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: June 4

“It’s disappointing and it’s hypocritical. There was even a New York Times editorial piece, from 2007, about recognizing unions when they have a majority of people signing cards in support,”

Nozlee Samadzadeh, tech worker with the New York Times.

In June 2021 tech workers at data software company Catalist announced they had won union certification as members of CWA Local 2336.

Check out the Mobilize Union (CWA Local 1101) Twitter, and story in The Hill.

CODE-CWA Newsletter: May 21

CODE-CWA Newsletter: May 7

“We hope the success of our campaign is part of a greater movement in tech organizing that will positively impact the efforts of fellow technologists across the industry,”—Digital Media United member, following voluntary recognition from NPR.

The biggest tech unionization effort is happening at the New York Times where 700 tech workers—the back bone of the newspaper’s digital power, have voted to unionize as the New York TImes Tech Guild with CWA.

“The last worker who walked out said only five or six workers were left. They had a bunch of managers, HR people, safety ambassadors doing their work. All the people who normally don’t have to do the work had to." —Christian Zamarrón, an organizer with Amazonians United Chicagoland on April 7’s Strike Over Amazon’s New 'Megacycle' Shifts

In April 2021 tech workers in the NPR Digital Media division won union certification as members of NABET-CWA Local 31.

Check out the NPR Digital media workers' Twitter and website.

In a historic milestone for the tech industry, Glitch workers have signed a collective bargaining agreement with the company. The contract, which was ratified overwhelmingly by union members, will last for 11 months. It’s the first agreement signed by white collar tech workers in the United States, according to a press release from the Communications Workers of America (CWA).