October 22, 2020

NC Workers Call on Tillis and GOP Senate to Put Working Families Ahead of Politics

CWA members and other workers in North Carolina held a widely-covered virtual press conference to highlight how delaying much needed assistance has affected them and their communities.

October 22, 2020

Making Sure Your Vote Counts

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in early voting.

October 15, 2020

AT&T’s DSL Shutoff Will Leave Thousands of Consumers Without a Broadband Option

AT&T recently announced that it will discontinue DSL sales nationally and disconnect 160,000 DSL customers, only some of whom have access to another wireline service from AT&T.

October 15, 2020

CWA Leaders Build Skills at 2020 Minority Leadership Institute

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, eleven CWA leaders participated in the 2020 Minority Leadership Institute, held virtually this year.

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.

October 8, 2020

Labor Unions Sue Federal Government to Protect Frontline Workers From COVID-19

CWA joined other labor unions and environmental groups to sue the federal government over its failure to provide adequate reusable respirators, N95 masks, gloves, and other personal protective equipment to essential workers.

October 8, 2020

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, 2020

This week, the AFL-CIO released its yearly report on the state of safety and health protections for America's workers.

October 8, 2020

Lawsuit Targets Feds’ Failure to Protect Frontline Workers From COVID-19

Labor unions representing healthcare workers, telecoms workers, teachers, transit operators and millions of other frontline workers joined with environmental groups today to sue the federal government over its failure to provide adequate reusable respirators, N95 masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment to these essential workers.

October 1, 2020

Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Miss Deadline, Leaving Thousands of Airline Workers Without Jobs

For weeks, aviation workers have been loudly sounding the alarm bell to Senate Republicans: if they didn't extend the Payroll Support Program, thousands of passenger service agents and Flight Attendants were guaranteed to lose their jobs on October 1st.

October 1, 2020

We Must 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.

October 1, 2020

Trump’s Nomination for Supreme Court Would Give Corporations Even More Power

Amy Coney Barrett has a track record of giving more power and control over our lives to corporations and leaving working people behind.

October 1, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton to Introduce FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at NCL Annual Awards

The National Consumers League is recognizing FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel's contribution to consumer and worker rights with the 2020 Trumpeter Award.

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

Keep the Pressure on to Extend PSP Program and Save Thousands of Jobs

With just six days left to extend the critical PSP, CWA members are mobilizing across the country to put pressure on Senators and Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell to take action.

September 24, 2020

CWAers are Fired Up to Beat Trump and Retake the Senate!

Over the past few weeks, hundreds of CWA members have gathered virtually to make calls for Biden-Harris and pro-worker U.S. Senate candidates!

September 24, 2020

Fair 5G Webinar Exposes San Diego's Backroom Deal with Verizon

Last week, Fair 5G, a CWA project, held a webinar exposing Verizon's empty promises regarding the 5G rollout in San Diego.

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

Take Action Now to Save Our Aviation Jobs

There are only 13 days left before the aviation Payroll Support Program (PSP) in the CARES Act expires on September 30th.

September 17, 2020

United Campus Workers of Georgia Protest at Board of Regents Meeting over Unsafe Working Conditions, Staffing Levels

As COVID-19 cases rise on campuses across the state, union members are making an urgent call for the Board to commit to no layoffs during the public health emergency.

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 17, 2020

National COVID-19 Remembrance Planned for October 4

Covid Survivors for Change, a national group of families of COVID victims and survivors, will lead a National COVID-19 Remembrance on Sunday, October 4.

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.

September 3, 2020

Airline Workers Demand Action on Payroll Support Program Extension

Last week, CWA members who work at American Airlines as passenger service agents and allies held a protest outside of the Charlotte office of U.S. Senator Thom Tillis.