March 26, 2020

CWA COVID-19 Response Update – March 26, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis spreads and deepens across the world, we know that you are concerned about your health and safety on the job and about the possibility of layoffs and furloughs.

March 26, 2020

In Memoriam – March 26, 2020

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

March 26, 2020

We Need To Use The National Defense Production Act NOW

CWA members are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Shortages of N95 respirators, surgical masks, latex gloves, and other protective equipment leave essential workers at risk of infection.

March 26, 2020

Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Bill But More Remains to Be Done to Help Working People

CWA legislative activists have been engaging with their members of Congress and Senators to make sure that the coronavirus emergency relief bill addresses the needs of working people, not just CEOs and Wall Street.

March 25, 2020

Statement from CWA President Chris Shelton on Airlines Provisions in Coronavirus Economic Stimulus Package

The coronavirus economic stimulus package agreement reached in the U.S. Senate that includes $25 billion in grants for airlines to keep employees on payroll through September 30. Shame on any airline that does not take this opportunity to provide stability for its workers and their families during this time of fear and uncertainty.

March 22, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton Statement in Response to the Senate Republican Stimulus Bill

The GOP stimulus bill as introduced is a monumental failure by a shameless group of privileged politicians who have no idea what working people are going through.

March 20, 2020

CWA Urges Government and Elected Officials to Provide Real Relief for Airline and Transit Workers

On Thursday, CWA President Chris Shelton joined with leaders of all the unions that represent workers at American Airlines and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to send a letter calling on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Congressional leaders to take steps to protect the airline industry as a whole, American Airlines, and its employees during the COVID-19 crisis.

March 19, 2020

A message from President Shelton on the COVID-19 Pandemic

This crisis is unprecedented, and CWA members are on the front lines doing the work necessary to keep people informed, connected, and safe during this difficult time.

March 19, 2020

CWA Urges Congress to Pass P.A.I.D. Leave Act

"Nobody should be forced to go to work while sick or capable of spreading a disease during a pandemic," said CWA President Chris Shelton.

March 19, 2020

CWA and Consumer Advocacy Groups Urge Broadband CEOs to Lift Data Caps and Waive Fees

These steps are in order to help the American public stop the spread of the novel coronavirus and facilitate access to essential communications services for all. 

March 19, 2020

Workers Demand That Maximus Take More Proactive Steps to Protect Employees from Coronavirus

These steps include providing paid sick days without penalty and ensuring a safe workplace at every call center.

March 19, 2020

Illinois CWAers Help Families in Need

Members of the CWA Unified Council of Illinois helped box food at the Greater Chicago Food Depository to help families.

March 19, 2020

Union Plus COVID-19 Benefits

CWA members participating in various Union Plus programs may be eligible for additional assistance related to COVID-19.

March 19, 2020

Coronavirus Safety and Reporting

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect communities across the globe, CWA leaders are engaging with employers to ensure that they are providing CWA members with comprehensive safety and prevention measures in an environment that encourages open and free communication without fear of reprisal or negative impacts on pay or continued employment.

March 18, 2020

Workers Demand That Maximus Take More Proactive Steps to Protect Employees from Coronavirus

With the spread of COVID-19 across the country, call center workers at Maximus who are organizing to join CWA are demanding the company take immediate steps to protect their employees from COVID-19, including providing paid sick days without penalty and ensuring a safe workplace at every call center.

March 17, 2020

CWA Urges Congress to Pass P.A.I.D. Leave Act

CWA is urging the House and Senate to immediately pass a bill introduced today by Senator Murray, Senator Gillibrand, and Rep. DeLauro, the P.A.I.D. Leave Act, a comprehensive bill to provide all workers with paid sick days and paid family and medical leave.

March 16, 2020

CWA and Consumer Advocacy Groups Urge Broadband CEOs to Lift Data Caps and Waive Fees

CWA and consumer advocacy groups sent a letter today to major broadband CEOs urging them to lift data caps, waive data cap fees, and take other steps to help the American public stop the spread of coronavirus and facilitate access to essential communications services for all.

March 13, 2020

Workers at Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile Demand Companies Take Proactive Steps to Protect Employees and Consumers from Coronavirus

As coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, workers launch public campaign to urge Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile to provide a safe workplace, quota relief and paid sick days without penalty.

March 12, 2020

CWA Opposes Rollbacks in Protection for Healthcare Workers

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released guidelines for healthcare workers working with patients affected by the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). These guidelines apply to all healthcare settings in the U.S. CWA strongly opposes the rollbacks in protections in the new CDC recommendations. 

March 12, 2020

MAGELLAN EAP - CORONAVIRUS AWARENESS

AVAYA EAP

March 5, 2020

CWA Addresses Coronavirus Outbreak

CWA leaders are engaging with employers to ensure that they are providing CWA members with comprehensive safety and prevention measures in an environment that encourages open and free communication without fear of reprisal or negative impacts on pay or continued employment.

February 27, 2020

Workplace Injury and Illness Summary Data Available for 2019

Employees and union staff and leaders have the right to access detailed logs of workplace injuries and illness.

January 16, 2020

CWA Member Testifies at House Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on Working Conditions

CWA Local 3645 Vice President Donielle Prophete called on Congress and American Airlines to address serious safety concerns for airline workers.

January 16, 2020

2,800 CWA Members in New Mexico Gain Access to 12-Week Paid Parental Leave for State Employees

The policy went into effect Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.