May 19, 2022

Worker Power Update

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors passed two CWA championed ordinances that will require companies like Verizon to disclose the subcontractors they are using to complete permitted work, and other news.

May 12, 2022

Worker Power Update

On Monday, at a White House event attended by CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced a program that will make high speed broadband more affordable for millions of Americans.

April 28, 2022

Organizing Update

The latest organizing information for Raven Software/Activision Blizzard, AT&T In Home Experts, State of New Mexico workers, and Verizon Wireless.

April 21, 2022

Organizing Update

Workers at Verizon, Apple, and others are organizing to join CWA.

April 14, 2022

Organizing Update

Last week, graduate student workers at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences voted 229-15 to form a union with CWA, and other news.

March 30, 2022

Verizon Wireless Workers in Seattle Fight for Union in NLRB Election

Verizon workers in Everett and Lynnwood join wave of national retail worker union organizing despite the company's aggressive union-busting efforts.

March 10, 2022

Organizing Update

Workers from the New York Times, the New York Film and Television Post Production industry, and Verizon Wireless are organizing to join CWA.

May 25, 2021

Verizon Continues Attempts to Avoid Accountability for TracFone Deal

Verizon is once again attempting to avoid public accountability by pressuring the Federal Communications Commission to rush the review of its proposed acquisition of TracFone.

May 13, 2021

CWA Launches 5G Technician Brigade

CWA technicians from all over the country joined a training last month to learn how to engage their local governments to advocate for transparency and accountability in their local permitting processes.

March 11, 2021

Bargaining and Organizing Update

The latest bargaining and organizing information.

February 11, 2021

Attorneys General Urge FCC to Further Investigate Verizon Acquisition of TracFone

In a letter to the Commission, the attorneys general detailed how Verizon's acquisition of TracFone could negatively impact the Lifeline program.

January 7, 2021

CWA Raises Concerns about Verizon's Proposed Acquisition of TracFone

TracFone is now one of the largest providers of Lifeline services, a federal program that makes phone and internet services more affordable for low-income customers.

November 19, 2020

CWA Opposes Verizon's Attempt to Avoid Thorough Public Review of TracFone Acquisition

CWA's filing lays out serious procedural, public interest, and antitrust issues involved with the potential $7 billion transaction.

September 24, 2020

Fair 5G Webinar Exposes San Diego's Backroom Deal with Verizon

Last week, Fair 5G, a CWA project, held a webinar exposing Verizon's empty promises regarding the 5G rollout in San Diego.

August 20, 2020

CWA Report: Corporate Giveaways to Verizon Leave San Diegans Behind

CWA released a report recently analyzing the public-private partnership between the City of San Diego and Verizon.

April 30, 2020

NLRB Issues Complaint against Verizon for Violating Federal Labor Law

The complaint stems from a charge filed by CWA after an HR representative interrogated employees at a Verizon Wireless call center in Chandler, Arizona in October.

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.

February 6, 2020

CWA Members Push PRO Act Forward

Over the past few months, CWA members have worked tirelessly to build support for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

October 10, 2019

Workers and Elected Leaders Protest Racial Discrimination at Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless workers and elected leaders rallied outside the Verizon Wireless store on Wall Street.

September 26, 2019

Ohio Workers Rally Against Racism at Verizon

CWAers and community leaders then gathered for a rally where they demanded that Verizon address widespread issues of racial discrimination at the company.

July 18, 2019

Verizon Wireless Worker Files EEOC Complaint for Racial Discrimination

He is sharing his story publicly of how he faced constant racial discrimination at work from customers and managers.

July 18, 2019

Building CWA Customer Service Worker Power in Virginia

Eighteen customer service workers from Verizon, AT&T Mobility, and American Airlines attended a CWA Political Bootcamp in Richmond.

June 27, 2019

New Report: Sacramento-Verizon 5G Partnership is Failing the Community

Verizon has failed to deliver key community benefits it promised when the company and the City of Sacramento established a public-private partnership to build out a next generation 5G wireless network.

June 24, 2019

NEW REPORT: Sacramento-Verizon 5G Partnership Fails to Deliver Community Benefits, Serves Corporate Interests

A new CWA report shows that Verizon has failed to deliver key community benefits it promised when the company and the City of Sacramento established a public-private partnership to build out a next generation 5G wireless network.