January 23, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton to Mitch McConnell: Do Your Job and Put For the People Act Up for a Vote

As part of a coalition of more than 145 groups working together to fix our broken democracy, CWA President Chris Shelton called on Mitch McConnell to put the For the People Act up for a vote.

January 23, 2020

CWA Members win Call Center Job Protections in New Jersey!

CWA members worked alongside members of the state AFL-CIO and IBEW Local 827 to get the bill across the finish line.

January 16, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton Calls for All Hands on Deck to Pass PRO Act to Build Union Member Power

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act puts power back in the hands of workers and reverses decades of legislation meant to crush unions.

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?"

January 8, 2020

CWA Releases New Report on How Outsourcing, Restructuring, and Consolidation are Harming Workers and Consumers

The report uses government data to show how major airline carriers have used outsourcing, restructuring, and consolidation to suppress wages and erode the quality of jobs in the airline industry.

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.

December 12, 2019

IUE-CWA Members Lobby Congress for Workers' Rights

IUE-CWA members from across the country gathered in D.C. to meet with their members of congress about the importance of increasing the power of working people.

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.

November 21, 2019

Private Equity is Destroying Local News and Putting AT&T Jobs at Risk

NewsGuild-CWA President Bernie Lunzer submitted written testimony to the House Financial Services Committee for a hearing Tuesday on private equity.

November 14, 2019

CWA Leaders Attend 2019 Minority Leadership Institute

Thirteen CWA leaders participated in the 2019 Minority Leadership Institute last week.

November 13, 2019

Leading Observers Assess and Criticize T-Mobile “Un-Carrier” Announcements

Last week, T-Mobile announced three new “un-carrier moves,” but the announcements don’t hold up to close scrutiny.

November 7, 2019

CWA Members Put Pro-Worker Candidates over the Top in Local Elections

CWA members knocked on doors, made phone calls, and got out the vote to elect pro-worker candidates, including some of their fellow CWA members.

November 7, 2019

Colorado CWAers Put Pressure on Republican Senator to Protect Jobs

Colorado CWA members dropped off almost 300 letters and postcards encouraging Republican Senator Cory Gardner to support three pieces of vital legislation.

November 5, 2019

CWA Statement on Trump’s Executive Order Taking Away Job Protections

A statement from Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton on Trump’s Executive Order stripping away job protections from federal government service contract workers.

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 31, 2019

CWA Member Speaks Out for Fair Elections in New York State

This week, CWA Local 1108 Executive VP Michael Gendron joined a coalition of labor and community groups fighting for fair elections in New York State.

October 28, 2019

CWA: FCC 3-2 Vote Approving Anti-Competitive, Job Cutting T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Followed “Fundamentally Flawed Process”

A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA, reacting to the FCC’s official vote in favor of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger

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 23, 2019

CWA District 6 Endorses Jessica Cisneros for Congress

CWA District 6 is pleased to announce its endorsement of Democrat Jessica Cisneros for Congress in her run to defeat Texas 28th District incumbent Congressman Henry Cuellar in 2020.

October 17, 2019

CWAers Call on Congress to Pass PRO Act to Build Union Member Power

On a National Day of Action on Wednesday, hundreds of CWA members across the country made phone calls to Congress to pressure them to pass the PRO Act.

October 17, 2019

CWAers Building Support for Bills to Protect U.S. Jobs

It's time to stop making it easier and more profitable for companies to ship our jobs overseas.

October 10, 2019

Save the Date: PRO Act Day of Action

On Wednesday, October 16, CWA members will be making a huge push to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

October 10, 2019

CWA: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Remedy Fails Public Interest Standard and DoJ Should Withdraw Consent

In new Tunney Act comments filed today with the DoJ Antitrust Division, CWA assessed the Department’s proposed Final Judgment on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger and the announced divestiture deal with DISH.

October 3, 2019

Tell Your Member of Congress to Support the PRO Act

When workers stand together to organize, mobilize, and strike we can build power and win the wages, benefits, and working conditions we need and deserve.