April 15, 2021

CWA Launches State Broadband Oversight Initiatives

The goal is to ensure public safety and network resilience while protecting consumers and closing the digital divide.

April 15, 2021

High Speed Internet Is Infrastructure

President Joe Biden has five words for Republicans who say that his American Jobs Plan should be scaled back to focus on "traditional" infrastructure like roads and bridges.

April 15, 2021

CWA Next Generation Hosts Virtual Workshop on the PRO Act

On April 11, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens joined NewsGuild-CWA activists and more than 35 members of CWA Next Generation to talk about reforming U.S. labor law.

April 15, 2021

Violence Should Not Be Part of The Job

This week, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act is up for a vote on the House floor.

April 15, 2021

District 7 Conference Spotlights Members' Creativity and Dedication During Pandemic Year

On April 8th and 9th, more than 175 CWA members gathered for the first ever virtual District 7 Conference.

April 12, 2021

With Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Promising Nationwide Broadband Access and Good Jobs, Communications Workers of America Launches Multi-State Effort to Regulate Broadband, Close Digital Divide

CWA has launched an ambitious multi-state effort to pass state legislation that would establish public utility commission oversight of broadband in public safety, network resiliency and consumer protection.

April 8, 2021

How the PRO Act Will Help Us Bargain Stronger Contracts

Although current federal law requires companies to bargain in good faith with the union chosen by their employees, CWA members know the tactics employers use to drag out the bargaining process.

April 8, 2021

Join CWA NextGen and Special Guests to Learn How to Grow Our Union!

More workers than ever have been reaching out to CWA for help organizing a union at their workplaces.

April 1, 2021

What Would the PRO Act Do?

If we want to build our power in the workplace, we must make passing the PRO Act in the Senate our top priority.

April 1, 2021

PRO Act Stories: "I was fired for trying to unionize my workplace."

A bank worker who was fired from her job for trying to organize her workplace shares her story.

April 1, 2021

Infrastructure Bill Will Create Good Union Jobs

President Joe Biden announced his plan to rebuild our country, create millions of good, union jobs in the United States, and make sure that corporations pay their fair share of taxes.

April 1, 2021

New Department of Labor Resources for Workers on Equal Pay

Under Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, the Department of Labor has revamped its website.

March 25, 2021

Marty Walsh Confirmed as Biden's Secretary of Labor

Walsh is the first union member to serve as Secretary of Labor in nearly 50 years.

March 25, 2021

Tell Your Senator Now: It’s Time for Fundamental Democracy Reform

To loosen the hold corporate money has on our country, we must build worker power, and to do that, we need the For the People Act.

March 25, 2021

Florida CWAers Fight Republican Assault on Workers' Rights

CWA members in Florida are fighting two anti-workers' rights bills that have been introduced in the Florida State Senate.

March 22, 2021

Communications Workers of America Applauds Confirmation of New Labor Secretary Marty Walsh

The U.S. Senate confirmed Marty Walsh to lead the Department of Labor. Walsh will be the first union member to be Secretary of Labor in nearly 50 years.

March 18, 2021

Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act Will Create and Protect Good Jobs

Millions of people across the country don't have access to affordable broadband due to the digital divide – a cycle of profit-driven discrimination that has only grown worse during the pandemic.

March 18, 2021

CWA District 6 Members Gear Up for Key Fights to Pass Pro-Worker Legislation

CWA District 6 hosted two virtual trainings for CWA members over the past few weeks to train them on how to get pro-worker legislation passed.

March 18, 2021

CWA Members are Prepared to Fight Against the Filibuster, if Necessary

The Democracy Initiative, including CWA President Chris Shelton, called for Senate action on S.1 and warned against letting it fall victim to a filibuster.

March 18, 2021

NewsGuild President Tells Lawmakers Local News is Facing an Extinction-Level Threat

"In the last 16 years, 2,100 newsrooms across the country have shut down. And there are half as many newspaper journalists working today as there were a decade ago."

March 18, 2021

Our Stories: Why We Need the PRO Act

On Wednesday, CWA 7777 Local President Debbie Medina spoke at a virtual press conference on why CWA members are working so hard to pass the PRO Act.

March 18, 2021

New Mexico State Workers Fight to End Poverty Wages

Funding to support state and local governments is one of the most important parts of the American Rescue Plan, which passed both houses of Congress and was signed by President Biden last week.

March 11, 2021

House Passes PRO Act to Expand Worker Power

On Tuesday, in a bipartisan vote, the U.S. House passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, one of CWA's top priorities for building worker power.

March 11, 2021

For the People: Campaign Finance Reform

To loosen the hold corporate money has on our country, we must build worker power, and to do that, we need the For the People Act.