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.

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.

December 22, 2021

More Than 120 National Audubon Society Workers Across 11 Regions Vote to Form Union with Communications Workers of America

More than 120 workers across 11 regions at the National Audubon Society voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a union with the CWA in a string of official National Labor Relations Board elections last week, joining their colleagues in the organization’s national headquarters as members of CWA.

November 11, 2021

2021 CWA Awards Ceremony: Honoring CWA Locals for Outstanding Achievements in Organizing, Political Action, Mobilizing, and More

At last week's virtual 2021 CWA Awards Ceremony, hosted by CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, locals and activists were honored for their extraordinary work organizing, mobilizing, engaging in political action, and more.

February 25, 2021

Solidarity with Locked-Out Teamsters at Marathon Petroleum

In an effort to appease the predatory hedge fund Elliott Management, Marathon Petroleum is trying to cut union jobs and contract work out to push up the company's stock prices.

October 15, 2020

Join CWAers to Phonebank Together to Elect Biden!

Hundreds of CWAers across the country are phonebanking together to flip the Senate and to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris!

October 8, 2020

CWAers Phonebank Together to Elect Biden!

With only a few weeks left until Election Day, more than 500 volunteers have made thousands of calls in the past couple of days alone to flip the Senate and to elect Biden-Harris!

October 1, 2020

Keep Getting Out the Vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

The votes that we cast as union members will be crucial in ensuring we have pro-labor candidates elected at the local and state levels, all the way up to the White House.

September 3, 2020

A Labor Day Message from CWA President Chris Shelton

Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.

July 2, 2020

Calling All Artists and Activists – Help #ProtectOurVote

While COVID-19 cases continue to rise in states across the country, too many states lack the resources to ensure safe and accessible voting this fall.

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 27, 2020

Leading Labor Unions Blast Trump Administration for Skirting CARES Act Payroll Requirements

In letter to Sens. Schumer and Brown and Speaker Pelosi, seven labor unions sound the alarm that Trump Administration is exploiting loopholes in CARES Act at the expense of working families.

February 7, 2020

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

This historic legislation will make it easier for workers to join a union.

November 14, 2019

CWA Launches New Programs for Veterans

On Veterans Day, CWA President Chris Shelton announced the CWA Veterans for Social Change program and a new National CWA Veterans Committee.

November 14, 2019

Making CWA STRONG at New Flyer

Members of CWA Local 7304 and allies held a CWA STRONG organizing blitz at New Flyer in Crookston, Minn.

September 27, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers’ Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Scalia has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers’ rights and as Labor Secretary he will have even more power to weaken employment and health and safety protections for workers in order to further enrich already wealthy CEOs and large shareholders.

August 29, 2019

Striking CWA Members Push AT&T Southeast to Reach Deal

The action by CWA members was the largest private sector strike in the south in a decade

August 29, 2019

CWA Members Get Boost on Picket Line from Gerry Horgan’s Daughter

Since Horgan’s tragic death thirty years ago, CWA members wear red on Thursdays in remembrance of him and to pay tribute to his sacrifice.

August 29, 2019

CWAers Mourn the Loss of Piedmont Agent Kendrick Darrell Hudson

Family, friends, and coworkers held a vigil on August 18, which included memorable tributes to Kendrick. Kendrick's family received his vest and a jar overflowing with dozens of notes from agents who knew and loved him.

August 29, 2019

CWAers Make Thousands of Calls to Fight for Jobs on National Day of Action

CWAers held a national Day of Action to call on Congress to put an end to greedy business practices that kill our jobs.

August 1, 2019

President Shelton: We Must Focus Our Anger on the 1%, Not on Each Other

CWA members from every sector and district came together to discuss and make decisions about the union's future and how to make CWA STRONG.

August 1, 2019

Secretary-Treasurer Steffens: CWA Needs to Go Big and Bold

CWA must not only defend, but also must take advantage of the current opportunities to grow and flourish.

August 1, 2019

Resolutions Approved by the 2019 CWA Convention

A list of the resolutions approved at the 2019 CWA Convention.

August 1, 2019

CWA Locals Honored for Organizing Efforts at 2019 CWA Convention

Since the last CWA convention, CWA locals from around the country have brought in over 4,500 new members through external organizing campaigns.