News & Events

September 20, 2018 — News

CWAers and All Working People Win Big in New York State Primaries

Across New York City and New York State, CWA and New York's working people won big in last Thursday's primary election.

September 20, 2018 — News

Don't Forget to Register to Vote!

National Voter Registration Day is coming up on Tuesday, September 25!

September 20, 2018 — News

The Republican NLRB is Trying to Make it Harder for Working People to Join Together

The National Labor Relations Board was created in 1935 to help protect the right of workers to organize and bargain collectively with their employer.

September 20, 2018 — News

Action Alert: The Trump Administration is Trying to Roll Back Worker Safety Protections

The Trump administration proposes to revoke parts of a 2016 rule that requires employers to report workplace injury data to OSHA.

September 13, 2018 — News

CWAers Tackle Reversing Runaway Inequality in Camden

How can unions take on Wall Street's economic and political dominance? That's the question CWA members tackled at a Reversing Runaway Inequality training in Camden, N.J., last week.

September 13, 2018 — News

Thousands of CWA Members March in New York City Labor Day Parade

On Saturday, thousands of CWA District 1 members gathered to march in the annual New York City Labor Day Parade.

September 13, 2018 — News

Free for CWA Members: Subscription to In These Times

CWA members can now receive a free, six-issue subscription to In These Times, a progressive monthly magazine that covers labor and democracy issues.

September 7, 2018 — Press Release

GDIT Workers Take Fight for Fair Wages and Better Working Conditions to the Hill

Workers from GDIT, the top federal contractor in the call center industry, and XPO Logistics spoke on how labor law violations at federal contractors keep workers in poverty.

September 6, 2018 — News

GDIT Workers Take Fight for Fair Wages and Better Working Conditions to Congress

Today, workers from GDIT joined a panel discussion on Capitol Hill to shine a spotlight on how labor law violations at federal contractors keep workers in poverty.

September 6, 2018 — News

New Report: More than 142,000 Jobs Offshored Under Trump

Good Jobs Nation released a new report revealing that despite Donald Trump's campaign promises, the offshoring of American jobs by U.S. corporations has increased to record levels on Trump's watch.

September 6, 2018 — News

Ohio CWAers Put Pressure on Rep. Chabot for GOP Corporate Tax Cut Bill Vote

CWA members are putting pressure on elected officials who sold out working families by voting for the Republican corporate tax cut bill.

September 6, 2018 — News

Call Your Senators Now: Tell Them to Stop Kavanaugh

On Wednesday, CWAers joined allies for a rally at the Capitol to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

September 6, 2018 — News

CWA Joins Coalition Calling on AT&T and Verizon to Cut Ties with Anti-Worker ALEC Organization

In August, CWA joined more than 70 government reform, civil rights, labor, environmental, and advocacy organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to cut ties with the organization.

September 4, 2018 — Press Release

As GDIT Workers Stand Strong against Intimidation, GDIT Hit with Two New NLRB Complaints

“GDIT management needs to respect the rights of its workers to organize.”

August 30, 2018 — News

CWA to FCC: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Will Cost 28,000 Jobs

The FCC should not approve the merger without verifiable and enforceable commitments by T-Mobile and Sprint to ensure that no T-Mobile or Sprint employees will lose their jobs as a result of this transaction.

August 30, 2018 — News

Despite Trump Announcement, Still A Long Way to Go on Fixing NAFTA for Working Families

CWA President Chris Shelton pointed out that there is much more work left to be done to make sure a new agreement addresses the disastrous problems that NAFTA has caused for working families.

August 30, 2018 — News

ITC Panel Votes Down Newsprint Tariffs

Newspapers have blamed the tariff increase for layoffs and for reductions in print editions. The tariffs were opposed by a wide variety of groups, including journalists, elected officials, and newspaper owners and managers.

August 30, 2018 — News

CWA Member Urges Legislators to Protect Call Center Jobs

Vice President of CWA Local 4621, Betsy LaFontaine, and an AT&T customer service representative who works out of a call center in Oshkosh, WI, highlighted the need for action to protect call center jobs at the annual meeting of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee last month.

August 30, 2018 — News

Court Strikes Down Trump’s Anti-Worker Executive Order

A federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the law by issuing a union-busting executive order to attack workers’ rights and deny more than 2 million federal workers their legal right to representation.

August 23, 2018 — News

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.

August 23, 2018 — News

N.M. Attorney General Reaffirms Public Sector Workers' Rights

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas issued an advisory last week reaffirming public sector workers' collective bargaining rights.

August 23, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally to Stop Brett Kavanaugh Nomination to Supreme Court

CWAers joined allies for a rally on the U.S. Supreme Court steps to stand with and for working women to defeat Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

August 20, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Applauds NM Attorney General’s Advisory Reaffirming Public Sector Workers’ Rights

The advisory emphasized that the only change under the Janus decision is that public employers may no longer deduct agency fees from a nonmember’s wages, nor may a labor organization collect an agency fee from a nonmember, without the nonmember’s affirmative consent.

August 16, 2018 — News

Community Leaders Call on PUCO to Reject AT&T's Request to Drop Out of Lifeline Program

AT&T's abandonment of the Lifeline program, which subsidizes vital phone and internet services, would harm more than 10,000 of their Ohio customers.