"The only thing that can keep us connected to our families, friends, and communities while staying safe during a pandemic is an internet connection," said CWA President Chris Shelton.
New Jersey State Workers are voting on a Job Security Agreement negotiated with Governor Murphy that District 1 Vice President Dennis Trainor called "the best in the country."
From poverty to policing practices to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in Black communities, as union members, we must begin discussing ways to dismantle racism.
CWA President Chris Shelton thanked the Members of Congress for introducing a bill that includes many provisions important to CWA members, including strong labor protections.
In a new ad, CWAers are calling for the New York City Council to pass the Essential Workers Bill of Rights.
Public Sector Members Across the Country Mobilize for HEROES Act, Urgent State and Local Government Aid
As the COVID-19 public health crisis persists, state and local government budgets are beginning to be squeezed because of lost revenues.
The event will stream live on Facebook at 6 pm EDT/ 5 pm CDT/4 pm MDT/3 pm PDT.
In his keynote address to CWA's Virtual Legislative-Political Conference on Monday, CWA President Chris Shelton discussed our national economic, health, and racial justice crises and the importance of this fall's elections.
Many members stopped work for 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds.
Statement from the CWA Executive Board on the Need to Dismantle the Racism that Plagues Our Communities
The CWA Executive Board is committed to moving beyond an endless string of reaction statements and demonstrating our continued commitment to justice for Black people through our organizing, representation, political, and movement building work.
The bill contains provisions that would support employment for CWA members and allow them to continue to serve their communities.
On June 20th, join us for the largest digital and social media gathering of poor and low-income people, moral and religious leaders, advocates, labor leaders, and people of conscience in this nation's history.
CWA President Chris Shelton joined with six other labor union leaders to raise the alarm about procedures that the Trump Administration has put in place that waives the requirement for large businesses to use federal aid from the CARES Act to keep 90% of their employees on payroll.
For almost 30 years, Senator West has worked side-by-side with CWA to protect and defend the rights of workers to organize for better wages, benefits, and working conditions in the state of Texas.
Join CWA President Chris Shelton, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, and CWA frontline workers tomorrow, May 1, at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT for a Facebook Live discussion.
In letter to Sens. Schumer and Brown and Speaker Pelosi, seven labor unions sound the alarm that Trump Administration is exploiting loopholes in CARES Act at the expense of working families.
Senator Elizabeth Warren is joining CWA members and essential workers from unions across the labor movement for a "We Are Always Essential" town hall call on Saturday, April 25.
Warren and Khanna Introduce Essential Workers Bill of Rights to Protect and Compensate Frontline Workers
The Bill of Rights includes many of the policies that CWA has identified as essential for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The Treasury Department's decision to transform direct payroll aid into a loan program creates a terrible precedent and endangers workers' careers."
CWA legislative activists have been engaging with their members of Congress and Senators to make sure that the coronavirus emergency relief bill addresses the needs of working people, not just CEOs and Wall Street.
The latest on CWA's political endorsements in Georgia and Illinois.
The vote in support of this bill is an important first step towards ensuring that companies that offshore call center and customer service jobs are not rewarded with taxpayer dollars.
The labor law reform bill strengthens collective bargaining rights for New Mexican public sector workers by reducing delays in union elections, protecting concerted activities, and more.
CWAers from Alabama and Georgia joined the Poor People's Campaign Tour in Alabama to fight against inequality last weekend.