton Calls for Stronger Labor Standards in Trump's New NAFTA

He also called for a strong enforcement mechanism in the new NAFTA that covers all workers.

November 14, 2019

CWAers Protest Mass Arrests of Union Organizers in the Philippines

Anne Krueger, a strong friend and ally to CWA, was temporarily freed after 12 days of incarceration.

November 7, 2019

CWA Condemns Raid and Arrest of Union Organizer and CWA Ally in the Philippines

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.

October 10, 2019

Workers and Elected Leaders Protest Racial Discrimination at Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless workers and elected leaders rallied outside the Verizon Wireless store on Wall Street.

September 19, 2019

CWA Members Gather to Watch Democratic Presidential Candidates Address Working People's Issues

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.

August 9, 2019

CWA Statement on Mass Raids in Mississippi

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.

August 7, 2019

Statement of Claude Cummings on Mass Shooting in El Paso, Texas

"It’s not enough to point to elected leaders and say 'do something' before going on with our lives."

July 17, 2019

Statement of Claude Cummings on Donald Trump’s Racist Attack on Congresswomen of Color

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.

July 3, 2019

Frontier AFA-CWA Members Kick off Human Rights Committee at Pride

The Frontier Airlines AFA-CWA Human Rights Committee held their first activity as a committee, participating in the Pride Parade in Denver.

June 27, 2019

CWA Activists Fighting Forward to Strengthen Our Union

Earlier this month, CWA activists in District 3 and District 7 participated in Human Rights Trainings in Atlanta and Phoenix.

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.

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.