July 9, 2020

Political Update

The latest election news from Texas and Colorado.

July 2, 2020

Without Extension of CARES Act Payroll Support, Mass Layoffs are Inevitable

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.

July 2, 2020

Bargaining Update

CWA District 6 announced this week that it has reached a contract extension agreement with AT&T Southwest.

July 2, 2020

CWA Secures Healthcare Refunds for Nokia Retirees

Due to the diligence of CWA Local 1060 President Brian Reilly, some Nokia retirees will be receiving a refund check in the mail!

January 9, 2020

Pittsburgh NewsGuild-CWA Local Wins Arbitration on Health Care Premiums

An arbitrator ruled that the company's failure to maintain the benefits violated the parties' collective bargaining agreement.

April 4, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our Veterans Make Us Strong

Let’s Treat Our Veterans Like the Heroes They Are

November 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Improving Economy Boosting Retirement Plans

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

August 17, 2017

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

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.