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.

February 18, 2021

We Are Building an Army of CWA Trainers for Our Fight Against Runaway Inequality

Twenty-five CWA activists from across the country participated in a training session last week to learn how to run CWA's "Reversing Runaway Inequality" workshops.

February 11, 2021

For the People: More Choices for Voting

The ability to vote and to have a voice are critical to the health of our democracy.

February 11, 2021

CWA Veterans Acquire New Skills to Build Power for Working People

Congratulations to the newest class of military veterans who completed the CWA Veterans for Social Change training last week.

February 11, 2021

Attorneys General Urge FCC to Further Investigate Verizon Acquisition of TracFone

In a letter to the Commission, the attorneys general detailed how Verizon's acquisition of TracFone could negatively impact the Lifeline program.

February 4, 2021

Tell the Senate to Confirm our Union Brother Marty Walsh

Confirmation hearings for President Biden's pick for Secretary of Labor, Marty Walsh, have begun, and we need your help to push him over the line.

January 28, 2021

Levin and Fitzpatrick Reintroduce SAFE Workers Act to Allow Electronic Voting in NLRB Union Elections

This week, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens joined Reps. Andy Levin (D-Mich.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Penn.) for a virtual press conference on the reintroduction of the bipartisan Secure And Fair Elections for (SAFE) Workers Act.

January 28, 2021

Biden Takes Executive Action to Create Jobs, Raise Wages, and Protect Workers

On Monday, President Biden issued an executive order to update and strengthen Buy American requirements for federal spending.

January 28, 2021

Bargaining Update

Last week, NewsGuild-CWA members at The New Yorker held a 24-hour work stoppage to demand fair wages and a transparent, equitable salary structure.

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 21, 2021

Biden Inaugural Event Features CWA Member

CWA Local 3204 member Adonis Brevard was featured in a virtual event hosted by Biden's Presidential Inaugural Committee.

January 21, 2021

It's Time for Union Members to Fight to Make the PRO Act Law

CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens was featured on a Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act national virtual townhall co-hosted by CWA, the AFL-CIO, and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT).

January 21, 2021

Bargaining Update

Gloucester County library workers, who organized to join CWA Local 1085 in 2019, celebrated the overwhelming ratification of their first contract.

January 14, 2021

Join Us Tonight for a PRO Act Virtual Town Hall

It's time to build worker power! Join us tonight at 7pm Eastern for a virtual town hall co-hosted by CWA.

January 14, 2021

CWA Applauds Biden's Pick of Marty Walsh for Labor Secretary

Walsh is a longtime union member and labor leader, and a great choice to serve as Biden's Labor Secretary for working people.

January 14, 2021

Continuing the Fight for Justice on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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.

January 14, 2021

Defending Our Democracy

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.

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.

January 7, 2021

CWA Raises Concerns about Verizon's Proposed Acquisition of TracFone

TracFone is now one of the largest providers of Lifeline services, a federal program that makes phone and internet services more affordable for low-income customers.

January 7, 2021

Yesterday’s Insurrection Was An Attack on Democracy by White Supremacists and Fascists

Yesterday, the world watched as armed insurrectionists, with the encouragement of the President of the United States, launched an attack on the Capitol in an attempt to undermine our democracy and prevent Congress from certifying the results of the Presidential election.