News

February 26, 2019

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

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

November 7, 2018

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!

September 28, 2018

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #6

The CWA Bargaining Team and Windstream reached an agreement to extend the current contract until Friday, November 9, 2018. During the extension, all members' rights under the existing contract remain in full effect.

September 26, 2018

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #5

The Union and Windstream met in a series of off table talks as the Team continues to work towards a new contract. There are still many MAJOR hurdles to be cleared including health care and wages.

September 24, 2018

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #4

The CWA Bargaining Team met with Windstream on Monday, September 24 to continue working towards a new contract.

September 20, 2018

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #2

The Union Bargaining Team met with Windstream to ask questions and have meaningful discussions about the issues that are important to the Bargaining Unit. Unfortunately, the Company had very little to offer.

September 19, 2018

Windstream PA 2018 Bargaining Report #1

The fight for a fair contract at Windstream is just beginning in PA. Get involved in mobilization activities and let the Company know that you deserve a fair contract!

March 10, 2017

Windstream National Pension Plan Tentative Agreement (TA)

A two year tentative agreement has been reached between CWA, IBEW and Windstream Communications on the Windstream National Pension Plan.

March 6, 2017

Customer Service Newsletter Issue # 1

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the CWA Customer Service Newsletter!

November 9, 2015

Windstream PA Bargaining: All Four Contracts Ratified

All four Pennsylvania Windstream contracts were ratified by the membership.

September 30, 2015

Windstream PA Bargaining: Tentative Agreement Reached

Bargaining update from Windstream - CWA/Local 13000 negotiations: Tentative Agreement reached on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

August 21, 2015

Windstream brings broadband wireless service to Philadelphia

Windstream is taking its fixed wireless solution to Philadelphia, adding another market where it will provide complementary network access to its wireline network to business customers.

June 11, 2015

Fast Track S.O.S.

It's now or never. It's Sink Or Swim time to defeat Fast Track on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Call your Representative NOW: 888-966-9836

June 9, 2015

Communications Workers of America Elect New National and District Leaders

Results have been posted for national and district CWA officer elections. There will be a runoff election for District 3 Vice President.

June 3, 2015

URGENT ACTION: Stop Fast Track Today

Call your Representative today and tell him or her to oppose Fast Track/TPP.

May 4, 2015

TPP Rally in Harrisburg, PA

Opponents to Fast Track and TPP trade deal are welcome to attend a rally in Harrisburg, PA on Thursday, May 7th to let Senator Toomey know he can still redeem himself.

April 27, 2015

CWA's STOP THE TPP Local Resources Page

STOP THE TPP provides flyers, fact sheets, and other materials from CWA to help Locals to get the word out to your members.

March 26, 2015

Workers? Memorial Day

The theme this year when CWA activists and other unions observe Workers' Memorial Day on April 28 will be "Speak Out for Safe Jobs. Protect Workers Now" as workers step up the fight for safe workplaces and remember fellow workers killed, injured and made sick on the job.

March 25, 2015

75th CWA CONVENTION

View the convention website for more information: cwa-union.org/convention
August 22, 2014

2014 CWA District 2-13 Leadership Conference

Register now for the District 2-13 Leadership Conference is scheduled from October 13 through October 15, 2014 in Williamsburg, VA.

June 18, 2014

2014 CWA District 2-13 Leadership Conference

This year's annual District Leadership Conference has been scheduled on October 13-15, 2014 in Williamsburg, VA.

May 29, 2014

Cohen: ?We Need A Common Narrative?

New populism necessitates movement building, CWA President Larry Cohen said. "New populism can't just be the sum of the parts. We have to really struggle beyond our parts," he said, speaking at a Campaign for America's Future event focused on strategies for educating, energizing and mobilizing around an agenda for economic change.

May 20, 2014

Media Alert: Must See TV 8:00 PM, Today, 05/20/14 -> CWA Int'l District 2-13 VP Mooney

Scheduled to air at 8:00 PM on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCNTV) today, Tuesday, 05/20/14, (and after you've been to the polls and voted), watch Int'l CWA Int'l District 2-13 VP Mooney's interview with Producer Larry Kaspar.