Sep 25, 2014

Young Katie Shannon Joins the Fight for Worker Rights

Katie Shannon, though very young, is union to the bone. So you can imagine the poor girl’s confusion when confronted by an uncle who did not have health insurance.

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Sep 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News: Can Unions And Big Business Be Friends?

Mitchell Schnurman, a columnist for The Dallas Morning News, challenges the "conventional wisdom about unions and big business." On the heels of CWA's successful campaign to organize American Airlines' passenger service agents, Schnurman looks at AT&T's potential merger with Direct TV.

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Sep 25, 2014

Organizing Update

In a National Labor Relations Board election, workers at the Monroe Free Library in Poughkeepsie, NY, voted 11 to 0 this week to become CWA Local 1120 members.

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Sep 18, 2014

Passenger Service Agents at USAirways, American Vote Big for CWA Representation

In the biggest organizing victory in the South in decades, 9,000 American Airlines passenger service agents joined with their nearly 6,000 US Airways colleagues and overwhelmingly voted for a CWA voice at the merged airline.

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Sep 11, 2014

Organizing Update

CWAers, Allies Give T-Mobile CEO John Legere the Business in San Francisco

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Sep 4, 2014

American Workers Need a Raise and a Union

On MSNBC's Ed Show yesterday, CWA President Larry Cohen said all of us should stand behind the fast food workers – and Walmart workers, the Committee for Better Banks and others – who are fighting not just for a raise but for a union voice. All working Americans need a raise and need bargaining rights in order to share in today's corporate profits, he said.

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Sep 4, 2014

Labor Day and Every Day

President Obama: "If I were busting my butt in the service industry and wanted an honest day’s pay for an honest day’s work, I’d join a union. I'd want a union looking out for me."

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Aug 28, 2014

President Cohen’s Labor Day 2014 Message

Working Americans can't just wait for the next president.

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Aug 28, 2014

Let’s Make Labor Day Less about the End of Summer and More About Restoring Workers’ Rights

CWA President Larry Cohen and MSNBC television commentator Ed Schultz discuss what it will take for workers to regain economic justice.

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Aug 28, 2014

Organizing Update

Workers at US Airways and American Airlines are voting now on CWA representation.

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Aug 28, 2014

Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions

Check out this new report from Campaign for America’s Future, on reviving strong unions to reverse the growing inequality in our country.

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Aug 21, 2014

SuperShuttle Drivers Move Closer to Justice

This week, a division of the National Labor Relations Board advised the Colorado regional office to order SuperShuttle to rescind the sham contract it imposed on the 100 drivers and restore their lost wages and benefits.

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Aug 21, 2014

Nominate Young Women Workers for Berger Marks Award

In many workplaces today, it can take a lot of courage for a young woman to stand up for what's right. Do you know someone who has shown that kind of courage?

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Aug 14, 2014

Cohen Brings Message of Solidarity to Bakery Workers Union

CWA President Larry Cohen joined the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union at their 39th Constitutional Convention this week, addressing delegates on fighting to secure our standard of living.

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Aug 7, 2014

Locked Out Kellogg Workers to Return to Work

After a nine-month-long illegal lockout, 225 workers will return to work Tuesday at Kellogg’s cereal plant in Memphis, Tenn., where they make Frosted Flakes and Froot Loops.

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Aug 7, 2014

Bargaining Update

Tentative contracts reached at CWA's Frontier Communications in West Virginia and AFA-CWA's Spirit Airlines.

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Aug 7, 2014

Public Workers Team Up in Texas

The 2014 CWA Public, Healthcare & Education Workers Conference brought 110 activists from around the country to San Antonio for a weekend of organizing, movement building and rallying against bad trade deals.

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Jul 31, 2014

Organizing Update

The election at the New American Airlines is on! The NMB will mail voting instructions on Aug. 15, with the results to be counted and announced on Sept. 16.

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Jul 31, 2014

CWA Young Activists Hold Next Gen Summit

About 200 CWA Next Generation activists (CWAers younger than age 35) are meeting in Pittsburgh for Summit 2014, focusing on movement building, organizing for power, social media and other topics.

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Jul 31, 2014

Check Out This Cartoon

Upworthy and the AFL-CIO picked up on this terrific cartoon by cartoonist Barry Deutsch, on why some confused people think workers don't need unions.

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