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 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.

May 23, 2019

CWA President Chris Shelton Wins FDR Award

The award, presented by the Roosevelt Institute, honors individuals whose careers exemplify President Roosevelt's extraordinary dedication to public service.

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 9, 2019

Making District 6 CWA STRONG

At the CWA District 6 conference in St. Louis this week, CWA President Chris Shelton urged members and activists to stay focused on moving our agenda for working families forward.

March 21, 2019

Next Steps on the "For the People Act"

CWA members made thousands of calls to their representatives in Congress, and their efforts paid off when Congress passed the For the People Act.

March 14, 2019

Front Line Bank Workers Say Toxic Culture Hasn't Changed at Wells Fargo

Members of the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, gathered in Washington, D.C., this week as Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan was called in to testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee.

March 14, 2019

House Passes Sweeping Pro-Democracy Bill

The For the People Act contains reforms essential to fixing our political system, including voting rights, money-in-politics, redistricting, and government ethics reforms.  

March 14, 2019

CWA Supports Carried Interest Fairness Act to Level Financial Playing Field

One of the most outrageous loopholes in our tax code is the "carried interest" loophole, which allows hedge fund and private equity fund managers to claim part of what is really salary income as capital gains instead.

March 13, 2019

CWA Slams AT&T for Slashing Jobs After Proxy Reveals Skyrocketing Executive Pay

AT&T's proxy statement sent to shareholders this week reveals the company rewarded CEO Randall Stephenson with $29 million last year and paid out hefty bonuses to other executives.

March 7, 2019

CWA Supports Wall Street Tax Act to Level Financial Playing Field

The Wall Street Tax Act, introduced this week in the Senate and the House, would make our tax system fairer and put the brakes on corporate greed.

January 31, 2019

Building Worker Power in CWA District 9

At the CWA District 9 Leadership Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWAers to channel the energy from the 2018 Midterm Elections into passing pro-worker legislation and more.

January 10, 2019

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

November 29, 2018

How Working People Can Win the Fight Against Corporate Power

In remarks at this week's Democracy Initiative Annual Meeting, CWA President Chris Shelton urged attendees to take on the power of corporate interests in our political system to build a system that represents all of our interests.

November 8, 2018

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

October 25, 2018

CWA President Chris Shelton Joins 15,000 UPTE-CWA Members at Solidarity Strike Rally at University of California

CWA President Chris Shelton joined 15,000 University of California workers represented by UPTE-CWA Local 9119 on the picket lines at a rally as they strike in solidarity with the AFSCME Patient Care Unit.

September 20, 2018

CWA Calls on State Attorneys General to Investigate Anti-Competitive, Job-Destroying T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Last week, CWA President Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger.

September 17, 2018

CWA to State Attorneys General: T-Mobile Sprint Merger Will Cause Massive Job Loss, Raises Significant Competitive Concerns

Last week, Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger and to press for deeper investigations into the impact of the merger.

August 23, 2018

CWAers Build Working Class Power at Human Rights Conference

CWA members from across the country gathered in New Orleans last week for the 2018 Civil and Human Rights Conference.

July 12, 2018

At District 1 Conference, CWAers Rally to Build Power for Working People

CWA members gathered in Atlantic City this week for the annual District 1 Conference.

July 12, 2018

The GOP Corporate Tax Bill Rewards Offshoring – Here's What We Can Do to Stop It

A new op-ed shines a spotlight on how the Republican corporate tax bill rewards and incentivizes the offshoring of more American jobs.

June 28, 2018

CWA Statement on Janus Decision: CWA Members Are Ready to Fight

The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled 5-4 in Janus vs. AFSCME to side with corporate special interests and harm the ability of public sector workers to collectively bargain.

June 28, 2018

At the Six Month Mark, the GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill is Failing Working Families

CWA President Chris Shelton appeared on Washington Post Live to discuss how the Republican corporate tax cut bill has failed working families in its first six months.

June 21, 2018

CWA and Ver.di to T-Mobile: Respect All Your Workers' Rights

CWA President Chris Shelton traveled to Liverpool, England, this week to participate in UNI Global Union's Global Congress.