On Monday, at a White House event attended by CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced a program that will make high speed broadband more affordable for millions of Americans.
IUE-CWA Co-Hosts First General Electric Annual Stakeholders Meeting and Sounds Alarm on GE Practices Weakening Manufacturing Jobs
We’re calling on GE to put the industrial future of America first.
On Tuesday, CWA Legislative Specialist Elena Lopez testified at a U.S. International Trade Commission hearing, stressing the impact that offshoring facilitated by unfair trade policies has on workers.
Building Broadband Better in CWA District 1 and more.
“Don’t Split Us Up”: IUE-CWA Members Hold Valentine’s Day Actions Urging General Electric to Invest in America
Workers demonstrating at GE’s headquarters in Boston delivered a set of four national demands to the company.
Despite receiving over $315 million in new taxpayer funds through the National Defense Authorization Act, General Electric has announced that it will be cutting jobs at its facility in Lynn, Mass.
In an op-ed in Fortune, CWA President Chris Shelton outlined what is at stake for workers at General Electric following the announcement that it plans to split into three separate companies.
More Than 120 National Audubon Society Workers Across 11 Regions Vote to Form Union with Communications Workers of America
More than 120 workers across 11 regions at the National Audubon Society voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a union with the CWA in a string of official National Labor Relations Board elections last week, joining their colleagues in the organization’s national headquarters as members of CWA.
The Labor Department released its September jobs report, showing that America’s public sector workforce lost 123,000 jobs last month, on top of the hundreds of thousands of public sector jobs that have been lost since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
IUE-CWA members, along with a coalition of labor, environmental, trade, and veterans groups, launched a national campaign last week calling on General Electric to reinvest in domestic manufacturing jobs in green energy, military, and commercial aviation.
National Coalition Launches “Bring It Home GE” Campaign; Calls on General Electric To Invest Big in American Manufacturing, Stop Offshoring
A national coalition of labor, environmental, trade and veterans groups launched a nationwide campaign this week calling on manufacturing giant General Electric to heed the Biden administration’s call to “Build Back Better” by reinvesting in domestic manufacturing jobs in green energy, military, and commercial aviation.
CWA members across the country will be mobilizing to ensure that Congress passes the Build Back Better Act which will create jobs, cut taxes, lower costs for working families, and make it easier for workers to join unions.
A coalition of environmental groups, community advocates, and IUE-CWA members launched a public awareness campaign this week calling on elected leaders and General Electric to bring needed economic investment and good green union jobs to Schenectady, N.Y.
On Monday, Mapbox worker Jenn Chow joined Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh for a roundtable discussion as part of the Biden administration’s Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment.
Last Thursday, U.S. Trade Rep. Katherine Tai addressed the importance of worker-centered trade in a historic speech.
CWA technicians from all over the country joined a training last month to learn how to engage their local governments to advocate for transparency and accountability in their local permitting processes.
On April 15, more than 100 labor leaders, lawmakers, environmental activists, and allies called on General Electric (GE) to stop outsourcing and offshoring American jobs.
The act would use the federal tax code and federal grants, loans and contracts to stop the outsourcing of American 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.
IUE-CWA Members and Community Allies Call for Walmart to Tell Supplier to Cancel Plans to Ship LED Bulb Manufacturing to China
Over the weekend, IUE-CWA members and community allies held rallies at Walmart stores across the country to call on the corporation to act immediately to prevent workers from losing 80 factory jobs.
Confirmation hearings for President Biden's pick for Secretary of Labor, Marty Walsh, have begun, and we need your help to push him over the line.
Workers at the GE-Savant lighting facility in Bucyrus, Ohio, are fighting for their jobs after the company issued a WARN notice informing workers they intend to move the LED residential light bulb line out of the facility to China.
On Monday, President Biden issued an executive order to update and strengthen Buy American requirements for federal spending.
Today President Biden issued an executive order to update and strengthen Buy American requirements for federal spending. Current regulations create loopholes that allow companies to offshore jobs and undermine the intent of the law.