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


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.

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. 

November 2, 2017 — News

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 59

What a week! Instead of waiting until Tuesday, November 7th, which is the earliest day AT&T was available to meet face to face, they tried to go around us and directly to you.

November 2, 2017 — News

New Yorkers: Get out and Vote Nov 7

Tuesday, November 7 is an important election. 

October 31, 2017 — News

AT&T's "Final Offer"

The company's "final offer" is an attempt to divide us. 

October 20, 2017 — News

Orange Bargaining Town Hall Call | October 19, 2017

Listen to the town hall call from October 19. 

October 20, 2017 — News

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 58

This week the CWA bargainers met to review our proposals and outstanding data requests, and to prepare responses to AT&T’s recent proposals, which did not address the issues that we have been talking to them about for months.

October 16, 2017 — News

November 7, Vote NO on ConCon

The Constitutional Convention: Just Another Party for Lobbyists

October 13, 2017 — News

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 57

This morning AT&T sent out an email to our membership that begs clarification. While not exactly fake news, it is misleading and aimed at dividing our membership.

October 6, 2017 — News

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 56

AT&T passed CWA several proposals this week and our Committee spent the week reviewing the proposals along with our open data requests to see what AT&T has still failed to provide us.

September 27, 2017 — Press Release

Statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the Trump Tax Plan

“President Trump has promised that ‘we will cut taxes tremendously for the middle class.’ The truth is, this plan is a billionaire’s dream masquerading as a tax cut for middle class families."

September 13, 2017 — Press Release

StoryCorps Employees Vote for CWA Representation and a Union Voice

Staff members at StoryCorps have voted for union representation by Communications Workers of America Local 1180. 

September 8, 2017 — News

AT&T Mobility Orange Contract 2017 Bargaining: Report 55

The bargaining committees met this week and discussed monitoring in the Retail stores and Call Centers, and the Company’s unilateral changes to the MI-60 assignment in the Call Centers. We will revisit this next week when bargaining reconvenes.