December 5, 2019

U.S. House Passes Bill to Prevent Violence in the Workplace

In a huge victory for working people, the U.S. House passed H.R. 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, by a vote of 251-158.

November 21, 2019

9-1-1 Bill to Restore CWA Members' Collective Bargaining Rights Approved in Puerto Rico

After more than a year of intensive lobbying and solidarity from CWA Local 3010 members, the Puerto Rico Senate and House unanimously approved bipartisan legislation supported by CWA.

November 21, 2019

New Mexico Adopts Strong Service Quality and Consumer Protections for CenturyLink

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission adopted strong service quality and consumer protection rules for CenturyLink. CWA members attended the hearing on the rules and CWA provided bad plant photos, playing a major role in the decision.

October 24, 2019

Safe Staffing in New York State Would Save Lives

CWA members rallied outside a New York State Department of Health hearing to inform the public about the importance of establishing safe staffing ratios to improve patient safety and the quality of care.

October 17, 2019

Save the Date: Safety and Health National Conference

Register today for this conference, December 3-5, focused on making workplaces safer today.

October 3, 2019

CWA Members Attend Heath, Safety, and Environment Conference

Members participated in sessions focusing on how to identify hazards in the workplace and how to get those hazards eliminated or fixed by the employer, and more.

October 3, 2019

CWA Members are Ready to Fight for Workers' Rights against New Trump Labor Secretary Scalia

Republican members of the U.S. Senate voted last week to confirm President Trump's new pick for Labor Secretary, Eugene Scalia, who has made a career of representing big corporations in their efforts to dismantle workers' rights.

October 3, 2019

Still a Long Way to Go on Implementing New FAA Safety Standards

AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson shared CWA members' perspective at a hearing on the implementation of important safety standards.

October 1, 2019

CWA Members Ratify New Contracts with AT&T Southeast

The new agreements provide wage increases of 13.25% over the life of the contracts, pension and 401(k) plan enhancements, improved job security and additional customer service positions.

August 29, 2019

CWAers Mourn the Loss of Piedmont Agent Kendrick Darrell Hudson

Family, friends, and coworkers held a vigil on August 18, which included memorable tributes to Kendrick. Kendrick's family received his vest and a jar overflowing with dozens of notes from agents who knew and loved him.

August 7, 2019

Statement of Claude Cummings on Mass Shooting in El Paso, Texas

"It’s not enough to point to elected leaders and say 'do something' before going on with our lives."

July 18, 2019

Expect More Attacks on Workers from New Trump Labor Secretary

Pizzella has a disturbing history of actively working against the best interests of working people.

June 20, 2019

AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson Testifies on Boeing 737 MAX

AFA-CWA President Sara Nelson testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-Committee on Aviation this week.

June 6, 2019

Help IUE-CWA Members Affected by Natural Disasters

CWA members have been affected by a number of natural disasters in recent weeks. The effects have been particularly severe for our IUE-CWA members.

May 23, 2019

CWA Asks New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to Adopt Strong Standards for CenturyLink

CWA is asking the Commission to adopt strong quality of service and consumer protection rules to protect New Mexico customers' access to basic telecommunications services.

May 16, 2019

As Wildfire Season Approaches, It's Time to Protect Outdoor Workers from Smoke Exposure

CWA District 9 has submitted comments to Cal/OSHA urging them to strengthen proposed emergency standards to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke exposure.

May 3, 2019

Register for the 2019 CWA Health, Safety and Environment Conference

The 2019 CWA Health, Safety and Environment Conference will be held September 9-13 at the Westin Convention Center and Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa.

May 2, 2019

On Workers' Memorial Day, CWA Remembers Workers Killed on the Job

In 2017, 275 workers died each day due to job injuries and illnesses, on average, according to a report released this week by the AFL-CIO.

May 2, 2019

At Verizon’s Shareholder Meeting, Workers to Call for Accountability in Verizon Supply Chain

Workers to confront board and executives on retail store and call center union-busting, failure to address abuses in warehouse sector. Unions to call for corporate governance reform, rejection of CEO pay package.

March 14, 2019

Bill Introduced to Protect Journalists

The NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA are renewing support for the Journalist Protection Act, introduced this week in the Senate by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Robert Menendez, and in the House by Rep. Eric Swalwell.

February 14, 2019

Aviation Safety at Risk if Government Shutdown Resumes

At a press conference this week, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens and AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson called on Congress and the White House to avoid another federal government shutdown in order to keep workers and the flying public safe.

February 14, 2019

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA Decry Violence at Trump Rally

The NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA released a joint statement decrying violence at President Trump's rally earlier this week in El Paso.

February 7, 2019

CWA Members in Puerto Rico Protest 911 Emergency Service Cuts

Since 2014, 911 employees including members of the local have seen their pay frozen and their benefits reduced. Now an exodus of 911 dispatchers threatens the security of the public. 

January 17, 2019

New Report Reveals Safety Hazards at American Airlines

A new CWA report reveals dangerous conditions affecting agents at Envoy Air that should raise red flags for the flying public.