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.
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.
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.
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.
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.