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

Communications Workers of America District 1 Vice President Dennis Trainor released the following statement on the 2022 New York State budget agreement
New York’s Labor Unions join together in solidarity to applaud the state legislature for taking a bold stand and proposing numerous tax reform proposals asking the wealthiest New Yorkers and corporations to pay their fair share.
The Communications Workers of America and AT&T have agreed to extend two contracts covering 24,000 technicians, call center customer support workers and representatives at AT&T's retail stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.
The Communications Workers of America and AT&T have agreed to extend two contracts covering 24,000 technicians, call center customer support workers and representatives at AT&T's retail stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands. The “Orange” contract was set to expire on February 11, 2021 and the “Black” contract was set to expire on February 10, 2022. Each contract will be extended by one year
Under the name #LaborStrong2021, the unions -- SEIU 32BJ, CWA, DC37, HTC and NYSNA -- will be endorsing together for the first time ever at least 26 City Council candidates, and supporting them in an effort to elect a pro-worker majority so the next City Council can develop and promote policies for a worker-led recovery for our city.
Contract includes wage increases, overtime pay and caps on health insurance premium
A group of eight unions and the state AFL-CIO, representing over 2.5 million workers, sent a letter urging Governor Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins to raise taxes on the wealthy as they seek to finalize New York’s budget.