News & Events

June 28, 2022

AT&T Wireless Workers Win Substantial Wage Increases, Jobs Security and Privacy Commitments in New Agreement

After six months of negotiations, wireless workers at AT&T have reached a tentative contract agreement.

June 22, 2022

Media unions tell FCC to reject local news takeover

The NewsGuild-CWA and NABET-CWA petitioned the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday to reject the attempted takeover of TEGNA by hedge fund Standard General and private equity firm Apollo Global Management.

June 22, 2022

New Report Exposes Cost & Quality Drawbacks of Fixed Wireless Technologies in Delivering Broadband to Rural Communities

Amidst the largest ever federal investment in broadband buildout in the U.S., a new report finds fixed wireless technologies fall short of fiber optic networks when it comes to delivering cost effective, high quality broadband services in rural areas.

June 13, 2022

CWA, Microsoft Announce Labor Neutrality Agreement

Today the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and Microsoft announced they have entered into a ground-breaking labor neutrality agreement. The agreement will apply at Activision Blizzard beginning 60 days after Microsoft’s acquisition closes, and it reflects a fundamental belief by both organizations that enabling workers to freely and fairly make a choice about union representation will benefit Microsoft and its employees, and create opportunities for innovation in the gaming sector.

June 9, 2022

New York TV and Film Post Production Coordinators Vote to Join CWA

Today, a group of freelance post production coordinators in New York unanimously voted for union representation with CWA, becoming the first post production coordinators in New York’s motion picture industry to win formal union representation.

June 8, 2022

Workers United, Communications Workers of America Join Forces on Apple Retail

In the truest form of trade union solidarity, Workers United and the Communications Workers of America (CWA), together with the organizing committee of Fruit Stand Workers United(FSWU) have agreed that CWA will provide support to FSWU’s union organizing efforts at Apple’s Grand Central Station store in New York City. FSWU had originally approached Workers United for support. Workers United is the union that is supporting the Starbucks Workers United campaign.

May 31, 2022

Fiber-Optic Workers at OFS Fitel Picket Over Low Pay, Dangerous Working Conditions Ahead of Contract Expiration

Members of CWA Local 3263 have been bargaining for a fair contract for weeks; OFS Fitel refuses to raise the starting wage above $16 per hour for their highly skilled and dangerous work.

May 31, 2022

Tower Climbers Union/CWA Members Release Emotional New Video Highlighting Fatalities and Safety Risks and Calling on All Tower Technicians to Take Action

Today, wireless tower technicians organizing to form a union with CWA released a powerful video describing the struggles faced by workers in the industry and calling on tower climbers, everywhere, to come together, join the union, and take action.

May 25, 2022

America’s Test Kitchen Workers Form Companywide Union with Communications Workers of America

In a major step forward for workers organizing in the media industry, a strong majority of workers at America’s Test Kitchen (ATK) have signed cards indicating their desire to form a union with CWA.

May 24, 2022

CWA Statement on the Mass Shooting at Robb Elementary School

Once again our country is in mourning over a mass shooting.