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.
The United States Trade Representative is the president's principal trade advisor and negotiator.
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.
Joe Biden has started off his presidential transition process with good news for workers.
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.
On Wednesday, CWA members participated in a town hall centered around the need for federal funding for broadband.
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.
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.
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.
The House of Representatives has passed hundreds of bills that would help working families, but Mitch McConnell has blocked them all.
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.
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.
GE has announced plans to transfer 45 jobs from Schenectady.
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.
Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dan Mauer has been appointed to monitor Mexico's implementation of the labor standards established in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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.
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.
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.
CWA Local 1298 flooded Hartford with red this week to fight for Connecticut's call center jobs.