June 20, 2019

New York Assembly Passes Call Center Jobs Act!

The New York Call Center Jobs Act has passed in the New York Assembly by a count of 93-19, and will head to the Governor to be signed!

June 20, 2019

Public Sector Workers are Ready to Go on the Offense

At the 2019 Public Sector Conference in Memphis this week, CWAers heard about how public workers can fight back against vicious anti-union attacks at the state level and nationally.

June 20, 2019

Join Us as We Kick off The Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring!

This week, CWA members are launching a program to fight back against job instability, corporate tax loopholes, and the trade deals that harm working people.

June 13, 2019

Attorneys General File Suit to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA has been a leading opponent of the deal and has kept concerns about job loss and lower wages in the wireless industry at the center of the discussion.

June 13, 2019

New Federal Bill Would Crack Down on Call Center Offshoring

The bill would ensure that taxpayer dollars are not rewarding companies that offshore their customer service work and would give consumers the power to decide where to have their calls handled.

June 13, 2019

New Jersey State Workers Fighting for a Fair State Budget

CWA members have been going all out to fight to protect workers, making hundreds of phone calls to legislators asking them to stand with the governor.

June 13, 2019

CWA and 60 Organizations Submit Comments to FCC Opposing Proposal to Cap the Universal Service Fund

The Universal Service Fund supports programs like Lifeline and the Connect America Fund to make broadband service more affordable and accessible to lower-income families.

June 12, 2019

New Legislation in House and Senate Addresses Consumer and Worker Call Center Offshoring Issues

The new federal bill builds on the momentum generated by states introducing and moving forward legislation addressing issues around call center offshoring during the 2019 legislative session in both Democratic and Republican-controlled state legislatures.

June 11, 2019

CWA Applauds Decisive Action by State Attorneys General to Prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from Gaining Anti-Competitive Power

We applaud these Attorneys General for taking decisive action to prevent T-Mobile and Sprint from gaining anti-competitive power at the expense of workers, customers, and communities.

June 6, 2019

Delaware Expands Collective Bargaining Rights for CWA State Workers!

Last week, Delaware Governor John Carney signed SB-8 to expand collective bargaining rights for all state worker bargaining units.

June 6, 2019

CWAers Win Protections for Nevada and Alabama Call Center Jobs

Thanks to the hard work of Nevada CWAers, call center legislation is now heading to Governor Steve Sisolak for a signature!

June 6, 2019

CWAers Urge Congress to Raise the Wage

Piedmont passenger service agents are fighting to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024.

June 6, 2019

West Virginia Education Workers’ Fight is Our Fight

The West Virginia State Senate passed legislation this week to further restrict education workers' right to strike.

June 5, 2019

CWA Stands in Solidarity with West Virginia Education Workers

Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton issued a statement of solidarity after the West Virginia State Senate passed legislation this week to further restrict education workers’ right to strike.

May 30, 2019

CWA Members Win Protections for Call Center Jobs in Colorado and Alabama

CWAers across the country are mobilizing to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

May 23, 2019

TSEU-CWA Members Hold Massive Organizing Blitz!

With help from organizers, activists, stewards, and campaign leads from across the country, TSEU-CWA signed up 318 new members across Texas!

May 23, 2019

CWA Local 1298 Helps Win Minimum Wage Increase for Connecticut Workers

After years of organizing and campaigning by workers, unions, and community groups, the Connecticut legislature voted this month to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour!

May 23, 2019

It's Time to Pass a Wall Street Sales Tax

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced the Inclusive Prosperity Act, which imposes a Wall Street sales tax to generate revenues to invest in the needs of the American people.

May 20, 2019

CWA: T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Remains Anticompetitive, Harmful to American Workers and Should Be Blocked

A statement from CWA in response to news that several FCC Commissioners have voiced support for the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger after the companies announced a series of new commitments and conditions.

May 16, 2019

Presidential Candidates Must Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent this week to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform a centerpiece of their campaign platforms.

May 16, 2019

New York CWA Members Lobby in Albany for Safe Staffing and Protecting Call Center Jobs

CWAers flooded the New York capitol building with red this week for a huge lobby day!

May 16, 2019

CWA Calls on Congress to Invest in Infrastructure and Broadband

CWA is calling on leaders of the U.S. House and Senate to move forward swiftly with a robust and ambitious plan to rebuild and transform America's infrastructure, including broadband.

May 15, 2019

CWA Calls on Presidential Candidates to Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform an integral part of their campaign platforms.

May 9, 2019

Democrats Unveil Legislation to Strengthen Workers' Rights

Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate introduced groundbreaking new legislation this week, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, to strengthen workers' rights.