December 17, 2020

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November 6, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton's Statement on Biden's Win: The Work of Healing Our Country Can Now Begin

This election, held during a global pandemic and under a President who has refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power, has been like no other. Yet Americans responded with resolve, voting in record numbers.

September 10, 2020

Joe Biden Will Act to Stop Job Offshoring During His First Week in Office

This week, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris announced the steps that they will take to stop outsourcing, including a series of executive actions during their first days in office.

September 3, 2020

A Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.

September 1, 2020

On Labor Day We Must Decide What We Want For Our Future

Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.

August 6, 2020

Who is Paul Singer?

The podcast "Who Is?" has just released an episode focusing on Paul Singer, the billionaire hedge fund CEO behind Elliott Management's predatory campaign to destroy AT&T.

July 16, 2020

U.S. Banks Earn Failing Grades on COVID-19 Response

The Committee for Better Banks released a new analysis of the nation's 12 largest retail banks' COVID-19 response, finding major shortcomings in how the nation's wealthiest industry has handled the pandemic.

March 26, 2020

Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill But More Remains to Be Done to Help Working People

CWA legislative activists have been engaging with their members of Congress and Senators to make sure that the coronavirus emergency relief bill addresses the needs of working people, not just CEOs and Wall Street.

February 13, 2020

U.S. House Passes Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Thanks to the tireless work of CWA members and a broad coalition of labor, civil rights, environmental, religious, immigrant rights, and women's groups, the U.S. House passed historic legislation to make it easier for workers to join a union.

February 6, 2020

It’s Time to #MakeBillionairesPay!

CWAers are fighting to make billionaires pay their fair share!

January 30, 2020

CWA Leaders Fight Back against Economic Injustice

CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens and AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson spoke at a Poor People's Campaign press conference this week in Washington, D.C.

January 16, 2020

Workers and Community Members Press Stephanie Murphy to Support the PRO Act

"Does she think that it is okay for corporations to have so much control over our lives?"

December 12, 2019

Shelton: Working People Must Win Elections in 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton spoke to activists at the CWA National Legislative-Political Retreat about how critical it is to take back the White House and the U.S. Senate with pro-union candidates in 2020.

November 21, 2019

CWAers Protest Paul Singer and Call for Billionaires to Pay Taxes

The protest took place ahead of a Manhattan Institute panel discussion Wednesday at noon on how the richest New Yorkers can fight new laws which would expand tenant protections.

October 31, 2019

CWAers Featured at Progressive Strategy Summit

CWAers were featured at an event bringing together members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and activists from every corner of the progressive movement.

October 24, 2019

PRO Act Workers' Rights Bill Picks Up Bipartisan Support

Corporate lobbyists have spent decades weakening our laws to keep the balance of power tilted in favor of CEOs and the super-rich.

October 3, 2019

CWA to AT&T Board and Investors: Reject Damaging Proposals from Elliott Management

Elliott Management purchased about 1% of AT&T's stock and announced plans last month to extract profits from the company by cutting jobs and selling off critical assets.

October 3, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers' Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Republican members of the U.S. Senate voted last week to confirm President Trump's new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, who has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers' rights.

October 1, 2019

Union Representing 100,000 AT&T Employees Writes To AT&T Board, Business Roundtable: Stick To Your Word, Reject Damaging Proposals From Elliott Management

In two letters publicly released today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) is urging AT&T’s CEO, board of directors and largest investors and Business Roundtable to put a stop to controversial proposals from Elliott Management that CWA says will cut jobs and destroy long-term value and are the “archetype ploy of vulture capitalists.”

September 26, 2019

Successful AT&T Strike Shows that Workers Can't Rely on Empty Promises from CEOs

Some say the era of corporate accountability is here.

September 12, 2019

Corporate Raider Targets AT&T Workers

Vulture hedge fund Elliott Management is pushing for changes at AT&T that would lead to drastic job cuts.

September 5, 2019

AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson Featured on CBS

"The rules in this country have been written for Wall Street," Nelson said. "And it's going to stay that way until we force it to go the other way."

September 5, 2019

Call Your Senator Today: It's Time to Overturn Citizens United

The Supreme Court has opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate money to pour into our politics and corrupt our democracy.

August 15, 2019

Wall Street's Secret Weapon: Trump Labor Secretary Pick Eugene Scalia

Over the past two years, the Trump administration has been gradually rolling out changes to federal regulations to give even more power to corporate executives.