News

November 8, 2018 — News

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

November 8, 2018 — News

AFA-CWA Fights Airline Staffing Cuts

United Airlines announced it will reduce service by pre-plating meals on the ground and eliminating a Flight Attendant position on certain international flights.

October 31, 2018 — Press Release

Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Cause Substantial Harm to Working People and Consumers

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) today submitted new comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger. The new filing assesses the companies' insufficient responses to CWA's initial comments to the FCC and finds that T-Mobile and Sprint have failed to show that there would be verifiable, merger-related public interest benefits that would outweigh the substantial harm the deal would cause to working people and consumers.

October 25, 2018 — News

New Report: GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill Puts Call Center Jobs at Risk

Senators on the Joint Economic Committee released a report this week showing that 15.4 million U.S. jobs – including call center jobs – are at risk of being offshored.

October 18, 2018 — News

CWA Seeks to Protect Workers and Consumers in California

CWA District 9 has filed a motion with the California Public Utilities Commission seeking to represent the interests of workers and consumers during the state's review of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

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

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 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 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

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 20, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on State Attorneys General to Investigate Anti-Competitive, Job-Destroying T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Last week, CWA President Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger.

September 20, 2018 — News

Action Alert: The Trump Administration is Trying to Roll Back Worker Safety Protections

The Trump administration proposes to revoke parts of a 2016 rule that requires employers to report workplace injury data to OSHA.

September 13, 2018 — News

New Report: Taxpayer Dollars Subsidizing American Airlines CEO's 12.2 Million Dollar Salary

A new report by the Institute for Policy Studies sheds light on how our taxpayer dollars are subsidizing outrageous CEO pay.

September 13, 2018 — News

Thousands of CWA Members March in New York City Labor Day Parade

On Saturday, thousands of CWA District 1 members gathered to march in the annual New York City Labor Day Parade.

September 6, 2018 — News

New Report: More than 142,000 Jobs Offshored Under Trump

Good Jobs Nation released a new report revealing that despite Donald Trump's campaign promises, the offshoring of American jobs by U.S. corporations has increased to record levels on Trump's watch.

July 12, 2018 — News

CWA Activists Gear Up to Defeat "Right-to-Work" in Missouri

CWA activists in District 6 representing locals from across the state of Missouri gathered in June to prepare to defeat a so-called "right-to-work" ballot initiative in Missouri.

July 12, 2018 — News

The GOP Corporate Tax Bill Rewards Offshoring – Here's What We Can Do to Stop It

A new op-ed shines a spotlight on how the Republican corporate tax bill rewards and incentivizes the offshoring of more American jobs.

July 5, 2018 — News

Congress to AT&T: Where Are Those Jobs You Promised?

What is AT&T doing with its massive profits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill? That's the question members of Congress are now asking.

July 5, 2018 — News

Victory! New Jersey State Government Shutdown Averted

After CWAers packed the Statehouse to stop the New Jersey legislature from shutting down the government and locking state workers out, legislators reached a last minute budget deal.

June 21, 2018 — News

CWA Commends Democrats for Introducing Workers' Freedom to Negotiate Act

As CWAers fight for higher wages and to protect the right to join together to create better workplaces, Democrats in the U.S. Senate and House introduced strong new legislation to help achieve those goals.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally in DC for Poor People's Campaign

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

June 7, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

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

June 7, 2018 — News

Call Center Legislation Update

CWA members and allies across the country continue to put pressure on corporations and elected officials to stop sending call center jobs overseas.