July 12, 2019

CWA Statement on the Resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta

CWA addresses the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta.

July 11, 2019

This Summer, CWA Members are Taking on Offshoring of U.S. Jobs

More than 1,200 CWAers from across the country joined a CWA town hall call this week to hear about how to take action in CWA's Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring campaign.

July 11, 2019

Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Fair and Open Skies Act

This bill would prohibit the Department of Transportation (DOT) from issuing permits to "flag of convenience" airlines.

June 27, 2019

CWAers Rally to Fix Trump’s Broken NAFTA 2.0 Proposal

Trump's NAFTA 2.0 does not get the job done to stop NAFTA's damage.

June 25, 2019

As Negotiations Begin at AT&T Southeast, CWA Members Urge the Company to Share Record-Breaking Profits with its Employees

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson pledged to invest $1 billion and create 7,000 new jobs if Congress passed the corporate tax cut plan, but an analysis shows that AT&T has cut over 23,000 jobs since the tax cut passed and announced job cuts for nearly 2,000 more workers.

June 20, 2019

New York Assembly Passes Call Center Jobs Act!

The New York Call Center Jobs Act has passed in the New York Assembly by a count of 93-19, and will head to the Governor to be signed!

June 20, 2019

Public Sector Workers are Ready to Go on the Offense

At the 2019 Public Sector Conference in Memphis this week, CWAers heard about how public workers can fight back against vicious anti-union attacks at the state level and nationally.

June 20, 2019

Join Us as We Kick off The Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring!

This week, CWA members are launching a program to fight back against job instability, corporate tax loopholes, and the trade deals that harm working people.

June 20, 2019

CWAers Come Together for Poor People's Campaign Moral Action Congress

CWA Activists took part in a three-day gathering of activists, union members, moral leaders, and advocates from more than 40 states to strategize, learn, and build power together.

June 20, 2019

AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson Testifies on Boeing 737 MAX

AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-Committee on Aviation this week.

June 13, 2019

Attorneys General File Suit to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA has been a leading opponent of the deal and has kept concerns about job loss and lower wages in the wireless industry at the center of the discussion.

June 13, 2019

New Federal Bill Would Crack Down on Call Center Offshoring

The bill would ensure that taxpayer dollars are not rewarding companies that offshore their customer service work and would give consumers the power to decide where to have their calls handled.

June 13, 2019

New Jersey State Workers Fighting for a Fair State Budget

CWA members have been going all out to fight to protect workers, making hundreds of phone calls to legislators asking them to stand with the governor.

June 13, 2019

CWA and 60 Organizations Submit Comments to FCC Opposing Proposal to Cap the Universal Service Fund

The Universal Service Fund supports programs like Lifeline and the Connect America Fund to make broadband service more affordable and accessible to lower-income families.

June 12, 2019

New Legislation in House and Senate Addresses Consumer and Worker Call Center Offshoring Issues

The new federal bill builds on the momentum generated by states introducing and moving forward legislation addressing issues around call center offshoring during the 2019 legislative session in both Democratic and Republican-controlled state legislatures.

June 11, 2019

CWA Applauds Decisive Action by State Attorneys General to Prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from Gaining Anti-Competitive Power

We applaud these Attorneys General for taking decisive action to prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from gaining anti-competitive power at the expense of workers, customers, and communities.

June 6, 2019

Delaware Expands Collective Bargaining Rights for CWA State Workers!

Last week, Delaware Governor John Carney signed SB-8 to expand collective bargaining rights for all state worker bargaining units.

June 6, 2019

CWAers Win Protections for Nevada and Alabama Call Center Jobs

Thanks to the hard work of Nevada CWAers, call center legislation is now heading to Governor Steve Sisolak for a signature!

June 6, 2019

CWAers Urge Congress to Raise the Wage

Piedmont passenger service agents are fighting to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024.

June 6, 2019

West Virginia Education Workers’ Fight is Our Fight

The West Virginia State Senate passed legislation this week to further restrict education workers' right to strike.

June 5, 2019

CWA Stands in Solidarity with West Virginia Education Workers

Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton issued a statement of solidarity after the West Virginia State Senate passed legislation this week to further restrict education workers’ right to strike.

May 30, 2019

CWA Members Win Protections for Call Center Jobs in Colorado and Alabama

CWAers across the country are mobilizing to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

May 23, 2019

TSEU-CWA Members Hold Massive Organizing Blitz!

With help from organizers, activists, stewards, and campaign leads from across the country, TSEU-CWA signed up 318 new members across Texas!

May 23, 2019

CWA Local 1298 Helps Win Minimum Wage Increase for Connecticut Workers

After years of organizing and campaigning by workers, unions, and community groups, the Connecticut legislature voted this month to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour!