News From: CWA

by Guest Post | on Jul 11, 2019

Can We Prevent Call Center Offshoring?

More than 1,200 CWAers from across the country joined a CWA town hall call this week to hear from CWA President Chris Shelton and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about how to take action in...

by Guest Post | on Jul 03, 2019

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AT&T

The CWA bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements with AT&T's Midwest and AT&T Legacy T units, including AT&T Legacy T in Puerto Rico, and AT&T Mobility in Puerto Rico.

by Guest Post | on Jun 17, 2019

New Bill Would Crack Down on Call Center Offshoring

New legislation introduced this week by Senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.), in the U.S. Senate and the bipartisan duo of Reps. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) in the House would help crack...

by Guest Post | on Apr 12, 2019

CWA Supports Reinstating Glass-Steagall

This week, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) introduced the Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2019, This legislation, supported by CWA, would reinstate and expand the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933, a bill...

by Dave Weidlich | on Mar 27, 2019

Call Center Bill Leaves Committee

I have great news to report about Senate Bill 990 an Act Concerning Call Centers and Notice of Closure.

by Press and Media | on Feb 28, 2019

Democrats Select CWA Lawyer for Spot on NLRB

With a spot open on the National Labor Relations Board for a Democratic pick, Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the AFL-CIO for a recommendation. Politico has more on who they selected...

by Guest Post | on Feb 25, 2019

AT&T's Union Avoidance Move

On Friday, February 22, AT&T announced its intention to close three call centers in Meriden, Conn. The company told workers at these locations, many of whom have been with AT&T for more than...

by Brian Young | on Feb 13, 2019

How Calls Make a Difference

With a new Congress, union members finally have a voice once again in D.C. Although the shutdown slowed the rollout, Democrats have made a major statement by proposing the For the People Act, a bill...

by Ashley Blom | on Dec 20, 2018

A Union Leader's Daughter

My father is a proud union leader with the Communications Workers of America Local 1104. Over the years, he has taught me so much in life and I learn more every day from him still. Being in the union...

by Brian Young | on Sep 18, 2018

Union Membership in New Jersey Holds Strong

Nearly 3 months after the Janus v AFSCME decision, unions are beginning to asses the fallout. While many thought the ruling would be catastrophic for public sector unions, some in New Jersey are...