Today President Biden issued an executive order to update and strengthen Buy American requirements for federal spending. Current regulations create loopholes that allow companies to offshore jobs and undermine the intent of the law.
The United States Trade Representative is the president's principal trade advisor and negotiator.
Katherine Tai is a tremendous choice for United States Trade Representative. Picking someone with Tai’s experience and understanding of how trade agreements impact workers, Joe Biden has shown, once again, that his Administration will follow through on commitment to challenge corporate power and rebuild the middle class.
Joe Biden has started off his presidential transition process with good news for workers.
CWA President Chris Shelton's Statement on Biden's Win: The Work of Healing Our Country Can Now Begin
This election, held during a global pandemic and under a President who has refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power, has been like no other. Yet Americans responded with resolve, voting in record numbers.
On Wednesday, CWA members participated in a town hall centered around the need for federal funding for broadband.
CWA filed comments with the CPUC rebutting T-Mobile's claim that the CPUC does not have jurisdiction to review wireless transactions and to impose job conditions.
New reports that expose how AT&T has left communities without access to next-generation fiber networks and eliminated good jobs received wide media and political attention this week.
Elected officials from Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Indiana released letters Wednesday calling on AT&T to suspend its job cuts and offshoring to support America's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The House of Representatives has passed hundreds of bills that would help working families, but Mitch McConnell has blocked them all.
The AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council is launching a membership drive to build the ranks of union members who can advocate for the issues facing veterans.
This week, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris announced the steps that they will take to stop outsourcing, including a series of executive actions during their first days in office.
GE has announced plans to transfer 45 jobs from Schenectady.
In just three weeks, tens of thousands of aviation workers, including AFA-CWA members and passenger service agents, will lose their jobs unless Congress extends the CARES Act Payroll Support Program.
Labor Day traditionally marks the homestretch of election season. As we race toward November 3rd, working people have more at stake than ever before.
CWA members, including passenger service agents and Flight Attendants, are on the front lines of an unprecedented crisis for the airline industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Dan Mauer has been appointed to monitor Mexico's implementation of the labor standards established in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Essential workers – including many CWA members – have been facing a two-front war: confronting the COVID-19 crisis, and fighting for the Personal Protective Equipment they need.
Thanks to the tireless work of CWA members and a broad coalition of labor, civil rights, environmental, religious, immigrant rights, and women's groups, the U.S. House passed historic legislation to make it easier for workers to join a union.
Over the past few months, CWA members have worked tirelessly to build support for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.
Because of LLA's strained financial position and track record of opposing workers' rights, the deal endangers jobs, harms workers, and threatens service quality.
The version of the USMCA that President Trump announced last year was deeply flawed. CWA members mobilized to make thousands of phone calls, telling their members of Congress that the agreement was unacceptable and urging them to press for changes. Thanks to the persistence of Democrats like Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden and Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Jan Schakowsky, negotiations reopened and significant improvements were made to the agreement.
Because the full text of the agreement has not been made available for review, CWA is unable to take a position at this time.