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April 19, 2018 — News

On Tax Day and Beyond, CWAers Fight Back against Corporate Giveaways

CWA members across the country held events on Tax Day to highlight how the Republican corporate tax cut bill is a massive giveaway to big corporations paid for by working families.

April 19, 2018 — News

New York Takes Steps to Protect Public Workers before Janus Decision

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stood with working people by signing legislation that makes it easier for public workers to join together in unions.

April 19, 2018 — News

CWA Members Defeat Attempt to Prevent Working People from Improving Working Conditions on Tribal Lands

The U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill that would have removed protections for working people on Native American lands.

April 17, 2018 — Press Release

On Tax Day, Working People Are Angry and Fighting Back

A Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton about how those in Congress and the White House have doubled down on increasing the wealth of top executives and shareholders at the expense of everyone else.

April 17, 2018 — Press Release

AS AT&T POSTS BILLIONS IN PROFITS FROM GOP TAX BILL, DETROIT WORKER JOINS TAX MARCH 2018 TO CALL OUT COMPANY FOR MASS LAYOFFS

The company’s CEO Randall Stephenson promised to create 7,000 jobs if the GOP tax plan passed. Instead, despite a $20 billion windfall as a result of tax cuts in the bill, AT&T announced thousands of unnecessary layoffs late last year.

April 16, 2018 — Press Release

Passenger Service Agents at American Airlines Subsidiaries Mobilize Coast-to-Coast as Fight to End Poverty Wages Escalates

Passenger service agents from Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines will gather at airports across the country on Monday, April 16 to step up their calls for sustainable, family supporting wages at the airline.

April 12, 2018 — News

CWA Urges Congress to Oppose Giveaways to Big Banks

CWA sent a letter to all members of the House of Representatives urging them to oppose three harmful bills this week that would increase the risk of another financial crisis.

April 10, 2018 — Press Release

CBO Report: GOP Tax Bill Will Reward Companies That Offshore American Jobs

The Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the effects of the December 2017 Republican tax bill confirms that the bill provides incentives for companies to send more American jobs overseas.

April 5, 2018 — News

Corporate CEOs Got the Money, Now We Want the Jobs

Now that the tax bill has gone into effect, where are those $4,000 raises? Where are those good jobs?

April 5, 2018 — News

Big Corporations are Taking Over Our Local News, and the Effects are Frightening

If the name Sinclair Broadcast Group sounds familiar, it might be because CWA has been fighting hard over the past year against an attempted merger between Sinclair and Tribune Media.

April 5, 2018 — News

CWAers Commemorate MLK's Legacy for Working People

Thousands of labor leaders and other allies gathered in Memphis to develop strategies to ensure that all working people are treated with dignity and respect.

April 4, 2018 — Press Release

America's Largest Unions Demand Employers Disclose Corporate Tax Windfall Amid Bargaining Talks Nationwide

Failure to Release Tax Windfall Details Could Violate National Labor Relations Act, Unions Charge.

March 29, 2018 — News

Why Buybacks are Bad News for Workers

Buybacks are a financial maneuver in which a company manipulates its stock prices by using cash and profits to purchase its own shares.

March 29, 2018 — News

Congress Must Act to Protect U.S. Call Center Jobs

CWA-backed legislation that puts pressure on corporations to stop sending call center jobs overseas continues to gain momentum.

March 29, 2018 — News

Election Update

CWAers from Local 1103 in Port Chester phone banked for Assemblymember Shelley Mayer for New York State Senate District 37.

March 29, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally to Close the Carried Interest Loophole

CWAers rallied in support of a bill to close the carried interest loophole.

March 22, 2018 — News

CWA District 7 Conference

CWAers gathered in Denver, Colo., for the annual CWA District 7 conference.

March 22, 2018 — News

It's Time to Move Protecting Call Center Jobs Off the Back Burner

CWA-backed legislation that puts pressure on corporations to stop sending call center jobs overseas continues to gain momentum.

March 22, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Congress to Put Workers First in NAFTA Negotiations

CWA sent a letter to Congress laying out criteria for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

March 22, 2018 — News

D.C. Fair Elections Act Signed into Law

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has signed the Fair Elections Act into law.

March 15, 2018 — News

Senators Urge General Dynamics to Address Wage Theft at Call Centers

Senators Sanders, Warren, and Merkley issued a letter last week calling on GDIT to ensure that the company is not illegally underpaying its federally contracted call center employees

March 15, 2018 — News

CWA President Chris Shelton Tells Democrats to Focus on Core Labor Issues

CWA President Chris Shelton spoke at the Congressional Progressive Caucus Summit in Baltimore.

March 15, 2018 — News

Louisiana Lobby Day

Last week, CWA local presidents met with Louisiana Senator Troy Carter.

March 15, 2018 — News

Pro-Labor Candidate Wins Big in Western Pennsylvania

Democrat Conor Lamb won a special election in 18th Congressional District in Western Pennsylvania.