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May 16, 2019 — News

Presidential Candidates Must Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent this week to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform a centerpiece of their campaign platforms.

May 16, 2019 — News

New York CWA Members Lobby in Albany for Safe Staffing and Protecting Call Center Jobs

CWAers flooded the New York capitol building with red this week for a huge lobby day!

May 16, 2019 — News

Getting out the Vote in Pennsylvania!

CWA political activists get out the vote for candidates who support CWA, labor, and worker rights in Pennsylvania in next week's primary election.

May 16, 2019 — News

CWA Calls on Congress to Invest in Infrastructure and Broadband

CWA is calling on leaders of the U.S. House and Senate to move forward swiftly with a robust and ambitious plan to rebuild and transform America's infrastructure, including broadband.

May 16, 2019 — News

As Wildfire Season Approaches, It's Time to Protect Outdoor Workers from Smoke Exposure

CWA District 9 has submitted comments to Cal/OSHA urging them to strengthen proposed emergency standards to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke exposure.

May 15, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Calls on Presidential Candidates to Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform an integral part of their campaign platforms.

May 9, 2019 — News

Democrats Unveil Legislation to Strengthen Workers' Rights

Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate introduced groundbreaking new legislation this week, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, to strengthen workers' rights.

May 9, 2019 — News

CWAers on the Verge of New Protections for Call Center Workers

Here are the new updates on CWA members' hard work to pass critical call center legislation.

May 9, 2019 — News

Making District 6 CWA STRONG

At the CWA District 6 conference in St. Louis this week, CWA President Chris Shelton urged members and activists to stay focused on moving our agenda for working families forward.

May 9, 2019 — News

CWA Activists Boost Pro-Worker Candidates in Philly Primary

CWA political activists from Locals 13000, 13301, 13500, and 13500 are building worker power for the upcoming 2019 Primary Election in Philadelphia.

May 2, 2019 — News

Protecting Call Center Jobs in Colorado and Maine

CWAers across the country continue to make progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring.

April 25, 2019 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest, AT&T Legacy T, and AT&T Southeast, and Envoy Air.

April 25, 2019 — News

State Legislation to Protect Call Center Jobs Gains Support

CWAers across the country are making progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

April 25, 2019 — News

Piedmont Workers tell Congress: Raise the Wage!

Piedmont passenger service agents from CWA Local 7019 in Phoenix are fighting to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024.

April 18, 2019 — News

CWAers Pressure State Legislators to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making progress on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

April 11, 2019 — News

New Jersey CWA Shop Stewards Hone Skills

More than 750 CWA Shop Stewards from locals across New Jersey gathered in Atlantic City at the end of March for the largest two-day state conference ever held for CWA Stewards in New Jersey.

April 11, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power in CWA District 3!

Across CWA District 3, CWA members are gaining valuable new skills to deploy in political and legislative fights to build worker power!

April 11, 2019 — News

CWA Supports Reinstating Glass-Steagall to Rein in Big Banks

This week, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) introduced the Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2019.

April 10, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Statement on House Open Internet Vote

CWA believes that we need clear, enforceable rules to protect a free and open internet.

April 4, 2019 — News

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

April 4, 2019 — News

CWA Members Urge Lawmakers to Protect Georgia Call Center Jobs

CWA members in Georgia met with lawmakers last week at the state capitol and urged them to support S.B. 231, a CWA-supported bill to protect Georgia call center jobs.

April 4, 2019 — News

CWA Local 7777 Members Push for Higher Standards for Colorado Students

Last week, CWA Local 7777 member Sandra Parker Murray presented testimony in support of H.B. 1249 (Safety and Accountability in School Contracting) at a Colorado House Education Committee hearing.

March 28, 2019 — News

Congress Probes AT&T's Broken Promises on Jobs

When the Republican corporate tax cut bill was being debated, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was happy to make big promises to the American people that if it passed, AT&T would create thousands of new jobs.

March 28, 2019 — News

CWA Member Urges Senators to Act to Rein in Corporate Stock Buybacks

Since the passage of the Republican corporate tax cut bill, companies like AT&T have failed to raise wages for their employees, and have instead funneled their massive profits from the tax bill into stock buybacks that only benefit executives and large shareholders.