July 2, 2020

Without Extension of CARES Act Payroll Support, Mass Layoffs are Inevitable

Last week, labor leaders sent an urgent letter to Congressional leadership calling for the Payroll Support Program (PSP) in the CARES Act to be extended through March 31, 2021.

July 2, 2020

As COVID-19 Cases Soar, Follow Safety Precautions

As COVID-19 cases continue to soar in many states, it is important to follow basic precautions – on and off the job – to keep yourself, your family members and your co-workers safe.

June 18, 2020

CWA Members Testify to Pass Whistleblower Protection Bill

Thanks to testimony from CWA members, the Colorado legislature passed a bill barring employers from taking disciplinary action against employees who report workplace safety issues during a public health crisis.

June 18, 2020

Staying Safe from COVID-19

While social distancing directives have reduced COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in many areas, several states are reporting spikes and record numbers of cases.

June 11, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton: We Must Win Elections

In his keynote address to CWA's Virtual Legislative-Political Conference on Monday, CWA President Chris Shelton discussed our national economic, health, and racial justice crises and the importance of this fall's elections.

June 11, 2020

CWAers Stop Work to Take a Stand Against Racism and Police Violence

Many members stopped work for 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds.

June 11, 2020

Is COVID-19 Surging in Your Community?

While social distancing directives have reduced COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in many areas, several states are reporting spikes and record numbers of cases.

June 4, 2020

IUE-CWA Members Across the Country Demand Essential Worker Pay

In the wake of the pandemic, IUE-CWA members have found themselves on the frontlines of this crisis, keeping our economy moving and providing essential supplies and services.

June 4, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

As areas across the country begin to implement phased reopening plans, it's important to stay informed about health and safety protocols and information on state and federal benefits for workers affected by the pandemic.

May 28, 2020

CWA Local 1104 Nurses Thank Firefighters for Support

Nurses presented a banner to Engine No. 6 firefighters who have been providing meals and moral support to CWA members during the pandemic.

May 28, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for CWA Members

Wondering about recommended health and safety protocols at your workplace? Looking for information on state and federal benefits for workers affected by the pandemic?

May 21, 2020

New York CWAers Call for Corporations and Elected Officials to #ProtectAllWorkers

Members of CWA Local 1102 in New York participated in a car procession this week alongside workers and members of the community to demand corporations and elected officials #ProtectALLWorkers.

May 21, 2020

Flight Attendants Are Essential Workers

Even with schedules at 10-20% of normal levels, Flight Attendants are still working and providing essential service to our nation.

May 21, 2020

AFL-CIO Sues OSHA for Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Workers

The AFL-CIO has filed a petition to compel OSHA to issue an emergency temporary standard to protect U.S. workers against COVID-19.

May 21, 2020

COVID-19 Health and Safety Resources and Benefits Information

Wondering about recommended health and safety protocols at your workplace? Looking for information on state and federal benefits for workers affected by the pandemic?

May 14, 2020

Trump's Labor Secretary Encourages Employers to Report Workers Who Fear Contracting COVID-19

Scalia issued a new guidance this week on COVID-19-related unemployment insurance urging states to have employers report workers for refusing to return to their jobs.

May 14, 2020

Health Care Worker COVID-19 Survey

This survey collects information about COVID-19 exposures, infections, and workplace health and safety conditions such as the provision of N95 respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE).

May 12, 2020

Unions Urge Congress to Include Universal Access to Broadband in Pandemic Response

Leaders of CWA, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are urging Congress to include affordable, universal access to broadband in future legislation that addresses the coronavirus pandemic.

May 7, 2020

Workers Take Action Around May Day

The latest news from IUE-CWA members at General Electric, Maximus call center workers, and Missouri State workers.

May 7, 2020

New Report from United Campus Workers-CWA Reveals Low Pay, Lack of Health Insurance

Poor working conditions for adjuncts are being compounded by the COVID-19 crisis, which is expected to hit public higher education budgets hard.

May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Resources and Information for CWA Members

We continue to update our COVID-19 resource page with new resources to address common questions and concerns that CWA members have as the pandemic continues to affect every aspect of our lives.

April 30, 2020

Tips on Selecting and Wearing Non-Medical Face Masks

Wearing masks is encouraged to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, but is not a substitute for social distancing, frequent hand washing, and other public health measures.

April 30, 2020

Join Us to Discuss Essential Work During the COVID-19 Crisis

Join CWA President Chris Shelton, CWA Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens, Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, and CWA frontline workers tomorrow, May 1, at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT for a Facebook Live discussion.

April 23, 2020

Workers Memorial Day: Protect Our Rights, Protect Our Lives

April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, when we remember workers killed or injured on the job and renew our commitment to fight for strong safety and health protections.