August 19, 2019

Presidential Candidates Support MAXIMUS Workers’ Fight to Form A Union

The candidates expressed their support as MAXIMUS National Organizing Committee members met over the weekend in Richmond, Virginia.

August 16, 2019

Nebraska Senators Pen Letter to Nokia EVP Demanding the Company Keep Its Commitment to Provide Health & Life Insurance to Omaha Retirees

Over the past year, CWA has been battling with Nokia to prevent the company from laying off all of the bargaining unit members and replacing its installers with subcontractors.

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 15, 2019

CWA Reacts to “Premature” FCC Draft Merger Order on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA.

August 15, 2019

Public Interest and Labor Organizations Join Rural Groups’ Call for FCC Public Comments After Significant Developments on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA partnered with several other organizations to file an ex parte summary of their August 12 Federal Communications Commission meetings.

August 8, 2019

UNI Global Union Leadership Pledges Support for U.S. Bank Workers at CWA Convention

Bank workers from Wells Fargo, BNP Paribas (Bank of the West), and Santander met with bank workers from Italy, Brazil, and Luxembourg to build global solidarity.

August 2, 2019

CWA Welcomes Senator Warren’s Ambitious and Pro-Worker Trade Vision

Senator Warren’s trade plan would eliminate the Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision from future deals, prioritize labor rights enforcement, promote real environmental standards, and empower workers to have a real seat at the table in shaping trade policy.

August 2, 2019

CWA Reacts to Texas Joining State Attorneys General Lawsuit Seeking to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Nothing in the announced divestiture deal remedies the concerns about the T-Mobile/Sprint merger being anti-competitive and harmful to both consumers and workers.

August 1, 2019

Resolutions Approved by the 2019 CWA Convention

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

July 29, 2019

Chris Shelton Remarks to the CWA 77th Convention

In his address to the CWA Convention, Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton called on CWAers to stand together and make the changes we need to strengthen our union.

July 26, 2019

CWA: Divestiture Agreement with DISH Creates New T-Mobile Customer, Not a New Competitor

CWA also released the following assessment of the announced divestiture deal and implications.

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.

July 25, 2019

AFA-CWA Members Stand with Airline Catering Workers

Flight Attendants at regional airlines and the workers who prepare and load food and beverages onto our planes are often left living in poverty.

July 24, 2019

As AT&T Releases Q2 Earnings, CWA Denounces Slashing of 27,000+ Jobs Since Tax Cut

The report today shows that AT&T has eliminated 27,828 jobs since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, cutting 4,500 jobs in Q2 of this year alone.

July 19, 2019

Statement from Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton on President Trump’s announcement that Eugene Scalia is his new pick for Secretary of Labor

“It’s no surprise that President Trump’s new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, has a long record of representing big business at the expense of working people."

July 18, 2019

CWA Thanks U.S. House for Passing Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage

Today, the U.S. House passed H.R. 582, the Raise the Wage Act of 2019, which would increase the minimum wage over the next six years until it reaches $15 an hour in 2025.

July 18, 2019

Democrats in Congress Introduce Legislation to Stop Wall Street Looting of American Businesses

The NewsGuild-CWA has been fighting on the front lines as private equity has gutted local news organizations.

July 18, 2019

Breaking: U.S. House Passes Bill to Raise the Minimum Wage!

The bill increases the minimum wage over the next six years until it reaches $15 an hour in 2025. Next, the bill will head to the U.S. Senate.

July 18, 2019

#NoMoreOffshoring Campaign Picks Up Steam!

Last week, a piece in Roll Call highlighted CWA members' progress in urging legislators to pass call center bills.

July 18, 2019

Building CWA Customer Service Worker Power in Virginia

Eighteen customer service workers from Verizon, AT&T Mobility, and American Airlines attended a CWA Political Bootcamp in Richmond.

July 12, 2019

CWA Statement on the Resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta

CWA addresses the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta.

July 3, 2019

More than 30 Years Ago, Women Sued the AP for Gender Discrimination — And Won

The NewsGuild-CWA interviewed the women as part of its ongoing equal pay project, which includes analyses of pay at publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Washington Post.

June 25, 2019

As Negotiations Begin at AT&T Southeast, CWA Members Urge the Company to Share Record-Breaking Profits with its Employees

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson pledged to invest $1 billion and create 7,000 new jobs if Congress passed the corporate tax cut plan, but an analysis shows that AT&T has cut over 23,000 jobs since the tax cut passed and announced job cuts for nearly 2,000 more workers.

June 20, 2019

Public Sector Workers are Ready to Go on the Offense

At the 2019 Public Sector Conference in Memphis this week, CWAers heard about how public workers can fight back against vicious anti-union attacks at the state level and nationally.