Mar 10, 2016

NJ State Workers Vote Dues Increase to Fund Campaign for Secure Pensions

CWA state workers in the executive branch in New Jersey voted overwhelmingly to finance a constitutional amendment campaign to secure public workers' pensions and hold elected officials accountable.

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Mar 10, 2016

Sanders Win Michigan Primary

Strong and consistent opposition to free trade deals that offshore workers' jobs and destroy their communities was how Senator Bernie Sanders overcame misleading polls to win the Michigan Democratic primary on March 8.

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Mar 10, 2016

Democracy Update

More information on the events of the Democracy Awakening, being held in Washington, D.C. April 16-18.

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Mar 10, 2016

TPP Update

Connecting the Dots Between Voters and Unfair Trade; EPI Study: TPP Will Make Current Trade Deficit Worse

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Feb 25, 2016

Standing Up for Call Center Workers

U.S. Representative Gene Green (D-TX-29th District) talked about the legislation he is introducing to safeguard the jobs of U.S. call center workers.

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Feb 25, 2016

TPP Update

The ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee said he will not support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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Feb 25, 2016

Super Tuesday

CWA activists have been gearing up for Super Tuesday. Here are some examples.

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Feb 25, 2016

AFL-CIO Executive Council Meets on Workplace, Politics, Democracy

A short summary of the actions taken at the AFL-CIO winter meeting.

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Feb 18, 2016

It’s Time for the Senate to Do Its Job

Shortly after the news of Justice Antonin Scalia's death, Republicans in the Senate pledged that they would not consider a nomination from President Obama for a replacement.

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Feb 18, 2016

The Political Revolution is Taking Hold

In Nevada and many more states, CWA activists are participating in the broad support that's building for the presidential bid of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

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Feb 11, 2016

Sanders Has Winning Message for New Hampshire and Beyond

On New Hampshire Primary Day, CWA President Chris Shelton traveled to the Granite State, rallying local activists and participating in a flurry of media interviews about why workers are joining Sen. Bernie Sanders's political revolution.

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Feb 11, 2016

New Flyer CWA Worker Introduces Labor Secretary Perez at Summit

CWA Local 7304 Vice President Renee Brand kicked off the White House's first regional summit on worker voice, introducing Labor Secretary Tom Perez at the gathering in Minneapolis, MN.

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Feb 11, 2016

TPP Update

This week, CWAers and allies flooded Capitol Hill with phone calls, part of a Day of Action to push Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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Feb 4, 2016

CWA Town Hall Call Launches Nationwide Campaign to ‘Take on Wall Street’

About 10,000 CWAers and allied partners joined CWA's telephone town hall call on Feb. 2, and listened as Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and CWA President Chris Shelton talked about how activists can take on Wall Street and the "too big to fail" banks.

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Feb 4, 2016

Senator Sanders Has Strong Showing in Iowa

CWA President Chris Shelton issued this statement on the results of the Iowa Caucuses.

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Feb 4, 2016

Senator Sanders Pledges That as President, He Will Refuse to Sign the TPP

"As president, I will not sign this disastrous trade agreement if passed by Congress."

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Feb 4, 2016

Sanders Wows Iowa, On to New Hampshire

CWA activists are staffing phone banks, walking their precincts and doing what it takes to support Senator Bernie Sanders in his bid for the Democratic nomination for President.

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Feb 4, 2016

CWA in the Media

CWA President Chris Shelton talked with Fox Business host Neil Cavuto about the Sanders campaign.

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Feb 4, 2016

No Endorsement for Members of Congress Voting for Fast Track

Activists warned members of Congress that voting to "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would have consequences in election year 2016.

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Feb 4, 2016

Flight Attendants Push Legislation to Stop Human Trafficking

A months-long campaign by AFA-CWA has resulted in the introduction of federal legislation to fight human trafficking.

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