News

April 11, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power in CWA District 3!

Across CWA District 3, CWA members are gaining valuable new skills to deploy in political and legislative fights to build worker power!

April 4, 2019 — News

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

March 21, 2019 — News

Next Steps on the "For the People Act"

CWA members made thousands of calls to their representatives in Congress, and their efforts paid off when Congress passed the For the People Act.

March 14, 2019 — News

House Passes Sweeping Pro-Democracy Bill

The For the People Act contains reforms essential to fixing our political system, including voting rights, money-in-politics, redistricting, and government ethics reforms.  

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA Members Fight to Save our Democracy

CWA members across the country made nearly 1000 calls this week as part of a Day of Action to pass the For the People Act.

January 31, 2019 — News

Building Worker Power in CWA District 9

At the CWA District 9 Leadership Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWAers to channel the energy from the 2018 Midterm Elections into passing pro-worker legislation and more.

January 24, 2019 — News

IUE-CWA Members Take Action to Remake our Democracy

IUE-CWA members joined thousands of other CWAers who made phone calls to their members of Congress on last week's Day of Action to push for the passage of the For the People Act.

January 17, 2019 — News

Tell Congress: It's Time for a Fair and Functioning Democracy

Ask your member of Congress to support the For the People Act to ensure a fair and functioning democracy for us all.

January 17, 2019 — News

If You're a New Yorker, It's Now Easier to Vote!

Thanks to the hard work of CWA members and retirees to bring new leadership in the state legislative chambers, legislators passed a much-needed wave of voting reforms.

January 10, 2019 — News

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

December 13, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Congress to Remake our Democracy by Passing H.R.1

CWA joined a diverse coalition in support of the comprehensive package of democracy reforms that House Democrats have committed to bring to the floor as the first order of business in the new Congress.

December 6, 2018 — News

Facing Public Pressure, AT&T, Verizon Pull Funding from Anti-Worker Organization

CWA joined more than 70 organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of ALEC to cut ties with the organization.

November 29, 2018 — News

How Working People Can Win the Fight Against Corporate Power

In remarks at this week's Democracy Initiative Annual Meeting, CWA President Chris Shelton urged attendees to take on the power of corporate interests in our political system to build a system that represents all of our interests.

November 8, 2018 — News

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

September 20, 2018 — News

Don't Forget to Register to Vote!

National Voter Registration Day is coming up on Tuesday, September 25!

September 20, 2018 — News

CWAers Sign Up New Voters at Dallas Pride Parade

CWA Local 6215 members in Dallas, Texas, led a union coalition along with AFT community activists in their third annual voter registration drive.

August 23, 2018 — News

CWAers Build Working Class Power at Human Rights Conference

CWA members from across the country gathered in New Orleans last week for the 2018 Civil and Human Rights Conference.

June 29, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds Introduction of By the People Resolution to Strengthen Our Democracy

The By the People Resolution would empower every American voter, strengthen ethics laws for government officials, and take steps to repair our broken campaign finance system.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally in DC for Poor People's Campaign

CWAers have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

June 7, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been joining tens of thousands of people across the country to participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice.

May 17, 2018 — News

CWAers Join Poor People's Campaign to Fight Inequality

CWAers and retirees are joining tens of thousands of people across the country to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

May 10, 2018 — News

Renewing the Fight Against Poverty and Economic Injustice

Starting next week, people across the country will participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice. 

February 22, 2018 — News

CWA Members Join Together in North Carolina for Moral March

CWA members from five different locals across North Carolina joined the Moral March to advocate for pro-labor policies.

January 11, 2018 — News

Voting Rights Under Attack

The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments this week on a crucial case in which more than 500,000 Ohio voters were purged from voter rolls.