News

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.

January 31, 2019 — News

How Medicare for All Could Increase Workers' Leverage at the Bargaining Table

Health insurance premiums have increased by over 200% over the past 20 years, with costs pushed onto workers.

August 16, 2018 — News

CWA Member Honored as Champion of Social Security

Cecilia Valdez, CWA 7026 Secretary-Treasurer, was honored with the 2018 Grijalva Champion of Social Security Award

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.

April 16, 2018 — Press Release

Passenger Service Agents at American Airlines Subsidiaries Mobilize Coast-to-Coast as Fight to End Poverty Wages Escalates

Passenger service agents from Envoy Air and Piedmont Airlines will gather at airports across the country on Monday, April 16 to step up their calls for sustainable, family supporting wages at the airline.

April 10, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

"CWA members are prepared to do whatever it takes to get a fair contract at AT&T Midwest that prioritizes job security, healthcare, and retirement."

March 8, 2018 — News

A Healthcare Story: How My Daughter-in-Law Inspired Me and My Call Center

Ethelyne Dianna Brooks, EVP of CWA Local 6016, writes about how her daughter-in-law inspired her to work with her union to bring in a mobile clinic to screen members at her call center for breast cancer.

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.

December 7, 2017 — News

If Corporations Get a Tax Cut, We Want a Raise

CWA wants to make sure that the nation's biggest employers actually give working families the wage increases the Trump administration claims will result from cutting the corporate tax rate.

November 9, 2017 — Press Release

Our Veterans Make Us Strong

Let’s Treat Our Veterans Like the Heroes They Are

November 2, 2017 — News

GOP Tax Plan is a Giveaway to Millionaires, Billionaires, and Big Corporations

The Republican tax plan will raise taxes on working families and give corporations new incentives to send more U.S. jobs overseas.

September 28, 2017 — News

Health Care Repeal Fails Again - For Now

It appears that the Republican leadership has failed in their latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

September 21, 2017 — News

URGENT: Call Your Senator to Oppose New Health Care Repeal Bill

After so many failed attempts to gut health care, the Republican leadership can't seem to help itself.

September 14, 2017 — News

Take Action: Stop Tax Giveaways to the Wealthy and Corporations

There's a massive lobbying effort underway right now to give big tax breaks to millionaires and corporations at the expense of the rest of us.

September 7, 2017 — News

CWA on the Opinion Page

These opinion pieces and letters to the editor by CWA leaders and activists were published recently in daily newspapers.

August 24, 2017 — News

Increasing Health Care Costs Crowding out Retirement Benefits

A new study finds that while health care costs for active employees have more than doubled since 2001, retirement benefit costs have actually decreased as a percent of wages during that time.

August 22, 2017 — News

Improving Economy Boosting Retirement Plans

A new report finds employer matches to 401(k)s are increasing as the economy improves.

August 17, 2017 — News

Paid Sick Leave Law Goes into Effect in Arizona

Last month Arizona became the seventh state mandating employees have access to paid sick leave.

August 15, 2017 — News

New Kinds of Funds Growing Among 401(k) Investments

Target Date Funds are 401(k) investment options that make automatic investment allocations. More than half of all workers have money in TDFs or similar funds.

July 28, 2017 — Press Release

Americans Worried About Their Health Care Can Breathe a Little Easier

Senate Democrats and three Republicans say no to disastrous health care bill. 

July 25, 2017 — News

Medicaid Protects all Working Families

Republicans are voting on a bill this week to end health care coverage for 22 million American, 15 million of whom will lose coverage from a 26% cut to Medicaid. A recent story illustrates why Medicaid is an important program for all working families.

July 20, 2017 — News

CWAers Fight Attack on Health Care

CWA participated in a Save Medicaid press event in Toledo.

July 13, 2017 — News

Call Your Senator: Tell Them to Oppose New GOP Health Care Bill

The Senate Republicans released their new health care bill today.