News & Events

September 5, 2017 — Press Release

CWA: Trump's Move on Dreamers is Cruel and Mean-Spirited

Statement from CWA on the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

August 7, 2017 — News

CWA President Chris Shelton's Address to the 76th CWA Convention

In his address to the CWA Convention, Communications Workers of America President Chris Shelton rallies CWAers to the CWA STRONG program and to do what needs to be done to ensure the survival of the labor movement.

August 3, 2017 — News

New Jersey CWAers Win Back Pay for State Workers

The NJ State Assembly voted on Tuesday to pass a bill requiring back pay for state workers locked out during the state shutdown.

July 6, 2017 — News

GOP Health Care Bill is Massive Tax Giveaway to the Wealthy

With Senators home for recess, CWAers have been working hard to oppose the Senate Republicans' health care bill.

July 6, 2017 — News

Hundreds of New York Times Employees Walk Out to Protest Copy Editor Layoffs

Hundreds of New York Times employees walked off the job last Thursday to protest layoffs.

June 22, 2017 — Press Release

CWA Statement on the Senate's Health Care Plan

In some ways, the Senate Republican health care plan is even worse than the version that Hosue Republicans adopted. 

June 15, 2017 — News

Local 1180 is CWA STRONG

In a challenging time for labor unions, Local 1180 is organizing to make a difference.

June 5, 2017 — News

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AT&T East

Our bargaining team has reached a TA with AT&T East. 

June 2, 2017 — News

CWA District 1 Announces Endorsements for NYC Public Advocate, NYC Comptroller and New York City Council

Communications Workers of America, District 1 is proud to endorse Letitia James for NYC Public Advocate and Scott Stringer for NYC Comptroller.

May 25, 2017 — News

CWA-Endorsed Candidate Wins in New York

Christine Pellegrino won her New York State Assembly race with a 58% to 42% margin.

May 23, 2017 — Press Release

CWA: Working People Will Fight Against Shameful Trump Budget

A statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on the budget released today by the Trump Administration.

May 17, 2017 — Press Release

AT&T Workers Issue Ultimatum: Fair Proposal by Friday or Strike

AT&T workers have given company executives until Friday, May 19 at 3PM ET to present serious proposals that invest in good jobs with a future. If AT&T officials refuse to negotiate fairly, workers will walk off the job in a three-day strike.

May 16, 2017 — News

Strike Looming at AT&T Mobility: Friday, May 19.

21,000 AT&T Mobility workers will be on strike Friday at 3pm ET/2pm CT/1pm MT/12 noon PT if we do not reach an agreement with the company.

May 4, 2017 — News

CWA Statement on House Vote on Health Care

A statement by CWA President Chris Shelton on today's House vote on health care legislation.

May 4, 2017 — News

CWA Investigates AT&T Offshoring Operation in Dominican Republic

AT&T workers and CWA representatives are meeting with call center vendor employees in the Dominican Republic to learn more about what has happened to the jobs AT&T shipped there.

April 28, 2017 — Press Release

AT&T Wireless Workers Fire Warning Shot, Give 72-Hour Notice to Terminate Contract

AT&T wireless workers announced they have issued the 72-hour notice to end their contract extension—making a strike more likely than ever before for 21,000 wireless workers across 36 states and DC. Starting May 1, CWA has the option to call a strike at any time.

April 28, 2017 — News

Orange AT&T Mobility Contract to Terminate in 72 Hours

On the morning of Friday, April 28th, CWA gave notice to the management of AT&T Mobility that we are exercising our right to terminate the Orange Contract in 72 hours.

April 18, 2017 — News

Remembering CWAers Who Died on the Job

Join Workers' Memorial Day events on April 28 and to remember the five CWA members lost to workplace fatalities over the past year.

April 13, 2017 — News

CWAers Gear Up for Customer Service Week

Next week, CWA call center members will be standing up against the corporate greed that has sent hundreds of thousands of jobs offshore.

March 30, 2017 — News

Gorsuch Unfit to Serve on Supreme Court

Last week CWA's General Counsel testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee as part of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

March 24, 2017 — Press Release

CWA Statement on House Republican Health Care Proposal

Statement by Communications Workers of America on House Republican health care proposal withdrawal.

March 2, 2017 — News

Bi-Partisan Bill to Save U.S. Call Center Jobs Introduced in House and Senate

Today, the "U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act" was introduced in both the House and Senate.

February 9, 2017 — News

Tentative Agreement Reached at Momentive

Striking workers, represented by IUE-CWA Locals 81359 and 81380, and management of Momentive Performance Materials, have announced that a tentative contract agreement has been reached in the 14-week strike at the company’s plant in Waterford, New York.

February 4, 2017 — News

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The Daily News is offering union members and their families a great discount for home delivery of their paper for one full year.