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CWA District 7 is one of the eight geographical districts that make up Communications Workers of America, one of the largest unions in Northern America, representing 700,000 workers in public and private sector employment.

CWA District 7 has over one hundred seventy chartered Local unions, and is responsible for negotiating contracts with over one hundred fifty employers.  We represent workers in  telecommunications, state and local government, healthcare, education, newspapers and print shops, flight attendants, law enforcement, manufacturing and more. 

We are proud of the work we do.


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Denver SuperShuttle Drivers

A 5 Year Fight for Respect on the Job

The SuperShuttle drivers in Denver have come from all over the world to find opportunity in a country that promised with hard work everyone can make a living and provide for their family. 

After a 5 year vicious anti-union campaign, SuperShuttle and its multi-national parent corporation Transdev have unilaterally ended bargaining with these drivers and implemented a contract that will cut worker pay by 30%. This will push many drivers below the poverty line. The drivers organized for respect and a voice in their workplace and the company responded with wage cuts that make it hard for these drivers to survive. Read more on District news by clicking here......

These SuperShuttle Union Members Need Your Help!

1. Please go to the following link and "like it".


Please sign the Petition at:


3. You can also help these drivers by sending a message to the CEO of Transdev, SuperShuttle’s multi-national parent company, demanding fair treatment for their workers: http://cwa-union.org/lssupershuttle.


Medicare - Eligible Retirees Contact List
Attached Q-095, is a list of 1,474 Post-1990 Occupational Retirees who are Medicare-eligible (and/or their spouse may be eligible) that Extend Health has been unable to contact due to having an outdated telephone number or email address.  The Company is sharing this information in the event you or your retiree chapter have more current information. If you do have a current e-mail address or telephone number please contact the individual and ask them to call Extend Health to make their health care elections. The telephone number for Extend Health is 888-825-4252. Click here for the entire letter and list.
For the Questions and Answers from the Medicare Exchange conference calls and meetings with the Locals and Medicare-eligible retirees, Please Click Here.

 New Mexico Locals at Lobby Day at the State Capital in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
 They had over 40 people attend.

The final soft copy of the new CenturyLink/Qwest Contract October 2012 - October 2017 is now in the Bargaining section (push the button below) and on the CenturyLink Page!  (Soft copy dated March 20, 2014)

Centurylink Contract, Tentative Agreement, MOA's

Qwest Retiree Health Care Information is in the Retiree Section under Articles.  You can access it directly by clicking here.

Health Care Calculator

Please enter in your numbers to see what your health care cost will be for the term of the CBA by following this link:


There has been much discussion at the bargaining table regarding the number of issues our members are having with the new SAP payroll system. The bargaining Committee has set up a quick survey to allow us to gauge how significant the problem is.

The survey link for the Payroll Issues (all members):


Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Need answers concerning the Affordable Healthcare Act? Please click on the button below:

Affordable Healthcare Act

Questions and Answers Concerning the Affordable Healthcare Act from the National CWA 

2013 District 7 Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Delegates and guests from across District 7 met in Minneapolis August 18-21 for our annual Conference. Speakers included: CWA Chief of Staff Ron Collins Telecomm & Technologies Vice President Ralph Maly; TNG President Bernie Lunzer ; and CWA President Larry Cohen.

Workshops were held on: Health & Safety, Grievance Handling and Movement Building. Bargaining Unit meetings were also convened for: DEX; AT&T; AT&T Mobility; Public, Healthcare, and Education Workers; and Frontier, Verizon, and Windstream.

Conference participants joined with Minnesota activists for an anti-Trans Pacific Partnership rally held in downtown Minneapolis where Larry Cohen was a featured speaker.

Presentations from the District 7 Conference are available on the Local Officer site

Online Forms

Three online forms have been created. Click below to access these forms. (Forms will open in a new window.)

Contractors Report Form

Cross Jurisdiction Form


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Please Read the Telco Office Battery Explosion article presented by Mike Nord on our Safety Page
Winner of iPad for the CWA Political Action Fund (PAF) Check it out on our District News Page
Check out the Colorado Rally of Avaya Outsourcing Jobs on our District News page.
RISKY RESCUE: Officers (One a Vice President from Local 7102), Saves Waukee Woman. More on our District News page.
The 2012 District 7 Conference, Denver, Colorado. Photos and Presentations are now available on our District News page.
Read the remarks by President Larry Cohen from the 73rd CWA National Convention and view the Photo Album as well.
Read about what everyone should know concerning Blood Clots and Strokes on our Safety page
Check out the Slideshow of the 72nd CWA National Convention
Flyer and Factsheet Concerning the CenturyLink-Qwest Merger
What will be the changes with the new Health Care Reform and when will the changes take effect? Click here to read about it.
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