Press Releases

Over the past few months, support for this common-sense and bipartisan legislation has grown as the NY Essential Workers Coalition ran a highly disciplined, focused, and strategic campaign to win.
Frontline healthcare workers have long advocated for strengthened safe staffing measures, and the COVID-19 pandemic has made this issue more urgent than ever before.

The Communications Workers of America announced a new $28,000 Facebook digital advertising buy thanking Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senato

Union Backs NYS Senate Deputy Majority Leader
The Communication Workers of America, District 1, applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing the New York State Call Center Jobs Act (S1826 / A567) into law.
Wrapping up a year of massive statewide gains for working people, the Communications Workers of America, District 1, announced their early endorsement today for the reelection of seven New York State Senators, crediting them with helping to change the dynamic in Albany.
In New York, over 40,000 call center jobs cut since 2006, with AT&T recently slashing another 150 in Syracuse despite $20 billion tax windfall
In New York, over 40,000 call center jobs cut since 2006, with AT&T recently slashing another 150 in Syracuse despite $20 billion tax windfall
The Communications Workers of America expressed disappointment at the New York Public Service Commission's decision this week to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger, but noted that the union's concerns about likely merger-related job loss were taken into account by the PSC's requirement that the company's direct employment level be preserved at the same level for at least three years after the merger.