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August 10, 2018 — News

Press Release: Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019.

August 8, 2018 — News

CWA-PIW Bargaining: August 2018 Report

CWA and PIW met Monday, August 6th and Tuesday, August 7th. The Company and Union are nearing a conclusion to negotiating non-economic language. Now more than ever we need members to unite and stand up for yourself, your co-worker and your patients.

August 6, 2018 — Press Release

AT&T Workers Kick Off Multi-State Jobs Tour Highlighting Broken Promises On American Jobs

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.

July 26, 2018 — News

Red Cross: National Bargaining July Report

The Union Coalition’s Bargaining Team has now received the Red Cross’s response to the comprehensive economic counter proposal made at our last national bargaining session (June 19-21), and it isn’t good. The Union Coalition remains UNITED!

July 19, 2018 — Press Release

Workers See Continued Gains In New Four-Year Deal With Verizon

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.

July 19, 2018 — News

Verizon Contract Extension: TA Summaries

Summaries of the Tentative Agreements reached between Verizon and CWA over the extension of the Mid-Atlantic and VCS contracts are available now.

July 16, 2018 — News

Verizon Contract Extension Update

CWA, IBEW and Verizon have reached an agreement in principle to extend the collective bargaining agreements for a four-year period.

July 13, 2018 — News

Piedmont Bargaining Update: July 2018

Contract negotiations with Piedmont are going well. Compensation is coming up in the next round, so Piedmont agent Heather Hudson joined Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday for a live streamed town hall about ending poverty wages at American.

July 12, 2018 — News

Verizon Wireless Election Victory

Workers at a Verizon Wireless store in Hazelton, PA voted 6-1 to join CWA. They overcame an intense anti union campaign and were subjected to near constant meetings with high level managers.

July 6, 2018 — News

DE State Police 911 and Civilian Bargaining Units: Contract Ratified!

The DSP ratification votes are complete and both the 911 Communications and Civilians bargaining units have overwhelmingly voted YES to a new contract.

July 5, 2018 — News

Congress to AT&T: Where Are Those Jobs You Promised?

What is AT&T doing with its massive profits from the Republican corporate tax cut bill? That's the question members of Congress are now asking.

June 29, 2018 — Press Release

With Strike Looming at AT&T as Company Stonewalls Workers Over Jobs, Members of Congress Call on AT&T to Settle Fair Contract, Disclose Plans for Profits from Tax Bill

In his letter, Senator Sherrod Brown calls on AT&T to reach an agreement that improves workers’ job security and includes a commitment to creating new jobs in the U.S.

June 29, 2018 — News

Red Cross: National Bargaining Report 4

The National Union Coalition met for the last scheduled national session with the Red Cross. The Union Coalition made progress on issues that affect our day-to-day lives, but management remains far from the union on where money should be invested.

June 29, 2018 — News

CenturyLink Virginia Update: Tentative Agreement Ratified

CWA Local 2204 members ratified their CenturyLink contract!

June 27, 2018 — Press Release

Statement on Janus Decision: CWA Members are Ready to Fight

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.

June 20, 2018 — News

Members of Congress Urge American Airlines to Raise Wages

Members of Congress urge American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to invest in workers and raise passenger service agent wages at Envoy and Piedmont.

June 13, 2018 — Press Release

At Annual Shareholder Meeting, Envoy Air Agent Confronts American Airlines Board, CEO about Poverty Wages at Subsidiaries

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.

June 13, 2018 — News

Tell Senators: Poverty Pay Is Not OK at American

Heading into mediation for a Piedmont contract, it's more important than ever to urge our senators to tell American CEO Doug Parker that poverty pay isn't okay.

June 12, 2018 — Press Release

CWA Statement on Approval of AT&T's Acquisition of Time Warner

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.

June 11, 2018 — News

CenturyLink Virginia Update: Tentative Agreement Reached

CWA Local 2204 Bargaining Team is pleased to announce a Tentative Agreement has been reached with CenturyLink in Virginia.

June 11, 2018 — News

Red Cross: National Bargaining Report 3

At the national bargaining session on June 5-7, the Union Coalition ended negotiations with ARC Management after another week of no real progress.

June 8, 2018 — News

911/Civilian Bargaining Update: Tentative Agreement

CWA District 2-13 and Local 13101 are pleased to announce Tentative Agreements have been reached with the State of Delaware for 911 and Civilian members!

June 5, 2018 — Press Release

Verizon Leaves Communities Behind by Closing Wireless Stores in West Virginia and Kentucky

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.

May 29, 2018 — News

Red Cross: National Bargaining Report 2

The Coalition of Red Cross Unions discussed our national proposals to improve worker and donor safety, improve worker retention, decrease workforce turnover, and improve employees’ work-life balance.