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September 23, 2021

New Report Exposes Elliot Management's Harm to Pensions and Telecom Companies

The report shows the various ways Elliott Management’s activist interventions negatively impact the long-term health of the companies it has targeted

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September 23, 2021

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information, including Blue State, the Boston Globe, and Frontier.

Organizing Update
September 23, 2021

Organizing Update

The latest about who is voting to join with CWA.

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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...

Organizing Update

Another 240 CWA DirecTV technicians, warehouse and administrative workers in Alabama now have CWA representation.

Next Thursday Is Workers' Memorial Day

On Workers' Memorial Day, April 28, union members and allies will be remembering those who have been killed, injured and sickened on the job. Together, we'll focus on what needs to be done to make our jobs safer

CWA: Our Goal is a Democracy Where Every Voice is Heard

More than 300 members and activists from the Communications Workers of America are participating in Democracy Awakening, a mass mobilization of thousands of Americans calling for a democracy that works for all — not just the 1 percent. They rallied, marched, attended teach-ins, and lobbied, and today, are engaging in civil disobedience outside the U.S. Capitol.

Verizon Bargaining Update

Verizon workers and customers are extremely frustrated that company executives are not more serious about bargaining. Today, CWA and IBEW met with Verizon to discuss the contract covering workers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, D.C., Virginia and West Virginia, but after 30 minutes and more demands to devastate workers' jobs, company executives left for the weekend.