News & Events

March 22, 2021

New Report Spotlights Small Cell Preemption’s Financial Burden on Cities, Interruption to Digital Equity Initiatives

A new report released today from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), with assistance from Communications Workers of America (CWA), spotlights the widespread harms of small cell preemption to cities, local governments and millions of low-income Americans nationwide who continue to lack broadband connectivity.

March 22, 2021

Communications Workers of America Applauds Confirmation of New Labor Secretary Marty Walsh

The U.S. Senate confirmed Marty Walsh to lead the Department of Labor. Walsh will be the first union member to be Secretary of Labor in nearly 50 years.

March 18, 2021

CWA Statement on Atlanta Murders and Surge in Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Asian American communities around the country have been targeted by groups and individuals who are driven by white supremacist and misogynistic beliefs and encouraged by right-wing politicians and media figures. The tragedy in Atlanta occurred in a climate of anti-Asian hate and scapegoating.

March 9, 2021

The PRO Act Gives Workers Tools to Regain Power in their Workplaces

Today the House of Representatives continued to build a strong foundation for our country’s recovery from the pandemic by passing the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

March 3, 2021

Communications Workers of America (CWA) Celebrates House Passage of the For the People Act (H.R. 1)

The House passed the For the People Act (H.R. 1), a sweeping pro-democracy bill supported by CWA that contains reforms essential to fixing our political system, including expanding voting rights, getting money out of politics, redistricting, and strengthening government ethics.

March 1, 2021

Workers at Georgia’s Largest Animation Studio Are Launching a Union With the Communications Workers of America

Today workers at Floyd County Productions are announcing the creation of the Floyd County Productions Guild with support from the Communications Workers of America’s CODE-CWA project . It will be the first union open to all workers at Floyd County Productions—the largest animation studio in the state of Georgia.

February 18, 2021

You Shouldn’t Need to Run a $10,000 Ad to Get Quality Internet Access

At a U.S. House hearing, CWA President Chris Shelton highlighted the failure of telecom companies to upgrade their networks and called on Congress to take action to expand broadband access.

February 17, 2021

CWA Applauds Biden’s Selection of Jennifer Abruzzo for NLRB General Counsel

CWA is applauding Joe Biden’s announcement that he has selected Jennifer Abruzzo to be NLRB General Counsel.

February 11, 2021

Medium Workers Request Voluntary Recognition for Medium Workers Union

Medium workers are joining the Communications Workers of America, and they're requesting voluntary recognition for their union from Medium leadership.

January 25, 2021

CWA Applauds Appointment of Jessica Rosenworcel as Interim FCC Chair

With the appointment of Jessica Rosenworcel as the interim chair of the Federal Communications Commision, Joe Biden has turned to an experienced leader with a steady hand.