Did You Know:

In 2019 in so-called “right-to-work” states almost 25% of jobs were low-wage jobs — compared to only 14% in other states?

Workers’ wages drop an average of 3% when “right-to-work” laws are passed.

Discrimination charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are 36% higher in “right-to-work” states.

I’m Amanda Bratcher, and I’m a proud Tennessean and a proud union member. Republican legislators are backing a “right-to-work” amendment to our state constitution that would harm unions and collective bargaining here in a state where fighting for workers’ rights has never been easy. …

CWA Local 7050 activist and Next Gen mentor, Rasean Clayton.

Back in August 2020 Rasean Clayton, a US Navy veteran and member of Local 7050 of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), heard that Kanye West was trying to get on the presidential election ballot in Rasean’s home state of Arizona. Kanye, the singer and music producer, was someone Rasean…

Every year UCWGA has a Lobby Day at the state capitol where members speak to their elected representatives about issues that matter to them. The theme of the February 2020 rally was United for Fairness in Higher Education: Fair Funding, Fair Wages, Fair Raises. They were campaigning for cost of living adjustments for all USG employees, an end to graduate student fees, and increasing the minimum wage to $15/hr.

When the pandemic closed colleges across the country in 2020, millions of students suffered. What people haven’t talked about as much is that tens of thousands of campus workers faced dire consequences too.

“We’re all in this together.” We heard this over and over across the United States during the…

CWA Next Generation

CWA’s Next Generation engages young union members and mentors in organizing, bargaining, and issue campaigns to advance social and economic justice.

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