News

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:

June 27, 2018 — News

District 1 Legislative Endorsements

CWA District 1 has made a number of endorsements in New York State legislative campaigns coming up this year, including key races for Governor, Comptroller, and Attorney General.

June 27, 2018 — News

CWA Strong. Union Strong.

The Supreme Court's ruling in Janus v AFSCME highlights how absolutely vital this year’s elections are. We have the power to fight back by sticking together in our union, and using our voices at the polls this November. We will not let corporate greed reduce our rights and take away the will of working people.

March 21, 2018 — News

District 1 Makes Endorsements in New York Special Elections (April 24)

Gov. Cuomo has called for 11 special elections for vacant seats in the NY State Senate and Assembly with the election set for April 24. D1 is pleased to endorse several candidates.

March 9, 2018 — News

CWA Reaches Favorable Settlement in Verizon Copper Network Case

In a big victory, CWA reached a settlement with Verizon requiring the company to repair 54 central offices across the state, replace bad cable and defective equipment, and more. 

March 7, 2018 — News

DISTRICT 1 ENDORSES REPS. JOE CROWLEY, YVETTE CLARKE

Midterm Elections are eight months away and the stakes are high, especially for working people.

March 7, 2018 — News

Thousands of CWAers Mobilize for Working People's Day of Action

Thousands of CWA members in more than 30 cities across the country took to the streets on Saturday, February 24 for the Working People's Day of Action to demand an end to an economy that's rigged in favor of the wealthiest and most powerful.

February 21, 2018 — News

CWA Members Joining Workers Across the Country to Fight Attacks on Unions

Fight the attack on public sector unions! Saturday, February 24.

February 14, 2018 — News

Film Industry’s Invisible Workforce Votes for Dignity, Respect

In an unprecedented show of unity, Parking Production Assistants in New York City voted unanimously to join CWA Local 1101.

January 4, 2018 — News

Groundbreaking AT&T Wireless Agreement Extends Gender Identity Protections to Tens of Thousands of Workers

In a precedent-setting tentative agreement for AT&T wireless workers, workers have won the widest-reaching protections for transgender employees of any telecom industry contract.

January 2, 2018 — News

Full ATTM Orange Tentative Agreement & Wage Charts

Links to the full text of the Tentative Agreement, along with two wage charts that illustrate the net wage increases for those hired before and after 1/1/17.

December 13, 2017 — News

Tentative Agreement Reached at AT&T Mobility - Orange Contract 2017

After almost a year of bargaining and unprecedented mobilization we have reached a groundbreaking tentative agreement for members under the Orange contract at AT&T Mobility. 

November 16, 2017 — Press Release

CWA: Working Families Will Pay for Tax Cuts for Corporations and the 1 Percent

Statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the Republican tax plan passed today by the House of Representatives.

November 10, 2017 — News

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 61

Talks continued this week and the Union passed our full counter proposal to the company that includes all those issues you’ve identified as a priority in this round of bargaining.

November 8, 2017 — Press Release

Voters Reject Trump Playbook

Working families were the big winners in yesterday's elections.