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.

October 3, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers' Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Republican members of the U.S. Senate voted last week to confirm President Trump's new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, who has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers' rights.

September 27, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers’ Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Scalia has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers’ rights and as Labor Secretary he will have even more power to weaken employment and health and safety protections for workers in order to further enrich already wealthy CEOs and large shareholders.

September 26, 2019

CWA Calls on Congress to Pass PRO Act to Expand Workers' Rights to Organize

On Wednesday, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act cleared an important hurdle in the legislative process.

September 26, 2019

Successful AT&T Strike Shows that Workers Can't Rely on Empty Promises from CEOs

Some say the era of corporate accountability is here.

September 26, 2019

CWA Activists Across the Country Join Global Climate Protests

CWA activists across the country joined people all over the world rallying last week for climate justice and a sustainable economy that works for everyone.

September 24, 2019

CWA: FCC Must Pause T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Review Pending Investigation Into Sprint’s Lifeline Program Fraud

The Federal Communications Commission today announced that Sprint fraudulently received tens of millions of dollars in federal subsidies by falsely claiming it provided Lifeline service to 885,000 inactive subscribers.

September 19, 2019

CWA Members Gather to Watch Democratic Presidential Candidates Address Working People's Issues

CWA members held watch parties across the country for the Democratic presidential primary debate last week to learn where the candidates stand on the issues.