About Us

The Communications Workers of America (AFL-CIO) represents more than 70,000 working families in New Jersey, including more than 40,000 state workers, 15,000 county and municipal workers, and thousands of workers in the telecommunications and direct care industries.

CWA New Jersey is part of CWA District 1, which includes New York, New Jersey and New England and is led by District 1 Vice President Chris Shelton.

The Communications Workers of America represents over 700,000 workers throughout the country.  Our President is Larry Cohen, and we use "the triple threat," the CWA Triangle, as our model for building power and representing the interestes of all our working and retireed members and their families.


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CWA New Jersey Locals


CWA is affiliated at the national, state and local level with the AFL-CIO.

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CWA New Jersey is affiliated with several community alliances advocating on the behalf of working families in New Jersey.  To learn more about our partners, visit: