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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Feb 25, 2016

Democracy Awakening Hits Congress for Failing Our Democracy

Thousands of people from at least 170 organizations, including CWA, will mobilize in Washington, DC, this spring for Democracy Awakening. We will demand a democracy where every vote is heard and counted and all Americans have an equal voice.

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Feb 18, 2016

2,600 Reminders Why TPP is Wrong for Workers

CWA Members Send 2,600 Reminders Why TPP is Wrong for American Workers

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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 18, 2016

CWA Retirees, Active Members Fight Nokia-Lucent on Pension Grab

CWA retired and active members are pushing back against Nokia-Lucent's attempt to grab billions in pension assets from a plan covering retired CWA and IBEW members and transfer those funds to an underfunded management fund.

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Feb 18, 2016

Jobs with Justice Activists Connect on Workplace, Racial Justice

Jobs with Justice activists joined sessions on organizing, social media, innovations in the labor movement, grassroots fundraising and much more as part of JWJ's two-day national conference.

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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 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

Movement Building Update

CWA members joined hundreds of other activists outside the state Capitol in Michigan to protest the lead-poisoned water.

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Jan 14, 2016

Four Reasons Why Wall Street Should Be Fearing The Bern

CWA President Chris Shelton asks: Are big bankers quaking in their Ferragamo loafers?

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Dec 17, 2015

CWA Endorses Sen. Bernie Sanders for President of the United States

Citing the need for a candidate who will break with politics-as-usual and fight for America's working people, CWA voted today to endorse U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in the 2016 race for President of the United States. With 700,000 members, CWA is one of the largest unions in the U.S.

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Dec 10, 2015

Democracy Initiative Sets 2016 Course

The Democracy Initiative's 58 endorsing organizations this week adopted a strategic action plan for 2016, calling for a major grassroots mobilization and setting a national innovative strategy for joint action to build a democracy where the voice of every American is heard and counted, with a government that is of, by and for the people.

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Dec 1, 2015

Make the Connection: New Alliances Get Results in Fighting Against TPP

Allies took on the destructive Fast Track Authorization for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with real results. We forced individual lawmakers to take a stand and let their constituents know whose side they were on, big corporate interests or everyday Americans.

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Dec 1, 2015

Moving Forward: Public and Small Donor Financing of Elections

Across the country, CWA activists and partners attend rallies for fair elections.

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Dec 1, 2015

Moving Forward: Automatic Voter Registration

Democracy Initiative organizations and activists are gathering signatures for a state ballot initiative to automatically register Alaska citizens to vote as they sign up for the Permanent Fund Dividend. The PFD is paid annually to Alaska citizens, based on the state's oil revenue dividends.

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Dec 1, 2015

Moving Forward: Getting Big Money Out of Politics

In Maine this past Election Day, voters approved Question One, an initiative that strengthens the state's landmark Clean Elections law, expands small-dollar public financing for campaigns and making candidates more accountable to the voters by requiring that outside groups disclose their top three donors on all political ads.

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Dec 1, 2015

Moving Forward: Redistricting

Democracy Initiative allies, including CWA, pushed candidates and measures to end gerrymandering and make redistricting more bipartisan, transparent and fair.

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Dec 1, 2015

Critical Time For Our Democracy

The inspiration for the Democracy Initiative (DI) was extreme frustration that the path to achieving CWA's goals of secure, sustainable jobs, health care, retirement security and bargaining and organizing rights was blocked by a concerted attack on our democratic process. Workers' rights were eroding and contract bargaining was harder than ever.

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