Communications Workers of America (CWA) New Jersey represents more than 70,000 working families in New Jersey, including more than 40,000 state workers, 15,000 county and local government workers, and thousands of workers in the telecommunications and direct-care industries.
CWA New Jersey includes over 30 chartered local unions and is led by our President Chris Shelton and Area Director Hetty Rosenstein. We use “the triple threat,” the CWA Triangle, as our model for building power & representing the interests of all our working & retired members & their families.
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 Dennis Trainor.
CWA is affiliated at the national, state and local level with the American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).