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.

August 1, 2019

President Shelton: We Must Focus Our Anger on the 1%, Not on Each Other

CWA members from every sector and district came together to discuss and make decisions about the union's future and how to make CWA STRONG.

August 1, 2019

Resolutions Approved by the 2019 CWA Convention

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

August 1, 2019

Divestiture Agreement with DISH Doesn't Address Worker Concerns in T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA President Chris Shelton issued a statement in response to the reported divestiture deal with DISH as part of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

July 25, 2019

New Trump Labor Secretary Pick Will Weaken Worker Protections

If confirmed by the Senate, President Trump’s new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, will follow the Trump administration's blueprint of weakening employment and health and safety protections for workers.

June 20, 2019

Join Us as We Kick off The Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring!

This week, CWA members are launching a program to fight back against job instability, corporate tax loopholes, and the trade deals that harm working people.

May 23, 2019

It's Time to Pass a Wall Street Sales Tax

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced the Inclusive Prosperity Act, which imposes a Wall Street sales tax to generate revenues to invest in the needs of the American people.

May 16, 2019

Presidential Candidates Must Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent this week to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform a centerpiece of their campaign platforms.