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.

June 20, 2019

Join Us as We Kick off The Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring!

This week, CWA members are launching a program to fight back against job instability, corporate tax loopholes, and the trade deals that harm working people.

June 20, 2019

CWAers Come Together for Poor People's Campaign Moral Action Congress

CWA Activists took part in a three-day gathering of activists, union members, moral leaders, and advocates from more than 40 states to strategize, learn, and build power together.

June 13, 2019

New Federal Bill Would Crack Down on Call Center Offshoring

The bill would ensure that taxpayer dollars are not rewarding companies that offshore their customer service work and would give consumers the power to decide where to have their calls handled.

June 13, 2019

New Jersey State Workers Fighting for a Fair State Budget

CWA members have been going all out to fight to protect workers, making hundreds of phone calls to legislators asking them to stand with the governor.

June 11, 2019

CWA Applauds Decisive Action by State Attorneys General to Prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from Gaining Anti-Competitive Power

We applaud these Attorneys General for taking decisive action to prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from gaining anti-competitive power at the expense of workers, customers, and communities.

June 6, 2019

Delaware Expands Collective Bargaining Rights for CWA State Workers!

Last week, Delaware Governor John Carney signed SB-8 to expand collective bargaining rights for all state worker bargaining units.

May 30, 2019

CWA Members Win Protections for Call Center Jobs in Colorado and Alabama

CWAers across the country are mobilizing to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

May 23, 2019

CWA Local 1298 Helps Win Minimum Wage Increase for Connecticut Workers

After years of organizing and campaigning by workers, unions, and community groups, the Connecticut legislature voted this month to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour!

May 23, 2019

It's Time to Pass a Wall Street Sales Tax

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced the Inclusive Prosperity Act, which imposes a Wall Street sales tax to generate revenues to invest in the needs of the American people.

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.

May 20, 2019

CWA: T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Remains Anticompetitive, Harmful to American Workers and Should Be Blocked

A statement from CWA in response to news that several FCC Commissioners have voiced support for the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger after the companies announced a series of new commitments and conditions.

May 16, 2019

Presidential Candidates Must Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent this week to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform a centerpiece of their campaign platforms.

May 16, 2019

CWA Calls on Congress to Invest in Infrastructure and Broadband

CWA is calling on leaders of the U.S. House and Senate to move forward swiftly with a robust and ambitious plan to rebuild and transform America's infrastructure, including broadband.

May 15, 2019

CWA Calls on Presidential Candidates to Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform an integral part of their campaign platforms.

May 9, 2019

Democrats Unveil Legislation to Strengthen Workers' Rights

Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate introduced groundbreaking new legislation this week, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, to strengthen workers' rights.

May 9, 2019

Making District 6 CWA STRONG

At the CWA District 6 conference in St. Louis this week, CWA President Chris Shelton urged members and activists to stay focused on moving our agenda for working families forward.

May 9, 2019

CWA Activists Boost Pro-Worker Candidates in Philly Primary

CWA political activists from Locals 13000, 13301, 13500, and 13500 are building worker power for the upcoming 2019 Primary Election in Philadelphia.

May 9, 2019

Fighting Back against Runaway Inequality in North Carolina

CWA's trainings focus on the growing gap between the super-rich and ordinary workers.

April 25, 2019

Piedmont Workers tell Congress: Raise the Wage!

Piedmont passenger service agents from CWA Local 7019 in Phoenix are fighting to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024.

April 11, 2019

Building Worker Power in CWA District 3!

Across CWA District 3, CWA members are gaining valuable new skills to deploy in political and legislative fights to build worker power!

April 4, 2019

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

April 4, 2019

CWA Secures Settlement with GDIT on Union Busting Charges

CWA has agreed to settle its charges that GDIT engaged in unlawful union-busting activity at call centers handling Medicare and Federal ACA Marketplace inquiries.

April 4, 2019

Journalists Fight for Equal Pay in Newsrooms

On Equal Pay Day, NewsGuild-CWA members stood up for equal pay by posting on social media, putting up table tents, and talking with their colleagues about how unions can address pay discrimination directly.