October 21, 2021

New York Attorney General Steps in to Protect CWA Healthcare Workers on Strike

Last week, in a win for the striking healthcare workers at Catholic Health System’s Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., New York State Attorney General Letitia James issued a Cease and Desist order to scab company Huffmaster.

October 7, 2021

Healthcare Heroes Strike over Worker Safety and Quality of Care

Last Friday, nearly 2,000 healthcare workers at Catholic Health System’s Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., members of CWA Local 1133, went on strike after the hospital system failed to reach a fair agreement on a new contract.

October 7, 2021

CWA Wins a Major Victory Against the Wireless Industry in California

Governor Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.), in a win for CWA members, wireless workers, and consumers, vetoed a bill that would have put industry profits over worker safety.

September 30, 2021

Leading the Charge for Worker Safety Against Unruly Airline Passengers

Last Thursday, AFA-CWA International President Sara Nelson testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation in a hearing titled, “Disruption in the Skies: The Surge in Air Rage and its Effects on Workers, Airlines, and Airports.”

September 16, 2021

CWA Member Honored for Heroism and Service as a First Responder

CWA Local 6360 member and Communications Office Zach Cobb received an award last month for his heroism and service as a first responder.

September 2, 2021

Health Care Heroes Fight for Better Staffing, Safe Working Conditions, and More

Hundreds of health care workers from CWA Locals 1122, 1133, and 1168 came out in force last Wednesday in Buffalo, N.Y.

September 2, 2021

Upcoming Events in Honor of the Heroes of 9/11

CWA members will be participating in a variety of events to remember those who lost their lives on 9/11 and to honor the workers who participated in the response, recovery and rebuilding.

August 5, 2021

Flight Attendants and Airport Agents Face Safety Threat from Unruly Airline Passengers

A new national survey of nearly 5,000 Flight Attendants released last week by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, found that over 85 percent of all respondents had dealt with unruly passengers as air travel picked up in the first half of 2021.

June 17, 2021

Members of CWA Local 1126 Demand Safe Hospital Staffing

On June 11, essential healthcare workers represented by CWA Local 1126 in upstate New York rallied to demand fair and safe staffing at Mohawk Valley Health System.

June 3, 2021

We Can Do This

Unions and community groups across the United States are joining together in a month-long mobilization to make sure as many people as possible receive at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by July 4th.

May 20, 2021

AFA-CWA Member Calls For Empathy and Respect, End to Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Last week, Stan Kiino, a member of AFA-CWA Local 29011 wrote a powerful letter to fellow union members on the occasion of Asian American Heritage Month.

May 20, 2021

CWA Calls for Trump-Era Proposals About Workplace Chemicals to Be Withdrawn

CWA is calling for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to withdraw proposed changes to its Hazard Communication Standard.

May 6, 2021

Why Didn't AT&T Do Anything to Prevent These Workers' Deaths?

A new report issued by the AFL-CIO, its 30th annual Death on the Job Report, reveals that every day, on average, 275 U.S. workers die from hazardous working conditions.

April 29, 2021

Workers Memorial Day: Safe Jobs for All

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.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day: Safe Jobs for All

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. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the day that the Occupational Health and Safety Act went into effect, promising every worker the right to a safe job.

April 22, 2021

AFA-CWA President Testifies in the Senate on Safe Return to Air Travel

Nelson discussed the success of the Payroll Support Program (PSP) in keeping workers in the airline industry on the job and connected to health care and benefits during the pandemic.

April 22, 2021

Members of Congress Demand Accountability for Violence Against Workers in the Philippines

The brutality of President Rodrigo Duterte's regime shocked the world on March 7 when a raid by police and the military killed nine human rights defenders.

April 15, 2021

Violence Should Not Be Part of The Job

This week, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act is up for a vote on the House floor.

April 15, 2021

District 7 Conference Spotlights Members' Creativity and Dedication During Pandemic Year

On April 8th and 9th, more than 175 CWA members gathered for the first ever virtual District 7 Conference.

April 15, 2021

Why Vice President Claude Cummings, Jr. Chose to Get Vaccinated

Check out the video to find out why Vice President Cummings chose to get vaccinated, hear about his experience getting the vaccine, and what he's looking forward to doing once we have beaten this pandemic.

April 8, 2021

Why CWA President Chris Shelton Got His COVID-19 Vaccination

As vaccine availability increases across the country, thousands of CWA members and retirees are getting vaccinated, including CWA President Chris Shelton.

April 8, 2021

CWA Members in New Jersey Hold Massive Health & Safety Training

Nearly 200 CWA District 1 stewards and Health and Safety workplace committee members in New Jersey participated in the third part of an eleven hour virtual training course last week.

April 1, 2021

"Ready to Get Back to Normal": CWA Members Share Why They Are Getting Vaccinated

Members and retirees from across our union have been sharing their reasons for getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

March 18, 2021

Share Your Thoughts on COVID Vaccination

The survey is for all members whether you have had a vaccination, plan on getting a vaccination, or do not want to get a vaccination.