December 3, 2020

Where's the Relief for Airline Workers?

AFA-CWA members and allies rallied in Houston, Chicago, and L.A. this week to demand that Congress extend the Payroll Support Program.

December 3, 2020

CWA Members Fight COVID Outbreak at AT&T Call Center

Nearly 40% of the workers on the center's fifth floor have become infected with the coronavirus or developed symptoms since mid-November.

November 19, 2020

With Elliott Management's AT&T Exit, It's Time for a New Path

Elliott Management has sold its shares of AT&T stock just one year after it began its destructive campaign to make a quick buck by forcing AT&T's management to drastically cut costs.

November 19, 2020

As COVID-19 Cases Surge, Maximus Directs Managers Not to Approve COVID-19 Leave Requests

This "COVID-19 leave blackout" applies to the thousands of Maximus employees who respond to Medicare and ACA calls.

November 19, 2020

In Memoriam – November 19, 2020

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

November 12, 2020

More Wins for CWA-Endorsed Candidates

In a statement this week, CWA President Chris Shelton congratulated President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris on their victory.

November 12, 2020

Labor Women Get Out the Vote!

CWA collaborated with the AFL-CIO to launch "Labor Women Get Out the Vote," a phone- and textbanking initiative during the final weeks of the 2020 elections.

November 12, 2020

Hospital Workers Picket for Safe Staffing and Living Wages

CWA Local 9413-represented hospital workers at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center (SMRMC) picketed outside of the hospital in Reno, Nev.

November 12, 2020

In Memoriam – November 12, 2020

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

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.

November 5, 2020

CWA-Endorsed Candidates Win Big on Election Day

CWA members across the country worked tirelessly in the home stretch to deliver key election wins to elect pro-worker candidates!

November 5, 2020

In Memoriam – November 5, 2020

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

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 29, 2020

Many Americans Still Don't Have Internet Access — Congress Must Help

The nation is facing challenges as the digital divide has been thrown into the spotlight during the pandemic.

October 29, 2020

Every Voter Must Be Able to Freely Vote and We Must Count Every Vote

COVID-19 is causing poll worker shortages in some states, which may result in poll closures and longer lines.

October 29, 2020

Last Chance to Phonebank Together to Elect Biden and Flip the Senate!

With only 5 days left until Election Day, it’s your last chance to join CWAers across the country who are phonebanking together to flip the Senate and to elect Joe Biden!

October 29, 2020

Organizing Update

Workers at Dallas Morning News and Meow Wolf vote to join with CWA.

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

Many people are voting at home and returning ballots by dropping them off at a secure ballot box or putting them in the mail. These ballots can take longer to process and will continue to arrive at election offices for several days after Nov. 3.

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 15, 2020

Accident at New Flyer Non-Union Plant Highlights Need for a Worker Voice

Last week at a non-union New Flyer bus part fabrication plant in Kentucky, a worker who was using a machine missing its safety guard, lost part of her finger in an accident.

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.