April 2, 2020

President Trump Should Keep His Promise to Keep Airline Workers Employed

The grants for the airline industry in the coronavirus relief act that Congress passed last week are supposed to fund paychecks and benefits for two million hourly workers.

April 2, 2020

CWA Healthcare Workers on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Crisis

Hospitalizations are soaring, and facilities are suffering from extreme shortages of protective equipment, ventilators, tests, and healthcare staff.

March 26, 2020

We Need To Use The National Defense Production Act NOW

CWA members are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Shortages of N95 respirators, surgical masks, latex gloves, and other protective equipment leave essential workers at risk of infection.

March 26, 2020

Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill But More Remains to Be Done to Help Working People

CWA legislative activists have been engaging with their members of Congress and Senators to make sure that the coronavirus emergency relief bill addresses the needs of working people, not just CEOs and Wall Street.

March 26, 2020

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T West and Altice.

March 26, 2020

CWA Alerts Elliott Management Investors About Hedge Fund’s Underperformance, Divestment by University of California Endowment and Pension Fund, and AT&T Job Cuts

The Communications Workers of America have sent a letter to Elliott Management's investors calling attention to the fund's underperformance in 2019 and a recent decision by the University of California endowment and pension fund to exit Elliott.

March 25, 2020

CWA Statement on AT&T Employee Bonus Announcement

Our members are doing incredible work under extraordinary circumstances, and the bonus pay we negotiated with AT&T recognizes that work. We have also worked together to reach agreements for enhanced safety procedures and sick and family leave protection for all CWA-represented AT&T workers.

March 21, 2020

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AT&T West

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with AT&T on a new four-year contract for AT&T West workers. The tentative agreement provides for pay raises, affordable healthcare, and increased pension benefits. It also maintains existing job offer guarantee provisions in the event of layoffs.

March 19, 2020

CWA Urges Congress to Pass P.A.I.D. Leave Act

"Nobody should be forced to go to work while sick or capable of spreading a disease during a pandemic," said CWA President Chris Shelton.

March 19, 2020

Political Update

The latest on CWA's political endorsements in Georgia and Illinois.

March 13, 2020

Workers at Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile Demand Companies Take Proactive Steps to Protect Employees and Consumers from Coronavirus

As coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, workers launch public campaign to urge Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile to provide a safe workplace, quota relief and paid sick days without penalty.

March 12, 2020

Connecticut Labor Committee Passes Call Center Bill

The vote in support of this bill is an important first step towards ensuring that companies that offshore call center and customer service jobs are not rewarded with taxpayer dollars.

March 12, 2020

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Expand Collective Bargaining Rights

The labor law reform bill strengthens collective bargaining rights for New Mexican public sector workers by reducing delays in union elections, protecting concerted activities, and more.

March 12, 2020

NewsGuild-CWA Calls on Newspaper Chains to Commit to Free and Fair Union Elections

Journalists at 10 news publications around the country recently announced union drives. Employees at each publication requested voluntary recognition.

March 5, 2020

CWAers Join A National Call for Moral Revival

CWAers from Alabama and Georgia joined the Poor People's Campaign Tour in Alabama to fight against inequality last weekend.

March 5, 2020

CWA-Endorsed Candidates Win Elections!

Candidates in North Carolina, California, and Texas won their primaries.

March 5, 2020

CWA Joins Coalition of Unions to Call on FTC to Investigate Amazon

Amazon's multiple roles as marketplace, retailer, and provider of logistics and cloud computing enable Amazon's anti-competitive practices.

March 5, 2020

The U.S. Senate Must Act Now to Save Our Democracy

A year ago, the U.S. House passed the For the People Act, sponsored by Representative John Sarbanes (D-Md.).

March 4, 2020

Amid Contract Negotiations, CWA-Represented AT&T West Workers Slam Company for New Stock Buyback Announcement

AT&T’s President and Chief Operating Officer John Stankey announced yesterday that the company would purchase another $4 billion in stock buybacks next quarter, in addition to the $4 billion the company repurchased this quarter.

February 27, 2020

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Southwest Mobility, AT&T West, and Missouri 9-1-1 dispatchers.

February 27, 2020

Trump Gives Defense Department the Power to Crush Civilian Unions

Defense Secretary Mark Esper now has the power to prevent 750,000 civilian Defense Department workers from joining unions to negotiate collective bargaining agreements.

February 27, 2020

CWA Members Urge State Legislators to Save Connecticut Call Center Jobs

CWA Local 1298 flooded Hartford with red this week to fight for Connecticut's call center jobs.

February 27, 2020

Civil Rights and Women's Committees Hold Strategy Meeting in Baltimore

The Committees used this time to develop strategies for educating, engaging, and mobilizing members around social and economic justice issues.

February 22, 2020

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AT&T Southwest Mobility

he Communications Workers of America (CWA) bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with AT&T on a new four-year contract for Southwest Mobility workers. The CWA AT&T Southwest Mobility contract covers technicians, call center customer support workers, and representatives at AT&T's retail stores in Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas.