News

February 15, 2019 — Press Release

NABET-CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with NBC Universal

The agreement contains a number of enhanced economic and benefits improvements for NABET-CWA represented employees.

February 14, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The NABET-CWA Network Negotiating Committee reached a tentative agreement this week with NBC Universal on a new contract to replace the Master Agreement, which expired on March 31, 2018.

February 14, 2019 — News

House Hearing Reveals Weakness of T-Mobile and Sprint's Merger Claims

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of Congress on Wednesday at a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWAers Across the Country Make Progress on Passing Legislation to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making major strides on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

February 14, 2019 — News

Aviation Safety at Risk if Government Shutdown Resumes

At a press conference this week, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens and AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson called on Congress and the White House to avoid another federal government shutdown in order to keep workers and the flying public safe.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWA Shares Vision for Future of American Labor

CWA was well-represented at a conference last week at Georgetown University Law Center on "The Future of American Labor."

February 7, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information from AT&T Southwest, AT&T Midwest, and Altice.

February 7, 2019 — News

A New CWA Steward Training is in the Works!

AT&T and Cricket Wireless members from Locals 7708, 7750 and 7777, gathered in Denver, Colo., last week for the pilot of a new CWA STRONG Steward Training program.

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members Fight to Save our Democracy

CWA members across the country made nearly 1000 calls this week as part of a Day of Action to pass the For the People Act.

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members in Puerto Rico Protest 911 Emergency Service Cuts

Since 2014, 911 employees including members of the local have seen their pay frozen and their benefits reduced. Now an exodus of 911 dispatchers threatens the security of the public. 

February 7, 2019 — News

Reversing Runaway Inequality in Pennsylvania

CWA District 2-13 trainers led a Reversing Runaway Inequality training in Philadelphia last week for members of three locals across Pennsylvania.

February 4, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Calls on Ralph Northam to Resign

Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton and CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens

January 31, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Envoy Air and DIRECTV.

January 31, 2019 — News

Worker Power Ends Government Shutdown

After 35 days, it was the power of workers joining together that finally led President Trump to abandon his attempt to use federal workers as political pawns.

January 31, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power in CWA District 9

At the CWA District 9 Leadership Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWAers to channel the energy from the 2018 Midterm Elections into passing pro-worker legislation and more.

January 31, 2019 — News

As CWAers Highlight Potential Tennessee Job Loss, U.S. Senators Call for a Hearing to Examine Consequences of T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWAers' hard work across the country to raise concerns about the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger with their elected officials is paying off!

January 30, 2019 — Press Release

As AT&T Releases Q4 Earnings, CWA Denounces Ongoing Layoffs, Slashing of 11,000+ Jobs Since Tax Cut

Despite strong results AT&T is making deep cuts in its workforce. Today's report shows that AT&T has eliminated 11,780 jobs in 2018 alone. AT&T is also on track to pay out three-quarters of its 2018 profits to shareholders in the form of dividends and share buybacks. Members of the Communications Workers of America, who are bargaining with the company for a new contract in the Midwest and Legacy T units, have serious concerns about the company's gutting of good, family-supporting jobs.

January 30, 2019 — Press Release

CWA on T-Mobile Customer Center Announcement: “Does Not Come Close to Offsetting” 30,000 Lost Jobs from Proposed Merger

The news that T-Mobile is planning to build five domestic customer experience centers if the proposed merger with Sprint is approved represents an attempt to obscure the fact that the merger would be a substantial net job killer for America.

January 24, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Nokia and Bloomberg BNA.

January 24, 2019 — News

"Our Calling is Now" to End the Government Shutdown

AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson called on activists from across the labor movement to come together to address the government shutdown.

January 24, 2019 — News

IUE-CWA Members Take Action to Remake our Democracy

IUE-CWA members joined thousands of other CWAers who made phone calls to their members of Congress on last week's Day of Action to push for the passage of the For the People Act.

January 17, 2019 — News

New Report Reveals Safety Hazards at American Airlines

A new CWA report reveals dangerous conditions affecting agents at Envoy Air that should raise red flags for the flying public.

January 17, 2019 — News

Verizon Wireless Exposed for Union-Busting

As wireless workers build power in their industry, Verizon Wireless is showing that it's terrified at the idea of workers joining together to have a voice in the workplace.

January 17, 2019 — News

Tell Congress: It's Time for a Fair and Functioning Democracy

Ask your member of Congress to support the For the People Act to ensure a fair and functioning democracy for us all.