News

December 6, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air, Law360, AT&T Southwest, and A&T Midwest.

December 6, 2018 — News

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.

December 6, 2018 — News

CWAers are Fighting for Call Center Jobs in New Jersey

Last week, the New Jersey Senate Labor Committee held a hearing on the New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act.

November 29, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

NYC Parking Production Assistants (PPAs), who voted unanimously in February to join CWA Local 1101, have come to a tentative agreement on their first union contract!

November 29, 2018 — News

How Working People Can Win the Fight Against Corporate Power

In remarks at this week's Democracy Initiative Annual Meeting, CWA President Chris Shelton urged attendees to take on the power of corporate interests in our political system to build a system that represents all of our interests.

November 29, 2018 — News

CWA Calls for Congressional Hearings on Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA sent a letter this week calling on Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) to hold hearings in early 2019 on the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.

November 16, 2018 — Press Release

CWA District 1 Calls on NY Public Service Commission to Deny T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Petition

In their new filing to the NY PSC, CWA District 1 highlights that the companies fail to meet the public interest standard and details four areas of significant detriment to the public interest in New York if the merger proceeds.

November 16, 2018 — News

AT&T VTP Notification - 11/16/18

AT&T VTP Notification - 11/16/18

November 15, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Air Wisconsin and Envoy Air.

November 15, 2018 — News

More Election Wins for CWAers!

Election Day may be over, but the wins for CWAers and all working families keep rolling in as election results are finalized!

November 15, 2018 — News

Software Company Learns a Tough Lesson about Union-Busting

A small boutique software company got a tough lesson about union-busting last week when it agreed to shell out $775,000 to 15 programmers the company fired after its developers announced plans to form a union.

November 15, 2018 — News

It's Time to #BridgeTheGap for Flight Attendants and Aviation Workers

AFA-CWA Flight Attendants took their fight for fair treatment at regional carriers to Washington, D.C., today.

November 15, 2018 — News

Help CWA Members Devastated By California Wildfires

Wildfires have devastated more than 200,000 acres in Northern and Southern California and destroyed thousands of homes.

November 15, 2018 — News

New Video: Our U.S. Mail is Not for Sale

More than 550,000 postal workers currently benefit from a union contract.

November 14, 2018 — Press Release

Is T-Mobile’s New FCC Filing and New Economic Argument a Bad Sign for Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger?

The filing appears to largely abandon the company’s previous economic claims that the merger would accelerate nationwide 5G build-out, help bring high-speed broadband to rural America, and make T-Mobile into a super maverick, “Un-Carrier” competitor.

November 9, 2018 — Press Release

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Pens Letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker Urging Good Faith Negotiations with Envoy Passenger Service Agents

Rep. Green’s letter reiterates concern he voiced earlier this year when he joined 80 members of Congress who called on American Airlines to support living wages for Envoy passenger service agents.

November 8, 2018 — News

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

November 8, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Piedmont Airlines, Nokia, and Windstream.

November 8, 2018 — News

AFA-CWA Fights Airline Staffing Cuts

United Airlines announced it will reduce service by pre-plating meals on the ground and eliminating a Flight Attendant position on certain international flights.

November 7, 2018 — Press Release

CWA-Backed Candidates Win Big on Election Day

The Communications Workers of America’s intense multi-pronged political program, combined with a year-long effort to highlight the failed promises of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, made the difference in some of the most competitive races of the 2018 midterm election. Tuesday’s results are a defining moment for pro-worker progressives who will change the face of Congress, state houses and hundreds of local and municipal offices from coast-to-coast.

November 1, 2018 — News

Iowa CWAers Vote to Keep Their Union!

All 21 Iowa CWA public sector bargaining units have voted overwhelmingly to keep their union.

November 1, 2018 — News

Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Cause Substantial Harm to Working People and Consumers

CWA submitted new comments on October 31 to the FCC on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

November 1, 2018 — News

Hundreds of Hattiesburg Call Center Workers Rally for Fair Pay and a Union

On Monday, hundreds of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) workers rallied outside their call center in Hattiesburg, Miss., against poverty level wages.

November 1, 2018 — News

CWAers Build Worker Power at 2018 CWA Minority Leadership Institute

Last week, thirteen CWA members completed an intensive residential training program as part of the 2018 CWA Minority Leadership Institute.