September 23, 2021

New Report Exposes Elliot Management's Harm to Pensions and Telecom Companies

The report shows the various ways Elliott Management’s activist interventions negatively impact the long-term health of the companies it has targeted

August 19, 2021

Organizing Update - August 19, 2021

In a historic win, AT&T In Home Expert (IHX) workers in Southfield, Mich., overwhelmingly chose to join CWA with 84 percent of the vote. IHX workers nationwide want to join CWA, but have met strong resistance from AT&T at every step.

July 8, 2021

Communications Workers of America Launches ‘Build Broadband Better’ Campaign to Ensure Affordability and Widespread Deployment by Qualified Union Workers

(CWA) has launched the “Build Broadband Better” campaign to ensure that the funding results in affordable, reliable broadband for all Americans and creates good union jobs.

May 20, 2021

AT&T's WarnerMedia/Discovery Deal Needs More Scrutiny

AT&T announced a plan this week to spin off its WarnerMedia division and combine it into a new company with Discovery.

May 18, 2021

CWA Calls for Scrutiny of AT&T's Warner Media/Discovery Deal

Citing concerns about the impact on workers in the media sector, the Communications Workers of America is calling for greater scrutiny of AT&T’s plan to spin off its Warner Media division and combine it into a new company with Discovery.

May 6, 2021

Why Didn't AT&T Do Anything to Prevent These Workers' Deaths?

A new report issued by the AFL-CIO, its 30th annual Death on the Job Report, reveals that every day, on average, 275 U.S. workers die from hazardous working conditions.

February 25, 2021

Solidarity with Locked-Out Teamsters at Marathon Petroleum

In an effort to appease the predatory hedge fund Elliott Management, Marathon Petroleum is trying to cut union jobs and contract work out to push up the company's stock prices.

February 18, 2021

You Shouldn’t Need to Run a $10,000 Ad to Get Quality Internet Access

This week at a congressional hearing, CWA President Chris Shelton testified on the failure of telecom companies to upgrade their networks and called on Congress to take action to expand broadband access.

February 18, 2021

Connecticut CWAers Fight to Save Call Center Jobs

Two years ago, AT&T moved 100 call center jobs out of Meriden, Conn., presenting workers with an impossible decision: uproot their lives and move to Georgia or Tennessee, or lose their jobs.

January 28, 2021

In Memoriam – January 28, 2021

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

January 14, 2021

CWA Supports Fuse Media's Complaint Against AT&T

Fuse Media, a Latino-owned and managed cable network, has alleged that AT&T is forcing it off of its distribution platforms in favor of programming from WarnerMedia, which is owned by AT&T.

January 7, 2021

CWA Members Continue to Build Worker Power with Wins in Georgia Senate Runoff

With this week's victories for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, working people in Georgia and across the United States have ensured that their voices will be heard on Capitol Hill in 2021 and beyond.

January 7, 2021

Bargaining Update

CWA and AT&T agreed to extend two contracts covering 24,000 technicians, call center customer support workers, and representatives.

January 7, 2021

CWA Members Sound Alarm of Sexual Assault, Toxic Workplace at AT&T Vallejo Store

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.

December 22, 2020

CWA Contract with AT&T Extended for Mobility Workers

The Communications Workers of America and AT&T have agreed to extend two contracts covering 24,000 technicians, call center customer support workers and representatives at AT&T's retail stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

December 17, 2020

CWA Calls on Teleperformance to Ensure Worker Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic

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.

December 3, 2020

CWA Members Fight COVID Outbreak at AT&T Call Center

Nearly 40% of the workers on the center's fifth floor have become infected with the coronavirus or developed symptoms since mid-November.

November 19, 2020

With Elliott Management's AT&T Exit, It's Time for a New Path

Elliott Management has sold its shares of AT&T stock just one year after it began its destructive campaign to make a quick buck by forcing AT&T's management to drastically cut costs.

November 17, 2020

Elliott Management Wanted to Make a Quick Buck at AT&T; It’s Time to Chart a New Path.

Elliott Management’s sale of its AT&T shares after one year shows that Elliott’s leadership was never interested in the long term success of AT&T, its workers, or its customers.

November 12, 2020

In Memoriam – November 12, 2020

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

November 5, 2020

In Memoriam – November 5, 2020

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

November 5, 2020

CWA Members Push AT&T for Work from Home after Call Center COVID-19 Outbreak

Despite 30 employees at an AT&T call center in Tustin, Calif. testing positive for COVID-19 and a probable fatality from the disease, AT&T has not agreed to allow all employees at the center to work from home.

October 29, 2020

CWAers Rally Around Joe Biden's Plan to Push Companies to Build Out Broadband with Union Workers

On Wednesday, CWA members participated in a town hall centered around the need for federal funding for broadband.

October 29, 2020

Communications Workers of America and Michigan Leaders Rally With Build Back Better Michigan Tour in Support of Biden’s Broadband Initiatives

Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton and CWA members joined Senator Gary Peters (D-Mich) and Congressmen Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Andy Levin (MI-09) for a Biden campaign virtual rally to highlight how the Vice President’s plan to invest in broadband infrastructure would bring jobs to Michigan's communities, support education, empower workers, and close the digital divide.