March 26, 2020

We Need To Use The National Defense Production Act NOW

CWA members are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Shortages of N95 respirators, surgical masks, latex gloves, and other protective equipment leave essential workers at risk of infection.

March 26, 2020

Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill But More Remains to Be Done to Help Working People

CWA legislative activists have been engaging with their members of Congress and Senators to make sure that the coronavirus emergency relief bill addresses the needs of working people, not just CEOs and Wall Street.

March 25, 2020

Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton on Airlines Provisions in Coronavirus Economic Stimulus Package

The coronavirus economic stimulus package agreement reached in the U.S. Senate that includes $25 billion in grants for airlines to keep employees on payroll through September 30. Shame on any airline that does not take this opportunity to provide stability for its workers and their families during this time of fear and uncertainty.

March 19, 2020

CWA Urges Congress to Pass P.A.I.D. Leave Act

"Nobody should be forced to go to work while sick or capable of spreading a disease during a pandemic," said CWA President Chris Shelton.

March 19, 2020

Political Update

The latest on CWA's political endorsements in Georgia and Illinois.

March 17, 2020

CWA Urges Congress to Pass P.A.I.D. Leave Act

CWA is urging the House and Senate to immediately pass a bill introduced today by Senator Murray, Senator Gillibrand, and Rep. DeLauro, the P.A.I.D. Leave Act, a comprehensive bill to provide all workers with paid sick days and paid family and medical leave.

March 12, 2020

Connecticut Labor Committee Passes Call Center Bill

The vote in support of this bill is an important first step towards ensuring that companies that offshore call center and customer service jobs are not rewarded with taxpayer dollars.

March 12, 2020

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Expand Collective Bargaining Rights

The labor law reform bill strengthens collective bargaining rights for New Mexican public sector workers by reducing delays in union elections, protecting concerted activities, and more.

March 10, 2020

Bipartisan Bill to Bring Call Center Jobs Back to the U.S. Garners More Legislator Support Than Ever Before

CWA announced that the United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act, introduced in the House by Reps. David McKinley (R-WV) and Mark Pocan (D-WI), with a companion Senate bill from Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), has reached more than 120 cosponsors in Congress — signaling a building wave of momentum for bringing back call center jobs in the U.S. 

March 5, 2020

CWAers Join A National Call for Moral Revival

CWAers from Alabama and Georgia joined the Poor People's Campaign Tour in Alabama to fight against inequality last weekend.

March 5, 2020

CWA-Endorsed Candidates Win Elections!

Candidates in North Carolina, California, and Texas won their primaries.

March 5, 2020

CWA Joins Coalition of Unions to Call on FTC to Investigate Amazon

Amazon's multiple roles as marketplace, retailer, and provider of logistics and cloud computing enable Amazon's anti-competitive practices.

March 5, 2020

The U.S. Senate Must Act Now to Save Our Democracy

A year ago, the U.S. House passed the For the People Act, sponsored by Representative John Sarbanes (D-Md.).

February 27, 2020

CWA Members Urge State Legislators to Save Connecticut Call Center Jobs

CWA Local 1298 flooded Hartford with red this week to fight for Connecticut's call center jobs.

February 20, 2020

President Shelton: We Must Defeat Donald Trump

"We need to make sure our members know about every single thing Trump has done to make working people's lives worse since he was elected."

February 20, 2020

CWA Holds Members of Congress Accountable on the PRO Act

On Valentine's Day, CWA members across the country held protests to call out Members of Congress who voted against the PRO Act.

February 20, 2020

Communications Workers of America Urges DCCC to End Campaign Support for Democratic House Members Who Voted Against PRO Act

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) this week sent a letter to Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chair Cheri Bustos to urge the Committee to cease providing campaign support to the seven Democratic House Members who voted against final passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

February 13, 2020

U.S. House Passes Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Thanks to the tireless work of CWA members and a broad coalition of labor, civil rights, environmental, religious, immigrant rights, and women's groups, the U.S. House passed historic legislation to make it easier for workers to join a union.

February 13, 2020

CWA Veterans Fight for the PRO Act

Members of the CWA Veterans for Social Change program came to D.C. last month to tell their stories to members of Congress.

February 13, 2020

CWA and IUE-CWA Members Lobby for Pro-Worker Legislation

House Bill 13 to protect call center jobs was a priority.

February 13, 2020

CWAers in District 7 Kick off Political Activist Training

Members from four locals in Colorado made calls to Congress urging them to pass the PRO Act.

February 7, 2020

U.S. House Passes Pro-Worker Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

This historic legislation will make it easier for workers to join a union.

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.

February 6, 2020

It’s Time to #MakeBillionairesPay!

CWAers are fighting to make billionaires pay their fair share!