CODE-CWA Press & Updates

Today the Communications Workers of America (CWA) filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge against Apple for multiple federal labor law violations.
In support of Apple retail workers at Atlanta’s Cumberland Mall store, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) formally filed an Unfair Labor Practice charge today against Apple Inc.

CODE-CWA Newsletter: April 29

“Somebody has got to be the first to do something. Being first doesn’t matter to us—doing it is what matters to us. And if we have to be first, we will be first.” - Derrick Bowles, Apple Genius worker and union member on being the Apple Retail Store in US to File for Union Election

(Washington D.C) – The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has filed a second unfair labor practice charge against Activision for telling workers that they could not discuss issues related to the sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit filed by state of California against the company. Under the National Labor Relations Act, employees have the right to discuss matters relating to wages, hours and working conditions.

Atlanta, GA—Today Apple retail workers at the Apple Cumberland Mall store in Atlanta, Georgia held an action at their store location and unveiled the Apple Cumberland Mall Union Vision Statement. A group of workers held a short action in front of the retail store before entering and posting the workers’ union vision statement in the worker breakroom. 

Atlanta, GA—Today Apple retail workers at the Apple Cumberland Mall store in Atlanta, Georgia  filed for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board, becoming the first group of Apple retail workers in the United States to seek formal recognition for their union. The workers will be represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

CODE-CWA Newsletter: April 15

CODE-CWA Newsletter: April 1

“We’re really hoping that we're the first in a line of dominos. We saw how Starbucks workers got their first union store and then everyone started unionizing. We hope to see that kind of momentum.” - Eris Derickson, Google Fiber worker and member of AWU-CWA

90% of workers vote for union representation, ending hard-fought campaign Workers become first unionized Google Fiber workers and the first recognized bargaining unit of AWU-CWA since union’s 2021 launch

CODE-CWA Newsletter: March 18