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August 16, 2018 — News

Community Leaders Call on PUCO to Reject AT&T's Request to Drop Out of Lifeline Program

AT&T's abandonment of the Lifeline program, which subsidizes vital phone and internet services, would harm more than 10,000 of their Ohio customers.

August 16, 2018 — News

South Dakota CWA Members Lead Fight Against Offshoring of Call Center Jobs

Members of CWA Local 7500 held a rally in Sioux Falls this week to call for politicians to step in and act.

August 16, 2018 — News

District 1 CWAers Fight Back against Unprecedented Attacks on Labor

CWA members joined a Community Conversation event last week in the Bronx discussing how theys can mobilize to make the community stronger.

August 16, 2018 — News

CWA Member Honored as Champion of Social Security

Cecilia Valdez, CWA 7026 Secretary-Treasurer, was honored with the 2018 Grijalva Champion of Social Security Award

August 16, 2018 — News

NewsGuild-CWA Joins Boston Globe in Condemning President Trump's Attacks on Journalism

The Boston Globe has launched an effort calling on news organizations to speak out about President Donald Trump's sustained assault on the free press.

August 14, 2018 — Press Release

Community Leaders Call on PUCO to Reject AT&T's Request to Drop Out of Lifeline Program

Today, leaders from the NAACP, Ohio Poverty Law Center, Alliance for Retired Americans, ProgressOhio and Communications Workers of America District 4 called on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to reject AT&T’s request to drop out of the Lifeline program. AT&T’s abandonment of the Lifeline program, which subsidizes vital phone and internet services, would harm over 10,000 of their Ohioa customers - including the elderly, veterans and low-income households.

August 14, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Launches Multi-State Political Push Calling Out Lawmakers, AT&T For Broken Promises On American Jobs

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) today announced a multi-state political effort focused on the Midwest with radio ads spotlighting AT&T's cuts to U.S. jobs in the wake of the GOP tax bill.

August 9, 2018 — News

CWAers Defeat Right-to-Work in Missouri!

CWA members and retirees in Missouri played a critical role in defeating Missouri's Proposition A, a so-called "Right to Work" ballot initiative.

August 9, 2018 — News

CWAers Hold Members of Congress Accountable for Corporate Tax Cut Vote

CWA members are putting pressure on elected officials who sold out working families by voting for the Republican corporate tax cut bill.

August 9, 2018 — News

Working People Must #StopKavanaugh

CWAers are joining activists across the country in a #StopKavanaugh photo campaign.

August 8, 2018 — Press Release

When We Fight We Win, In Missouri and Across the Country

Working people in Missouri sent a clear message to the whole country yesterday: We won't be fooled by so-called "right to work" legislation and other efforts to prevent us from joining together to fight for good jobs, fair wages and strong communities.

August 2, 2018 — News

Sneak Peek: "Us vs. Them" Video Highlighting CWA Endorsement of Labor Champion Senator Sherrod Brown

In a video called "Us vs. Them," CWA members talk about how working people must fight every day to push back on the lies that the 1-percent and corporate interests tell to keep us divided.

August 2, 2018 — News

Vote Tuesday to Defeat "Right-to-Work" Prop A in Missouri

CWA activists in Missouri having been working hard to defeat a so-called "right-to-work" ballot initiative called Proposition A that would be extremely harmful for working people.

August 2, 2018 — News

Political Update

Is your CWA Local hosting canvasses, phonebanks, or other election mobilization activities?

August 1, 2018 — Press Release

As AT&T Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Ohio State Senate and House Call On AT&T to Settle Fair Contract

Despite promises that tax windfalls would be used to create jobs, AT&T has announced layoffs and continues to outsource and offshore American jobs.

July 27, 2018 — Press Release

FCC Set to Vote Next Week on Dangerous, Anti-Union One Touch, Make Ready Proposal

A nationwide OTMR policy would allow companies that want to add equipment to a utility pole to move existing equipment. Pole attachment work is complex, and if done incorrectly, can cause electrocution or poles to fall.

July 26, 2018 — News

CWA Members are Fighting to Stop Dangerous, Anti-Union One-Touch Make-Ready Proposal

CWA members are fighting hard to stop a dangerous Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposal that endangers workers and could send CWA members' work to unskilled, untrained, low-wage contractors.

July 26, 2018 — News

Call Now to Oppose Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has routinely ruled against CWA members and working families.

July 26, 2018 — News

CWA Members Raise Working Condition Concerns at Charlotte City Council Meeting

A group of CWA activists attended the Charlotte City Council meeting last week to raise concerns about working conditions at the city-owned airport.

July 26, 2018 — News

Bank Workers Escalate Fight for Better Working Conditions

Bank workers from the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, escalated their fight for better working conditions last week.

July 26, 2018 — News

Connecticut CWAers are Fighting Runaway Inequality

CWA Local 1298 members in Connecticut gathered for a CWA Runaway Inequality training last week.

July 26, 2018 — News

#RedforFeds: CWA Stands with Federal Government Workers

CWAers stood in solidarity with AFGE members at a rally in Washington, D.C., this week.

July 19, 2018 — News

Town Hall Shines Spotlight on Poverty Wages at American Airlines

Piedmont agent Heather Hudson shared her powerful personal story of how the American Airlines-owned subsidiary is paying its workers poverty wages at a town hall event hosted by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally for Life-Saving Safe Staffing Legislation

CWA members across New York have been working with other unions and allies to pass legislation to set a safe limit on the number of patients nurses can be assigned.