News

February 7, 2013

Apply for Morton Bahr Online Learning Scholarship

Empire State College, part of the State University of New York, now is accepting applications for the Morton Bahr Online Learning Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.

February 7, 2013

Jobs Not Cuts!

On Feb. 12, CWA will be joining AFGE, AFSCME and workers from across the country to tell Congress to stop the attacks on working families and to start making everyone pay their fair share.

February 7, 2013

Join CWA at the Largest US Climate Rally Ever

Crippling drought. Devastating wildfires. Superstorm Sandy. Climate change is a real threat. On Sunday, Feb. 17, CWA President Larry Cohen and activists from around the country will be standing up for workers' and environmental rights.

February 7, 2013

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Since 1993, working women and men have used the law to cope with illness, tend to sick family members and care for a new child 100 million times.

February 5, 2013

Resistance Growing Blog: Labor Leaders, Working Women Celebrate 20 Years of the FMLA

CWA?s blog with the latest on the fight for economic justice and democracy.

January 31, 2013

Make Sure Your Voice is Heard as CWA Builds a Movement for Justice and Democracy

Check out the latest videos on CWA?s movement building website!

January 24, 2013

Can Your Facebook Updates Get You Fired?

Sometimes. But you may have more protection than you think.

January 10, 2013

Day of Action Today to Fix the Senate Now!

Thousands of progressive activists are rallying for Senate rules reform today, spreading the word about an important package of common sense reforms that will reduce opportunities for obstruction and end the silent filibuster.

November 29, 2012

We Want to Hear From You!

CWA locals and members are known for their community support and generous spirit, not just during the holidays but year-round.

November 15, 2012

Help Hurricane Sandy Victims Through CWA?s Disaster Relief Fund

Thousands of CWA members are still without homes, electricity or suffering other hardships in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. But help is on the way.

November 8, 2012

Town Hall Call: Thursday, Nov. 15

Join CWAers from around the country on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 pm, ET.

November 7, 2012

CWA Campaign Helps Re-elect President Obama, Democratic Senate and Key House Members

For Election 2012, the Communications Workers of America conducted an aggressive ?boots on the ground? outreach that helped re-elect President Obama and candidates who support working families, in critical battleground states.

November 1, 2012

CWAers Respond to Hurricane Sandy

Across the Eastern Seaboard, from North Carolina to New England, members from all of CWA?s sectors have been working tirelessly through Hurricane Sandy and its devastating aftermath. Many CWAers themselves are coping with tremendous storm damage, the loss of electrical power and telephone service and other hardships while stepping up to help restore their communities.

November 1, 2012

Election 2012: CWAers Around the Nation

CWAers join other activists to rally around the U.S.

November 1, 2012

How You Can Help

Locals interested in adopting a CWA family affected by Hurricane Sandy can email Secretary Treasurer Annie Hill at annie_hill@cwa-union.org.

October 24, 2012

Article from The Patriot-News: Bob Casey Speaks at CWA District 2-13 Conference

Read The Patriot-News article from October 24, 2012 by Jeff Frantz titled "Bob Casey talks Medicare, taxes and free-trade agreements to group in Hershey" about Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey's speech at the CWA District 2-13 Conference.

October 18, 2012

Elections Are About Choices

CWA activists have leafleted over 700 worksites with election materials.

October 18, 2012

Don?t Get Bained

Workers who have been ?Bained? and lost their jobs when Bain Capital, formerly headed by presidential candidate Mitt Romney, took over their company, are on a bus tour to tell everyone just what a Romney economy promises for the future: lost jobs, lost health care, lost pensions and lots of outsourcing and offshoring.

October 11, 2012

Virginia Political Activists Leaflet Verizon Call Centers

CWA District 2-13 Vice President Ed Mooney joined activists in leafleting the 600 CWAers who work at two Verizon customer service centers outside Richmond, Va., on Oct. 10.

October 11, 2012

CWA Votes

Elections are about choices.

October 2, 2012

PA Judge Stops Restrictive Voter ID Law For Election

October 2, 2012 Post from CWA's Blog Resistance Growing.

August 31, 2012

CWA District 2-13 Conference: Update 08/31/2012

CWA District 2-13 Locals are now able to reserve hotel rooms at the Hotel Hershey in Pennsylvania for the 2012 District Conference on October 22 to 24, 2012.

August 23, 2012

Senators Promote Call Center Bill

Sens. Bob Casey (D-Penn.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) used their August recess to advocate keeping good call center jobs in the United States.