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.

May 9, 2019

Making District 6 CWA STRONG

At the CWA District 6 conference in St. Louis this week, CWA President Chris Shelton urged members and activists to stay focused on moving our agenda for working families forward.

April 11, 2019

CWA Supports Reinstating Glass-Steagall to Rein in Big Banks

This week, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) introduced the Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2019.

April 4, 2019

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

March 28, 2019

Congress Probes AT&T's Broken Promises on Jobs

When the Republican corporate tax cut bill was being debated, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was happy to make big promises to the American people that if it passed, AT&T would create thousands of new jobs.

March 28, 2019

Pennsylvania CWA Members Fighting for Economic Justice

CWA members from Locals 13000 and 13500 gathered in Harrisburg for a Reversing Runaway Inequality training last week.

March 21, 2019

Next Steps on the "For the People Act"

CWA members made thousands of calls to their representatives in Congress, and their efforts paid off when Congress passed the For the People Act.

March 14, 2019

Front Line Bank Workers Say Toxic Culture Hasn't Changed at Wells Fargo

Members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, gathered in Washington, D.C., this week as Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan was called in to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee.

March 14, 2019

CWA Supports Carried Interest Fairness Act to Level Financial Playing Field

One of the most outrageous loopholes in our tax code is the "carried interest" loophole, which allows hedge fund and private equity fund managers to claim part of what is really salary income as capital gains instead.

March 7, 2019

UAW Joins Fight to Hold Corporations Accountable for Tax Cut Promises

The United Automobile Workers joined CWA this week urging the House Ways and Means Committee to investigate how major corporations are spending the enormous tax cut benefits they received from the 2018 tax bill.