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August 30, 2018 — News

American Red Cross 2018: Tentative Agreement

The Union Coalition representing 4,500 workers at the American Red Cross reached a national tentative agreement late in the evening on August 30th, 2018. The Coalition successfully blocked proposed takeaways and made some important national gains.

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!

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 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.

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.

May 14, 2018 — News

Red Cross: National Bargaining Report 1

The union coalition bargaining the American Red Cross National Addendum opened negotiations with over 35 Red Cross union members, union leaders, and union advisers sharing their personal experiences and their expertise.

March 6, 2017 — News

Customer Service Newsletter Issue # 1

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

December 9, 2016 — News

American Red Cross Tentative Agreement RATIFIED: Local 2201

American Red Cross Local Contract Tentative Agreement votes have been counted, and it has been ratified by the membership.

November 22, 2016 — News

American Red Cross Tentative Agreement Reached: Local 2201

CWA Local 2201 is happy to announce that the bargaining team reached a tentative agreement on a Local contract with Red Cross. This is a first agreement and builds on much of the economic benefits bargained in the National Addendum.

August 13, 2016 — News

American Red Cross August Bargaining Report: Mid-Atlantic Region

August 2016 bargaining report from American Red Cross Mid-Atlantic (Virginia to NC) negotiations.

August 18, 2015 — News

American Red Cross: National Bargaining Conference Call

Members of the Red Cross coalition are encouraged to join one of two scheduled conference calls on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

August 4, 2015 — News

CWA Reaches Tentative National Agreement with the American Red Cross

CWA and the American Red Cross have reached the first-ever national tentative settlement covering some 4,000 workers at American Red Cross operations in 24 states, a positive step forward for Red Cross workers and the public.

June 18, 2015 — News

American Red Cross: National Bargaining Update (6/18/15)

Read the latest American Red Cross National Bargaining Update from June 18, 2015.

June 11, 2015 — News

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 — News

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.

May 26, 2015 — News

American Red Cross: National Bargaining

Leaders from our eight unions of the Red Cross Union Coalition met with National Red Cross in Washington DC and reached an agreement to formally enter into national negotiations on some joint issues. This has been an involved process to begin negotiations because this is a significant step and we want to cover all details of what this means for every local union at the table.

May 15, 2015 — News

American Red Cross Election Victory

CWA Local 2201 won a unit of 174 workers of the American Red Cross Mid-Atlantic Region covering Virginia to North Carolina.

May 4, 2015 — News

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 — News

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 — News

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.

August 22, 2014 — News

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.

May 29, 2014 — News

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 — News

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.

February 12, 2014 — News

Have You "Liked" the District 2-13 Facebook Page Yet?

"Like" CWA District 2-13 on Facebook and "Follow" us on Twitter.