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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 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

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).

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.

June 17, 2020

Instead of Cutting Jobs, AT&T Must Lead the Recovery

AT&T has informed the Communications Workers of America of its plans to cut over 3,400 technician and clerical jobs across the country over the next few weeks. In addition, the company plans to permanently shutter over 250 AT&T Mobility and Cricket Wireless stores, impacting 1,300 retail jobs. These cuts come as Americans have become more dependent than ever on reliable communications services and the COVID-19 crisis has revealed significant gaps in broadband availability,

August 14, 2019

CWA / AT&T Midwest and Global Ratification Results

Results of CWA / AT&T Midwest and Global Ratification

July 1, 2019

CWA/AT&T Midwest COS Tentative Agreement Bargaining Report

The Bargaining team is currently working on a detailed summary ...

July 1, 2019

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #99

The Bargaining team is currently working on a detailed summary . . .

June 29, 2019

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #98

A tentative agreement was reached at AT&T Midwest and AT&T Midwest COS.

June 26, 2019

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #97

We just wanted to make everyone aware that the CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Team is traveling back to Chicago

June 19, 2019

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining

As we all saw last week, one of the most profitable corporations in the world, AT&T, chose to announce massive layoffs of almost 1800 people across the country including over 300 in the Midwest.

June 13, 2019

New Report: AT&T Cutting Jobs, Abandoning Rural Communities In Indiana

AT&T is neglecting rural and suburban communities in Indiana, cutting its workforce and creating service problems for customers and public safety hazards throughout the state. Despite promises to create jobs, AT&T has eliminated Indiana jobs.

June 13, 2019

New Report: AT&T Cutting Jobs, Abandoning Rural Communities In Michigan

AT&T is neglecting rural and suburban communities in Michigan, cutting its workforce and creating service problems for customers and public safety hazards throughout the state. Despite promises to create jobs, AT&T has eliminated Michigan jobs.

June 13, 2019

New Report: AT&T Cutting Jobs, Abandoning Rural Communities In Ohio

AT&T is neglecting rural and suburban communities in Ohio, cutting its workforce and creating service problems for customers and public safety hazards throughout the state. Despite promises to create jobs, AT&T has eliminated Ohio jobs.

June 13, 2019

New Report: AT&T Cutting Jobs, Abandoning Rural Communities In Wisconsin

AT&T is neglecting rural and suburban communities in Wisconsin, cutting its workforce and creating service problems for customers and public safety hazards throughout the state. Despite promises to create jobs, AT&T has eliminated Wisconsin jobs.

June 12, 2019

New Analysis: AT&T Cutting Jobs, Abandoning Rural Communities Across Midwest

Four new reports from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) show that AT&T is neglecting rural and suburban communities across the Midwest. Focusing on Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, the reports detail how AT&T is cutting its workforce and creating service problems for customers and public safety hazards.

May 22, 2019

Billboards Are Catching Public Eye!

D4 Mobilization team is using Mobile Billboards at sporting events to shine light on AT&T's lies and deception. To date billboards have been seen at Cleveland Cav, Detroit Tiger, Milwaukee Buck, Cleveland Indians and last weekend at Indy 500.

Please call 1-877-426-8013 and ask Congress to Investigate AT&T and where the Tax Breaks went!

April 25, 2019

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.

March 28, 2019

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.