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.

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 9, 2020

Addressing the Impact of COVID-19

As the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to unfold, CWA members are fighting to ensure that the health, safety, and financial security of working people are not ignored in favor of policies that would only benefit the 1%.

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 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 5, 2020

CWA-Endorsed Candidates Win Elections!

Candidates in North Carolina, California, and Texas won their primaries.

March 5, 2020

The U.S. Senate Must Act Now to Save Our Democracy

A year ago, the U.S. House passed the For the People Act, sponsored by Representative John Sarbanes (D-Md.).

February 20, 2020

CWA Holds Members of Congress Accountable on the PRO Act

On Valentine's Day, CWA members across the country held protests to call out Members of Congress who voted against the PRO Act.

February 13, 2020

U.S. House Passes Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Thanks to the tireless work of CWA members and a broad coalition of labor, civil rights, environmental, religious, immigrant rights, and women's groups, the U.S. House passed historic legislation to make it easier for workers to join a union.

February 6, 2020

CWA Members Push PRO Act Forward

Over the past few months, CWA members have worked tirelessly to build support for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

February 6, 2020

It’s Time to #MakeBillionairesPay!

CWAers are fighting to make billionaires pay their fair share!

January 30, 2020

Get Ready to Flood Congress with Phone Calls about the PRO Act on February 4!

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the historic bill next week.

January 30, 2020

CWA Leaders Fight Back against Economic Injustice

CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens and AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson spoke at a Poor People's Campaign press conference this week in Washington, D.C.

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