Press Releases

During an event today with UMWA President Cecil Roberts, Senator Joe Manchin announced that he is co-sponsoring the PRO Act.
The 14,000 workers at AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy T, members of the Communications Workers of America, will continue working even though their contracts have expired. The AT&T Midwest agreement expired at 11:59 pm CT on Saturday. The AT&T Legacy T contract expired at 11:59 ET on Saturday.
AT&T workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) kicked off a multi-state "Broken Promises Tour," calling attention to the impact of ongoing job losses and offshoring in communities across the Midwest.
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 extension of the current contract, which was set to expire in August 2019.
Today’s Supreme Court decision on the Janus v. AFSCME case marks a sad day for all working people and continues a long campaign by corporate interests and right wing groups to restrict our ability to stand together.
Agents at American-owned Envoy Air are paid as little as $9.48 an hour and have been trying to negotiate a new contract with fair, family-sustaining wages for nearly two years. Wages at Piedmont Airlines, another American Airlines subsidiary, start at just $8.50 an hour.
The Communications Workers of America congratulates AT&T for its court victory today winning approval for its acquisition of Time Warner. We encourage the Justice Department to respect Judge Leon's decision and allow the merger to proceed.
Verizon Wireless closed four retail stores in West Virginia and one in Kentucky, turning the operation of the stores over to a third-party contractor.
AT&T's so-called "final" proposal is a desperate attempt by AT&T to avoid reaching an agreement that would keep good, family-supporting jobs in our communities. Instead of continuing our agreed-upon negotiation process, they have violated the National Labor Relations Act by sending their misleading summary directly to CWA members and by failing to bargain in good faith.