News

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 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.

February 4, 2020

PRO Act Day of Action

Today is a national day of action on the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act! The House of Representatives will vote on this historic bill this week.

January 14, 2020

CWA Collective Briefing | Updates on the Movement

UPDATES: NABET-CWA Workers Win $76 Million NLRB Settlement, Federal Employees Get Three Months of Parental Leave, Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act, and more.

December 18, 2019

CWA Collective Briefing | Updates on the Movement

UPDATES: NAFTA 2.0 Is Moving Through Congress, Keep Pushing for the PRO Act

November 19, 2019

CWA Collective Briefing

Read about CWA's current Political and Legislative updates.

October 9, 2019

CWA Collective Briefing October 8, 2019

CWA Legislative-Political Updates

September 10, 2019

CWA Collective Briefing | Updates on the Movement

Happening: Off-Season Elections Critical to Working People, Protect Workers Against Heat Stress & Labor Champion Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04).

August 27, 2019

CWA Collective Briefing | Updates on the Movement

Congress Is Out of Session | Scalia, the nominee for Secretary of Labor is Dangerous for Working People | Labor Day Belongs to Workers

June 28, 2019

The Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring: Call Your Member of Congress!

Join CWA's "The Summer of #NoMoreOffshoring" campaign to fight back against job loss.

May 30, 2019

Tuesday, June 4: Vote YES on Measure EE

Every Vote Counts! Because this is a special election, a two-thirds majority is needed to pass this crucial measure. If you are a resident of Los Angeles, be sure to vote YES on Measure EE on Tuesday, June 4.

May 15, 2019

4 Bills will be on the Floor for a Vote

CWA sponsored bills and one opposed bill (listed below) are currently in the Appropriations Committee and will be on the floor for a vote.

April 25, 2019

Sign our petition telling the FCC to stop the merger and protect American jobs!

A merger in the works between telecom giants T-Mobile and Sprint is threatening the jobs of 30,000 U.S. workers and will lead to higher prices for consumers.

April 24, 2019

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.

February 13, 2019

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."

January 31, 2019

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 17, 2019

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.

October 23, 2018

Gavin Newsom meets with CWA

Gavin Newsom meets with CWA while District 9 locals gear up for the 2018 General Election.

October 19, 2018

Kick-off Event for Candidate Bob Archuleta, Senate District 32

At this event we had CWA, Teamsters, CA Teachers and SEIU present, but Bob announced CWA in the house several times!

October 9, 2018

CWA District 9 2018 Endorsement’s on Statewide offices and Position on Ballot Measures

Here are CWA District 9's Endorsment's on Statewide Offices and Position on Ballot Measures.

September 26, 2018

Katie Hill Running for Congress, California 25th District

CWA met Katie Hill to discuss issues that are important to Labor.

September 24, 2018

South Bay CLC Campaign Kick-off

CWA Local 9423 joins South Bay CLC for the Campaign kick-off doing precinct walking and phone banking.

August 24, 2018

SB 100 Power California With 100% Clean Energy

CWA Coalition Meeting with Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes about California's Energy and Climate Goals held on August 17th to confirm that our Union supports this Bill and grid reliability.

August 3, 2018

"Big Push Meeting for Yes on SB100"

Make a 100% Clean Energy California a Reality: Support SB 100. Urge your Assemblymember to vote “YES” on SB 100 when it comes before them.