January 25, 2021

Joe Biden’s Buy American Order Will Close Loopholes and Create Jobs in Manufacturing and Services

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.

December 17, 2020

Biden's Choice for Trade Representative Will Stand Up for Workers

The United States Trade Representative is the president's principal trade advisor and negotiator.

December 10, 2020

Katherine Tai’s Values are Working People’s Values

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.

December 3, 2020

Biden's Picks Support Pro-Worker Policies

Joe Biden has started off his presidential transition process with good news for workers.

November 6, 2020

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.

October 29, 2020

CWAers Rally Around Joe Biden's Plan to Push Companies to Build Out Broadband with Union Workers

On Wednesday, CWA members participated in a town hall centered around the need for federal funding for broadband.

October 22, 2020

Judge Recommends Denial of T-Mobile's Attempt to Shirk Commitment to Hire 1,000 Workers

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.

October 8, 2020

CWA Exposes AT&T's Failures on Broadband and Good Jobs

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.

September 24, 2020

Midwest Elected Officials Call on AT&T to Suspend Job Cuts to Aid Pandemic Recovery

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.

September 24, 2020

How We Can Fix Our Broken Senate

The House of Representatives has passed hundreds of bills that would help working families, but Mitch McConnell has blocked them all.

September 17, 2020

Join the AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council!

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.

September 10, 2020

Joe Biden Will Act to Stop Job Offshoring During His First Week in Office

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.

September 10, 2020

Congressional Leaders Raise Alarm Bells About GE's Plans to Send Critical Power Grid Jobs to Poland

GE has announced plans to transfer 45 jobs from Schenectady.

September 10, 2020

What We Can Do to Save Our Jobs

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.

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 16, 2020

Act Now: Save Aviation Jobs

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.

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.

June 18, 2020

CWA Represented on Independent Mexico Labor Expert Board

Dan Mauer has been appointed to monitor Mexico's implementation of the labor standards established in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

April 9, 2020

Tonight: Join the Discussion on The Fight for COVID-19 Protective Equipment

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.

February 13, 2020

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

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.

February 6, 2020

CWA Members Push PRO Act Forward

Over the past few months, CWA members have worked tirelessly to build support for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

January 23, 2020

CWA Urges FCC to Deny Sale of AT&T Mobility Units to Liberty Latin America

Because of LLA's strained financial position and track record of opposing workers' rights, the deal endangers jobs, harms workers, and threatens service quality.

December 13, 2019

Revised USMCA Improves on Flawed Trump Agreement

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.

December 10, 2019

CWA Statement on the USMCA 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.