August 23, 2019

Workers at AT&T Southeast to Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

Communications Workers of America members at AT&T Southeast plan to go on strike at midnight over unfair labor practices committed by management during negotiations for a new contract.

August 19, 2019

Presidential Candidates Support MAXIMUS Workers’ Fight to Form A Union

The candidates expressed their support as MAXIMUS National Organizing Committee members met over the weekend in Richmond, Virginia.

August 16, 2019

Nebraska Senators Pen Letter to Nokia EVP Demanding the Company Keep Its Commitment to Provide Health & Life Insurance to Omaha Retirees

Over the past year, CWA has been battling with Nokia to prevent the company from laying off all of the bargaining unit members and replacing its installers with subcontractors.

August 15, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest bargaining and mobilization news from General Electric, Envoy Air, AT&T Southeast, Denver Public Schools, and AT&T Mobility.

August 15, 2019

Wall Street's Secret Weapon: Trump Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia

Over the past two years, the Trump administration has been gradually rolling out changes to federal regulations to give even more power to corporate executives.

August 15, 2019

CWA Reacts to “Premature” FCC Draft Merger Order on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA.

August 15, 2019

Public Interest and Labor Organizations Join Rural Groups’ Call for FCC Public Comments After Significant Developments on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA partnered with several other organizations to file an ex parte summary of their August 12 Federal Communications Commission meetings.

August 14, 2019

Envoy Passenger Service Agents Approve First Collective Bargaining Agreement

The new agreement was reached with the involvement of the National Mediation Board after agents voted against ratification of an earlier tentative contract.

August 11, 2019

Union Contract for AT&T Workers in Southeast Expires, Potential Strike Looms

AT&T’s contract covering 22,000 workers in the Southeast region represented by CWA expired at midnight on Saturday, increasing the possibility of a strike, which union members have authorized by a 95% vote.

August 9, 2019

CWA Statement on Mass Raids in Mississippi

CWA statement in response to the raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Mississippi of a Koch Foods, Inc. plant in Morton and a Peco Foods, Inc. plant in Canton.

August 8, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, AT&T Southeast, and the Boston Globe Media Partners.

August 8, 2019

CWA Next Generation Members Build Young Worker Power in District 3

They also made calls to their members of Congress and collected postcards in support of legislation to end offshoring of call center jobs.

August 8, 2019

CWAers Build Support for Pro-Worker Legislation Across the Country

CWA activists have been collecting postcards in support of the No Tax Breaks for Outsourcing and the U.S. Call Center Workers and Consumer Protection Act.

August 8, 2019

UNI Global Union Leadership Pledges Support for U.S. Bank Workers at CWA Convention

Bank workers from Wells Fargo, BNP Paribas (Bank of the West), and Santander met with bank workers from Italy, Brazil, and Luxembourg to build global solidarity.

August 7, 2019

Statement of Claude Cummings on Mass Shooting in El Paso, Texas

"It’s not enough to point to elected leaders and say 'do something' before going on with our lives."

August 5, 2019

CWA Members Ratify New Contracts with AT&T Midwest and Legacy T

Communications Workers of America members in the Midwest and at AT&T’s national Legacy T unit have ratified four-year agreements covering 14,000 workers. The new agreements provide wage increases of 10.5% over the life of the contracts, cap health care costs and preserve jobs.

August 3, 2019

With Deadline Looming, Contract With AT&T Extended by One Week in Southeast

In the final hours before the current contract was set to expire on Saturday night, negotiators for CWA and AT&T agreed to extend the contract in the Southeast region for one week, until midnight on Saturday, August 10.

August 2, 2019

CWA Welcomes Senator Warren’s Ambitious and Pro-Worker Trade Vision

Senator Warren’s trade plan would eliminate the Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision from future deals, prioritize labor rights enforcement, promote real environmental standards, and empower workers to have a real seat at the table in shaping trade policy.

August 2, 2019

CWA Reacts to Texas Joining State Attorneys General Lawsuit Seeking to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Nothing in the announced divestiture deal remedies the concerns about the T-Mobile/Sprint merger being anti-competitive and harmful to both consumers and workers.

August 1, 2019

President Shelton: We Must Focus Our Anger on the 1%, Not on Each Other

CWA members from every sector and district came together to discuss and make decisions about the union's future and how to make CWA STRONG.

August 1, 2019

Secretary-Treasurer Steffens: CWA Needs to Go Big and Bold

CWA must not only defend, but also must take advantage of the current opportunities to grow and flourish.

August 1, 2019

Resolutions Approved by the 2019 CWA Convention

A list of the resolutions approved at the 2019 CWA Convention.

August 1, 2019

CWA Locals Honored for Organizing Efforts at 2019 CWA Convention

Since the last CWA convention, CWA locals from around the country have brought in over 4,500 new members through external organizing campaigns.

August 1, 2019

Bargaining and Mobilization Update

The latest news on UPTE-CWA and the University of California.