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.

September 10, 2020

What We Can Do to Save Our Jobs

In just three weeks, tens of thousands of aviation workers, including AFA-CWA members and passenger service agents, will lose their jobs unless Congress extends the CARES Act Payroll Support Program.

September 3, 2020

A Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.

August 13, 2020

Harris Makes the Democrats' Pro-Worker Ticket Even Stronger

On Tuesday, Democratic presidential presumptive nominee Joe Biden announced his selection of Sen. Kamala Harris of California as his vice presidential running mate in the 2020 election.

July 16, 2020

Act Now: Save Aviation Jobs

CWA members, including passenger service agents and Flight Attendants, are on the front lines of an unprecedented crisis for the airline industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 9, 2020

Mississippi Call Center Bill Signed into Law!

This bill will protect call center workers across the state by denying state grants, loans, and tax breaks to companies who move taxpayer-funded Mississippi call center jobs out of the country.

July 2, 2020

Without Extension of CARES Act Payroll Support, Mass Layoffs are Inevitable

Last week, labor leaders sent an urgent letter to Congressional leadership calling for the Payroll Support Program (PSP) in the CARES Act to be extended through March 31, 2021.

June 18, 2020

CWA Represented on Independent Mexico Labor Expert Board

Dan Mauer has been appointed to monitor Mexico's implementation of the labor standards established in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

April 9, 2020

Tonight: Join the Discussion on The Fight for COVID-19 Protective Equipment

Essential workers – including many CWA members – have been facing a two-front war: confronting the COVID-19 crisis, and fighting for the Personal Protective Equipment they need.

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 10, 2020

Bipartisan Bill to Bring Call Center Jobs Back to the U.S. Garners More Legislator Support Than Ever Before

CWA announced that the United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act, introduced in the House by Reps. David McKinley (R-WV) and Mark Pocan (D-WI), with a companion Senate bill from Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), has reached more than 120 cosponsors in Congress — signaling a building wave of momentum for bringing back call center jobs in the U.S. 

February 27, 2020

CWA Members Urge State Legislators to Save Connecticut Call Center Jobs

CWA Local 1298 flooded Hartford with red this week to fight for Connecticut's call center jobs.