News & Events

July 28, 2022

CWA Applauds Enactment of CHIPS Act: “A step forward in strengthening U.S. competitiveness and creating good jobs for American workers.”

CWA represents workers at the only unionized semiconductor fabrication plant in the U.S.

July 25, 2022

CWA President Shelton Joins President Biden to Urge Passage of the CHIPS Act

Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton joined President Joe Biden for a roundtable on the importance of passing the CHIPS Act to promote domestic production of semiconductors and create good jobs in the United States.

July 25, 2022

Federal Call Center Workers, Organizing with CWA, Launch Solidarity Fund as Maximus Workers Ramp-up Campaign for Fair Working Conditions

Call Center Workers United members announced a new solidarity fund with hundreds of thousands of dollars in initial pledges to support workers at Maximus, the nation’s largest federal call center contractor.

July 20, 2022

DirecTV Workers Picket to Demand a Fair Contract that Includes Affordable Healthcare and Adequate Wage Increases

CWA members at DirecTV have been bargaining for a fair contract for months; the owners of DirecTV continue to engage in divisive tactics and putting profits over workers.

July 19, 2022

America’s Test Kitchen Workers Vote to Join CWA

In a historic win for worker organizing in the media industry, an overwhelming majority of workers at America’s Test Kitchen (ATK) has voted for union representation with CWA in a National Labor Relations Board election.

July 19, 2022

Blizzard Quality Assurance Workers in Albany Become Second Group of Activision Blizzard Workers to Form Union with Communications Workers of America

A supermajority of quality assurance testers at Blizzard Albany (formerly Vicarious Visions) have announced the formation of the Albany Game Workers Alliance/CWA and filed for a union representation election with the National Labor Relations Board. Last week the workers asked that Activision Blizzard management voluntarily recognize their union and respect their right to organize without retaliation or interference.

July 15, 2022

Communications Workers of America: “Digital Equity is Within Reach” with Nationwide Participation in Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All Initiative

With all states and territories having confirmed their participation, CWA applauds the Biden administration for leaving no county behind, and ensuring that federal dollars support quality broadband buildout and union jobs.

July 11, 2022

Verizon Wireless Retail Workers in Flint, Mich., File for Union Election With Communications Workers of America

Today’s filing comes one week after Portland-based Verizon Express retail workers filed for an election and follows a historic union election win by Verizon Wireless workers in the Seattle area.

July 7, 2022

Verizon Retail Workers in Oregon Fight to Form Union With Communications Workers of America

Portland-based Verizon Express workers ramp up organizing efforts following an historic union win by Verizon Wireless retail workers in Washington earlier this year.

June 30, 2022

CWA Supports Microsoft’s Proposed Acquisition of Activision-Blizzard

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in support of Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard in light of the ground-breaking labor neutrality agreement between CWA and Microsoft which provides Activision Blizzard workers with a clear path to collective bargaining.