News & Events

August 16, 2018 — News

District 1 CWAers Fight Back against Unprecedented Attacks on Labor

CWA members joined a Community Conversation event last week in the Bronx discussing how theys can mobilize to make the community stronger.

August 16, 2018 — News

GDIT Workers Featured at Netroots Nation

Workers from General Dynamics Information Technology, who are joining together to gain a voice in their workplace with CWA, were featured earlier this month at the Netroots Nation conference in New Orleans.

August 9, 2018 — News

CWAers Defeat Right-to-Work in Missouri!

CWA members and retirees in Missouri played a critical role in defeating Missouri's Proposition A, a so-called "Right to Work" ballot initiative.

August 9, 2018 — News

CWAers Hold Members of Congress Accountable for Corporate Tax Cut Vote

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

August 2, 2018 — News

Sneak Peek: "Us vs. Them" Video Highlighting CWA Endorsement of Labor Champion Senator Sherrod Brown

In a video called "Us vs. Them," CWA members talk about how working people must fight every day to push back on the lies that the 1-percent and corporate interests tell to keep us divided.

August 2, 2018 — News

New Jersey CWAers are Fighting Runaway Inequality

CWA Local 1036 stewards and activists in New Jersey gathered for a CWA Reversing Runaway Inequality training over the weekend.

July 26, 2018 — News

CWA Members are Fighting to Stop Dangerous, Anti-Union One-Touch Make-Ready Proposal

CWA members are fighting hard to stop a dangerous Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposal that endangers workers and could send CWA members' work to unskilled, untrained, low-wage contractors.

July 26, 2018 — News

Bank Workers Escalate Fight for Better Working Conditions

Bank workers from the Committee for Better Banks, a CWA project, escalated their fight for better working conditions last week.

July 26, 2018 — News

Connecticut CWAers are Fighting Runaway Inequality

CWA Local 1298 members in Connecticut gathered for a CWA Runaway Inequality training last week.

July 26, 2018 — News

#RedforFeds: CWA Stands with Federal Government Workers

CWAers stood in solidarity with AFGE members at a rally in Washington, D.C., this week.

July 19, 2018 — News

Town Hall Shines Spotlight on Poverty Wages at American Airlines

Piedmont agent Heather Hudson shared her powerful personal story of how the American Airlines-owned subsidiary is paying its workers poverty wages at a town hall event hosted by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

July 19, 2018 — News

Workers Need Jobs and Wage Increases — Not Corporate Stock Buybacks

Corporations like Wells Fargo are pocketing massive, permanent tax breaks from the Republican corporate tax cut bill and enriching CEOs and wealthy shareholders through stock buybacks.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWA Members Fight to Save University of Iowa Labor Center

CWA members are fighting to save the University of Iowa Labor Center after University of Iowa Law School Dean Kevin Washburn announced his plan to close the Center within the next year.

July 12, 2018 — News

CWA Activists Gear Up to Defeat "Right-to-Work" in Missouri

CWA activists in District 6 representing locals from across the state of Missouri gathered in June to prepare to defeat a so-called "right-to-work" ballot initiative in Missouri.

July 12, 2018 — News

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.

July 12, 2018 — News

Bank Workers Win New Los Angeles Ordinance to Hold Banks Accountable for Unethical Behavior

Bank workers, members of the Committee for Better Banks (CBB), a CWA project, and consumer allies pushed the City Council to hold banks accountable for their unethical behavior.

July 9, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Opposes the Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

CWA opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and calls on members of the U.S. Senate to reject this nomination. Judge Kavanaugh routinely rules against workers and their families and regularly sides with employers against employees seeking justice in the workplace, including CWA members.

July 5, 2018 — News

Congress to AT&T: Where Are Those Jobs You Promised?

What is AT&T doing with its massive profits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill? That's the question members of Congress are now asking.

July 5, 2018 — News

Victory! New Jersey State Government Shutdown Averted

After CWAers packed the Statehouse to stop the New Jersey legislature from shutting down the government and locking state workers out, legislators reached a last minute budget deal.

July 5, 2018 — News

CWAers Complete Ohio Political Boot Camp

CWAers in Ohio have just completed a six-week follow-up political education and leadership development program.

July 5, 2018 — News

By the People Resolution Provides Roadmap for Strengthening Our Democracy

Corporate lobbyists and billionaire mega-donors have been gaining more and more power over our government at every level.

June 29, 2018 — Press Release

With Strike Looming at AT&T as Company Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Congress Call on AT&T to Settle Fair Contract, Disclose Plans for Profits from Tax Bill

In his letter, Senator Sherrod Brown calls on AT&T to reach an agreement that improves workers’ job security and includes a commitment to creating new jobs in the U.S.

June 28, 2018 — News

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 — News

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.