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Communications Workers of America

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) is America's largest communications and media union. The CWA represents employees in telecommunications, broadcasting, cable TV, journalism, publishing, electronics, and general manufacturing. It also represents employees in airline customer service, public safety, government service, health care, and education.

The CWA is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It is affiliated with the AFL-CIO, the Canadian Labour Congress, Communications Workers Union and the Society of Telecom Executives in the United Kingdom, and the worldwide Union Network International.

As of 2005, the CWA represents more than 700,000 men and women in both private and public sectors who are party to 2,000 collective bargaining agreements on wages, benefits, working conditions, and employment security provisions for its members. Among the major employers of CWA members are AT&T, ...

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