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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.

Thank You Essential Staff

Pass the HEROES Act

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

CWA Against Racism

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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DOT Breaks Agreement with U.S. Aviation Workers with Tentative Approval of NAI Deal

The Transportation Department last week tentatively approved a foreign air carrier permit for Norwegian Air International's (NAI) Irish-flag subsidiary. AFA-CWA strongly opposes this application, as it sets a dangerous precedent for transatlantic aviation and risks thousands of U.S. aviation jobs.

CWA Next Gen Activists Take on Student Debt Crisis

CWA Next Generation activists in higher education from California, Texas, Mississippi, and Tennessee met in Nashville this week for two intensive days of training on how to organize and lead student debt clinics for workers at their institutions.

Safety Violations Run Rampant as Verizon Fails to Maintain Network

As the Verizon strike enters its third week, more and more incidents of replacement workers endangering themselves and the public are coming to light. Basic safety practices aren't being followed as unqualified managers and contractors hang cables, place poles and operate heavy equipment.

CWA Activists a Big Part of Democracy Awakening

On the final day of Democracy Awakening in Washington, D.C., CWA President Chris Shelton, Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens and nearly 80 CWA activists joined more than 300 hundred protesters who were arrested at the U.S. Capitol as they called for action to restore our democracy.

Bargaining Update

VERIZON--the strike by 39,000 CWA and IBEW members at Verizon entered week two; AT&T EAST--About 200 AT&T members at CWA Local 1298 in Hamden, CT, have been working without a contract since April 9; AT&T WEST--CWA members in California and Nevada, working without a contract, are stepping up mobilization...