News & Events

November 6, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton's Statement on Biden's Win: The Work of Healing Our Country Can Now Begin

This election, held during a global pandemic and under a President who has refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power, has been like no other. Yet Americans responded with resolve, voting in record numbers.

November 4, 2020

CWA President Chris Shelton’s Statement on the Election Results: We Must Be Patient and Uphold Our Democracy

As expected, record-breaking voter participation and a large number of absentee ballots means that there is not yet a clear winner in the Presidential election.

October 21, 2020

As McConnell Blocks COVID Relief Package, NC Workers Call on Thom Tillis and GOP Senate to Put Working Families Ahead of Politics

Workers are calling on Thom Tillis to stop putting Mitch McConnell’s priorities, including ramming through a Supreme Court nomination, ahead of hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians who face unemployment, foreclosure and other serious economic consequences due to the COVID-19 crisis.

October 21, 2020

Employees at Creative Agency Blue State Win Union Recognition With CODE-CWA

Seventy-five employees at creative agency Blue State won voluntary union recognition yesterday after a neutral third party verified that a majority of the workers had signed union authorization cards.

October 8, 2020

Lawsuit Targets Feds’ Failure to Protect Frontline Workers From COVID-19

Labor unions representing healthcare workers, telecoms workers, teachers, transit operators and millions of other frontline workers joined with environmental groups today to sue the federal government over its failure to provide adequate reusable respirators, N95 masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment to these essential workers.

October 6, 2020

Donald Trump’s Erratic and Impulsive Refusal to Discuss COVID Relief Creates Unnecessary Hardship for Working Families

By declaring that his administration will not discuss a COVID relief package until after the election, Donald Trump has shown the American people where his priorities lie.

October 5, 2020

AT&T Retail Store Closures are Business as Usual

Last week, AT&T announced plans to close 320 company-owned AT&T Mobility retail stores in November and December, disrupting the employment of over 1,600 workers during the holiday season.

October 5, 2020

New Reports Detail How Telecoms Companies Like AT&T are Failing to Provide Broadband and Good Jobs

3 new reports released today by the Communications Workers of America, the Economic Policy Institute, and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance describe how profit-driven corporations have left communities without access to next-generation fiber networks and eliminated good jobs, with a spotlight on AT&T.

September 28, 2020

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Fits the Trump Model for Increasing Corporate Power

With each appointment to the Supreme Court, Donald Trump has selected judges that have a track record of ignoring the concerns of working people in favor of giving more power and control over our lives to corporations. He has also selected judges that have put party loyalty above legal precedent and norms. Amy Coney Barrett fits that model.

September 19, 2020

CWA Statement on the Death of Justice Ginsberg

Ruth Bader Ginsberg has served as an inspiration for countless activists. In the critical months ahead, we will follow her example and never, ever stop fighting for justice, for equality and for our democracy.