October 17, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

Members at the Los Angeles Times reached a tentative agreement with management.

October 17, 2019

30,000 Jobs at Risk As Billionaire Takes Aim at AT&T

Billionaire Paul Singer's hedge fund Elliott Management has bought shares of AT&T and launched a campaign arguing for the company to cut costs by laying off workers.

October 17, 2019

CWAers Call on Congress to Pass PRO Act to Build Union Member Power

On a National Day of Action on Wednesday, hundreds of CWA members across the country made phone calls to Congress to pressure them to pass the PRO Act.

October 17, 2019

Companies Putting Shareholders Ahead of Workers are Harming our Communities

CWAers briefed members of Congress and their staff this week on how the recent rise of stock buybacks is harming workers, communities, and the whole economy.

October 17, 2019

CWAers Building Support for Bills to Protect U.S. Jobs

It's time to stop making it easier and more profitable for companies to ship our jobs overseas.

October 17, 2019

CWAers Gear Up for 2020 Fight

CWA activists and local leaders held watch parties this week for the third Democratic Primary Debate.

October 16, 2019

30,000+ Family-Supporting Jobs at Risk if AT&T Accepts Elliott Management’s Destructive Proposals

Research compiled by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) estimates that more than 30,000 family-supporting jobs will be at risk of elimination or a reduction in wages and benefits if AT&T’s leadership engages in the restructuring and divestitures proposed by Elliott Management and its CEO Paul Singer.

October 10, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest information about Frontier Communications.

October 10, 2019

AT&T is Abandoning Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Just weeks after billionaire CEO Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corporation announced that it had acquired about 1% of AT&T and laid out plans to extract profits from the company by cutting jobs and selling off critical assets, AT&T announced its intention to sell off wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Liberty Latin America, a company with a history of union-busting and job cuts.

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.

October 10, 2019

Arizona CWAers Building Worker Power!

Last week, CWA members and retirees participated in several events and actions.

October 10, 2019

CWA Local 1108 Shows Solidarity with UAW Members

Striking UAW members at General Motors are still holding the line, and we're out there standing with them!

October 10, 2019

No One Should Be Fired for Being Themselves at Work

CWAers rallied on the Supreme Court steps to show solidarity for LGBTQ workers.

October 10, 2019

Save the Date: PRO Act Day of Action

On Wednesday, October 16, CWA members will be making a huge push to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

October 10, 2019

CWA: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Remedy Fails Public Interest Standard and DoJ Should Withdraw Consent

In new Tunney Act comments filed today with the DoJ Antitrust Division, CWA assessed the Department’s proposed Final Judgment on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger and the announced divestiture deal with DISH.

October 3, 2019

CWA to AT&T Board and Investors: Reject Damaging Proposals from Elliott Management

Elliott Management purchased about 1% of AT&T's stock and announced plans last month to extract profits from the company by cutting jobs and selling off critical assets.

October 3, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest bargaining information from AT&T Southeast and Nokia.

October 3, 2019

Organizing Update

The latest on who is working to join with CWA.

October 3, 2019

Tell Your Member of Congress to Support the PRO Act

When workers stand together to organize, mobilize, and strike we can build power and win the wages, benefits, and working conditions we need and deserve.

October 3, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers' Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Republican members of the U.S. Senate voted last week to confirm President Trump's new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, who has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers' rights.

October 2, 2019

CWA’s Statement on the NLRB’s Decision on T-Mobile’s T-Voice Program

"We are dismayed that President Trump's appointees to the NLRB have overruled Judge Steckler's determination that T-Mobile created an illegal company-controlled workplace organization called T-Voice."

October 1, 2019

CWA Members Ratify New Contracts with AT&T Southeast

The new agreements provide wage increases of 13.25% over the life of the contracts, pension and 401(k) plan enhancements, improved job security and additional customer service positions.

October 1, 2019

Union Representing 100,000 AT&T Employees Writes To AT&T Board, Business Roundtable: Stick To Your Word, Reject Damaging Proposals From Elliott Management

In two letters publicly released today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) is urging AT&T’s CEO, board of directors and largest investors and Business Roundtable to put a stop to controversial proposals from Elliott Management that CWA says will cut jobs and destroy long-term value and are the “archetype ploy of vulture capitalists.”

September 27, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers’ Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Scalia has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers’ rights and as Labor Secretary he will have even more power to weaken employment and health and safety protections for workers in order to further enrich already wealthy CEOs and large shareholders.