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February 8, 2018 — News

Journalist Protection Act Introduced

NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA are praising a bill filed Monday that would address a critical workplace safety concern by making it a federal crime to assault a journalist.

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.

February 1, 2018 — News

Employers Must Post OSHA Occupational Injury/Illness Data

Information on how to request a copy of the OSHA 300 or OSHA 300A from CWA.

January 30, 2018 — News

CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 12:30- 2:00 p.m.

Minutes for the CWA District 6 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 12:30- 2:00 p.m. (CST)

January 25, 2018 — News

Following Tragic Philippines Fire, CWA Calls on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon to Ensure Safety of Workers in Offshored Call Centers

Following a deadly fire at a call center in the Philippines, CWA President Chris Shelton has sent letters to the CEOs of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon seeking to ensure that workers are "employed in a safe and healthful manner."

January 11, 2018 — News

Cummings: CWA Members Remain Committed to Preserving, Protecting and Expanding our Democracy

Astatement from CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings as part of the observation of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 4, 2018 — News

Court Upholds Silica Worker Safety Protection

Thousands of U.S. workers have been exposed to harmful levels of life-threatening silica through their jobs. 

December 14, 2017 — News

AFA-CWA Calls on Airline Industry to Back Crews with Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment and Assault

AFA-CWA is calling on U.S. airline CEOs to announce zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault at the airlines.

November 30, 2017 — News

Labor Safety and Health Conference

The National Coalition on Occupational Safety and Health will be held Dec. 5-7 at the Maritime Institute near Baltimore, Md.

November 2, 2017 — News

Save the Date for this Labor Safety and Health Conference

The National Coalition on Occupational Safety and Health is holding its annual conference Dec. 5-7.

October 12, 2017 — News

Union Supports Workers as Hurricane Recovery Continues

The president of CWA Local 6137 wrote a piece for the Caller-Times about how union members are helping Texans in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

October 5, 2017 — News

Help Our CWA Family in Puerto Rico

CWA members, locals, and leaders are rallying support for CWAers and their families in Puerto Rico.

 

September 28, 2017 — News

Help CWA Members Devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

CWA President Chris Shelton is urging CWA locals and members to help CWA members and their families in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Florida.

September 14, 2017 — News

CWA Families Need Our Help

Families in Texas, including many CWA families, continue to struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and major flooding that hit the region.

August 31, 2017 — News

Relief for CWA Families Devastated by Hurricane Harvey

CWA President Chris Shelton is urging us to help CWA members and their families in Texas who are suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. 

August 17, 2017 — News

Heat Illness Prevention Training Saves Lives

CWA’s Heat Illness Prevention training saves lives! Are you attending the Health, Safety, and Environment Conference? Save the date!

July 6, 2017 — News

GOP Health Care Bill is Massive Tax Giveaway to the Wealthy

With Senators home for recess, CWAers have been working hard to oppose the Senate Republicans' health care bill.

June 29, 2017 — News

Passenger Service Agents Lobby Congress to Strengthen Assault Protections

Passenger Service Agents from across the country gathered in D.C. to lobby Congress on strengthening their protections in the FAA Reauthorization bill.

June 29, 2017 — News

CWA Applauds Inclusion of Worker Protections by House Transportation Committee

CWA's statement on the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization bill.

June 27, 2017 — News

CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call - May 25, 2017

CWA District 3 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 1:00- 3:00 p.m.

June 22, 2017 — News

'Malicious Intent' of House Legislation in Full View

CWA General Counsel Jody Calemine testified before a House Subcommittee last week on three bills that would deny workers the right to bargain.

June 22, 2017 — News

CWA-IBT Association Seeks Answers to American Uniform Problems

Hundreds of American Airlines agents have reported negative physical reactions to their new uniforms ranging from rashes and swollen eyes to nausea.

June 15, 2017 — News

Equal Rest for Flight Attendants: Call Congress Now

AFA-CWA is urging Congress to make combatting Flight Attendant fatigue a top priority.

May 25, 2017 — News

CWA Condemns Budget Handout to the Top 1%

CWA President Chris Shelton issued this statement on the Trump administration's budget released this week.