January 23, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton to Mitch McConnell: Do Your Job and Put For the People Act Up for a Vote

As part of a coalition of more than 145 groups working together to fix our broken democracy, CWA President Chris Shelton called on Mitch McConnell to put the For the People Act up for a vote.

January 23, 2020

Organizing Update

Workers at Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times, and at Q Center, vote to join with CWA.

January 23, 2020

Bargaining Update

CWA Local 1180 reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering more than 8,100 administrative employees and supervisors who work for New York City.

January 23, 2020

Save the Date - 2020 CWA Human Rights Conference and LP Activist Convening

The 2020 CWA Human Rights Conference and Legislative-Political Activist Convening will be held from July 26-29, 2020, at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.

January 23, 2020

CWA Members win Call Center Job Protections in New Jersey!

CWA members worked alongside members of the state AFL-CIO and IBEW Local 827 to get the bill across the finish line.

January 23, 2020

CWA Urges FCC to Deny Sale of AT&T Mobility Units to Liberty Latin America

Because of LLA's strained financial position and track record of opposing workers' rights, the deal endangers jobs, harms workers, and threatens service quality.

January 23, 2020

CWA Human Rights Activists Across the Country Take Action

CWA members across the country stood proudly on the front lines to ensure all working people are treated with dignity and respect.

January 22, 2020

Communications Workers of America Urges FCC to Deny Sale of AT&T Mobility Units to Liberty Latin America

The union says the transaction as currently structured threatens considerable harm to the public interest by endangering potentially hundreds of jobs, harming workers and threatening service quality.

January 16, 2020

CWA Member Testifies at House Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on Working Conditions

CWA Local 3645 Vice President Donielle Prophete called on Congress and American Airlines to address serious safety concerns for airline workers.

January 16, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton Calls for All Hands on Deck to Pass PRO Act to Build Union Member Power

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act puts power back in the hands of workers and reverses decades of legislation meant to crush unions.

January 16, 2020

Workers and Community Members Press Stephanie Murphy to Support the PRO Act

"Does she think that it is okay for corporations to have so much control over our lives?"

January 16, 2020

CWA Member Joins City Council

CWA Local 4340 member Bill Dunman was elected to the Newburgh Heights, Ohio, City Council last November.

January 10, 2020

NABET-CWA Negotiates Historic $76 Million Back Pay Settlement with CNN

NABET-CWA, a sector of the Communications Workers of America, and its Local 11 (New York) and Local 31 (Washington, D.C.), have negotiated one of the largest back pay settlements in the 84-year history of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), requiring CNN America, Inc. to pay a total of $76 million to hundreds of broadcast technicians who were fired when CNN terminated its subcontract with union-represented employees at Team Video Services (TVS).

January 9, 2020

CWA Praises Passage of New York Call Center Legislation

In a big victory for CWA members, who have been writing letters, sending postcards to legislators, making phone calls, and traveling to the state capitol in Albany time and time again to get this bill passed, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Call Center Jobs Act into law on January 2.

January 9, 2020

Pittsburgh NewsGuild-CWA Local Wins Arbitration on Health Care Premiums

An arbitrator ruled that the company's failure to maintain the benefits violated the parties' collective bargaining agreement.

January 9, 2020

CWA Political Bootcamp

More than a dozen CWA customer service activists from Locals 2201, 2204, and 2205 in Virginia took part in a political action bootcamp this week.

January 9, 2020

Airline Outsourcing, Restructuring, and Consolidation are Harming Workers and Consumers

CWA has released a new report that analyzes government data to show how major airline carriers have used outsourcing, restructuring, and consolidation to suppress wages and erode the quality of jobs in the airline industry.

January 9, 2020

Bargaining Update

AFA-CWA GoJet Flight Attendants reached a tentative agreement with the airline for a first contract.

January 9, 2020

CWAers Call out McSally's Anti-Worker Record

CWA members held a rally outside Arizona Senator Martha McSally's office to raise public awareness about McSally's anti-worker record, including supporting the GOP corporate tax cut bill that harmed working families.

January 8, 2020

CWA Releases New Report on How Outsourcing, Restructuring, and Consolidation are Harming Workers and Consumers

The report uses government data to show how major airline carriers have used outsourcing, restructuring, and consolidation to suppress wages and erode the quality of jobs in the airline industry.

January 2, 2020

CWA Praises Historic Passage of New York Call Center Legislation

CWA today praised New York State legislators and Governor Andrew Cuomo for the historic new law which will protect New York call center workers and state taxpayers by denying state grants, loans, and tax breaks to companies that move New York call center jobs out of the country.

December 19, 2019

Trump NLRB Appointees Continue Attack on Worker Freedom

The National Labor Relations Board announced a series of decisions this week designed to undermine workers' ability to join together to address workplace issues.

December 19, 2019

Workers Testify at New York City Council to Shine Light on Job Safety Issues

"On-call scheduling and the disrupted sleep that comes with it puts our safety at risk. It also puts the public at risk."

December 19, 2019

Bargaining Update

Workers in the City of Camden won two landmark contracts last Tuesday.