May 30, 2020

Statement from the CWA Executive Board on the Need to Dismantle the Racism that Plagues Our Communities

As we reach a tragic milestone of 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19, we find ourselves confronting the other plague that has been rampaging through our communities since long before the pandemic: Racism. Compounding the devastation of a global pandemic, which has disproportionately impacted Black communities, Black people in America continue to face threats, brutality, and death for going out jogging. For being poor. For sleeping in their own bed. For watching birds in a park. For being Black.

May 18, 2020

The Heroes Act Protects and Compensates Essential Workers

The HEROES Act (H.R. 6800), $3T relief package, passed the House late last night mostly along partisan lines with a 208-199 vote.
14 Democrats voted against the bill, including Axne, Cunningham, Davids, Finkenauer, Golden, Horn, Jayapal, Lamb, Luria, McAdams, Schrader, Spanberger, Torres Small, and Wild.
1 Republican voted for the bill: King (NY)
Several motions to recommit by the Republicans were defeated.

May 14, 2020

CWA District 4 News | May 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

I hope you are all staying safe and healthy. I’d like to reiterate that we in CWA are ALL essential. Safety of our members, our Local officers, and our families is of the utmost importance. We appreciate all that you are doing to protect each other and your families and to work toward securing safe working environments during an extraordinary and unprecedented time dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 11, 2020

Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Recipients for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

We are pleased to announce that a random drawing chose the winners of the Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship, and the recipients for the 2020-2021 academic year are:

May 11, 2020

Life-saving News Needs a Stimulus

News is an essential service and our country can’t afford to lose it during this pandemic. Journalists and other media workers are working on never-ending deadlines and risking their own health to provide life-saving information to a nation sheltering in place. See all the demands.

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Information for Non-Union Workers

Are you unsafe at work?
What can you do when your employer is not adequately protecting employees from the COVID-19 pandemic? The answer is you can take action as a group.

If you are currently a CWA member or a worker in a CWA-represented workplace, check out this page for resources and information: . Everyone else, read on about your right to engage in protected concerted activities.

April 29, 2020

Remembering CWA Members Lost to COVID-19

We honor CWA Members who have lost their lives to COVID-19

April 14, 2020

Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky wins state Supreme Court race

Wisconsin Primary 2020, CWA and Labor Supported, Jill Karofsky elected as Supreme Court Judge

April 3, 2020

Wisconsin Voter Update

Breaking Election Updates. A federal judge just ruled on election-related lawsuits. U.S. District Judge William Conley declined to postpone the election, but gave voters additional time to cast an absentee ballot.

What Wisconsin Voters Need to Know:

Absentee ballots can be requested until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3.
Absentee ballots returned to clerks by 4:00 p.m. on April 13 will be counted.

March 31, 2020

Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship -- APPLICATION DEADLINE REMINDER!

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2020.  Awards will be announced by June 15, 2020.

March 31, 2020

How to vote in the 2020 Ohio Primary

The 2020 primary election has changed! Make sure you know the facts and how to make your voice heard!

March 31, 2020



March 17, 2020

What to do if you are sick with COVID-19

If you are sick with Coronavirus or suspect you are infected with the virus follow these steps...

March 9, 2020

Joe Beirne Foundation’s Scholarship 2020-2021

This is to remind you that the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year will close on April 30, 2020.

Attached you will find a copy of the Beirne Foundation scholarship rules, along with a copy of the poster that can be distributed to members and posted on the local websites.

February 14, 2020

CWA Local 4322 Opens Bargaining with Ohio Living, Quaker Heights

Today Local 4322 opens bargaining with Ohio Living. Members held an informational picket prior to bargaining.

February 7, 2020

Pro Act passes the House 224-194

Great Work D4 !!!!!

February 6, 2020


Great work D4 on the Pro Act National Day of Action! You made 1107 calls, to your Members of Congress, to urge passage of the PRO ACT.

February 4, 2020


Call the number below to urge your Member of Congress to VOTE YES on the Pro Act!

January 29, 2020

Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2020.  Awards will be announced by June 15, 2020.

January 13, 2020

New York Call Center Bill passes

CWA Praises Passage of New York Call Center Legislation

January 9, 2020

CWA Local 4340 member sworn in

Local 4340 Member Bill Dunman was sworn into Council seat

December 18, 2019

Shelton: Working People Must Win Elections in 2020

At the CWA National Legislative-Political Retreat, CWA President Chris Shelton spoke to activists

December 18, 2019

CWA District 4 Meeting

December 17, 2019

Revised USMCA Improves on Flawed Trump Agreement

Revised USMCA Improves on Flawed Trump Agreement