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October 11, 2018 — News

Workers Rally to Save Jobs at Risk in Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Local workers and community members held a "save our jobs" rally outside of Sprint's headquarters in Kansas.

October 11, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

October 11, 2018 — News

Election Update

The most recent election updates from Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas.

October 11, 2018 — News

IUE-CWA Members Lobby Congress to Stop Outsourcing and Protect Workers' Rights

Members of IUE-CWA from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to meet with Members of Congress and their staff and to ask for support in their efforts to pass two bills.

October 11, 2018 — News

CWAers Fight for Fairness in Factual TV

The Canadian Media Guild-CWA Canada is welcoming a $35-million class action lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds of reality and factual TV workers who have worked at Cineflix Canada.

October 11, 2018 — News

CWAers Tell Trump: the U.S. Mail is Not for Sale!

On Monday, CWAers joined thousands of postal workers and supporters across the country on a National Day of Action to tell President Trump: the U.S. Mail is Not for Sale!

October 9, 2018 — Press Release

Local Workers’ Rally: “Save Our Jobs” at Risk in Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger”

Recent analysis by CWA found that 28,000 jobs nationwide and 4,122 jobs in the Kansas City metro area alone are at risk if the merger goes through as presently constructed.

October 4, 2018 — News

In Historic Victory for CWA Members, Safety Improvements Included in FAA Reauthorization Bill

The FAA Reauthorization Bill passed the Senate overwhelmingly, with the inclusion of critical provisions that protect passenger service agents from assault and increase to 10 hours the minimum rest for Flight Attendants.

October 4, 2018 — News

Call Center Workers Left Behind in New NAFTA Deal

The Trump Administration reached a deal with Mexico and Canada on an updated NAFTA agreement on Sunday night.

October 4, 2018 — News

CWAers Join Mass Mobilization to Stop Kavanaugh

CWAers joined thousands in a mass mobilization on Thursday to stop the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

October 4, 2018 — News

Election Update

The latest election news from New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

October 4, 2018 — News

Minnesota CWAers at Frontier Bring Concerns to Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

CWA Local 7270 President Mark Doffing spoke about how Frontier has left the community behind through a lack of investment in their local workforce.

October 4, 2018 — News

Senators Question U.S. Regulators on Banks' Harmful Sales Practices

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) sent a letter to the heads of several banking regulators this week questioning if they are doing enough to incorporate reviews of harmful sales practices into their supervisory oversight policies.

October 4, 2018 — News

CWAers Stand with New York and New Jersey Airport Workers

New York and New Jersey airport workers celebrated a huge victory this week in their fight for dignity and economic justice at JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports.

October 4, 2018 — Press Release

In Historic Victory for Workers and Consumers, Safety Improvements Included in the FAA Reauthorization Bill

For over a decade, CWA passenger service agents have been fighting to strengthen protections against passenger assaults.

October 2, 2018 — Press Release

New NAFTA Agreement is a Work in Progress

The deal limits the ability of corporations to challenge local, state and federal laws through Investor State Dispute Settlement lawsuits and it strengthens labor obligations. However, the agreement falls short by failing to include a strong enforcement process to hold the parties accountable to those obligations or limits on call center job offshoring.

September 27, 2018 — News

Flight Attendants and Passenger Service Agents Celebrate Major Wins in New FAA Bill!

For years, CWA members have been making thousands of phone calls, holding rallies, and lobbying members of Congress to include their top priority items in the FAA Reauthorization Act.

September 27, 2018 — News

North Carolina CWAers Hold Town Hall Meeting to Discuss How to Save Call Center Jobs

Dozens of working North Carolinians gathered in Greensboro Tuesday for a town hall discussion on the future of call center work in the state.

September 27, 2018 — News

Senator Ted Cruz Is Wrong About Corporate Tax Cuts, Wages, and Jobs

Senator Cruz needs to stop listening to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and start listening to Texans who work at AT&T and American.

September 27, 2018 — News

Bank Workers Bring Fight for a Voice on the Job to the United Nations

Bank workers and members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, joined a side meeting at the United Nations to discuss how workers having a voice on the job can make the finance industry more sustainable and inclusive.

September 25, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Urges Passage of FAA Reauthorization Bill With Safety Improvements For Passenger Service Agents and Flight Attendants

The Communications Workers of America applaud the inclusion of provisions in the FAA Reauthorization Bill protecting passenger service agents from assault and providing 10 hours minimum rest for flight attendants. CWA urges Congress to approve the bill this week before funding runs out on the current extension.

September 20, 2018 — News

CWAers and All Working People Win Big in New York State Primaries

Across New York City and New York State, CWA and New York's working people won big in last Thursday's primary election.

September 20, 2018 — News

Don't Forget to Register to Vote!

National Voter Registration Day is coming up on Tuesday, September 25!

September 20, 2018 — News

The Republican NLRB is Trying to Make it Harder for Working People to Join Together

The National Labor Relations Board was created in 1935 to help protect the right of workers to organize and bargain collectively with their employer.