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April 10, 2019 — News

GRADUATE WORKERS TAKE A STAND AGAINST INCREASED FEES

Graduate workers and research assistants at the State University of New York-Stony Brook hit the pavement on April 6th to speak out about their egregiously low pay and increasing fees.

April 10, 2019 — News

LARGEST EVER TWO-DAY SHOP STEWARD CONFERENCE IN NEW JERSEY

Over 750 Shop Stewards representing locals across New Jersey gathered in Atlantic City at the end of March for the largest two-day state conference ever held for CWA Stewards in New Jersey.

April 10, 2019 — News

LOCAL 1102 SAYS: NO UNION BUSTING ON STATEN ISLAND!

We will continue to stand in solidarity with Amazon workers fighting to improve their workplace here in Staten Island and at Amazon facilities across the city.

April 10, 2019 — News

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TALK FIXING DEMOCRACY WITH CWA MEMBERS AND ALLIES AT WE THE PEOPLE CONFERENCE

CWA members from across the country came together last week in Washington, D.C. for the We the People summit, a gathering of nearly 1,400 labor and community activists focusing on the fight to strengthen our democracy.

April 10, 2019 — News

LOCAL 1180 MEMBERS AND RETIREES WIN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR DISCRIMINATION CASE

The EEO settlement is the culmination of a years-long battle on behalf of Administrative Managers represented by Local 1180, in which it was found that there had been pay discrepancies for women and people of color within that job title working for the City of New York.

March 29, 2019 — News

WORKERS AT ALTICE/CABLEVISION VOTE UNION YES!

Following a tough-anti union campaign, on March 5th 130 Altice Technical Service/Optimum workers in Westchester, NY persevered and voted 77 to 45 with one challenged ballot to be represented by CWA Local 1103.

March 29, 2019 — News

VICTORY! MAJOR HURDLE PASSED IN FIGHT FOR CALL CENTER JOBS IN NEW YORK

On March 12th, with dozens of CWA members looking on, the New York State Senate voted by an incredible count of 58 to 3 to pass the New York State Call Center Jobs Act.

March 15, 2019 — Press Release

CONNECTICUT LATEST STATE EXPLORING LEGISLATIVE ACTION AGAINST JOB CUTS BY AT&T, CORPORATIONS

AT&T CUTTING TENS OF THOUSANDS OF U.S. CALL CENTER JOBS DESPITE TAX WINDFALL OF $20 BILLION

March 15, 2019 — Press Release

Laid Off Call Center Workers, Elected Officials to AT&T: Stop Cutting and Outsourcing Call Center Jobs

In New York, over 40,000 call center jobs cut since 2006, with AT&T recently slashing another 150 in Syracuse despite $20 billion tax windfall

March 15, 2019 — Press Release

Save NY Call Center Jobs Coalition Applauds Senate For Passage of New York State Call Center Jobs Act

In New York, over 40,000 call center jobs cut since 2006, with AT&T recently slashing another 150 in Syracuse despite $20 billion tax windfall

March 6, 2019 — News

CWAers FIGHT FOR SAFE STAFFING TO PROTECT OUR MEMBERS AND COMMUNITIES

Throughout New York, CWA members have been speaking out for the vital need for safe staffing ratios for healthcare workers in our hospitals and nursing homes.

March 5, 2019 — News

CWA MEMBERS AT USIC VOTE TO STAY #UNIONSTRONG

Workers at US Infrastructure Corporation (USIC), who mark the streets for Con Edison and National Grid before they dig, voted overwhelmingly 113-57 in favor of remaining members CWA Local 1101.

February 8, 2019 — Press Release

N.Y. Public Service Commission Signs Off on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, Imposes Job Retention Requirements at CWA's Urging

The Communications Workers of America expressed disappointment at the New York Public Service Commission's decision this week to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, but noted that the union's concerns about likely merger-related job loss were taken into account by the PSC's requirement that the company's direct employment level be preserved at the same level for at least three years after the merger.

December 6, 2018 — News

Historic First Contract for Parking Production Assistants

NYC Parking Production Assistants win first union contract.

November 7, 2018 — News

CWA D1 Delivers on Promise to Win Big in Midterms

Major wins for workers in New York, New Jersey, New England in the 2018 Midterm Elections.

November 7, 2018 — Press Release

CWA District One Delivers on Promise to Flip NY State Senate

The Communications Workers of America, District 1, political program delivered on Election Day in New York.

September 21, 2018 — News

CWA, WORKERS WIN BIG IN NEW YORK STATE PRIMARIES

Across New York City and New York State, CWA and New York’s working people won big in last Thursday’s Primary Election, and it’s thanks in large part to the incredible work by CWA members.

August 10, 2018 — News

Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Agreement Includes 11.2% Wage Increases and Stronger Retirement Benefits

August 9, 2018 — Press Release

Communication Workers of America, District One Sets Sights on Flipping NY State Senate

In a year of critical elections at both the State and Federal level that will have a massive impact on the legislative prospects of working people, the Communications Workers of America, District 1, has endorsed six New York State Senate candidates in critical races across the state.

August 9, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Endorses Slate of Fresh Faces for Senate, Assembly

Insurgent Candidates Who Will Fight for Working Families

July 19, 2018 — Press Release

Workers See Continued Gains In New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Today, Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) announced a tentative agreement on a four year extension of the current contract, which was set to expire in August 2019.

July 19, 2018 — News

CWA, Verizon Agree to Four-Year Contract Extension

Two years after historic strike, workers see continued gains in new four-year deal with Verizon

July 16, 2018 — News

​​​​​​​Communication Workers of America, District One Sets Sights on Flipping NY State Senate

In a year of critical elections at both the State and Federal level that will have a massive impact on the legislative prospects of working people, the Communications Workers of America, District 1, has endorsed six New York State Senate candidates in critical races across the state: