May Day NYC – click image to see more pictures.
Across the country, union members joined with people of faith, immigrant families and community activists on May Day to stand up for commonsense immigration reform. In NYC the celebration started in Union Square and ended with a march down Broadway to City Hall. [...]
Apr 11, 2013
CWA brought 177 activists to the April 10 Rally for Citizenship.
CWA rallied with 100,000 immigrants, union members, civil rights activists, faith leaders and community advocates at the Capitol on Wednesday to tell Congress that our country needs a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.
“There are more than 5 million customer service workers in the United States, employing more than 4 percent of the American workforce,” said Chief of Staff Ron Collins. “The more CWA can grow and organize this key sector, the better we can reduce workplace stress, negotiate better [...]
CWA strongly supports the use of social media sites to discuss and advocate for the important issues facing members and working families today.
While these sites offer many advantages, they also can cause serious legal problems if they are not properly used and can lead to complicated legal proceedings as well as potential [...]
We Are One! CWA Local 1101 On Strike August 2012.
For more than a year, our voices and our actions have kept the pressure on Verizon executives, letting them know that we will not accept:
the end of job security,
higher costs for poorer quality healthcare benefits,
cuts in pensions for veteran workers and no pensions at [...]
Aug 23, 2012
Washington, DC — The following is CWA’s statement on the FCC, by a unanimous vote, approving the Big Cable deal:
The FCC’s decision allowing Big Cable to virtually monopolize wireline and video connections to millions of homes will lead to job loss and hit consumers with higher prices. It will slam [...]
Rally at Pearl Street 8-18-2011. Click on image to view gallery.
This is the statement CWA issued today on the U.S. Justice Department’s decision approving the Verizon DOJ Decision on Verizon-Big Cable Deal Destroys Competition, JobsWireless-Big Cable deal:
The U.S. Justice Department’s decision today to approve the Verizon Wireless-Big Cable deal [...]
Verizon workers from five states and Washington D.C. rallied alongside consumer advocates and community organizations in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today to urge regulators to put conditions on the proposed anti-competitive deal between Verizon subsidiary Verizon Wireless and Big [...]
April 2, 2012
Citing a growing number of security questions surrounding overseas call centers, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) today released an updated version of a sobering December 2011 report detailing the linkage between the off-shoring of call center jobs and a range of serious negative effects on U.S. consumers and job seekers, including placing [...]
Across the country, CWA members turned out for the National Day of Solidarity for Verizon Workers, joined by union, progressive and community allies at hundreds of rallies and events.
March 22 became the unofficial kickoff to 99 percent spring/challenging corporate power, when union members and others will again join forces in [...]