May 23, 2019

CWA President Chris Shelton Wins FDR Award

The award, presented by the Roosevelt Institute, honors individuals whose careers exemplify President Roosevelt's extraordinary dedication to public service.

January 10, 2019

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

January 4, 2019

CWA Supports For the People Act’s Bold Action to Reclaim Our Democracy for Working Families

Yesterday’s introduction of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, demonstrates that the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives understands the need for fundamental reform of our political system.

May 29, 2018

Older Workers Open Up New Fronts in Campaign to Stop Age Bias By Hundreds of Major Employers Who Have Hidden Job Ads from Older Workers on Facebook

Today, older workers, CWA, and Outten & Golden LLP announced major new steps in their campaign to stop hundreds of major companies from excluding tens of millions of older workers from receiving job ads that the companies distribute via Facebook’s paid ad platform.

May 17, 2018

CWAers Join Poor People's Campaign to Fight Inequality

CWAers and retirees are joining tens of thousands of people across the country to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

December 14, 2017

It's Not Over: Keep Calling Your Members of Congress!

As key Senate and House votes approach next week, CWAers continue to fight against the GOP's awful tax bill.

March 30, 2017

CWA Members Win Major Victory on Health Care

CWA members made thousands of phone calls last week, demanding that Congress reject its misguided health care proposal.

March 30, 2017

Workers Shut Down Santander Headquarters in Mass Protest

Bank workers from across the country descended on the Santander Boston headquarters on Monday to demonstrate the growing movement of opposition the bank faces over unethical banking practices and poor working conditions.

March 9, 2017

CWA Local 7076 is CWA STRONG

In January 2016, CWA Local 7076 began an internal organizing program that made communication with members and non-members a top priority.

March 9, 2017

CWAers Mobilize on International Women’s Day

CWAers in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere, participated in International Women's Day.

January 19, 2017

Update: Stopping the Corporate Cabinet

No matter who we voted for last November, none of us want a cabinet filled with Wall Street billionaires or fast-food executives who prefer robots to human workers.

January 19, 2017

Women's March on Washington

More than 500 CWAers will march together, joining tens of thousands of other activists participating in the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21.

January 12, 2017

Fighting Back – and Winning – against the Corporate Cabinet

CWAers have launched a major campaign to fight back against a corporate cabinet that puts the worst of Wall Street insiders in charge of our government.

January 12, 2017

Cummings: MLK Day is a Call to Stand Together against Injustice and Hatred

Today, across our country, workers and civil rights activists, people of faith, human rights activists, and many others are standing together and standing strong, ready to defend the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King and so many others.

January 12, 2017

Join the Women’s March on Washington

So far, more than 500 CWAers are participating in the Women's March on Washington the day after the presidential inauguration, with more expected to join.

November 10, 2016

A Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

Dear Colleagues:
CWA did the best political work in our history. We had record numbers of volunteers, more engagement, and more financial contributions than ever. Unfortunately, the results on Election Day were not what we had worked towards.

October 13, 2016

CWA: Hillary Clinton is the Best and Only Choice for President of the United States

The following is a statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

October 13, 2016

Political Action Update

Political action updates from Arizona, New York, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

September 22, 2016

CWA Women for Political Power on the Ground in 20 States

"CWA Women for Political Power" is a new program mobilizing CWAers to support candidates who will adopt policies important to working women. 

September 22, 2016

CWA N.J. Local Government Stewards Meet for Mobilization Training

Last week, more than 40 CWA members participated in shop stewards' training on mobilizing around workplace issues.

August 25, 2016

CWA Activists Gather for Human Rights Conference

The CWA National Civil Rights and Equity Committee and the CWA National Women's Committee hosted their biennial conference on human rights this week in Atlanta, Georgia.

August 25, 2016

CWA Women Mobilize for Political Power for 2016 and Beyond

A new CWA initiative, CWA Women for Political Power, has hit the ground running.

August 25, 2016

Bernie Sanders Launches Our Revolution

A new group called Our Revolution launched on Wednesday with a major livestream address from Bernie Sanders.

August 18, 2016

What's Next for Bernie's Political Revolution?

A message from CWA President Chris Shelton.