January 23, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton to Mitch McConnell: Do Your Job and Put For the People Act Up for a Vote

As part of a coalition of more than 145 groups working together to fix our broken democracy, CWA President Chris Shelton called on Mitch McConnell to put the For the People Act up for a vote.

January 16, 2020

Workers and Community Members Press Stephanie Murphy to Support the PRO Act

"Does she think that it is okay for corporations to have so much control over our lives?"

January 8, 2020

CWA Releases New Report on How Outsourcing, Restructuring, and Consolidation are Harming Workers and Consumers

The report uses government data to show how major airline carriers have used outsourcing, restructuring, and consolidation to suppress wages and erode the quality of jobs in the airline industry.

December 12, 2019

Shelton: Working People Must Win Elections in 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton spoke to activists at the CWA National Legislative-Political Retreat about how critical it is to take back the White House and the U.S. Senate with pro-union candidates in 2020.

December 12, 2019

T-Mobile Must Commit to Respect Workers' Right to Join a Union

CWA members and other groups gathered outside the courthouse of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger trial to express their concerns.

November 21, 2019

CWAers Protest Paul Singer and Call for Billionaires to Pay Taxes

The protest took place ahead of a Manhattan Institute panel discussion Wednesday at noon on how the richest New Yorkers can fight new laws which would expand tenant protections.

November 13, 2019

Leading Observers Assess and Criticize T-Mobile “Un-Carrier” Announcements

Last week, T-Mobile announced three new “un-carrier moves,” but the announcements don’t hold up to close scrutiny.

November 5, 2019

CWA Statement on Trump’s Executive Order Taking Away Job Protections

A statement from Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton on Trump’s Executive Order stripping away job protections from federal government service contract workers.

October 31, 2019

CWAers Featured at Progressive Strategy Summit

CWAers were featured at an event bringing together members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and activists from every corner of the progressive movement.

October 31, 2019

CWA Member Speaks Out for Fair Elections in New York State

This week, CWA Local 1108 Executive VP Michael Gendron joined a coalition of labor and community groups fighting for fair elections in New York State.

October 28, 2019

CWA: FCC 3-2 Vote Approving Anti-Competitive, Job Cutting T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Followed “Fundamentally Flawed Process”

A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA, reacting to the FCC’s official vote in favor of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger

October 24, 2019

PRO Act Workers' Rights Bill Picks Up Bipartisan Support

Corporate lobbyists have spent decades weakening our laws to keep the balance of power tilted in favor of CEOs and the super-rich.

October 10, 2019

CWA: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Remedy Fails Public Interest Standard and DoJ Should Withdraw Consent

In new Tunney Act comments filed today with the DoJ Antitrust Division, CWA assessed the Department’s proposed Final Judgment on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger and the announced divestiture deal with DISH.

October 2, 2019

CWA’s Statement on the NLRB’s Decision on T-Mobile’s T-Voice Program

"We are dismayed that President Trump's appointees to the NLRB have overruled Judge Steckler's determination that T-Mobile created an illegal company-controlled workplace organization called T-Voice."

September 27, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers’ Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Scalia has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers’ rights and as Labor Secretary he will have even more power to weaken employment and health and safety protections for workers in order to further enrich already wealthy CEOs and large shareholders.

September 24, 2019

CWA: FCC Must Pause T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Review Pending Investigation Into Sprint’s Lifeline Program Fraud

The Federal Communications Commission today announced that Sprint fraudulently received tens of millions of dollars in federal subsidies by falsely claiming it provided Lifeline service to 885,000 inactive subscribers.

September 19, 2019

CWA Members Gather to Watch Democratic Presidential Candidates Address Working People's Issues

CWA members held watch parties across the country for the Democratic presidential primary debate last week to learn where the candidates stand on the issues.

September 5, 2019

Call Your Senator Today: It's Time to Overturn Citizens United

The Supreme Court has opened the floodgates for unlimited corporate money to pour into our politics and corrupt our democracy.

September 4, 2019

T-Mobile Workers Share Concerns Over T-Mobile/Sprint Merger with Deutsche Telekom CEO, Meet with Supervisory Board Members

Deutsche Telekom’s twenty-member supervisory board is charged with supervising the management of DT, including its subsidiaries.

August 29, 2019

Presidential Candidates Support MAXIMUS Workers’ Fight to Form A Union

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Governor Jay Inslee announced their support in recent days for MAXIMUS call center workers as they join together for better working conditions.

August 16, 2019

Nebraska Senators Pen Letter to Nokia EVP Demanding the Company Keep Its Commitment to Provide Health & Life Insurance to Omaha Retirees

Over the past year, CWA has been battling with Nokia to prevent the company from laying off all of the bargaining unit members and replacing its installers with subcontractors.

August 15, 2019

CWA Reacts to “Premature” FCC Draft Merger Order on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

A statement from Debbie Goldman, Research and Telecommunications Policy Director for CWA.

August 15, 2019

Public Interest and Labor Organizations Join Rural Groups’ Call for FCC Public Comments After Significant Developments on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA partnered with several other organizations to file an ex parte summary of their August 12 Federal Communications Commission meetings.

August 2, 2019

CWA Welcomes Senator Warren’s Ambitious and Pro-Worker Trade Vision

Senator Warren’s trade plan would eliminate the Investor-State Dispute Settlement provision from future deals, prioritize labor rights enforcement, promote real environmental standards, and empower workers to have a real seat at the table in shaping trade policy.