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February 16, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T Wireless Workers in Southeastern States Reach Agreement on New Contract

AT&T wireless workers from nine southeastern states and the U.S. Virgin Islands won increased wages, more job security and rollbacks of offshoring and outsourcing in a tentative contract agreement reached last night.

February 15, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining updates from Alaska Airlines and AT&T Mobility.

February 15, 2018 — News

Congress to American Airlines: Pay Your Employees at Envoy A Living Wage

More than 80 members of Congress sent a letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on February 8.

February 15, 2018 — News

Trump Should Require Federal Contractors to Follow the Law

This week The Hill featured an op-ed calling on President Trump to require that federal contractors comply with health and safety standards, wage laws, and civil rights laws.

February 15, 2018 — News

Join the Working People's Day of Action on February 24

On February 24, thousands of working people around the country are uniting to demand an end to an economy that's rigged in favor of the 1 percent.

February 15, 2018 — News

Next Generation is CWA Strong!

Earlier this month, CWA activists gathered in Dallas, Texas, for the Next Generation-CWA Strong training.

February 15, 2018 — News

Protecting Call Center Jobs

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) is the newest co-sponsor of HR 1300, the U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act.

February 15, 2018 — News

CWAers Mobilize Wireless Workers

CWAers participated in an AT&T Brigade Peer-to-Peer Texting Campaign in Washington, DC.

February 15, 2018 — News

CWA Stands with AFGE

CWAers rallied in Washington, DC, in solidarity with AFGE.

February 15, 2018 — News

CWA Fights Trump Infrastructure Scam

CWAers rallied in Washington, DC, against Trump's new infrastructure plan.

February 12, 2018 — Press Release

Over 80 Members of Congress Urge American Airlines CEO To Support Living Wages For Passenger Service Agents

Over 80 members of Congress sent a letter to American Airlines CEO Doug Parker on February 8 urging him to “conclude your collective bargaining negotiations and ensure that all of your employees can earn a living wage.”

February 8, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining update for the Century Foundation.

February 8, 2018 — News

Save the Date: Working People's Day of Action

On February 24, thousands of working people will unite to demand an end to an economy that's rigged in favor of the wealthiest and most powerful.

February 8, 2018 — News

UPTE-CWA Members Fight for Fair Wages, Benefits, and Working Conditions at University of California

Members of UPTE-CWA Local 9119 held informational pickets at University of California (UC) campuses across the state.

February 8, 2018 — News

CWA Pushes for a Better NAFTA for Working Families

With the support of CWA, several U.S. Senators wrote a letter to President Trump calling on him to renegotiate NAFTA in a way that eliminates incentives for companies to offshore jobs, etc.

February 8, 2018 — News

Fiscal Board of Puerto Rico Comes After Workers' Rights and Benefits

The Fiscal Board of Puerto Rico just released a letter calling for extreme and unnecessary reductions in protections for working people in Puerto Rico.

February 8, 2018 — News

Council Passes D.C. Fair Elections Bill

The D.C. City Council voted unanimously this week to pass the Fair Elections Act.

February 7, 2018 — Press Release

NLRB Issues Complaint against General Dynamics Information Technology for Federal Labor Law Violations

The NLRB has issued a complaint against GDIT for violating federal labor laws at its Alexandria, VA facility. This complaint follows a series of complaints filed by CWA with the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.

February 1, 2018 — Press Release

Wireless Workers at AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile Launch Network to Raise Job and Customer Service Standards Nationwide

Fed up with the wireless industry squeezing every last penny from customers and employees, wireless workers from the nation’s three largest carriers—AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile—have launched Wireless Workers United, the first-ever national network of union and non-union workers organizing to protect good jobs and quality customer service.

February 1, 2018 — News

Piedmont Agents Win Wage Raises

CWA's Piedmont Airlines passenger service agents won major raises, improved benefits, and other gains in a new tentative contract agreement.

February 1, 2018 — News

Massive Wage Theft at Federal Call Centers

CWA filed a complaint with the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division on behalf of workers at 11 call centers employed by General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT).

February 1, 2018 — News

Wireless Workers Meet, Release Statement of Principles

Hundreds of wireless workers from AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile met in Orlando this week to discuss their plans to improve their working conditions from coast to coast.

February 1, 2018 — News

Laid Off Frontier Worker Attends State of the Union Address

U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) hosted CWA Local 1170 member Dustin Newman at the State of the Union address.

February 1, 2018 — News

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Jacobin and Envoy Airlines.