News

August 30, 2018

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 21, 2018

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.

August 10, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #82

The Broken Promises Tour wrapped up today and actions have ramped up ...

July 19, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #81

Since leaving Arlington Heights at the end of June, your Union Bargaining Committee has had several calls and also met in Cleveland, OH, Tuesday and Wednesday to continue working and strategizing about ways to convince the company to reach a fair agreement with CWA.

June 27, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #79

Today marks the 113th day of bargaining. This update will be more of a summary of our current position rather than a report on new developments, because there are simply no more new developments to report.

June 21, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #78

Yesterday the Union Bargaining Committee, District 4 leadership and Local Union Presidents from across the Midwest met in Indiana

June 19, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #77

The union committee met internally this morning at AT&T’s location ...

June 14, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #76

There have been no breakthroughs in negotiations yet this week. This committee has continued to lookfor ways to draw AT&T off their current stances and address the concerns that CWA members have identified.

June 12, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #75

We continue to meet in subcommittee and caucus internally at the bargaining location in Chicago.

June 7, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #73

The Union Committee met with the Company today at the main table to pass proposals on Article 16 (Benefits) and Appendix A13 (Monitoring).

June 4, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #70

This afternoon the Marketing Subcommittee met again with Company representatives and had productive discussions ...

May 29, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #65

Over the weekend, the Company provided the Union with the additional information ...

May 21, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #61

The Union committee has continued to review information and proposals while awaiting the company’s call to return to the table.

May 16, 2018

AT&T, Nexstar Hit with Unfair Labor Practice Charges Over Failure to Disclose Plan for Tax Windfall

CWA filed unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against AT&T and Nexstar for refusing to provide information about the company’s plan to use its tax windfall to invest in its workforce.

May 9, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #56

Yesterday, the Union and the Company met, and tentative agreements were reached on Appendix B2

May 8, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #55

Today the Union committee rejected the Company’s fourth package proposal, in totality, which was presented to the Union yesterday.

May 7, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #54

The Company presented the Union with their fourth package proposal today.

May 3, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #51

Yesterday, the Union committee worked on crafting counter proposals on Wages and Benefits as well as language to address Definitions, Problem Resolution Procedures and Treatment of Time Worked.

April 26, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #46

Today, the Union rejected the Company’s second comprehensive package proposal.

April 25, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #45

The Committee continued to dissect the Company’s proposals and craft Union counter proposals this morning.

April 24, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #44

Today the Union committee rejected the Company’s disappointing package proposal, in totality, which was presented to the Union last week.

April 19, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #41

Bargaining resumed this morning and resulted in tentative agreements being reached on Appendix A4 (Regional Joint Benefits Forum),

April 18, 2018

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #40

Sisters and Brothers, after more than a month and a half of bargaining with AT&T we have made no progress on any of your key issues thanks to the Company’s ongoing retrogressive proposals.