CWA, Filipino-American, and Human Rights Groups Applaud Newly-Introduced Philippine Human Rights Act
As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte escalates his campaign to punish and execute trade union activists, CWA and others united to urge Congress to pass the Philippine Human Rights Act.
CWA and other groups are applauding today’s introduction of the Philippine Human Rights Act, led by Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA).
The harmful decision by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to revoke visas of degree-seeking international students if their institutions move to online instruction during COVID-19 was rescinded in court on Tuesday.
CWA is strongly condemning the Philippine government’s shutdown this week of ABS-CBN, the country’s largest broadcast network.
Two groups of independent freelancers are coming together to form a new organization within CWA Canada!
Communications Workers of America Urges FCC to Deny Sale of AT&T Mobility Units to Liberty Latin America
The union says the transaction as currently structured threatens considerable harm to the public interest by endangering potentially hundreds of jobs, harming workers and threatening service quality.
The CWA Executive Board issued a statement this week condemning ongoing abuses of union and progressive activists in the Philippines by the Duterte regime.
Today, on International Human Rights Day, the Communications Workers of America Executive Board is united in its support for activists in the Philippines who face intimidation and retaliation for seeking to improve the lives and conditions of Filipino workers.
The two unions represent call center workers who are employed at many of the same companies or who work at vendors that handle customer service work for those companies.
CWA members will participate in a global day of labor union action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to protest the severe repression of labor union and other activists in the Philippines.
He also called for a strong enforcement mechanism in the new NAFTA that covers all workers.
Anne Krueger, a strong friend and ally to CWA, was temporarily freed after 12 days of incarceration.
Military police raided the regional offices of several progressive and union organizations in Bacolod, Philippines, on Friday, arresting union organizer Mary-Anne Krueger and others.
Disturbing reports from the Philippines indicate that military police have raided the regional offices of several progressive and union organizations in Bacolod, arresting union organizer Mary-Anne Krueger (known as Anne) as well as an organizer for the BPO Industry Employee Network (BIEN), who was subsequently released.
A delegation of CWA members went on a fact-finding delegation to investigate the working conditions at call centers in the Philippines.
CWA activists across the country joined people all over the world rallying last week for climate justice and a sustainable economy that works for everyone.
As AT&T and other companies have cut thousands of U.S. customer service jobs, they continue to offshore work and rely on overseas contractors like Alorica.
American, Filipino AT&T Call Center Workers Meet in Manila, Demonstrate Global Solidarity Between Unions
A delegation of AT&T call center workers who are members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union met with leaders from the Unified Employees of Alorica (UEA) in Manila Friday in a show of solidarity.
Bank workers from Wells Fargo, BNP Paribas (Bank of the West), and Santander met with bank workers from Italy, Brazil, and Luxembourg to build global solidarity.
A list of the resolutions approved at the 2019 CWA Convention.
AFL-CIO President Trumka and CWA President Shelton to President Trump: No Trade Negotiations with the Philippines Until Crackdown Against Trade Unions End
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.”
Local leaders from across Canada gathered in Windsor to develop strategies for building on recent organizing success in newsrooms across North America.
Wireless workers including CWAers from AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile gathered in Miami for the 2019 CWA Wireless Workers Leadership Conference.
When all workers join together, we can improve working conditions for everyone.