July 2, 2020

House Democrats Pass Infrastructure Bill Containing Strong Broadband Provisions

"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.

June 25, 2020

Bargaining Update

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."

June 25, 2020

CWAers Celebrate Juneteenth with Livestream Featuring Union Leaders

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.

June 25, 2020

House Democrats Introduce Bill to Expand Broadband Infrastructure

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.

June 18, 2020

CWAers Call for Just Cause Protections for Essential Workers

In a new ad, CWAers are calling for the New York City Council to pass the Essential Workers Bill of Rights.

June 18, 2020

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.

June 18, 2020

Join Us for a Juneteenth Celebration: Workers Rise Up for Black Lives

The event will stream live on Facebook at 6 pm EDT/ 5 pm CDT/4 pm MDT/3 pm PDT.

June 11, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton: We Must Win Elections

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.

June 11, 2020

CWAers Stop Work to Take a Stand Against Racism and Police Violence

Many members stopped work for 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds.

June 4, 2020

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.

May 21, 2020

Heroes Act Would Protect and Compensate Essential Workers, but Republicans Are Going to Block It

The bill contains provisions that would support employment for CWA members and allow them to continue to serve their communities.

May 21, 2020

Join Us – Online – For the Mass Poor People's Assembly and March on Washington

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.

April 30, 2020

Trump Administration Exempts Worker Pay Requirements in CARES Act

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.

April 30, 2020

CWA Endorses Texas State Senator Royce West for U.S. Senate

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.

April 30, 2020

Join Us to Discuss Essential Work During the COVID-19 Crisis

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.

April 27, 2020

Leading Labor Unions Blast Trump Administration for Skirting CARES Act Payroll Requirements

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.

April 23, 2020

We Are Always Essential Town Hall Call

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.

April 16, 2020

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.

April 16, 2020

Trump Administration Decision on Airline Grants Will Hurt Frontline Workers

"The Treasury Department's decision to transform direct payroll aid into a loan program creates a terrible precedent and endangers workers' careers."

March 26, 2020

Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill But More Remains to Be Done to Help Working People

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.

March 19, 2020

Political Update

The latest on CWA's political endorsements in Georgia and Illinois.

March 12, 2020

Connecticut Labor Committee Passes Call Center Bill

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.

March 12, 2020

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Expand Collective Bargaining Rights

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.

March 5, 2020

CWAers Join A National Call for Moral Revival

CWAers from Alabama and Georgia joined the Poor People's Campaign Tour in Alabama to fight against inequality last weekend.