January 23, 2020

Two Groups Unite to Form Canadian Freelance Guild under CWA Canada

Two groups of independent freelancers are coming together to form a new organization within CWA Canada!

January 22, 2020

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.

December 12, 2019

CWA Executive Board Condemns Attacks on Union Activists in the Philippines

The CWA Executive Board issued a statement this week condemning ongoing abuses of union and progressive activists in the Philippines by the Duterte regime.

December 10, 2019

CWA Executive Board Condemns Philippine Human Rights Abuses

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.

December 5, 2019

CWA and Dominican Union FEDOTRAZONAS Announce Solidarity Agreement to Build Worker Power

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. 

December 5, 2019

CWA Supports Global Day of Action to Stop Attacks on Activists in the Philippines

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. 

November 21, 2019

CWA President Chris Shelton Calls for Stronger Labor Standards in Trump's New NAFTA

He also called for a strong enforcement mechanism in the new NAFTA that covers all workers.

November 14, 2019

CWAers Protest Mass Arrests of Union Organizers in the Philippines

Anne Krueger, a strong friend and ally to CWA, was temporarily freed after 12 days of incarceration.

November 7, 2019

CWA Condemns Raid and Arrest of Union Organizer and CWA Ally in the Philippines

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.

November 1, 2019

CWA Condemns Raid and Arrest of Trade Union Organizer Anne Krueger in the Philippines

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.

October 17, 2019

Building Solidarity with Call Center Workers Around the World

A delegation of CWA members went on a fact-finding delegation to investigate the working conditions at call centers in the Philippines.

September 26, 2019

CWA Activists Across the Country Join Global Climate Protests

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.

September 5, 2019

CWAers Build Global Solidarity to Lift Working Conditions 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.

August 26, 2019

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.

August 8, 2019

UNI Global Union Leadership Pledges Support for U.S. Bank Workers at CWA Convention

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.

August 1, 2019

Resolutions Approved by the 2019 CWA Convention

A list of the resolutions approved at the 2019 CWA Convention.

May 17, 2019

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.”

May 2, 2019

CWA Canada Looks to Build on Organizing Success

Local leaders from across Canada gathered in Windsor to develop strategies for building on recent organizing success in newsrooms across North America.

January 10, 2019

Building Worker Power Across the Wireless Industry

Wireless workers including CWAers from AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile gathered in Miami for the 2019 CWA Wireless Workers Leadership Conference.

September 27, 2018

CWA Stands with International Call Center Workers

When all workers join together, we can improve working conditions for everyone.

September 27, 2018

Bank Workers Bring Fight for a Voice on the Job to the United Nations

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.

July 5, 2018

CWAers Join Rally to End Inhumane Treatment of Immigrant Families

CWA activists rallied this week at Chicano Park in San Diego to demand an end to the inhumane mistreatment of immigrant families at our borders.

June 21, 2018

CWA and Ver.di to T-Mobile: Respect All Your Workers' Rights

CWA President Chris Shelton traveled to Liverpool, England, this week to participate in UNI Global Union's Global Congress.

April 26, 2018

CWA President Chris Shelton Brings T-Mobile Fight to German Parliament

CWA President Chris Shelton traveled to Germany this week to speak about the efforts of T-Mobile US workers to join together to fight for better working conditions and more.