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 3, 2020

3 Pro-Union Reforms To Improve Tax Fairness for American Workers

Anti-union bias is baked into the U.S. tax code. Here are three steps that policymakers should take to fix it and build power for workers.

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 20, 2020

Bargaining Update

Victory for Denver Public School workers.

August 20, 2020

CWA Launches Final Phase of Political Program to Elect Pro-Worker Candidates

On the call, CWA President Chris Shelton, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, and CWA activists in key electoral states highlighted just how crucial the final push is towards repairing the damage that Trump and COVID-19 have done to our communities.

August 13, 2020

Harris Makes the Democrats' Pro-Worker Ticket Even Stronger

On Tuesday, Democratic presidential presumptive nominee Joe Biden announced his selection of Sen. Kamala Harris of California as his vice presidential running mate in the 2020 election.

August 6, 2020

CODE-CWA Game Workers Win Groundbreaking Strike

Voltage management agreed to pay increases averaging 78% and increase transparency at work.

August 6, 2020

On 55th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, We Must Be Vigilant

Today marks the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson.

July 30, 2020

New Report: The Climate Crisis is Threatening Worker Health and Safety

The report features 14 first-hand stories from workers impacted by climate change, including CWA members.

July 16, 2020

On Monday, Join the Strike for Black Lives

CWA members will join with other union members at SEIU, the Teamsters, AFT, and community-based organizations to hold a National Strike/Day of Action for Black Lives.

July 2, 2020

Bargaining Update

CWA District 6 announced this week that it has reached a contract extension agreement with AT&T Southwest.

June 25, 2020

Bargaining Update

New Jersey State Workers are voting on a Job Security Agreement negotiated with Governor Murphy that District 1 Vice President Dennis Trainor called "the best in the country."

June 18, 2020

CWAers at Glitch Negotiate Juneteenth Holiday

The holiday commemorates the freeing of more than 250,000 enslaved African Americans by Union troops in 1865.

June 4, 2020

Bargaining Update

CWA District 9 members voted last week to ratify a new four-year contract with AT&T West.

May 28, 2020

CWA Endorses Joe Biden for President

CWA has endorsed Joe Biden for President, citing his strong record of fighting for workers' rights to organize and bargain collectively.

May 28, 2020

Cardin Introduces Legislation to Protect CWA Members' Jobs and our Communities from Unsafe "One-Touch-Make-Ready" Policy

Last week, Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.) introduced a bill to clarify that the FCC's "one-touch, make-ready" rules do not supersede collective bargaining agreements.

May 14, 2020

Bargaining Update

CWA members at CenturyLink in the central Florida area reached a tentative agreement with the company covering 256 workers.

April 23, 2020

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Altice in West Virginia and CenturyLink.

April 23, 2020

168 Members of Congress Call for Electronic Union Representation Elections

Reps. Andy Levin (D-Mich.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Penn.) sent a letter on Monday signed by 168 Members of Congress calling for funding to enable the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold union elections electronically in the next coronavirus stimulus bill.

April 9, 2020

Bargaining Update

Bargaining opened this week for CWA members at Frontier Communications in California.

April 9, 2020

Puerto Rico 9-1-1 Bill Protects Funds for Emergency Calls and Restores Collective Bargaining Rights

The Governor of Puerto Rico signed a bipartisan bill last week that will protect public 9-1-1 funds and restore CWA members' collective bargaining that has been suspended since 2017.

March 26, 2020

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T West and Altice.

March 12, 2020

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Expand Collective Bargaining Rights

The labor law reform bill strengthens collective bargaining rights for New Mexican public sector workers by reducing delays in union elections, protecting concerted activities, and more.

March 12, 2020

NewsGuild-CWA Calls on Newspaper Chains to Commit to Free and Fair Union Elections

Journalists at 10 news publications around the country recently announced union drives. Employees at each publication requested voluntary recognition.