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April 24, 2019 — News

Protect Workers From Dangerous Heat on the Job

Sign the petition to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) demanding a federal heat stress standard for all workers in all industries to protect workers from dangerous heat on the job.

April 23, 2019 — News

OCLF Labor Leader of the Year Award: Kenny Williams, CWA Local 9510

CWA District 9 is proud to see Kenny Williams presented with a Labor Leadership Award and Ronnie Kinney presented as Delegate of the Year from the Orange County Labor Federation.

April 16, 2019 — News

CWA Stands Strong and is Ready for Bargaining on April 17-19

CWA bargaining begins on April 17-19 for passenger service and fleet service workers.

April 1, 2019 — News

District 9 Legislative Conference with Sara Nelson

Our District 9 Members are excited for a group photo with Sara Nelson, President of the Association of Flight Attendants at our Legislative Conference.

March 25, 2019 — News

Bernie Sanders at UPTE picket line on March 20

Senator and Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders speaking at our UCLA picket line March 20, 2019.

March 22, 2019 — News

Asian Law Caucus of San Francisco workers join CWA!

Workers at the Asian Law Caucus (ALC) of San Francisco overwhelming showed their desire to unionize and join CWA through a card check yesterday, March 21, 2019.

March 20, 2019 — News

UPTE-CWA 9119 ON STRIKE!!

UC Campuses on Strike today, March 20, 2019 for better working conditions.

March 18, 2019 — News

Organizing Win for San Diego Teachers at EF School Campus | Local 9509

Friday March 15th, Local 9509 Organizer Carlos Munoz reported an election victory for EF teachers in San Diego, CA.

March 15, 2019 — News

Envoy | Passenger Service Agents Have Voted Against Ratification of the Tentative Contract Agreement

Passenger service agents have voted against ratification of the tentative contract agreement.

March 13, 2019 — News

LA Galaxy Union Night

LA Galaxy Presents: Union night on April 28 at 5pm

March 8, 2019 — News

Applications Due for CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship, 2019-2020

Reminder to CWA District 9 Locals, the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation for the 2019-2020 school year closes on April 30, 2019.

March 1, 2019 — News

District 9 Leadership Conference Report by Joe Perry, NABET 51

"We are not alone, we are not just NABET 51, we are not just CWA, we are a part of the labor movement." - Joe Perry

February 21, 2019 — News

CWA Members supporting the Oakland Teachers Strike and AT&T Mobility Bargaining in Puerto Rico

Today CWA District 9 Staff and union officers showed their support at the picket line in Support for our Oakland Teachers and also for our Bargaining in Puerto Rico for AT&T Mobility workers!

February 13, 2019 — News

CWA in Telecom Policy News, T-Mobile-Sprint Merger

CWA President Chris Shelton: “Trusting Sprint and T-Mobile with American jobs is like trusting a vampire at a blood bank."

February 11, 2019 — News

Unity@Mobility, Simi Valley, California

CWA is training current or future Mobilizers. Learn the basics of how we can build CWA unity and action in the workplace, join a training class!

January 31, 2019 — Press Release

CWA on T-Mobile Customer Center Announcement: “Does Not Come Close to Offsetting” 30,000 Lost Jobs from Proposed Merger

Washington, DC - The news that T-Mobile is planning to build five domestic customer experience centers if the proposed merger with Sprint is approved represents an attempt to obscure the fact that the merger would be a substantial net job killer for America, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) said today.

January 28, 2019 — News

District 9 Leadership Conference, Oakland, CA

Our District 9 Leadership Conference is in session this week.

January 23, 2019 — News

Los Angeles Teachers on Strike

Rain or Shine, CWA is there to support Los Angeles Teachers. The strike is United Teachers Los Angeles’ first in 30 years. Teachers are demanding better pay, smaller class sizes and more support staff.

January 17, 2019 — News

H.R. 1 National Day of Action

Today, January 17th is National Day of Action. Ask your member of Congress to support the For the People Act to ensure a fair and functioning democracy for us all.

January 16, 2019 — News

Thomas Runnion, D9 VP speaks at Fresno CPUC Press Conference

CWA District 9 Vice President, Tom Runnion speaks at a press conference in Fresno in front of the City Hall.

January 7, 2019 — News

CWA District 9 Testimony: Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Result in “Substantial Public Interest Harm” to California Workers and Consumers

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9 today submitted official testimony to the California Public Utilities Commission detailing why the CPUC should not approve the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger as currently structured, as it would result in “substantial public interest harm” and hurt California workers and consumers.

January 4, 2019 — News

CWA Rally in Support of T-Mobile Workers

As front-line workers in retail sales and call centers, and as telecommunications technicians, we are concerned that the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint will mean the loss of many American jobs, cuts in wages and commissions, and a corresponding reduction in quality to our customers.

December 19, 2018 — News

More than 50,000 March for Public Education in LA

CWA Supports Los Angeles Teachers! Their fight is our fight! January: Strike If No Agreement Is Reached After Fact-Finding

December 10, 2018 — News

CWA Technicians Working for AT&T Restoring Service in the Aftermath of the Camp Fires

Technicians captured in photos working to restore service.