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 and with communication workers unions in several countries, including the Canadian Labour Congress and Sindicato de Telefonistas de la Republica Mexicana, as well as unions in the United Kingdom and Latin America.

As of 2015, the CWA represented 700,000 men and women in both private and public sectors in collective-bargaining agreements that cover wages, benefits, working conditions, and employment security provisions. Among the major employers of CWA members are Verizon, ...

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