May 19, 2022

Biden Broadband Initiative Requires States to Consult with Unions on Broadband Buildout Plans

States must consult with unions as they develop their funding proposals, and the requirements make it clear that federal dollars will not fund sub-par installations by fly-by-night companies.

May 19, 2022

Worker Power Update

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors passed two CWA championed ordinances that will require companies like Verizon to disclose the subcontractors they are using to complete permitted work, and other news.

May 12, 2022

Activision-Blizzard Worker Urges FTC, DOJ to Consider Impact of Corporate Consolidation on Workers When it Comes to Big Tech Mergers

Brice Arnold, a Design Researcher at game development company Activision-Blizzard, testified at a hearing held by the FTC and DOJ analyzing the firsthand impacts of mergers and acquisitions in the technology industry. As Activision-Blizzard's planned acquisition by Microsoft is set to be reviewed by the FTC, Arnold called on regulators to investigate potential harms to workers within the gaming industry.

May 12, 2022

CWA Member Attends Historic White House Meeting on Grassroots Worker Organizing

Alex Speidel, one of the lead organizers from United Paizo Workers/CWA, joined a historic meeting with President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, and other worker organizers at the White House to discuss how he and his coworkers at Paizo won voluntary recognition for their union.

May 12, 2022

Worker Power Update

On Monday, at a White House event attended by CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced a program that will make high speed broadband more affordable for millions of Americans.

May 11, 2022

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Establishes New Transparency Measures for Subcontractors

CWA applauds the passage of two ordinances by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, which will require construction and right-of-way permit holders to disclose the subcontractors they are using to complete permitted work. The right-of-way measure, which CWA played a key role in crafting, will go into effect on June 10 along with the construction portion of the ordinance.

May 5, 2022

CWA Member Discusses Grassroots Organizing Efforts with President Biden, Vice President Harris and Labor Secretary Walsh at White House Event

Today, Alex Speidel, one of the lead organizers from United Paizo Workers/CWA, met with President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, and other worker organizers at the White House to discuss how he and his co-workers at Paizo won voluntary recognition for their union.

May 5, 2022

Worker Power Update

Last Wednesday, activists from CWA Local 6215 spoke before the Dallas City Council to urge the city to attach labor standards to public funds that are used to expand broadband internet access to unserved communities.

April 28, 2022

Worker Power Update

Electing pro-worker candidates, ending captive audience meetings, and broadband for all.

April 28, 2022

CWA Members Set to Testify at Hearing on COVID-19 Protections in Healthcare

The members will urge OSHA to establish a comprehensive, enforceable COVID-19 standard to protect all workers in healthcare.

April 21, 2022

CWA Applauds New Bill to Protect Passenger Service Agents from Abusive Passengers

The bill is designed to improve aviation safety and hold passengers convicted of intimidation, threats, or physical violence against aviation professionals accountable for their actions.

April 21, 2022

Promoting Trade Policy that Prioritizes Workers

On Tuesday, CWA Legislative Specialist Elena Lopez testified at a U.S. International Trade Commission hearing, stressing the impact that offshoring facilitated by unfair trade policies has on workers.

March 31, 2022

Worker Power Update

Building Broadband Better in CWA District 1 and more.

March 24, 2022

Worker Power Update

More than 50 workers from GE Lighting’s Bucyrus plant in Ohio traveled to Columbus to rally outside Republican Senator Rob Portman’s office and call on him to help keep their plant open.

March 17, 2022

Worker Power Update

CWAers and other union members across the country are participating in a day of action to call on the Senate to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.

March 17, 2022

CWA Activists in Alabama Rally for Voting Rights

Last week, CWAers participated in a "Fight for the Vote" rally for justice and democracy.

March 17, 2022

CWA Public Workers in Texas Defend Workers and Families Against Retaliation and Abuse

The Texas State Employees Union (TSEU)/CWA Local 6186 Executive Board passed a resolution opposing Gov. Abbott’s directive to the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services to “conduct a prompt and thorough investigation” of families who chose gender affirming care for their children.

March 10, 2022

Worker Power Update

The latest information about where CWAers are fighting for worker power around the country.

March 3, 2022

CWA Local President Attends State of the Union Address

Marc Ellis, President of CWA Local 9413 in Nevada, attended President Biden’s first State of the Union address virtually as the guest of U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.).

March 3, 2022

Worker Power Update

CWAers around the country continue to fight for worker power by endorsing pro-worker candidates for office.

March 1, 2022

Joe Biden Demonstrates Continued Strong Support for Workers in His First State of the Union Address

In his first State of the Union address, President Biden made it clear that creating jobs through investment in our country’s infrastructure and empowering workers has been the foundation of his agenda to strengthen our country.

February 24, 2022

Worker Power Update

CWAers in Texas continue their mobilization efforts to turn out voters and build support for pro labor candidates in upcoming primary elections.

February 17, 2022

Worker Power Update

The latest information about how CWAers are fighting for workers' rights around the country.

February 17, 2022

CWA Secretary-Treasurer Steffens Attends White House Event Celebrating the Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program, funded by the bipartisan infrastructure bill, helps families and households stay connected by making internet service more affordable.