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by Guest Post | on May 22, 2020

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by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2020

Honoring Those Who Died

by Guest Post | on Jul 19, 2018

How a Work Stoppage Works

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...

by Brian Young | on Jul 16, 2018

Contract Agreement Reached a Year Early at Verizon

UPDATE: Click here for more details about the contract. After spending 7 weeks on strike in 2016, we are happy to report that the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and Verizon have come to...

by Guest Post | on Jul 06, 2018

Congress asks AT&T Where are the Jobs?

What is AT&T doing with its massive profits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill? That's the question members of Congress are now asking.

by Guest Post | on Jul 02, 2018

How the Trump Tax Cut is Failing Working People

CWA President Chris Shelton appeared on Washington Post Live to discuss how the Republican corporate tax cut bill has failed working families in its first six months.

by Guest Post | on Jun 28, 2018

Families Belong Together

We have all read the news, seen the videos, or heard the tapes of children's cries for their mothers and fathers after being separated at the U.S. southern border. It is heartbreaking and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 22, 2018

Friday News Briefs: Parental Leave and Another Trump Scam

This was a busy week in labor news. Trump proposed merging the Labor Department and the Education Department and announced his support for a National Right to Work Bill. While all of this drama was...

by Guest Post | on Jun 18, 2018

CWA Organizing Blitz Signs Up 100 New Members

UPTE-CWA Local 9119 held an organizing blitz to fight back against a potential anti-union Janus Supreme Court decision in June by signing up almost 100 new members in the University of California...

by Guest Post | on Jun 15, 2018

From Protest to Politics

Opening this week's CWA Legislative-Political Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton asked participants to lead the fight to win back power for working people in this fall's election.

by Brian Young | on Jun 08, 2018

Friday News Briefs

Verizon has announced that their CEO Lowell McAdams will be stepping down on August 1. McAdams had been the CEO of the telecom giant since 2011. During his tenure, he refused to negotiate a fair...

by Tom Benedetto | on May 18, 2018

Early Bargaining at Verizon

As you know, our current collective bargaining agreement with Verizon does not expire until August, 2019, a little less than 15 months from now. However, Verizon, CWA and IBEW are jointly...