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Jobs, Health Care and Retirement Security

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CWA members across the country are working through bargaining and legislative action to protect good jobs, quality health care and a secure retirement for working families. 

But these cornerstones of the middle class are being eroded. 

One of the biggest threats to working families is the continued outsourcing of our good paying jobs. Shipping jobs to low-road contractors and overseas has become just another corporate business decision without regard for the impact on workers and communities across our country. CWA is fighting back, and holding legislators accountable in their promises to stand up for our families by fighting for fair trade agreements, creating incentives to companies for domestic production, and investing in the critical jobs important for our future – in the green economy and other sectors.

Workers are paying more for health plans that deliver less coverage and over half have no employer-sponsored retirement plan at all. 

Medicare and Social Security are constantly under attack by Wall Streeters who want to shift the risk of affording health care and retirement to seniors.

Information and resources are provided here to assist CWA members in the fight to preserve quality benefit plans and secure a healthy future for all workers.

Health Care Bargaining

Pension Bargaining

Understanding the Affordable Care Act

State Public Employee Pension Websites


American Rescue Plan
June 13, 2024

24,000 CWA Retirees See Pensions Restored Through Biden’s American Rescue Plan

The funds are available as a result of the Butch Lewis Act, passed in 2021 as part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.
June 13, 2024

AT&T Retirees Join Together to Protect Pensions

More than 1,000 AT&T retirees joined CWA President Claude Cummings Jr. for an online town hall to discuss efforts to protect their pensions after the recent AT&T-Athene pension stripping transaction.
AT&T Members and Retirees Fight to Protect Pensions
May 23, 2024

AT&T Members and Retirees Fight to Protect Pensions from Athene Transfer

CWA active members and retirees at AT&T have been taking steps to fight back against a transaction that threatens their retirement security.