News

November 16, 2018 — Press Release

CWA District 1 Calls on NY Public Service Commission to Deny T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Petition

In their new filing to the NY PSC, CWA District 1 highlights that the companies fail to meet the public interest standard and details four areas of significant detriment to the public interest in New York if the merger proceeds.

November 15, 2018 — News

More Election Wins for CWAers!

Election Day may be over, but the wins for CWAers and all working families keep rolling in as election results are finalized!

November 15, 2018 — News

New Video: Our U.S. Mail is Not for Sale

More than 550,000 postal workers currently benefit from a union contract.

November 14, 2018 — Press Release

Is T-Mobile’s New FCC Filing and New Economic Argument a Bad Sign for Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger?

The filing appears to largely abandon the company’s previous economic claims that the merger would accelerate nationwide 5G build-out, help bring high-speed broadband to rural America, and make T-Mobile into a super maverick, “Un-Carrier” competitor.

November 9, 2018 — Press Release

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Pens Letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker Urging Good Faith Negotiations with Envoy Passenger Service Agents

Rep. Green’s letter reiterates concern he voiced earlier this year when he joined 80 members of Congress who called on American Airlines to support living wages for Envoy passenger service agents.

November 8, 2018 — News

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

November 7, 2018 — Press Release

CWA-Backed Candidates Win Big on Election Day

The Communications Workers of America’s intense multi-pronged political program, combined with a year-long effort to highlight the failed promises of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, made the difference in some of the most competitive races of the 2018 midterm election. Tuesday’s results are a defining moment for pro-worker progressives who will change the face of Congress, state houses and hundreds of local and municipal offices from coast-to-coast.

November 1, 2018 — News

Iowa CWAers Vote to Keep Their Union!

All 21 Iowa CWA public sector bargaining units have voted overwhelmingly to keep their union.

November 1, 2018 — News

New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWA members have been fighting to pass similar call center legislation at the federal level and in numerous states.

November 1, 2018 — News

Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Cause Substantial Harm to Working People and Consumers

CWA submitted new comments on October 31 to the FCC on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

November 1, 2018 — News

Election Update

The latest election information for Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Arizona.

November 1, 2018 — News

Make a Plan to Make Your Vote Count

Have you made your plan to vote yet?

November 1, 2018 — News

CWA Announces Support for “Yes on Measure B,” the Public Bank of Los Angeles Ballot Initiative

The Public Bank of Los Angeles would safeguard the city's assets while providing essential financial services that keep the public’s interests front and center.

October 25, 2018 — News

Election Update

The most recent election news from Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, New Jersey, and New York.

October 25, 2018 — News

New Report: GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill Puts Call Center Jobs at Risk

Senators on the Joint Economic Committee released a report this week showing that 15.4 million U.S. jobs – including call center jobs – are at risk of being offshored.

October 25, 2018 — News

AFL-CIO Launches New Podcast

The AFL-CIO has launched a new podcast called "State of the Unions" to bring you the issues and stories that matter to working people.

October 18, 2018 — News

Election Update

The latest election news from New York, Nevada, and Texas. Plus, how customer service reps are taking action.

October 18, 2018 — News

CWA Files Lawsuit to Fight for Collective Bargaining Rights for Missouri Workers

A coalition of labor unions representing Missouri state workers filed a lawsuit challenging Missouri Senate Bill 1007, which strips public service workers of collectively bargained protections on the job.

October 18, 2018 — News

Oklahoma CWAers Learn New Skills to Build Worker Power

CWA members from Locals 6009, 6016, and 6327 gathered in Oklahoma City for a two-day CWA Political Action Boot Camp.

October 18, 2018 — News

CWA Seeks to Protect Workers and Consumers in California

CWA District 9 has filed a motion with the California Public Utilities Commission seeking to represent the interests of workers and consumers during the state's review of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

October 11, 2018 — News

Workers Rally to Save Jobs at Risk in Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Local workers and community members held a "save our jobs" rally outside of Sprint's headquarters in Kansas.

October 11, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T.

October 11, 2018 — News

Election Update

The most recent election updates from Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas.

October 11, 2018 — News

IUE-CWA Members Lobby Congress to Stop Outsourcing and Protect Workers' Rights

Members of IUE-CWA from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to meet with Members of Congress and their staff and to ask for support in their efforts to pass two bills.