July 30, 2020

Aviation Workers Urge Congress to Extend CARES Act Payroll Support Program to Save Thousands of Jobs

Passenger service agents, Flight Attendants, and other aviation workers are on the front lines of an unprecedented crisis for the airline industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 30, 2020

New Report: The Climate Crisis is Threatening Worker Health and Safety

The report features 14 first-hand stories from workers impacted by climate change, including CWA members.

July 30, 2020

CWA Activists Gear Up for November Elections

CWA's political activists have been engaging in an intensive series of Zoom video trainings to gear up for the November elections!

July 23, 2020

We Must Pass the HEROES Act to Provide Relief to Workers During COVID-19

This critical legislation would benefit workers across the country, including CWA members.

July 23, 2020

New York State Assembly and Senate Pass CWA-Backed Broadband Bill!

Access to affordable high-speed internet is vital, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic with millions of New Yorkers working and schooling from home.

July 23, 2020

Know Your Rights to Paid Leave Under the Federal Families First Coronavirus Act

Family Values @ Work has created an easy to understand questionnaire and decision chart to help you understand which parts of the legislation may apply to you.

July 20, 2020

CWA Mourns Passing of Congressman John Lewis

The accomplishments of Congressman John Lewis are legendary. His courage and determination in the face of some of the most brutal racist attacks any person has ever endured inspired generations of activists and leaders, including thousands of CWA members. He truly understood the connection between labor rights and civil rights.

July 16, 2020

Act Now: Save Aviation Jobs

CWA members, including passenger service agents and Flight Attendants, are on the front lines of an unprecedented crisis for the airline industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 16, 2020

On Monday, Join the Strike for Black Lives

CWA members will join with other union members at SEIU, the Teamsters, AFT, and community-based organizations to hold a National Strike/Day of Action for Black Lives.

July 16, 2020

CWA Local 1102 Pushes for NY HERO Executive Order

Workers like Hope Gilmore from CWA Local 1102 in Staten Island are pushing for legislators to act to protect all workers during the pandemic.

July 16, 2020

Virginia Issues Landmark Emergency Temporary Workplace Standard to Protect Workers from COVID-19

When workers are protected, communities are protected!

July 9, 2020

Democratic Senators Demand Answers from AT&T on Job Cuts

The senators insisted that AT&T provide a state-by-state breakdown of the current job cuts and projected job cuts for the remainder of 2020, among other things.

July 9, 2020

Mississippi Call Center Bill Signed into Law!

This bill will protect call center workers across the state by denying state grants, loans, and tax breaks to companies who move taxpayer-funded Mississippi call center jobs out of the country.

July 9, 2020

It's Time for the NLRB to Conduct Union Elections Electronically

The SAFE Workers Act removes the ban on electronic voting in National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) representation elections.

July 9, 2020

Political Update

The latest election news from Texas and Colorado.

July 2, 2020

Without Extension of CARES Act Payroll Support, Mass Layoffs are Inevitable

Last week, labor leaders sent an urgent letter to Congressional leadership calling for the Payroll Support Program (PSP) in the CARES Act to be extended through March 31, 2021.

July 2, 2020

House Democrats Pass Infrastructure Bill Containing Strong Broadband Provisions

"The only thing that can keep us connected to our families, friends, and communities while staying safe during a pandemic is an internet connection," said CWA President Chris Shelton.

July 2, 2020

Calling All Artists and Activists – Help #ProtectOurVote

While COVID-19 cases continue to rise in states across the country, too many states lack the resources to ensure safe and accessible voting this fall.

July 1, 2020

House Democrats Pass Infrastructure Bill Containing Strong Broadband Provisions

Today, the House of Representatives passed an infrastructure bill, the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), containing strong provisions to expand broadband access, make it more affordable, and create and protect good jobs across the country.

June 25, 2020

Aviation Labor Leaders: Without Extension of CARES Act Payroll Support Program, Mass Layoffs Inevitable

Unions are calling on lawmakers to extend the Payroll Support Program (PSP) in the CARES Act through March 31, 2021.

June 25, 2020

Bargaining Update

New Jersey State Workers are voting on a Job Security Agreement negotiated with Governor Murphy that District 1 Vice President Dennis Trainor called "the best in the country."

June 25, 2020

CWAers Celebrate Juneteenth with Livestream Featuring Union Leaders

From poverty to policing practices to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities, as union members, we must begin discussing ways to dismantle racism.

June 25, 2020

House Democrats Introduce Bill to Expand Broadband Infrastructure

CWA President Chris Shelton thanked the Members of Congress for introducing a bill that includes many provisions important to CWA members, including strong labor protections.

June 25, 2020

Election Update

The pandemic did not stop CWA members from phonebanking and volunteering to get out the vote for the pro-worker candidates.