March 4, 2021

Together We Can End This Pandemic

Now that several COVID-19 vaccinations are approved and vaccination programs are underway, we are making real progress toward reducing infections, illness, and death from the virus.

February 25, 2021

Nurses, Unions, and Allies Urge CDC to Acknowledge COVID-19 Aerosol Transmission to Help Bring Virus Under Control

Under the previous administration, the CDC’s refusal to recognize aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 led to weak guidance, leaving workers and the public unprotected from COVID-19

February 25, 2021

CWA Joins with Workers in the Philippines to Show Solidarity

In the Philippines, the Rodrigo Duterte regime will stop at nothing in its efforts to use violence and intimidation to target working people.

January 28, 2021

Biden Takes Executive Action to Create Jobs, Raise Wages, and Protect Workers

On Monday, President Biden issued an executive order to update and strengthen Buy American requirements for federal spending.

January 21, 2021

Campus Workers Win $15 Minimum Wage

In response to pressure from union and community members, University of Memphis President M. David Rudd emailed all campus workers on Tuesday announcing a commitment to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour effective June 5, 2021.

January 14, 2021

Defending Our Democracy

CWA issued a statement on Wednesday calling for corporations to demand refunds from and cease contributions to the Republican Attorneys General Association, which played a key role in promoting last week's riots.

January 7, 2021

CWA Members Sound Alarm of Sexual Assault, Toxic Workplace at AT&T Vallejo Store

AT&T workers and community allies rallied together to demand change at AT&T Mobility's Vallejo store after an assistant manager sexually assaulted a worker in October.

December 17, 2020

Organizing Update

UC Healthcare Workers and members of the Sunrise Movement join with CWA.

December 17, 2020

CWA Calls on Teleperformance to Ensure Worker Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic

Teleperformance is the world's largest call center service provider, operating in 80 countries and providing services to some of the largest brands and companies on the planet, including AT&T.

December 10, 2020

Maximus Workers Protest Working Conditions, Release "Bill of Rights"

Call center workers at government service provider Maximus held socially distant protests today calling on the company to respect their "Bill of Rights."

December 10, 2020

Combating Misinformation About 5G Networks

According to a new policy brief from Local Progress, the telecommunications industry has used misleading messaging to push cities to deploy 5G networks.

December 10, 2020

What CWA Members Should Know About the First COVID-19 Vaccinations

There has been a lot of news recently about COVID-19 vaccinations.

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 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 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 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

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.

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

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.