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.

October 15, 2020

AT&T’s DSL Shutoff Will Leave Thousands of Consumers Without a Broadband Option

AT&T recently announced that it will discontinue DSL sales nationally and disconnect 160,000 DSL customers, only some of whom have access to another wireline service from AT&T.

October 8, 2020

CWA Exposes AT&T's Failures on Broadband and Good Jobs

New reports that expose how AT&T has left communities without access to next-generation fiber networks and eliminated good jobs received wide media and political attention this week.

October 5, 2020

AT&T Retail Store Closures are Business as Usual

Last week, AT&T announced plans to close 320 company-owned AT&T Mobility retail stores in November and December, disrupting the employment of over 1,600 workers during the holiday season.

October 5, 2020

New Reports Detail How Telecoms Companies Like AT&T are Failing to Provide Broadband and Good Jobs

3 new reports released today by the Communications Workers of America, the Economic Policy Institute, and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance describe how profit-driven corporations have left communities without access to next-generation fiber networks and eliminated good jobs, with a spotlight on AT&T.

September 24, 2020

Midwest Elected Officials Call on AT&T to Suspend Job Cuts to Aid Pandemic Recovery

Elected officials from Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Indiana released letters Wednesday calling on AT&T to suspend its job cuts and offshoring to support America's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 24, 2020

Dozens of Midwestern Elected Officials Call on AT&T to Suspend Job Cuts to Aid Pandemic Recovery

Elected officials from Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana released letters Wednesday calling on AT&T to suspend job cuts and offshoring in order to support America’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. These letters follow a July request from a group of U.S. Senators, including Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), demanding answers from AT&T about projected job cuts.

September 1, 2020

On Labor Day We Must Decide What We Want For Our Future

Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.

August 11, 2020

The Net Negative Effects Of Hedge Fund Activism In Pension Portfolios

The Communications Workers of America’s public sector members trust pension trustees and staff to manage assets to ensure their long-term retirement security. This trust is violated when pension funds entrust their capital to activist hedge funds.

August 6, 2020

Who is Paul Singer?

The podcast "Who Is?" has just released an episode focusing on Paul Singer, the billionaire hedge fund CEO behind Elliott Management's predatory campaign to destroy AT&T.

July 30, 2020

New Report: The Climate Crisis is Threatening Worker Health and Safety

The report features 14 first-hand stories from workers impacted by climate change, including CWA members.