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April 25, 2019 — News

Update from the Midwest CWA/AT&T Bargaining Committee

The Bargaining team wanted to take a few minutes of your time to update everyone on our contract negotiations.  Your elected bargaining committee of six, along with the CWA District 4 Committee chair and District 4 Staff Representatives, opened formal Bargaining on March 6, 2018 and here we are now just a little over a year and ninety-five bargaining reports later we are still working without a contract.

April 16, 2019 — News

Rally in Columbus, Ohio on 4/14/19

One year expiration Rally in Columbus Ohio on 4/14/19

April 16, 2019 — News

CWA Local 4326

Local 4326 President, Harold Foster met with Rep. Davidson on 4-15-19.

April 16, 2019 — News

CWA Local 4034

CWA Local 4034 met with Rep. Slotkins folks, pictured is Slotkin staff and Ralph Prince S-T Local 4034.

April 16, 2019 — News

Tax Day visit Local 4319 Toledo @ Rep. Kaptur's office

CWA Local 4319 VP Erika White and Sec-Treas Chad Merrick meet with Kaptur Staff person.

March 28, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #95

As you know, over the past few weeks the Bargaining Team has continued negotiations to reach an agreement with the company.

March 26, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #94

As we meet today, we have not reached an acceptable agreement with AT&T on a contract.

March 15, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #93

In light of yet another surplus affecting many members in District 4 . . .

March 13, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #92

While the committee would like to relay something meaningful in this report, we sadly must share some of the same news we have shared before.

March 1, 2019 — News

Broken Promises Letters

District 4 Locals hand delivering letters to Congressmen and Congresswomen working on holding corporations accountable.

February 15, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #91

Over the last 10 days the Union committee passed proposals on Appendix F, Benefits, Employment Security, Jobs, and had discussions about the remaining open aspects of the agreement.

February 13, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #90

The Union, once again REJECTED the Company’s “revised final offer”. The CWA District 4 Midwest Bargaining Committee met yesterday with AT&T in formal session to exchange proposals on some of the remaining open items.

February 10, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #89

The CWA District 4 Midwest Bargaining Committee met this week numerous times to assess how we can get AT&T to reach an agreement that provides a fair contract for all of us.

 

February 7, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #87

We are sure that everyone is aware of the Company correspondence regarding the status of bargaining, that went out yesterday.

February 4, 2019 — News

ROBERT D. JOHNSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT, April 15, 2019.  Awards will be announced by June 15, 2019.

February 2, 2019 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #88

After many months of little progress in moving towards an acceptable agreement, we are returning to the bargaining table in an attempt to restart meaningful negotiations. We are taking this initiative as we hope the company will begin to make movement from their previous positions.

December 20, 2018 — News

AT&T Bargaining Town Hall Call Follow Up

On Monday's town hall call, CWA President Chris Shelton announced our campaign to have Congress investigate what AT&T is really doing with their billions in corporate tax cuts after all the promises the company and politicians made to us about jobs.

December 4, 2018 — News

Local 4400 Members ratify contract with Cincinnati Bell

Local 4400 Members ratify contract with Cincinnati Bell

November 14, 2018 — News

CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s 2019-2020 Scholarship

This is to inform you that we will be announcing the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.

Attached you will find a copy of the Beirne Foundation scholarship rules, along with a copy of the poster that can be distributed to members and posted on the local websites.

October 23, 2018 — News

Tentative Agreement reached between CWA and Cincinnati Bell Telephone

A tentative agreement was reached between the Communications Workers of America and Cincinnati Bell Telephone on October 10, 2018.

September 21, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #86

The CWA committee met this week at the District 4 meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana. We continued to strategize with Vice President Hinton and President Shelton on ways to move the Company on the issues most important to all of us, most importantly jobs and work.

August 30, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #85

The Union committee returned home from Chicago yesterday.

The Company’s latest offer continues to fall short of what CWA members have demanded that this bargaining committee fight for - although they did a nice job of trying to mask it in their email to employees yesterday morning.

August 27, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #84

Your Union bargaining committee met with the Company this afternoon...

August 21, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #83

Your Union bargaining team is traveling to Chicago this Sunday with plans to meet with AT&T on Monday. At this time, it is unknown what AT&T is preparing to present to the Union.