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On Wednesday, President Biden held an event at the White House to honor labor unions as part of the Administration's Labor Day celebration.

This September 11th marks the 20 year anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.

La Casa De Don Pedro’s Youth, Family, and Health Resources Division in Newark, NJ have won their union election to join CWA Local 1037!

Members of CWA Locals 1122, 1133, and 1168 at Catholic Health hospitals in Western New York have been keeping up the heat in their fight for a fair contract and safe staffing.

Healthcare workers have spent the past 18 months tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, working longer hours and harder than ever before - but COVID-19 has simply made it more starkly clear than ever: when healthcare workers must care for more patients than they can safely handle, both patients and workers are at risk.

CWA members and retirees joined the massive rally of NYC union members to support our United Mine Workers of America sisters and brothers in demanding fair and humane working conditions.
Members and retirees of CWA Local 1180, representing City workers in New York, joined the New York City Council on August 2nd as the City Council announced the findings of their pay equity report.

CWA District 1 is proud to announce our endorsement for Eric Adams for NYC Mayor! As Borough President and State Senator, Eric has a long history of working with our Union and defending the rights of working people.

We stood alongside hundreds of union members and elected officials on August 2nd to announce our endorsement and rally for Eric.

“I’m going to give New Yorkers the spirit as they give up every morning,” Eric said as he spoke to the crowd, “as they fight, to know that their Mayor is fighting for them.”

The entire CWA family mourns the passing of AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka.

“Rich Trumka dedicated his life to the labor movement,” said CWA President Chris Shelton. “Rich cared deeply about improving the lives of all working people, and he never forgot what it was like to work in the mines of western Pennsylvania. Under his leadership, the AFL-CIO fought every day for a more inclusive, just America.. I was proud to call him my brother.”

We send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.

New York City held its first ticker tape parade since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country to honor essential workers who helped keep the city going throughout the pandemic.
La Casa De Don Pedro workers in the Youth and Family Services Division rallied alongside members of CWA 1037, NJCU, and WECAN to unionize their workplace.