News & Events

January 7, 2021

CWA Raises Concerns about Verizon's Proposed Acquisition of TracFone

TracFone is now one of the largest providers of Lifeline services, a federal program that makes phone and internet services more affordable for low-income customers.

January 7, 2021

In Memoriam – January 7, 2021

CWA has established a memorial page for members who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

January 7, 2021

Marty Walsh Will Ensure That Workers are at the Table in the Biden Administration

Marty Walsh is a trade unionist to his core and an excellent choice to lead the Department of Labor during this critical time.

January 7, 2021

Yesterday’s Insurrection Was An Attack on Democracy by White Supremacists and Fascists

Yesterday, the world watched as armed insurrectionists, with the encouragement of the President of the United States, launched an attack on the Capitol in an attempt to undermine our democracy and prevent Congress from certifying the results of the Presidential election.

January 6, 2021

CWA Members Continue to Build Worker Power with Wins in Georgia Senate Runoff

With a Senate win for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on track to defeat Sen. David Perdue, working people in Georgia and across the United States have ensured that their voices will be heard on Capitol Hill.

January 4, 2021

Google Workers, Demanding Change at Work, Are Launching a Union With the Communications Workers of America

Today, workers at Google and other Alphabet companies are announcing the creation of the Alphabet Workers Union with support from the Communications Workers of America (CWA)—the first of its kind in the company’s history. It will be the first union open to all employees and contractors at any Alphabet company, with dues-paying members, an elected board of directors, and paid organizing staff.

December 22, 2020

CWA Contract with AT&T Extended for Mobility Workers

The Communications Workers of America and AT&T have agreed to extend two contracts covering 24,000 technicians, call center customer support workers and representatives at AT&T's retail stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

December 22, 2020

CWA Files FCC Comments on Proposed Verizon Acquisition of TracFone, Raising Lifeline and Anticompetitive Harm Concerns, Urging Commission to Impose Conditions 

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) filed comments Friday with the FCC raising serious concerns with the proposed acquisition of TracFone by Verizon. The comments urge the Commission to request more information from the companies to adequately review the impacts of the transaction and urge the FCC to impose specific conditions to protect Lifeline customers and customers in the MVNO market from anticompetitive harms.

December 22, 2020

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) Calls for the FCC to Reject Legislators’ Efforts to Block Rural Broadband Funding to Frontier

CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney sent a letter to the FCC urging the Commission to reject WV legislators’ ill-advised efforts to block Frontier Communications’ successful bid to receive rural broadband funding from the FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF).

December 17, 2020

Biden's Choice for Trade Representative Will Stand Up for Workers

The United States Trade Representative is the president's principal trade advisor and negotiator.