In a joint letter released publicly today, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Communications Workers of America (CWA) President Chris Shelton urged President Trump and his administration to withhold bilateral trade negotiations with the Philippines until the government of President Rodrigo Duterte halts its “ongoing and growing repression of trade union members and activists in the country.”
Bank workers and members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, joined a side meeting at the United Nations to discuss how workers having a voice on the job can make the finance industry more sustainable and inclusive.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) expresses its solidarity and condolences to the families of the 37 workers who perished in the December 23 fire in the Research Now SSI call center in Davao, Philippines
As Brazil's democracy comes under increased attack by conservative sectors, CWA expresses its solidarity with Brazilian workers and their organizations. We reject the attacks against the Workers Party's and former metalworkers' union leader Luis Inacio "Lula" da Silva.
The AFL-CIO Office of Investment recently sent a letter to T-Mobile, outlining how the company's confidentiality agreements conflict with federal whistleblower protections for reporting securities law violations.