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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.

November 21, 2018 — News

2018 CWA District 2-13 Meeting in WV

The 2018 CWA District 2-13 Meeting was held at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. CWA leaders, Local Officers, and allies gathered to mobilize and strengthen CWA and the labor movement.

November 8, 2018 — News

Piedmont Contract Update

The Piedmont collective bargaining agreement was signed on November 5th and raises went into effect on the date. Raises and lump sum bonuses will be reflected in November 23 paychecks.

November 7, 2018 — News

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #7

Bargaining resumed between CWA and Windstream this week. After days of fighting to hold off many of the givebacks and getting members' issues addressed, the Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement on all four contracts!

November 2, 2018 — News

TA Ratification Results Are In

The CWA Piedmont Bargaining Committee received the election results from BallotPoint, the independent company that oversaw the voting process. The Tentative Agreement between CWA and Piedmont has been ratified.

November 2, 2018 — News

CWA Political Action Update in PA

With one weekend left before the midterm election, PA Locals are gearing up and planning events to Get Out the Vote on Tuesday!

October 31, 2018 — News

CWA Local 13500 Political Action Update

CWA Local 13500 members gear up for Halloween and the November election!

October 29, 2018 — News

PA Political Action Update

With a little over a week left before the midterm election, CWAers throughout Pennsylvania participated in legislative/political activities to encourage voters to elect candidates who fight for strong, union jobs.

October 25, 2018 — News

Midterm Election 2018: Local 13301

Members of the Local 13301 Legislative-Political Committee met on Wednesday, October 24 to prepare for the 2018 midterm election.