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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

August 14, 2018 — News

CBRE Contract Ratified

CBRE has ratified by 98%.

August 14, 2018 — News

Johnson Controls Security Solutions

Members in Detroit, Michigan (Local 4070) and Evansville, Indiana (Local 4900) recently ratified agreements with Johnson Controls Security Solutions (formerly Tyco).

August 13, 2018 — News

Tentative agreement reached between CWA and Cincinnati Bell Telephone

A tentative agreement was reached between the Communications Workers of America, District 4 and Cincinnati Bell Telephone on July 27, 2018

August 10, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #82

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

July 26, 2018 — News

AT&T Midwest and Legacy T Bargaining Media Campaign

Today, CWA launched a media campaign with regards to our AT&T Midwest ...

July 19, 2018 — News

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.

July 1, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #80

Over the last few days, the Union met with the company...

June 27, 2018 — News

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 19, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #77

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

June 12, 2018 — News

CWA/AT&T Midwest Bargaining Report #75

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