News & Events

September 20, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on State Attorneys General to Investigate Anti-Competitive, Job-Destroying T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Last week, CWA President Chris Shelton wrote to all 50 State Attorneys General to express concern over the proposed T-Mobile and Sprint merger.

August 16, 2018 — News

South Dakota CWA Members Lead Fight Against Offshoring of Call Center Jobs

Members of CWA Local 7500 held a rally in Sioux Falls this week to call for politicians to step in and act.

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 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.

June 28, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Sprint and T-Mobile to Make Binding Commitments on Jobs and Workers' Rights in Potential Merger

New CWA analysis shows that the merger could cause massive job loss of more than 30,000 jobs across the country.

June 14, 2018 — News

CWAers Rally in DC for Poor People's Campaign

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

June 14, 2018 — News

AT&T's Acquisition of Time Warner Must Include Good Union Jobs

CWA issued a statement congratulating AT&T for its court victory this week winning approval for its acquisition of Time Warner.

June 7, 2018 — News

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been joining tens of thousands of people across the country to participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice.

May 31, 2018 — News

CWA Members Join Sen. Sherrod Brown to Urge Action on Call Center Jobs

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) joined 30 call center workers from CWA Local 4322 to call for action on his legislation to help rein in offshoring and bring call center jobs back to the United States.

May 24, 2018 — News

CWA Members to AT&T: No Jobs, No Deal

On Saturday, hundreds of CWAers rallied at the AT&T building in downtown Detroit to send a message to the telecom giant: No jobs, no deal.

May 24, 2018 — News

New Executive Paywatch Report: More for Them, Less for Us

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson made a whopping $28 million in 2017.

May 17, 2018 — News

CWA Turns Up Heat on Tax Cut Promises, Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against AT&T and Nexstar

CWA filed unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against AT&T and NABET-CWA employer Nexstar Media Group.

May 10, 2018 — News

CWA Members Strike at University of California

This week, UPTE-CWA Local 9119 went on strike in solidarity with AFSCME members fighting for a fair contract at the University of California.

May 10, 2018 — News

Members of Congress Introduce Workplace Democracy Act to Restore Workers' Rights

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) this week introduced the Workplace Democracy Act — legislation CWA supports that would restore workers' rights to collectively bargain.

May 10, 2018 — News

Rebellion Builds at Alden-Owned Newspapers

The journalists of the Denver Post and other newspapers owned by Alden Global Capital have had enough.

May 3, 2018 — News

CWAers Tell AT&T Shareholders to Show Us the Jobs

CWAers rallied outside AT&T's annual shareholder meeting in Texas, calling on the company to negotiate a fair contract that keeps family-supporting jobs in their communities.

April 26, 2018 — News

CWA Uncovers More Evidence of Wage Theft at General Dynamics Information Technology Call Centers

More than 2,000 current and former GDIT call center workers have come forward to call on the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to investigate wage violations at the company.

April 19, 2018 — News

On Tax Day and Beyond, CWAers Fight Back against Corporate Giveaways

CWA members across the country held events on Tax Day to highlight how the Republican corporate tax cut bill is a massive giveaway to big corporations paid for by working families.

April 19, 2018 — News

Envoy and Piedmont Passenger Service Agents Call for Fair Wages

American and other corporations are facing national scrutiny over how they have used benefits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill that they claimed would lift wages for working families.

April 12, 2018 — News

Denver Post Employees Rebel Against Hedge Fund Owner

An act of defiance by Denver Post employees has thrust a powerful hedge fund's destruction of local news coverage to the front pages of publications across the country.

March 22, 2018 — News

CWA Calls on Congress to Put Workers First in NAFTA Negotiations

CWA sent a letter to Congress laying out criteria for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

February 22, 2018 — News

IUE-CWA Urges Government to Act on Silicone Dumping

IUE-CWA Local 83693 President Antonio Williams testified before the ITC about the harm done by a temporary Selma plant closure.

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 1, 2018 — News

FCC Committee's "One Touch Make Ready" Recommendation Threatens Public Safety and Good Jobs

The FCC Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee adopted a recommendation that would mandate the use of contractors to move telephone company equipment to make room for new attachers' equipment.