News & Events

September 27, 2018 — News

Former CWA President Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for Helping Seniors

Former CWA President Morty Bahr was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Elderly Housing Development & Operations Corporation.

May 31, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

September 14, 2017 — News

Take Action: Stop Tax Giveaways to the Wealthy and Corporations

There's a massive lobbying effort underway right now to give big tax breaks to millionaires and corporations at the expense of the rest of us.

December 8, 2016 — News

CWA Retirees: ‘The Price is Not Right’

The Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) is rolling out a grassroots, national campaign to block proposed cuts and changes to Medicare that Republicans plan to pursue.

December 1, 2016 — News

Flight Attendants Rally to Save Social Security and Medicare

U.S. Cathay Pacific Airways Cabin Crew, supported by AFA-CWA, Bay Area labor, and allies, rallied in front of Cathay Pacific U.S. corporate offices this week.

September 8, 2016 — News

Activists Tell Congress: Keep Your Promise to Mine Workers

CWA President Chris Shelton and about 50 CWAers joined more than a thousand members of the United Mine Workers Union and other union activists at a Capitol Hill rally today.

August 11, 2016 — News

NJ Pension Update

New Jersey State Senate president Steve Sweeney announced that he would not post the Constitutional Amendment to protect New Jersey public worker pensions for a final vote in the Senate.

August 4, 2016 — News

New Jersey CWAers Rally to Protect Pensions

This week, CWA members, retirees, staff, and leaders were joined by other public sector union members at the New Jersey Statehouse to demand that the Constitutional Amendment to ensure pension payments be put up for a vote and passed in the Senate.  

August 4, 2016 — News

Retiree Update

CWA retirees participated in movement building training in Minneapolis.

June 23, 2016 — News

CWAers Fight to Save NJ Public Worker Pensions

CWA stewards and members in New Jersey support legislation that would place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot this November to guarantee pension payments for the state's public worker pension system.

May 19, 2016 — News

CWAers Standing Strong in NJ Pension Fight

CWA activists in New Jersey are mobilizingto build support for a constitutional amendment that will require the government to fully fund public workers' pensions.

May 5, 2016 — News

IUE-CWA Activists Protest GE Retiree Cuts

IUE-CWA retirees leafleted shareholders outside the General Electric Co. annual meeting in Jacksonville, Fla., and IUE-CWA locals in other locations held solidarity demonstrations outside GE facilities.

March 7, 2016 — News

N.J. Shop Stewards Gear Up for Pension Amendment Campaign

More than 500 CWA N.J. shop stewards and activists met for a day of mobilization training on the campaign to win a ballot question for a constitutional amendment to require the State of New Jersey to make full payments into the pension system.