News

March 29, 2019 — News

PA Voter Registration

Build CWA Union Power at the Pennsylvania polls. Register to vote!

March 21, 2019 — News

Organizing Update

Newsroom employees at the Morning Call in Allentown, Pa., voted overwhelmingly to join the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia.

March 13, 2019 — Press Release

CWA Slams AT&T for Slashing Jobs After Proxy Reveals Skyrocketing Executive Pay

AT&T's proxy statement sent to shareholders this week reveals the company rewarded CEO Randall Stephenson with $29 million last year and paid out hefty bonuses to other executives.

March 8, 2019 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining Report 24

CWA and PIW met to bargain on March 6th and March 7th, 2019. Improvements were made concerning the patient care grievance process. Safety continues to be one of the members' top concerns being addressed during these rounds of negotiations.

March 4, 2019 — News

PA AFL-CIO Reports What’s on the line with T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

CWA's opposition to a T-Mobile/Sprint merger is reported on this week by the PA AFL-CIO. Pennsylvanians could see 635 jobs lost and higher consumer prices.

February 26, 2019 — Press Release

As Windstream Declares Bankruptcy, CWA Works to Protect Members and Retirees

CWA plans to take an active part in the Windstream bankruptcy process.

February 22, 2019 — News

CWA District 2-13 Weighs In On T-Mobile/Sprint Merger in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published a letter from CWA District 2-13's VP Ed Mooney and Pittsburgh United's Jennifer Rafanan Kennedy about the impact on PA of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

February 21, 2019 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining: February 2019 Report

CWA and PIW met to discuss - among other issues - speeding up the process of negotiations so that the members can look forward to a new and improved contract. Stay strong brothers and sisters and watch for mobilization activities.

February 14, 2019 — News

House Hearing Reveals Weakness of T-Mobile and Sprint's Merger Claims

CWA President Chris Shelton testified in front of Congress on Wednesday at a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

February 14, 2019 — News

CWAers Across the Country Make Progress on Passing Legislation to Protect Call Center Jobs

CWAers across the country are making major strides on passing legislation to protect call center jobs from offshoring!

February 5, 2019 — News

Examining the Impact of T-Mobile/Sprint Merger on PA

CWA District 2-13 joined Congressman Mike Doyle and Pittsburgh United to ask how PA will be impacted by the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

January 23, 2019 — News

Medicare for All Townhall

Join us on Saturday, January 26th in Philadelphia, PA to hear District VP Ed Mooney speak at a Medicare for All Townhall hosted by the Labor for Single Payer coalition of unions and DSA Medicare for All.

January 23, 2019 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining: Membership Meeting

Bargaining unit members should plan to attend the upcoming CWA/PIW Membership Meeting on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the Tenley-Friendship Library.

January 23, 2019 — News

CWA District 2-13 Political Action: PA - January 2019

Featured in January 2019 PA Political Action News: For the People Act, Stop the Shutdown, Medicare For All Town Hall, and Solidarity with Nurses. Find out how you can take action today!

January 17, 2019 — News

Verizon Wireless Exposed for Union-Busting

As wireless workers build power in their industry, Verizon Wireless is showing that it's terrified at the idea of workers joining together to have a voice in the workplace.

January 17, 2019 — News

Tell Congress: It's Time for a Fair and Functioning Democracy

Ask your member of Congress to support the For the People Act to ensure a fair and functioning democracy for us all.

January 16, 2019 — News

Day of Action to Fix Our Broken Democracy

Help us fight to fix our broken democracy! Join our National Call-In Day on Thursday, January 17 to support the For the People Act.

January 10, 2019 — News

New Report: AT&T Has Cut More Than 10,000 U.S. Jobs Since Congress Passed the GOP Tax Bill

A new report released by CWA this week shows that despite receiving a $20 billion tax break from the Republican corporate tax cut bill, AT&T has eliminated more than 10,700 union jobs in 2018 alone.

January 10, 2019 — News

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

January 8, 2019 — News

Organizing Update: MX1 Workers in Hawley, PA

CWA District 2-13 welcomes employees at MX1, a digital media communications company in Hawley, PA, who voted to join CWA Local 13000 in December 2018.

December 18, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Calls on Incoming Ways and Means Chair to Investigate AT&T During Tax Oversight Effort

In a letter to Congressman Richard Neal the CWA notes that AT&T broke several promises to the American people and its workers by eliminating good, middle-class jobs -- after it lobbied for the tax bill on the premise of creating jobs and raising wages.

November 27, 2018 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining Report 22

Negotiations with PIW continued on Tuesday, November 27. The Bargaining Committee continued working on remaining contract language proposals so they can move the topic of negotiations from contract language to economic proposals.

November 26, 2018 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining Report 21

Negotiations continue on Monday and Tuesday. CWA is communicating across the table the lack of respect for the grievance process and in some cases other contract language - as well as towards our members. Everyone needs to stand united!

November 21, 2018 — News

CWA District 2-13 Political Action Training

CWA District 2-13 Political Activists gathered in Hershey, PA on Monday for training.