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December 6, 2018 — News

Facing Public Pressure, AT&T, Verizon Pull Funding from Anti-Worker Organization

CWA joined more than 70 organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of ALEC to cut ties with the organization.

November 29, 2018 — News

How Working People Can Win the Fight Against Corporate Power

In remarks at this week's Democracy Initiative Annual Meeting, CWA President Chris Shelton urged attendees to take on the power of corporate interests in our political system to build a system that represents all of our interests.

November 16, 2018 — Press Release

CWA District 1 Calls on NY Public Service Commission to Deny T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Petition

In their new filing to the NY PSC, CWA District 1 highlights that the companies fail to meet the public interest standard and details four areas of significant detriment to the public interest in New York if the merger proceeds.

November 15, 2018 — News

More Election Wins for CWAers!

Election Day may be over, but the wins for CWAers and all working families keep rolling in as election results are finalized!

November 9, 2018 — Press Release

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Pens Letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker Urging Good Faith Negotiations with Envoy Passenger Service Agents

Rep. Green’s letter reiterates concern he voiced earlier this year when he joined 80 members of Congress who called on American Airlines to support living wages for Envoy passenger service agents.

November 8, 2018 — News

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

November 1, 2018 — News

Iowa CWAers Vote to Keep Their Union!

All 21 Iowa CWA public sector bargaining units have voted overwhelmingly to keep their union.

November 1, 2018 — News

Hundreds of Hattiesburg Call Center Workers Rally for Fair Pay and a Union

On Monday, hundreds of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) workers rallied outside their call center in Hattiesburg, Miss., against poverty level wages.

October 30, 2018 — Press Release

Hundreds of Hattiesburg Federally Contracted Call Center Workers Rally for Fair Pay and a Union

The rally coincides with the release of a new report by Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.

October 25, 2018 — News

New Report: GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill Puts Call Center Jobs at Risk

Senators on the Joint Economic Committee released a report this week showing that 15.4 million U.S. jobs – including call center jobs – are at risk of being offshored.

October 18, 2018 — Press Release

Citing 3,185 Jobs at Risk, CWA District 9 Files Motion to Become Party in CPUC Review of Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

In its motion, CWA District 9 cites the merger’s potential negative effects on its 57,000 members in California, both as workers and consumers.

October 11, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T.

October 11, 2018 — News

IUE-CWA Members Lobby Congress to Stop Outsourcing and Protect Workers' Rights

Members of IUE-CWA from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to meet with Members of Congress and their staff and to ask for support in their efforts to pass two bills.

October 9, 2018 — Press Release

Local Workers’ Rally: “Save Our Jobs” at Risk in Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger”

Recent analysis by CWA found that 28,000 jobs nationwide and 4,122 jobs in the Kansas City metro area alone are at risk if the merger goes through as presently constructed.

October 4, 2018 — News

Call Center Workers Left Behind in New NAFTA Deal

The Trump Administration reached a deal with Mexico and Canada on an updated NAFTA agreement on Sunday night.

October 4, 2018 — News

CWAers Join Mass Mobilization to Stop Kavanaugh

CWAers joined thousands in a mass mobilization on Thursday to stop the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

October 4, 2018 — News

Election Update

The latest election news from New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

October 4, 2018 — News

CWAers Stand with New York and New Jersey Airport Workers

New York and New Jersey airport workers celebrated a huge victory this week in their fight for dignity and economic justice at JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports.

September 27, 2018 — News

North Carolina CWAers Hold Town Hall Meeting to Discuss How to Save Call Center Jobs

Dozens of working North Carolinians gathered in Greensboro Tuesday for a town hall discussion on the future of call center work in the state.

September 27, 2018 — News

Senator Ted Cruz Is Wrong About Corporate Tax Cuts, Wages, and Jobs

Senator Cruz needs to stop listening to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker and start listening to Texans who work at AT&T and American.

September 27, 2018 — News

Bank Workers Bring Fight for a Voice on the Job to the United Nations

Bank workers and members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, joined a side meeting at the United Nations to discuss how workers having a voice on the job can make the finance industry more sustainable and inclusive.

September 20, 2018 — News

CWA Sues Facebook for Gender Discrimination on Job Ads

CWA, the ACLU, and Outten & Golden LLP filed charges this week with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Facebook and 10 other employers for unlawfully discriminating on the basis of gender.

September 13, 2018 — News

New Report: Taxpayer Dollars Subsidizing American Airlines CEO's 12.2 Million Dollar Salary

A new report by the Institute for Policy Studies sheds light on how our taxpayer dollars are subsidizing outrageous CEO pay.

September 13, 2018 — News

CWAers Tackle Reversing Runaway Inequality in Camden

How can unions take on Wall Street's economic and political dominance? That's the question CWA members tackled at a Reversing Runaway Inequality training in Camden, N.J., last week.