Press Releases

Our prayers and our condolences go out to the families of the victims, and to the entire Black community of our city. We know these events come as especially devastating news for our own Black members. There are no words to express our rage, our sorrow, our grief.

Nurses across the nation have been following the trial and ultimate verdict of RaDonda Vaught, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurse who was convicted of gross neglect and criminally negli


January 5, 2022

CWA, NYSNA & PEF Respond to Governor Hochul’s State of the State Address


ALBANY–The Communications Workers of America, the New York State Nurses Association, and the Public Employees Federation issued the following statement in response to Governor Hochul’s State of the State address:


For Immediate Release
December 17, 2021
Contact: Hae-Lin Choi, [email protected], 718-290-3647


2021 Dates to Remember

  • October 18: Deadline to register to vote in the November General Election
  • October 18: Deadline to request a mail-in ballot (by mail)
  • November 1: Deadline to request mail-in ballot (in person)
  • October 23 - 31: Early Voting for General Election
  • November 2: General Election Day | Deadline to postmark mail-in ballot 

Citywide Offices

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 Senators James Skoufis, Michelle Hinchey, John Mannion, Rachel May, Samra Brouk and Jeremy Cooney and for their advocacy for working families during the FY 2022 budget negotiations. The targeted advertisements provide constituents with the opportunity to send each office a thank you note for pushing through key policies that will help New Yorkers recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 12, 2021
Media Contact: Zoe PiSierra, [email protected], 603.339.0042

Communications Workers of America Launches Multi-State Effort to Regulate Broadband, Drives Support for Senate Bill 5117 in New York