June 29, 2022

Worker Power Update

CWAers are Building Broadband Better in North Carolina and other worker power news.

June 23, 2022

Worker Power Update

Fighting for good airport jobs, standing with NABET-CWA contract workers for equal pay, and more.

June 23, 2022

CWAers Recommit to Fighting for Systemic Change at the 2022 Poor People’s Campaign Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington

On Saturday, hundreds of CWA members from across the country and others gathered in Washington, D.C., for the Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington.

June 16, 2022

Pelosi and Walsh Headline the 2022 CWA Legislative and Political Conference

CWA members from across the country met this week in Washington, D.C., for the 2022 CWA Legislative and Political Conference.

June 16, 2022

Worker Power Update

Supporting pro-worker candidates in Colorado, plus a major win for CWA members against Lumen.

June 9, 2022

Worker Power Update

The latest worker power news, including fighting for better broadband and a legislative victory in New York.

June 9, 2022

Join Us for the 2022 Poor People’s Campaign Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington

On June 18th, thousands of CWA members from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C., for the Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington.

June 2, 2022

What You Can Do To Ensure Broadband Funding Supports Jobs for CWA Members Instead of Low-Road Contracting Companies

CWAers must continue to actively engage at the state level with governors and state legislatures.

June 2, 2022

Worker Power Update

Last week, CWA local leaders and political activists attended the first ever Louisiana Legislative/Political State Conference in Baton Rouge, and other news.

May 26, 2022

Worker Power Update

Building worker power in Ohio, California, and New York, and other news.

May 19, 2022

Biden Broadband Initiative Requires States to Consult with Unions on Broadband Buildout Plans

States must consult with unions as they develop their funding proposals, and the requirements make it clear that federal dollars will not fund sub-par installations by fly-by-night companies.

May 19, 2022

Worker Power Update

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors passed two CWA championed ordinances that will require companies like Verizon to disclose the subcontractors they are using to complete permitted work, and other news.

May 12, 2022

CWA Member Attends Historic White House Meeting on Grassroots Worker Organizing

Alex Speidel, one of the lead organizers from United Paizo Workers/CWA, joined a historic meeting with President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, and other worker organizers at the White House to discuss how he and his coworkers at Paizo won voluntary recognition for their union.

May 12, 2022

Worker Power Update

On Monday, at a White House event attended by CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced a program that will make high speed broadband more affordable for millions of Americans.

May 11, 2022

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Establishes New Transparency Measures for Subcontractors

CWA applauds the passage of two ordinances by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, which will require construction and right-of-way permit holders to disclose the subcontractors they are using to complete permitted work. The right-of-way measure, which CWA played a key role in crafting, will go into effect on June 10 along with the construction portion of the ordinance.

May 5, 2022

Worker Power Update

Last Wednesday, activists from CWA Local 6215 spoke before the Dallas City Council to urge the city to attach labor standards to public funds that are used to expand broadband internet access to unserved communities.

April 28, 2022

Worker Power Update

Electing pro-worker candidates, ending captive audience meetings, and broadband for all.

April 28, 2022

CWA Members Set to Testify at Hearing on COVID-19 Protections in Healthcare

The members will urge OSHA to establish a comprehensive, enforceable COVID-19 standard to protect all workers in healthcare.

March 31, 2022

Worker Power Update

Building Broadband Better in CWA District 1 and more.

March 24, 2022

Worker Power Update

More than 50 workers from GE Lighting’s Bucyrus plant in Ohio traveled to Columbus to rally outside Republican Senator Rob Portman’s office and call on him to help keep their plant open.

March 17, 2022

Worker Power Update

CWAers and other union members across the country are participating in a day of action to call on the Senate to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.

March 17, 2022

CWA Activists in Alabama Rally for Voting Rights

Last week, CWAers participated in a "Fight for the Vote" rally for justice and democracy.

March 17, 2022

CWA Public Workers in Texas Defend Workers and Families Against Retaliation and Abuse

The Texas State Employees Union (TSEU)/CWA Local 6186 Executive Board passed a resolution opposing Gov. Abbott’s directive to the Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services to “conduct a prompt and thorough investigation” of families who chose gender affirming care for their children.

March 10, 2022

Worker Power Update

The latest information about where CWAers are fighting for worker power around the country.