July 29, 2021

Legislative Update

The latest information on legislation which may effect CWA and its members.

June 24, 2021

CWA Member Speaks Out During Roundtable Discussion with Vice President Harris

On Monday, Mapbox worker Jenn Chow joined Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh for a roundtable discussion as part of the Biden administration’s Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment.

June 17, 2021

U.S. Trade Policy Should Encourage "A Race to the Top" for Workers

Last Thursday, U.S. Trade Rep. Katherine Tai addressed the importance of worker-centered trade in a historic speech.

May 13, 2021

CWA Launches 5G Technician Brigade

CWA technicians from all over the country joined a training last month to learn how to engage their local governments to advocate for transparency and accountability in their local permitting processes.

April 22, 2021

CWA and Community Leaders Tell GE: Reinvest in Good Union Jobs Now

On April 15, more than 100 labor leaders, lawmakers, environmental activists, and allies called on General Electric (GE) to stop outsourcing and offshoring American jobs.

April 22, 2021

Sen. Gillibrand and Rep. Pocan Introduce the End Outsourcing Act to Bring Back American Jobs

The act would use the federal tax code and federal grants, loans and contracts to stop the outsourcing of American jobs.

April 1, 2021

Infrastructure Bill Will Create Good Union Jobs

President Joe Biden announced his plan to rebuild our country, create millions of good, union jobs in the United States, and make sure that corporations pay their fair share of taxes.

February 4, 2021

IUE-CWA Members and Community Allies Call for Walmart to Tell Supplier to Cancel Plans to Ship LED Bulb Manufacturing to China

Over the weekend, IUE-CWA members and community allies held rallies at Walmart stores across the country to call on the corporation to act immediately to prevent workers from losing 80 factory jobs.

February 4, 2021

Tell the Senate to Confirm our Union Brother Marty Walsh

Confirmation hearings for President Biden's pick for Secretary of Labor, Marty Walsh, have begun, and we need your help to push him over the line.

January 28, 2021

Workers at GE-Savant Lighting Plant Fight to Keep Jobs In Bucyrus, Ohio

Workers at the GE-Savant lighting facility in Bucyrus, Ohio, are fighting for their jobs after the company issued a WARN notice informing workers they intend to move the LED residential light bulb line out of the facility to China.

January 28, 2021

Biden Takes Executive Action to Create Jobs, Raise Wages, and Protect Workers

On Monday, President Biden issued an executive order to update and strengthen Buy American requirements for federal spending.

January 25, 2021

Joe Biden’s Buy American Order Will Close Loopholes and Create Jobs in Manufacturing and Services

Today President Biden issued an executive order to update and strengthen Buy American requirements for federal spending. Current regulations create loopholes that allow companies to offshore jobs and undermine the intent of the law.

December 17, 2020

Biden's Choice for Trade Representative Will Stand Up for Workers

The United States Trade Representative is the president's principal trade advisor and negotiator.

December 10, 2020

Katherine Tai’s Values are Working People’s Values

Katherine Tai is a tremendous choice for United States Trade Representative. Picking someone with Tai’s experience and understanding of how trade agreements impact workers, Joe Biden has shown, once again, that his Administration will follow through on commitment to challenge corporate power and rebuild the middle class.

December 3, 2020

Biden's Picks Support Pro-Worker Policies

Joe Biden has started off his presidential transition process with good news for workers.

November 6, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton's Statement on Biden's Win: The Work of Healing Our Country Can Now Begin

This election, held during a global pandemic and under a President who has refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power, has been like no other. Yet Americans responded with resolve, voting in record numbers.

October 29, 2020

CWAers Rally Around Joe Biden's Plan to Push Companies to Build Out Broadband with Union Workers

On Wednesday, CWA members participated in a town hall centered around the need for federal funding for broadband.

October 22, 2020

Judge Recommends Denial of T-Mobile's Attempt to Shirk Commitment to Hire 1,000 Workers

CWA filed comments with the CPUC rebutting T-Mobile's claim that the CPUC does not have jurisdiction to review wireless transactions and to impose job conditions.

October 8, 2020

CWA Exposes AT&T's Failures on Broadband and Good Jobs

New reports that expose how AT&T has left communities without access to next-generation fiber networks and eliminated good jobs received wide media and political attention this week.

September 24, 2020

Midwest Elected Officials Call on AT&T to Suspend Job Cuts to Aid Pandemic Recovery

Elected officials from Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Indiana released letters Wednesday calling on AT&T to suspend its job cuts and offshoring to support America's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 24, 2020

How We Can Fix Our Broken Senate

The House of Representatives has passed hundreds of bills that would help working families, but Mitch McConnell has blocked them all.

September 17, 2020

Join the AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council!

The AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council is launching a membership drive to build the ranks of union members who can advocate for the issues facing veterans.

September 10, 2020

Joe Biden Will Act to Stop Job Offshoring During His First Week in Office

This week, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris announced the steps that they will take to stop outsourcing, including a series of executive actions during their first days in office.

September 10, 2020

Congressional Leaders Raise Alarm Bells About GE's Plans to Send Critical Power Grid Jobs to Poland

GE has announced plans to transfer 45 jobs from Schenectady.