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The Work of Healing Our Country Can Begin

CWA members fought for every vote as if our lives depended on it, because they did.

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Pass the HEROES Act

Tell the Senate to support premium pay and health & safety protections for COVID-19 frontline workers.

CWA Against Racism

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Union News + Updates

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.

NLRB
January 21, 2021

On Day One, Biden Fires Trump's Union Buster at the NLRB

The NLRB General Counsel plays a critical role in setting the agenda for the NLRB and determining which cases it will pursue.

January 21, 2021

Campus Workers Win $15 Minimum Wage

In response to pressure from union and community members, University of Memphis President M. David Rudd emailed all campus workers on Tuesday announcing a commitment to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour effective June 5, 2021.

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CWA: ITC Report Shows that TPP Fails American Workers

Today's release of the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) demonstrates that the TPP would not deliver the economic benefits promised by the U.S. Trade Representative. Instead, the report shows that the deal would be disastrous, increasing the U.S. trade deficit by over $21 billion per year and harming employment in key industries.

Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers

The parties involved in the Verizon labor dispute, including the senior leadership of the unions and the company and their bargaining teams, met today in Washington with Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Allison Beck, an experienced federal mediator who the parties agreed today would assist in the ongoing contract negotiations.

Statement of US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the ongoing labor dispute involving Verizon workers

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez met at the U.S. Labor Department with Lowell McAdam, chairman and CEO of Verizon; Chris Shelton, president of the Communications Workers of America; and Lonnie Stephenson, president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

CWA Uncovers Massive Verizon Offshoring Operation in Philippines

Over the course of a four-day visit to the Philippines this week, four representatives of Communications Workers of America who are on strike discovered that the extent to which Verizon is offshoring work is far beyond what has previously been reported and what the company publicly has claimed.