September 5, 2019

CWAers Successfully Defeat Two Anti-Worker Ballot Initiatives in Phoenix

CWA members and retirees in Phoenix joined weekly phone banks along with other labor and community groups to help defeat two citywide ballot initiatives.

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.

March 21, 2019

CWA Secures Agreement with Facebook on Sweeping Reforms to Curb Discrimination

Under the agreement, the tech giant will make sweeping changes to its paid advertising platform to prevent discrimination in employment, housing, and credit advertising.

March 14, 2019

CWA-Endorsed Candidate wins Phoenix Mayoral Election!

On Tuesday, CWA-endorsed candidate Kate Gallego was elected as the next Mayor of Phoenix in a runoff election.

September 27, 2018

Former CWA President Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for Helping Seniors

Former CWA President Morty Bahr was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Elderly Housing Development & Operations Corporation.

May 31, 2018

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

September 14, 2017

Take Action: Stop Tax Giveaways to the Wealthy and Corporations

There's a massive lobbying effort underway right now to give big tax breaks to millionaires and corporations at the expense of the rest of us.

May 22, 2017

2017 CWA Retired Members’ Council Annual Meeting

The 2017 Meeting of the CWA RMC will be held in Pittsburgh, PA on August 5, 2017 at the Westin Convention Center Hotel.

December 8, 2016

CWA Retirees: ‘The Price is Not Right’

The Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) is rolling out a grassroots, national campaign to block proposed cuts and changes to Medicare that Republicans plan to pursue.

December 1, 2016

Flight Attendants Rally to Save Social Security and Medicare

U.S. Cathay Pacific Airways Cabin Crew, supported by AFA-CWA, Bay Area labor, and allies, rallied in front of Cathay Pacific U.S. corporate offices this week.

September 8, 2016

Activists Tell Congress: Keep Your Promise to Mine Workers

CWA President Chris Shelton and about 50 CWAers joined more than a thousand members of the United Mine Workers Union and other union activists at a Capitol Hill rally today.

August 11, 2016

NJ Pension Update

New Jersey State Senate president Steve Sweeney announced that he would not post the Constitutional Amendment to protect New Jersey public worker pensions for a final vote in the Senate.

August 4, 2016

New Jersey CWAers Rally to Protect Pensions

This week, CWA members, retirees, staff, and leaders were joined by other public sector union members at the New Jersey Statehouse to demand that the Constitutional Amendment to ensure pension payments be put up for a vote and passed in the Senate.  

August 4, 2016

Retiree Update

CWA retirees participated in movement building training in Minneapolis.

June 30, 2016

RMC General Board Sworn Into Office

June 2016 New RMC General Board are Sworn Into Office by CWA President Chris Shelton

June 23, 2016

CWAers Fight to Save NJ Public Worker Pensions

CWA stewards and members in New Jersey support legislation that would place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot this November to guarantee pension payments for the state's public worker pension system.

May 19, 2016

CWAers Standing Strong in NJ Pension Fight

CWA activists in New Jersey are mobilizingto build support for a constitutional amendment that will require the government to fully fund public workers' pensions.

May 6, 2016

Retirees Speak Up at Meeting with Verizon CEO

RMC speaks up for retirees at meeting with Verizon CEO, Lowell C. McAdam.

May 5, 2016

IUE-CWA Activists Protest GE Retiree Cuts

IUE-CWA retirees leafleted shareholders outside the General Electric Co. annual meeting in Jacksonville, Fla., and IUE-CWA locals in other locations held solidarity demonstrations outside GE facilities.

April 28, 2016

RMC Media Sector President Makes Statement at Fl. GE Share-Owners Meeting

RMC Media Sector President, Bill Freeda, makes a statement at the GE Share-Owners Meeting in Jacksonville, FL.

April 15, 2016

Nationwide Rally Against GE Changes to Retiree Healthcare

We will be having a NATIONWIDE RALLY(s) on Weds, April 27...the Day of GE's Annual Shareowners Meeting.  Kevin Mahar, fro

March 10, 2016

NJ State Workers Vote Dues Increase to Fund Campaign for Secure Pensions

CWA state workers in the executive branch in New Jersey voted overwhelmingly to finance a constitutional amendment campaign to secure public workers' pensions and hold elected officials accountable.

March 7, 2016

N.J. Shop Stewards Gear Up for Pension Amendment Campaign

More than 500 CWA N.J. shop stewards and activists met for a day of mobilization training on the campaign to win a ballot question for a constitutional amendment to require the State of New Jersey to make full payments into the pension system.

February 18, 2016

CWA Retirees, Active Members Fight Nokia-Lucent on Pension Grab

CWA retired and active members are pushing back against Nokia-Lucent's attempt to grab billions in pension assets from a plan covering retired CWA and IBEW members and transfer those funds to an underfunded management fund.