News From: CWA

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 11, 2020

Biden Adds 27 Union Leaders to Transition Team

With Joe Biden becoming the President-elect on Saturday, the process of transitioning from Trump to Biden has begun. Even without the help of Trump or the General Services Administration (GSA), Biden...

by Brian Young | on Oct 07, 2020

Trump Ends Stimulus Negotiations

Months of negotiations between the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were upended on Tuesday when Trump took to Twitter to announce that he was...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 11, 2020

Union Avoidance Goes Online

Jackson Lewis is one of the largest anti-union law firms in the country. On their website they brag about their work in union avoidance, helping companies like Boeing and Ikea stop organizing drives...

by Guest Post | on Jun 10, 2020

Stopping Work for 8 Minutes, 46 Seconds

This post was written by CWA District 1 VP Dennis Trainor   As trade unionists and as Americans, we were all outraged by the vicious murder of George Floyd. We are heartened by the...

by Guest Post | on May 22, 2020

Save the News

On Monday, the NewsGuild-CWA launched a new advocacy campaign called Save The News to make the case that local newsrooms must be included in future federal recovery efforts to support essential...

by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2020

Honoring Those Who Died

This post was written by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, when we remember workers killed or injured on the job and renew our commitment to fight for...

by Guest Post | on Apr 17, 2020

Put a Worker on the AT&T Board

CWA Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus Jeff Rechenbach has proposed that AT&T add an employee director to its Board. The proposal will be up for a vote at AT&T's Annual Meeting of...

by Brian Young | on Mar 31, 2020

CWA Demands GE Use Aviation Workers to Build Ventilators

As states prepare for the apex of the coronavirus outbreak, there is a fear that the need for ventilators will outpace the stockpile. To ramp up the production of the needed equipment, Trump has...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 18, 2020

How Unions are Bargaining Coronavirus Protections

With coronavirus spreading throughout the world, workers in a number of industries have faced uncertain futures. Sports leagues have been canceled, and jobs have shut down. However, for some union...

by Guest Post | on Mar 05, 2020

Bank Workers Win Historic Union

This week, a majority of bank workers at Beneficial State Bank chose to join CWA, becoming the first U.S. bank workers in decades to win union rights. The bargaining unit of 113 includes bankers,...

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