January 16, 2020

CWA Member Testifies at House Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on Working Conditions

CWA Local 3645 Vice President Donielle Prophete called on Congress and American Airlines to address serious safety concerns for airline workers.

January 16, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton Calls for All Hands on Deck to Pass PRO Act to Build Union Member Power

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act puts power back in the hands of workers and reverses decades of legislation meant to crush unions.

January 16, 2020

Workers and Community Members Press Stephanie Murphy to Support the PRO Act

"Does she think that it is okay for corporations to have so much control over our lives?"

January 16, 2020

CWA Member Joins City Council

CWA Local 4340 member Bill Dunman was elected to the Newburgh Heights, Ohio, City Council last November.

January 16, 2020

2,800 CWA Members in New Mexico Gain Access to 12-Week Paid Parental Leave for State Employees

The policy went into effect Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

January 15, 2020

CWA Calls on Congress to Address Serious Safety Concerns for Airline Workers

At a hearing hosted by the House Subcommittee on Aviation, CWA member Donielle Prophete called on Congress and American Airlines to address serious safety concerns for airline workers.

January 9, 2020

CWA Praises Passage of New York Call Center Legislation

In a big victory for CWA members, who have been writing letters, sending postcards to legislators, making phone calls, and traveling to the state capitol in Albany time and time again to get this bill passed, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Call Center Jobs Act into law on January 2.

January 9, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton Featured on PBS

Check out the trailer for "The Democracy Rebellion," which airs on PBS stations this month, featuring CWA President Chris Shelton.

January 9, 2020

CWA Political Bootcamp

More than a dozen CWA customer service activists from Locals 2201, 2204, and 2205 in Virginia took part in a political action bootcamp this week.

January 9, 2020

CWAers Call out McSally's Anti-Worker Record

CWA members held a rally outside Arizona Senator Martha McSally's office to raise public awareness about McSally's anti-worker record, including supporting the GOP corporate tax cut bill that harmed working families.

January 9, 2020

Workers and Community Members Call on Stephanie Murphy to Support the PRO Act

The PRO Act is historic legislation that will put power in the hands of workers and reverse decades of legislation meant to crush unions.

January 8, 2020

CWA Releases New Report on How Outsourcing, Restructuring, and Consolidation are Harming Workers and Consumers

The report uses government data to show how major airline carriers have used outsourcing, restructuring, and consolidation to suppress wages and erode the quality of jobs in the airline industry.

January 2, 2020

CWA Praises Historic Passage of New York Call Center Legislation

CWA today praised New York State legislators and Governor Andrew Cuomo for the historic new law which will protect New York call center workers and state taxpayers by denying state grants, loans, and tax breaks to companies that move New York call center jobs out of the country.

December 19, 2019

Workers Testify at New York City Council to Shine Light on Job Safety Issues

"On-call scheduling and the disrupted sleep that comes with it puts our safety at risk. It also puts the public at risk."

December 19, 2019

Trump NLRB Appointees Continue Attack on Freedom to Speak Out at Work

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced a series of decisions this week designed to undermine workers’ ability to join together to address workplace issues. All three cases were decided by a 3-1 vote, with President Trump’s three appointees voting to expand employers’ control over workers’ ability to communicate with each other and maintain their union membership..

December 12, 2019

Shelton: Working People Must Win Elections in 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton spoke to activists at the CWA National Legislative-Political Retreat about how critical it is to take back the White House and the U.S. Senate with pro-union candidates in 2020.

December 12, 2019

T-Mobile Must Commit to Respect Workers' Right to Join a Union

CWA members and other groups gathered outside the courthouse of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger trial to express their concerns.

December 12, 2019

IUE-CWA Members Lobby Congress for Workers' Rights

IUE-CWA members from across the country gathered in D.C. to meet with their members of congress about the importance of increasing the power of working people.

December 5, 2019

CWA and Dominican Union FEDOTRAZONAS Announce Solidarity Agreement to Build Worker Power

The two unions represent call center workers who are employed at many of the same companies or who work at vendors that handle customer service work for those companies. 

December 5, 2019

CWA Supports Global Day of Action to Stop Attacks on Activists in the Philippines

CWA members will participate in a global day of labor union action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to protest the severe repression of labor union and other activists in the Philippines. 

December 5, 2019

U.S. Senators Urge GateHouse and Gannett to Recognize Workers' Unions

As two of the largest newspaper chains in the country, GateHouse and Gannett News, plan to merge, a number of U.S. Senators are fighting to ensure that company employees aren't left behind.

December 5, 2019

U.S. House Passes Bill to Prevent Violence in the Workplace

In a huge victory for working people, the U.S. House passed H.R. 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, by a vote of 251-158.

November 21, 2019

CWA President Chris Shelton Calls for Stronger Labor Standards in Trump's New NAFTA

He also called for a strong enforcement mechanism in the new NAFTA that covers all workers.

November 21, 2019

9-1-1 Bill to Restore CWA Members' Collective Bargaining Rights Approved in Puerto Rico

After more than a year of intensive lobbying and solidarity from CWA Local 3010 members, the Puerto Rico Senate and House unanimously approved bipartisan legislation supported by CWA.