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October 8, 2021

Kellogg's threatens to outsource jobs to Mexico

BCTGM Local 3G members have worked through the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while these frontline workers put their hearts into their work, Kellogg continues to threaten to outsource jobs to Mexico.

September 29, 2021

CWA / ATTM Mobility Vaccine Policy update

Last month, AT&T Mobility informed the CWA that the company was going to implement a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requiring all Mobility employees, including those represented by CWA in all Districts, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

September 29, 2021

CWA/AT&T - Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #9 - Final Report

On August 26, 2021, AT&T informed the Communications Workers of America (CWA) that it intended to implement a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requiring all Wireline employees represented by CWA in Districts 3, 4, 6, 9 & CWA T&T, be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. 

September 22, 2021

CWA/AT&T - Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #8

As previously reported, the CWA bargaining committee has passed numerous proposals and counter proposals across the bargaining table relative to AT&T's plans to implement a rigid COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  The ball remains in the company's court as the Union committee continues to await AT&T's response to our most recent bargaining demands.  At this time, there is nothing new to report.  

September 21, 2021

CWA District 4 Meeting

The CWA District 4 Meeting via Zoom will be held on Sunday, October 17, 2021, from 3 to 4 pm EDT, in conjunction with the CWA Convention.

September 18, 2021

CWA/AT&T - Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #7

On September 17, 2021, the parties continued meetings at the bargaining table.  The CWA bargaining committee passed modified bargaining demands across the table.  The company's committee had several questions about the Union's efforts to protect its membership from the company's hardline stance on the implementation of their COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

September 17, 2021

National Day of Action: Friday, September 17th

Tell the Senate to pass the Freedom to Vote Act Formerly known as For the People Act to protect our voting rights! Field Call-In Number: 1-855-971-0720

September 17, 2021

CWA/AT&T - Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #6

On September 16, 2021, the parties resumed negotiations on the Company's proposed implementation of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  Proposals presented by the CWA Bargaining Committee the previous day were discussed  Ultimately, the Company provided responses to each of them; either rejecting them or indicating where there might be latitude for movement.

September 16, 2021

CWA/AT&T -- Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #5

Yesterday morning, the CWA Bargaining Committee worked on formulating proposals to present to AT&T representatives relative to the Company's proposed implementation of a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 

September 15, 2021

CWA/AT&T -- Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #4

The CWA bargaining committee met with AT&T.  The parties discussed the Union’s counter proposal to the Company’s proposed policy.  The Union counter, which included incentives and an alternative to mandatory vaccination, was ultimately rejected by the Company.

September 14, 2021

CWA/AT&T - Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #3

Today, the CWA bargaining committee met with AT&T and rejected the company's proposed mandatory vaccination policy for Union-represented employees.  Our committee further emphasized that CWA supports voluntary vaccination programs and opposes mandatory vaccination as a condition of employment. 

September 14, 2021

CWA/AT&T -- Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #2

Today the company provided CWA with a partial response to our comprehensive request for information (RFI).  We expect that they will be providing us with a full response very soon.  Our bargaining committee spent the day in caucus reviewing the information provided and formulating a counter proposal to the company's proposed mandate.

September 14, 2021

CWA/AT&T - Wireline COVID Vaccination Bargaining Update #1

Our national CWA bargaining committee met with the company's bargaining team to start the bargaining process.  The company presented a proposal that would require employees to be vaccinated.  The Union responded to the company's proposal by submitting a detailed request for information (RFI).

September 10, 2021

Group holds rally in support of Tim Ryan co-sponsoring PRO Act

According to a poll released in June, Ohioans overwhelmingly agreed with Ryan on the need for laws strengthening workers' abilities to form unions and wanted to see the PRO Act pass.

September 3, 2021

Thank you for supporting PRO ACT Wisconsin

CWA D4 Activists met up today in Madison Wisconsin with Congressman Mark Pocan to thank him for supporting the Pro Act and always having our back.

August 26, 2021

AT&T Midwest Work From Home Agreement Reached

On August 20th, CWA District 4 was able to reach an agreement with AT&T Labor to continue the AT&T U.S. Flexible Workplace Program through September 30th of 2022.

August 26, 2021

CWA-DIRECTV Effects Final Bargaining Report

After numerous weeks of Effects Bargaining we are pleased to announce that CWA and AT&T have successfully concluded negotiations.  During our bargaining sessions your committee was not only able to achieve important improvements for our members that transitioned to DIRECTV but we were also able to obtain important clarification on language regarding benefits and working conditions.  These clarifications and the negotiated enhancements are critical in securing our members best interest. 

August 20, 2021

CWA-DirecTV Effects Bargaining Report #3

Effects bargaining between CWA and AT&T continued this week, via virtual conference, regarding the effects of the sale of DirecTV. Your CWA bargaining team continues to discuss important items that could affect CWA members that transitioned to the new DirecTV. 

August 2, 2021

CWA-DirecTV Effects Bargaining Report #2 – August 2, 2021

Bargaining resumed today and as we were meeting with the company over their decision to sell off DTV we were informed that the deal was completed and would be announced at close of the stock market.

The CWA Bargaining Team is continuing to meet with the company and will update you when we have something to report.

July 29, 2021

CWA-DirecTV Effects Bargaining Report #1 - July 29, 2021

Effects bargaining between CWA and AT&T kicked off this week, via virtual conference, regarding the sale of DirecTV.
CWA District 6 Assistant to Vice President, Sylvia J. Ramos, is chairing the bargaining for CWA.  Bargaining kicked off with District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings opening statements demanding that our members be treated fairly in the upcoming transition and stated that CWA...

June 29, 2021

Yost reaches settlement with Frontier Communications for ‘unreliable service’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has reached a settlement agreement with Frontier Communications to increase the quality of internet coverage to underserved areas of Ohio.

May 25, 2021

HB 294 is Trojan Horse for Voters

The Ohio legislature is rolling out a Trojan Horse for voting rights… Let us explain:

May 25, 2021

Save Call Center Jobs in Ohio

As Call Center Bills are introduced in each State, let's let our elected leaders know, offshoring is never acceptable state...