News

June 18, 2018 — Press Release

Wells Fargo Spends Millions on “Earning Back Your Trust” Ad Campaign, While Offshoring More U.S. Jobs to Philippines

Wells Fargo has announced several hundred new layoffs of American call center workers in Reno, Nevada and Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, on the heels of more than 700 call center layoffs in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington announced by Wells Fargo last fall.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWA Legislative-Political Conference Focuses on Returning Power to Working People

A rundown of CWA's Legislative-Political Conference and the "We the People 2018" Conference.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally in DC for Poor People's Campaign

CWAers have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

June 14, 2018 — News

#StopSinclair: CWAers Protest Attempted Merger between Sinclair and Tribune Media

CWAers and allies rallied outside the Sinclair Broadcast Group's headquarters to protest an attempted merger between Sinclair and Tribune Media.

June 8, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds FCC Action to Protect Consumers from Unauthorized Wireless Charges

"Wireless and VoIP customers are entitled to the same protections as those using traditional landline service."

June 7, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

June 7, 2018 — News

Call Center Legislation Update

CWA members and allies across the country continue to put pressure on corporations and elected officials to stop sending call center jobs overseas.

June 7, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been joining tens of thousands of people across the country to participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice.

May 31, 2018 — News

CWA Expands Lawsuit against Companies for Excluding Older Workers from Facebook Job Ads

In December, CWA filed a class action lawsuit against hundreds of large employers for illegally excluding older workers from receiving job ads on Facebook for open positions at their companies.

May 31, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

May 31, 2018 — News

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA: Time to Pass the Journalist Protection Act

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA are praising a bill filed in the Senate by Sens. Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Menendez (D-N.J.) last week that would make it a federal crime to assault a journalist.

May 29, 2018 — Press Release

In Boost for Efforts to Gain a Union Voice, GDIT Workers Win Settlement

GDIT has agreed to a settlement that vacates 2017 union election results at its former Alexandria, Virginia facility that were tainted by GDIT’s union busting activities, and requires the company to send a notice to all affected employees pledging not to engage in those anti-union activities in the future.

May 29, 2018 — Press Release

Older Workers Open Up New Fronts in Campaign to Stop Age Bias By Hundreds of Major Employers Who Have Hidden Job Ads from Older Workers on Facebook

Today, older workers, CWA, and Outten & Golden LLP announced major new steps in their campaign to stop hundreds of major companies from excluding tens of millions of older workers from receiving job ads that the companies distribute via Facebook’s paid ad platform.

May 25, 2018 — Press Release

Bipartisan Group of Legislators Calls on FCC to Protect Public Safety and Honor Collective Bargaining Agreements

As the FCC reviews its pole attachment rules, a bipartisan group of legislators has expressed concern to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about "One-Touch Make-Ready" (OTMR) proposals that would allow companies who want to add equipment to a utility pole to move pre-existing telephone, cable and utility equipment.

May 24, 2018 — News

CWA President Shelton: Democracy Cannot Survive without a Vibrant Labor Movement

In remarks at the Demos "Transforming America" awards ceremony, CWA President Chris Shelton urged progressives to fight back against big corporations' efforts to destroy the labor movement.

May 24, 2018 — News

North Carolina CWA Customer Service Members Build Power

Customer service representatives are facing the threat of big corporations offshoring and outsourcing jobs, pressure from monitoring and metrics, and much more.

May 24, 2018 — News

Republicans Give Another Blank Check to Wall Street

This week, the U.S. House passed a bill to roll back protections that were put in place to prevent another financial crisis.

May 24, 2018 — News

A Better Deal for Our Democracy

CWA has been fighting for years to build a democracy where everyone participates, every vote is counted, voting rights are fully enforced, and everyone's voice is heard. 

May 22, 2018 — Press Release

Republicans Block Amendment to Rein in Bank Offshoring, While Passing Another Sweetheart Deal for Banking Industry

The U.S. House of Representatives advanced a bank deregulation that will roll back key provisions of the Dodd-Frank safeguards put in place after the 2008 financial crisis.

May 17, 2018 — News

CWA Turns Up Heat on Tax Cut Promises, Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against AT&T and Nexstar

CWA filed unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against AT&T and NABET-CWA employer Nexstar Media Group.

May 17, 2018 — News

Piedmont and Envoy Passenger Service Agents Take Contract Fight to Congress

Piedmont Airlines and Envoy Air Passenger Service Agents from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to share their stories with Congress and to ask for support in their efforts to win living wages and fair contracts.

May 17, 2018 — News

CWAers Join Poor People's Campaign to Fight Inequality

CWAers and retirees are joining tens of thousands of people across the country to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

May 16, 2018 — News

Louisiana Passes CWA-Supported Bill to Crack Down on Call Center Employers

The Louisiana State House passed a CWA-supported bill giving the state the ability to claw back tax incentives when corporations don't keep the employment promises they make.

May 16, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T, Nexstar Hit with Unfair Labor Practice Charges Over Failure to Disclose Plan for Tax Windfall

CWA filed unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against AT&T and Nexstar for refusing to provide information about the company’s plan to use its tax windfall to invest in its workforce.