News

November 30, 2020

Help NABET-CWA Sisters & Brothers @ KSBY

The “Out of Reach Report”, published annually for every community in the United States, announced in June of 2020 that the housing wage for San Luis Obispo ZIP code 93405 (where KSBY is located) is $37.69 per hour. Support our action and send a message to the KSBY General Manager.

November 13, 2020

CODE-CWA Newsletter: November 13

“Working people took on authoritarianism and won.”

November 7, 2020

CWA pickets outside St. Mary's Hospital

Reno, NV - Employees picket Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. The picket, they said, could lead to a strike.

November 3, 2020

T-Mobile Bargaining Update #11

Negotiations will resume on November 18, 2020. We are almost there. We need to Mobilize Mobilize Mobilize . . .

October 22, 2020

Making Sure Your Vote Counts

Many people are voting at home and returning ballots by dropping them off at a secure ballot box or putting them in the mail. These ballots can take longer to process and will continue to arrive at election offices for several days after Nov. 3.

October 15, 2020

WATCH: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse speaks during hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., did not pose any questions to Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Using poster board displays, Whitehouse argued that Barrett's nomination reflects a pattern by conservative special interest groups of using "dark money" to influence who sits on the court.

October 7, 2020

AT&T/Mobility Unit Meeting - Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Local Presidents will receive the Zoom invite details via email.  Agenda items are due by 10/15/2020. 

October 2, 2020

CODE-CWA Newsletter: October 2

"When we, the working class, organize ourselves we have a collective voice so powerful that the politicians and bosses at the top cannot ignore us."

September 29, 2020

T-Mobile Bargaining Update 9/28/2020

The Union has achieved 19 tentative agreements to date. Bargaining discussions during this session were of the new COVID 19 protocol and staffing during Holidays. Company provides data to the union necessary to work on compensation proposals.

September 22, 2020

Payroll Support Program extension

#ExtendPSP #ReliefNow Rally for Flight Attendants, Passenger service agents, Pilots, and the entire industry. We need the Payroll Support Program extended- otherwise tens of thousands will lose their job on October 1, 2020. We are calling on Congress to get a deal done.

September 17, 2020

T-Mobile Bargaining Update 9/17/2020

T-mobile employees at the Pinole, California store voted overwhelmingly for their union, joining CWA. Here are the bargaining updates!

September 1, 2020

Frontier and CWA reach Tentative Agreement

The Company re-evaluated their last proposal based on CWA's serious concerns and proposed a no layoff language. The union forces an expiration date after much discussions related to COVID-19 and bankruptcy.

August 27, 2020

AFA Supports FRA, HKG, and NRT Flight Attendants

CWA-AFA: The majority of these Flight Attendants have been part of United's family for decades; and have helped the airline become successful internationally. After mounting a pressure campaign and threatening legal action, AFA successfully pressured United management into an expedited arbitration.

August 25, 2020

CODE-CWA Newsletter

Monthly CODE-CWA Newsletter is out! Get organizing tips of the month, news, information for upcoming events and more.

August 21, 2020

Beneficial State Bank, Bargaining Bulletin #5

CWA Bargaining Committees met with BSB Management via video conferencing.

August 19, 2020

Disaster Relief Assistance and Information for District 9 Wildfire Victims

CWA District 9 would like to express our deepest condolences for all who have lost loved ones in the terrible fires across California.

August 14, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #6

Union counters the Company's proposals with a 3-year contract counter proposal.

August 13, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #5

CWA was able to get the company to address some of our largest concerns, but continues to move very slowly and not responding to the needs of the Union.

August 13, 2020

AT&T Misled Workers Who Accepted Severance Offer

Last month, AT&T managers presented technicians in California with a stark choice -- accept a voluntary buyout offer now with enhanced severance pay and benefits, or risk involuntary job cuts in the fall if the company didn’t meet its target for voluntary separations. However, with the technicians who accepted the offer leaving payroll this week, AT&T changed course. Although fewer than half of the target number of technicians took the voluntary offer, the company announced that it will not impose involuntary cuts to make up the difference.

July 22, 2020

AFA BATTLES UNITED AIRLINES’ BASE CLOSURE PLAN

AFA will fight the base closures on two fronts, arguing that closing off the LHR base to transfers and restricting voluntary furloughs runs afoul of the contractual rights of United flight attendants.

June 8, 2020

Workers press T-Mobile on safety, merger-related job cuts as T-Mobile holds shareholder meeting

Communications Workers of America (CWA), asked T-Mobile to protect workers from COVID-19 as they reopen and make sure workers’ incomes are not affected by the company’s recent merger with Sprint.

May 29, 2020

AT&T Members Voted to Ratify the Tentative Agreement

The members of CWA District 9 voted on May 29 to ratify the Tentative Agreement between AT&T Core West (wireline) and the Communications Workers of America by a yes vote of 69.99% of the ballots received.

May 18, 2020

Frontier Bargaining Update #4

The Union and the Company met today May 18, 2020 to continue our bargaining efforts.

May 18, 2020

Heroes Act Summary

H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, includes an emergency workplace infectious disease standard; gives aid for state and local governments, public schools, the U.S. Postal Service, and pension funding relief; keeps workers on payrolls to avoid mass layoffs; extends unemployment insurance; provides more direct payments to working people; extends health care coverage; provides housing and food benefits; and much more.